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AMC Networks To Operate BBC America After $200M Investment

orlandosentinel.com — LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Doctor Who has fought Daleks, Silurians and Cybermen. Now he's going to be teaming up with flesh-eating zombies in hopes of conquering Madison Avenue and merging cable behemoths. AMC Networks, which has found much success with its apocalyptic zombie-invasion drama "The Walking Dead," said it would invest $200 million to buy a 49.9% stake in BBC America, the U.S.

AMC Networks To Operate BBC America After $200M Investment

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Cable’s Upfront Dollars Fell 6% To $9.6B, First Slump In 4 Years

variety.com — Advertisers committed fewer dollars to national cable TV networks for the first time since before the 2009-2010 TV season, according to data released Thursday by the Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau. National cable networks secured $9.6 billion in advance advertising commitments in the most recent "upfront" market, when TV networks try to sell the bulk of their ad inventory for the coming season.

CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A.

variety.com — CBS' new late-night landscape comes partially into view March 9, when the network will launch a revised " Late Late Show" with new host James Corden that will tape in Los Angeles and be supervised by British producer Ben Winston.

Comcast 3Q Net Income Soars Nearly 50% On Tax Adjustment, NBCU Results

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CBS News streaming-video service is nearing launch

bostonherald.com — A new 24-hour video-streaming service from CBS News, which has been gestating for more than a year, is nearing an official launch, according to people familiar with the situation.

CBS News Streaming-Video Service Is Nearing Launch

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PBS Binge-Watching Experiment Boosts Ken Burns’ ‘Roosevelts’

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Conservatives favor Fox News, while liberals trust CNN, NPR, MSNBC - study

bostonherald.com — The most ardent conservatives overwhelmingly favor Fox News as a trusted source of information, while the strongest liberals tend to place their faith in a broader array of news outlets , but not in one over others, according to a new study on media habits by Pew Research Center.

Conservatives Favor Fox News, While Liberals Trust CNN, NPR, MSNBC - Study

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Oct 23, 2014

AMC-BBC America deal started first as talks about working more closely in content production, top execs tell @Variety variety.com/2014/tv/news/a…

Oct 23, 2014

@VranicaWSJ We also would have accepted "Can Marcos de Quinto Have A Coke...And A Smile?"

Oct 23, 2014

Dr. Who will team up with the Walking Dead zombies to conquer Madison Avenue and merging cable behemoths variety.com/2014/tv/news/a… via @Variety

Oct 23, 2014

AMC Networks investing $200M to buy 49.9% of BBC America, will handle ad sales and affiliate deals

Oct 23, 2014

If @CBSNews is launching new streaming video service before Election Day, network isn't mentioning it in latest release about 11/4 coverage

Oct 23, 2014

Sounds like NYT is dismantling its media desk and moving media reporters in with the rest of the biz-news crew talkingbiznews.com/1/lattman-name…

Oct 23, 2014

Cable’s Upfront Dollars Fell 6% To $9.6B, First Slump In 4 Years variety.com/2014/tv/news/c… via @Variety

Oct 23, 2014

CBS’ ‘Late Late Show’ with James Corden To Debut March 9 From L.A. variety.com/2014/tv/news/c… via @Variety

Oct 23, 2014

Comcast's Burke: NBCU could take more sports events from elsewhere in cable portfolio and put them on USA



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