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NBCU’s Steve Burke Declares Victory Asks to be judged on 18-49 performance, suggests better measurement

“We don’t want you to think that we were trying to hide or conceal anything but we didn’t want to talk about what we were doing. [We wanted] instead [to]…

April 7, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

Chelsea Handler Wants Everyone to Know She's Looking for a Job Lately host still has 9 months left on her contract

Chelsea Handler is going to leave her show on E! at the end of the year, her manager told The Hollywood Reporter as loudly as possible, proclaiming as well that…

March 31, 2014, 2:51 PM EDT

Hulu Hires Another High-Level Traditional TV Exec Former Warner Horizon TV boss Craig Erwich will head content

Hulu is doubling down on originals, if its new hire is anything to go by: the over-the-top service has snagged Warner Horizon TV executive Craig Erwich just as his contract…

March 31, 2014, 1:59 PM EDT

DailyCandy, Television Without Pity to Shut Down Next Week Former investor argues 'a brand is a terrible thing to waste'

DailyCandy and Television Without Pity are headed to the Internet graveyard next week. Today's sudden announcement wasn’t only surprising for fans of the lifestyle and television news staples. One DailyCandy editor…

March 27, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

E! Green-Lights The Royals Starring Elizabeth Hurley Upfront slate includes plastic surgery reality show, resort competition

It's finally happening: E!'s scripted series, The Royals, will grace its viewers with its presence in 2015. A one-hour drama by Mark Schwahn about the British royal family and starring…

March 26, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

NBCUniversal Digital Is in Review Account is at Ignited

NBCUniversal is reviewing the digital work currently handled by Ignited, El Segundo, Calif., which was awarded the business in January 2009, sources said. The assignment covers digital efforts covering NBC broadcast…

March 25, 2014, 4:31 PM EDT

Yep, Sarah Palin Is Getting Her Own Digital Network Jon Klein and Jeff Gaspin's Tapp will feature the Alaskan pundit

If the WWE can do it, why can't Sarah Palin? The Fox News contributor and not-quite-one-term former governor of Alaska has been tapped for a channel called Rogue TV on…

March 14, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

Independent Cable Networks Don't Agree on Comcast-TWC Merger Is it good for the little guy or not?

As Comcast prepares to add millions more subscribers to its already vast base, there's one group particularly vulnerable to this newest and biggest player: independent cable networks. These folks don't have…

February 21, 2014, 6:00 AM EST

8 Things the Time Warner-Comcast Merger Will Do If you're in media, this affects you

The Comcast-Time Warner merger is underway, and it's one of the biggest media deals in recent memory: $45.2 billion for the distressed cable conglomerate at a dramatic moment when it…

February 13, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

Winter Olympics Update: NBC Is In the Pink With ratings guarantees nailed down, network begins selling inventory held back for ADUs

While the conjunctivitis-plagued Bob Costas may not look back fondly on the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi’s stellar ratings performance has left NBC’s ad sales team in the pink. According to NBC…

February 12, 2014, 4:13 PM EST

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