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Turner Nears the Upfront Finish Line Sources say company is writing 6% CPM bumps

As broadcast closes out this week, big kahuna cable conglomerate Turner is working on the last of its deals, with CPM increases around the 6 percent range and flat volume…

June 27, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT

Reports: Vice May Sell Major Stake to Time Warner Publisher might get $2.2 billion valuation

Vice could be suiting up to further embrace corporate culture. Sky News and the Financial Times both reported that the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based media player may be selling a large stake to…

June 9, 2014, 8:16 PM EDT

Fortune, Money Spinoff From CNNMoney.com Both titles finally have stand-alone sites

Time Inc. has been undergoing some major restructuring in anticipation of its split from Time Warner, now just days away. But there are some changes within the brands, too. Take,…

June 1, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT

Jake Tapper Leaps From the D.C. Beat to the Anchor's Chair Taking charge, his goal is to build TV's ‘front page’

Specs Who Jake Tapper New gig Anchor, chief Washington, D.C., correspondent, CNN Old gig Senior national political correspondent, ABC News Twitter @jaketapper Age 45 I know being a beat reporter is a lot of fun—do you…

May 25, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

CNN Bumps Up Original Programming 9 p.m. slot will now feature series and documentaries

In keeping with Jeff Zucker's mandate to evolve away from the traditional newscast, CNN in its  Thursday upfront presentation announced another surge in original programing. With the departure of Piers Morgan, the nightly…

April 10, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

CNNx Promises It's a New Way to Watch News App lets users watch the past 24 hours on demand with bonus digital content

CNN embraced the digital component of its news service on Thursday when it announced CNNx, a new way to watch the network's programming. The app allows users to scroll through a…

April 10, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

How Do You Find the Right Scream for an Angry Goat in Your Ad? Tunewelders will go to any length to find pitch-perfect melodies and organic sounds

Getting the right scream for an angry goat in a Doritos crowdsourced Super Bowl spot was just part of the job for the musicians at Tunewelders, a 5-year-old music production…

April 8, 2014, 6:07 AM EDT

Former TV News Stars Are Finding a Second Life Online Will audiences and advertisers follow?

Far from hearing crickets after streaming into the Internet abyss, former TV news talent are unearthing a flourishing market online. In mid-March, Katie Couric interviewed former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg,…

March 30, 2014, 8:46 PM EDT

Turner Taps Donna Speciale to Oversee Integrated TV, Digital Sales Restructuring squeezes out CNN vet Greg D’Alba

On the eve of the 2014-15 upfront, Turner Broadcasting System has begun making sweeping changes in the structure of its ad sales unit, and as a result, one well-respected veteran will…

March 25, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

ABC Is Top Banana in 4A’s Homes ZenithOptimedia, Collective study lights the path to optimized media buys

Although it’s destined to finish last again this season among broadcast’s Big Four, ABC boasts a much higher profile in the homes of ad agency types. According to a new study…

March 18, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT

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