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Topic: Jeff Bewkes

Bewkes on TV Everywhere: 'It's An Offer They Can't Refuse'

Time Warner chief talks subscription VOD, CNN to investors at UBS conference

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes is always a good interview when you're talking about television, and today at the UBS conference at the Grand Hyatt in Midtown Manhattan, he had…

What Jeff Zucker Actually Said About Running CNN Today [Updated]

'There's more to news than politics and war'

After yesterday's "no comment" from Time Warner head Jeff Bewkes (actually, he said, "We'll have an announcement soon"), CNN has officially announced that Jeff Zucker has been hired to replace…

CNN Head Jim Walton Out at Year's End

Low ratings precede 30-year news network vet's exit

CNN announced today that Jim Walton, president of CNN Worldwide, will step down at the end of 2012, until which time he will continue in his current role. The decision…

Why Mom and Dad Fight

Cable operators and networks keep threatening divorce

If you've read any decent media coverage in the last few weeks, you could be forgiven for coming to the conclusion that networks and cable operators have all gone totally…

Cartoon Network Will Be on Your iPad Soon

Turner kids' net gets streaming playback courtesy of TV Everywhere

Looks like Cartoon Network is leading the charge at Time Warner, as the cable network plans to roll out an app with which kids can stream the linear network live…

Walmart to Rip DVDs for Consumers With TV/Film Industry Partnership Ultraviolet

Transfers to the cloud cost $2 to $4 in addition to product purchase price

Walmart is launching a DVD-ripping service for its customers, uploading their movies to UltraViolet's cloud so that they're accessible via the big-box chain's Vudu service. The service represents a partnership…

Time Warner CEO Pushes TV Everywhere as a Necessity for Cable Operators

Bewkes talks future of VOD at Deutsche Bank conference

Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes isn't exactly known for his shyness on the subject of streaming video on demand services, having referred to Netflix as both "a 200-pound…

NFL Network Beefs Up Its 2012 Slate

Expanded Thursday night roster sidelines proposed cable package

The NFL has effectively put the kibosh on a proposed eight-game package of Thursday night games, electing instead to gift a handful of extra contests to its proprietary cable network. Starting…

Moonves, Bewkes Talk Football

Media honchos weigh in on NFL contracts

The National Football League was top of mind during Tuesday’s UBS Global Media and Communications Conference, as incumbent and prospective network partners alike weighed in on the value of allying…

Huey Praises Time Inc. 'Junta'

Editor-in-chief says managers have more control over company now

Time Inc. may not sell its digital editions on Amazon’s forthcoming tablet for a while, but it’s forging ahead with plans to roll out its magazines on other devices. At its…

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