Archive June 2012

Vivendi CEO quits, opening door to strategy shift

Vivendi CEO quits, opening door to strategy shift

Published 28/06/2012

PARIS (Reuters) - The reign of Vivendi Chief Executive Jean-Bernard Levy ended on Thursday in a strategy dispute with the French telecoms and media conglomerate's [more…]

NBC sees profit in future Olympics

Published 28/06/2012

(Reuters) - NBC may not turn a profit this year from the London Olympics but expects to make money on the four future Olympic games [more…]

News Corp board approves company split: source

Published 28/06/2012

(Reuters) - The board of News Corp approved in principle splitting the $60 billion media conglomerate into separate publishing and entertainment businesses, a person familiar [more…]

AT&T says AMC’s new rates too steep

AT&T says AMC’s new rates too steep

Published 28/06/2012

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc said AMC Networks is seeking an "excessive rate increase" to renew its U-verse TV contract, which the mobile service provider believes [more…]

Analysis: Bumper English TV deal to curb La Liga change

Analysis: Bumper English TV deal to curb La Liga change

Published 26/06/2012

GNIEWINO, Poland (Reuters) - Ten Real Madrid players will pull on the shirts of Spain, Portugal and Germany in this week's Euro 2012 semi-finals, the [more…]

Mexico’s Supreme Court to take up Carlos Slim TV case

Mexico’s Supreme Court to take up Carlos Slim TV case

Published 25/06/2012

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Supreme Court will decide if billionaire tycoon Carlos Slim can enter the lucrative television market in a legal case that [more…]

Exclusive: Seacrest looking at Dick Clark Productions: sources

Published 15/06/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest is considering a bid to buy Dick Clark Productions, the company founded by the late TV [more…]

Trinity Mirror CEO steps down with immediate effect

Published 15/06/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Sly Bailey will step down as chief executive of Trinity Mirror with immediate effect and not at the end of the year [more…]

Time Inc to sell magazine subscriptions on Apple Newsstand

Time Inc to sell magazine subscriptions on Apple Newsstand

Published 14/06/2012

(Reuters) - Time Inc's stable of 20 magazines, including Sports Illustrated and People, are now available for subscription on Apple's Newsstand, the company said on [more…]

CNN axes John King show, shifts focus to election

Published 13/06/2012

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - CNN said on Wednesday it was canceling John King's daily TV show "John King, USA," and shifting the veteran journalist to [more…]