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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

The Top 50 Execs Who Make the Wheels Turn Buyers, sellers, content makers and marketers

Behind every chairman or CEO, there’s at least one executive, often leading a team, who helps make the machinery of the organization hum. It’s been this way for decades, and…

October 28, 2013, 12:54 AM EDT

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

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