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WWE Network Will Stream on Connected Devices, Not Cable Long-gestating channel ready for prime time

At the Wynn Hotel and Casino on Wednesday evening, wrestlers including Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin and WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon dropped another bombshell in the streaming…

January 8, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

The War for Control of Your Living Room 5 players duke it out to be the conduit to your TV

All right, so you’ve heard CES is about the wearable Internet this year —the gadgets you whip out at a party or over dinner or (God forbid) in the car.…

January 6, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

Supreme Court Soon to Consider Whether to Take Aereo Case Could decide future of broadcast TV model

The Supreme Court may decide Jan. 10 whether to review broadcasters' beef against Aereo. The court will announce soon thereafter if it will hear the case in 2014. Broadcasters, including TV…

January 2, 2014, 3:03 PM EST

NBCU's Esquire Network Hones In on Guys Original series supplanting programming placeholders

For a lifestyle network that’s being positioned as a destination for what David Granger calls “the high normal American male,” a port of call for well turned-out gents who take…

December 8, 2013, 9:46 PM EST

Up Late With Alec Baldwin Calls It a Night Show's disciplinary hiatus becomes permanent

Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been canceled, Baldwin's publicist Matthew Hiltzik and the network, MSNBC, said on Wednesday. The show's run on the NBCU news cabler was brief but…

November 26, 2013, 4:43 PM EST

Will Regulators Put the Kibosh on Cable Consolidation? Charter and Comcast may compete to buy Time Warner Cable

Comcast is looking seriously at acquiring Time Warner Cable, multiple reports said earlier today, prompting rapid fluctuations in TWC's stock price, which spiked 9 percent to $132.16 a share this…

November 22, 2013, 3:52 PM EST

This Shop Is Creating Films for Google Glass Decon’s focus on content creation attracts both brands and media

Specs Who Partners, from left: Sacha Jenkins, svp of culture and entertainment; Peter Bittenbender, co-founder and CEO; Alma Geddy-Romero, vp of development; Misha Louy, executive producer; and Jason Goldwatch, co-founder, director,…

November 20, 2013, 10:33 PM EST

Peter Naylor Tapped to Lead IAB’s Publisher-in-Residence Effort Former NBCU exec will look to bring an insider's perspective to organization

Peter Naylor is the the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s first publisher-in-residence. The longtime digital sales executive, who left NBCUniversal last month, has been tapped to serve in a new consulting role within…

November 12, 2013, 1:00 PM EST

In the Wake of a Reorg, NBCU Lays Off Ad Sales Staff Conglomerate will cut staff by 3.5 percent

Just three weeks after reorganizing its ad sales staff under five direct reports to Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal has begun laying off staffers. At the time of the original announcement, NBCU…

November 7, 2013, 5:51 PM EST

NBCUniversal Unites Broadcast and Cable Ad Sales Divisions Upfront strategy formalized with 3 new evps, expanded roles for others

NBCUniversal is reorganizing its sales structure under Linda Yaccarino, and now the network's spots, integrations and sponsorships will be grouped not by media type but by content—and yes, it will…

October 15, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

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