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Pennzoil Unveils Doc About Hot Rodders to Launch a New Motor Oil 'Breaking Barriers' will run on Nat Geo Channel

Though there will be ads around the launch of Pennzoil's new Platinum line of motor oil, the centerpiece of the product push is an hour-long documentary about hot rodders who…

April 16, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

Howard Owens Steps Down as Nat Geo Channels President Exec will hang up a shingle as an independent producer

After a two-and-a-half-year stint as president of National Geographic Channels U.S., Howard Owens is striking out on his own. The former William Morris agent and Reveille co-founder on Monday revealed his…

April 14, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

Fox Is Bringing Metaphysics Back to the Masses With a Reboot of Cosmos Neil deGrasse Tyson teams with Seth MacFarlane, of all people

It’s an early January afternoon on the Upper West Side, just days after the Earth began heaving itself along on yet another elliptical voyage around the sun, and a polar…

January 20, 2014, 10:19 PM EST

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the 1980s in One Coked-Up HTML5 Website Mullen's work for Nat Geo

Bonkers candy. Betamax. McRib sandwiches. Madonna. Michael Jackson. Reaganomics. Mountains of cocaine. … Man, the '80s rocked. Or sucked, depending on your point of view. Thanks to Mullen's ExploreThe80s.com, folks…

April 2, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT

David Haslingden to Step Down as President and COO of Fox Networks Division's Peter Rice in charge after last month's reorg

Fox Networks Group chairman David Haslingden is set to step down at the end of the calendar year, News Corp. announced today. Haslingden has been president and COO of the…

August 15, 2012, 2:08 PM EDT

Peter Rice Named Head of Fox Networks Group Sports boss David Hill transitions to broader role at News Corp.; Mariah Carey joins Idol

In a major restructuring of News Corp.’s media and entertainment juggernaut, Peter Rice has been elevated to chairman and CEO of the Fox Networks Group. The promotion puts Rice at…

July 23, 2012, 5:53 PM EDT

National Geographic Lets You Pet Dinosaurs at the Mall Augmented reality goes Jurassic

British digital agency Appshaker did an augmented reality project for National Geographic Channel in a mall, allowing passersby to watch themselves "interacting" with various animals and dinosaurs on a big…

November 17, 2011, 11:10 AM EST

News Networks Pay for Tabloid Gross-Outs Barcroft Media serves up oddities from around the world to major TV outlets—for a price

Major U.S. broadcast and cable news organizations all say the same thing: they don’t pay for news. But with tabloid stories—many derived from dubious and often cash-up-front sources—becoming ever more…

May 16, 2011, 6:35 AM EDT

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