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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

Broadcasters Petition Supreme Court to Review Aereo Case They maintain their argument that the service is stealing their signals

Everyone expected broadcasters to petition the Supreme Court to review their copyright infringement case against Aereo. On Friday, broadcasters lived up to the expectations. All the major network TV owners…

October 11, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT

Fox's Distribution Head Mike Hopkins May Succeed Andy Forssell as Hulu CEO Deal rumored to be close

Per a report from Bloomberg last night, Fox Networks president of distribution Mike Hopkins is close to being named CEO of Disney/21st Century Fox/Comcast joint venture Hulu. After founder Jason…

October 11, 2013, 10:33 AM EDT

Q&A With David Granger, Editor of Esquire How male readers have changed during his tenure

David Granger has presided over Esquire for 16 years, an unusually long tenure for the editor in chief of a magazine these days. In that time, America has been pounded…

October 6, 2013, 10:38 PM EDT

Emilio Romano to Leave NBCUniversal Telemundo Media president is gone effective immediately

Joe Uva, NBCU's chairman of Hispanic enterprises and content, told staff this morning that Emilio Romano will be leaving the group, where he headed Spanish-language broadcaster Telemundo and cable network…

October 4, 2013, 12:50 PM EDT

Modern Family's Debut on USA Rated Lower Than Big Bang's on TBS in 2011 USA's 947,000 total viewers vs. TBS' 1.5 million

Updated: Mea culpa. Folks point out an error in the figures I was using—Big Bang did indeed start off strong and get stronger. This is still, of course, a longer…

October 3, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

Bravo's Top Chef Crammed With Integrations This Season Toyota, Kraft, Cigna, Chase Sapphire Preferred among sponsors

Turn on Top Chef this season and you may see a prominently featured Toyota Corolla, a branded spot during a commercial break with the show's performers showcasing Philly cream cheese—or…

October 1, 2013, 12:17 PM EDT

Lauren Zalaznick to Leave NBCUniversal Exec who reanimated Bravo departing after 12 years

Lauren Zalaznick is leaving NBCUniversal after 12 years, following a reorganization in February that put the networks in her portfolio under the control of Bonnie Hammer. In a memo to NBCU…

September 27, 2013, 2:32 PM EDT

Study: Internet Piracy Is 'Tenacious and Persistent' Voluntary efforts have yet to reverse the trend

Despite the best efforts of Internet service providers, advertisers and ad networks to stop copyright infringement on the Internet, piracy is still a runaway train. In January 2013, 432 million unique…

September 17, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

Twitter Killed All of These Second-Screen Apps Some have evolved, others are dying a prolonged death

Look at your smartphone. Scroll way down in the apps. See those five social TV apps you never use, or maybe the one you do use and the four you…

September 9, 2013, 10:03 PM EDT

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