MediaDailyNews
Friday, April 29, 2011
  • Viacom's Media Networks, Ad Revs Soar 11%

    Stronger ad sales in its fiscal second quarter -- as well as an unexpected boost in film unit financials -- helped push up Viacom's ... Read the whole story

  • Pedowitz Named CW President

    Former ABC executive Mark Pedowitz will take over as president for The CW Television Network, replacing Dawn Ostroff, the network's most senior executive since ... Read the whole story

  • Discovery Posts Solid Ad, Distribution Revs

    Continued advertising and other revenue growth for Discovery Communications -- including a one-time gain from the new Oprah Winfrey Network -- help to stir ... Read the whole story

  • Time Warner Cable: 70-Plus Channels On iPad App, More To Come

    Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt said Thursday that in just a month more than 360,000 users downloaded an app allowing simulcasting of networks ... Read the whole story

  • Knology Cable Offers 'Crown' To Biz Clients

    Cable has long hyped a "Triple Play" brand for its bundle of phone, video and broadband services for a single price. Now, cable operator ... Read the whole story

  • ESPN's Simmons To Run Grantland.com

    ESPN isn't shy about promoting its brand, but it's tossing it aside with a new Web site that hopes to appeal to a younger ... Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: B&N Unveils Color Nook To Rival iPad

    Faced with a rapidly evolving tablet computer and e-reader marketplace, Barnes & Noble is adding new functionality to its Nook Color device, hoping to ... Read the whole story