Topic: Jeff Bewkes

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…

November 29, 2012, 10:23 AM EST

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…

July 27, 2012, 12:33 PM EDT

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…

July 20, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT

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…

April 18, 2012, 8:17 PM EDT

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…

March 13, 2012, 5:10 PM EDT

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…

February 28, 2012, 8:26 PM EST

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…

February 3, 2012, 3:27 PM EST

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…

December 6, 2011, 5:24 PM EST

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…

September 28, 2011, 8:07 AM EDT

Several Outsiders Said to Be Considered for Time Inc. CEO Job Deadline nears with no clear candidate in sight

As Time Warner’s search for a CEO of its Time Inc. magazine division grinds on, new names of suspected candidates have surfaced. Given the list, it appears that the company…

September 27, 2011, 8:32 AM EDT