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  • Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory

     Jimmy Fallon takes 'Tonight Show' into terrific new territory
    Turns out you can teach an old time slot new tricks. The recent passing of "The Tonight Show" torch from Jay Leno to Jimmy Fallon sparked the inevitable state-of-the-genre conversation. In a world ruled by tweets and memes, Netflix and YouTube, is there...
  • Alibaba said to plan to file for IPO as soon as April

    Alibaba said to plan to file for IPO as soon as April
    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is preparing to file for an initial public offering in the U.S. as soon as April, according to people with knowledge of the matter. China's largest e-commerce company is working with New York-based law firm Simpson Thacher &...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ trailer: Season 4 promises conquest, betrayal, dragons

     
    The return of “Game of Thrones” is just weeks away, and a new trailer suggests that the infamous Red Wedding […]...
  • Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.

    Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.  The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on FX last night. I know I keep plugging it but trust me, it's worth an hour of your time. Thursday's roundup includes a...
  • Turner animation head Stu Snyder is leaving

    Turner animation head Stu Snyder is leaving
    Stu Snyder, president and chief operating officer of Time Warner's Turner Animation unit, is exiting. Snyder, who has overseen Turner's animation efforts, including the Cartoon Network, for six years, told his staff that he is resigning at the end of...
  • Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney

    Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney
    Help Wanted: Walt Disney Co. seeks executive with experience in both broadcast and cable television. Must embrace new technologies, display keen programming instincts and be deft at corporate politics. Internal candidates welcome. The impending...
  • Disney taps ABC News head Ben Sherwood for top television post

    Disney taps ABC News head Ben Sherwood for top television post
    Walt Disney Co. has tapped ABC News President Ben Sherwood to succeed Anne Sweeney next year as co-chairman, Disney Media Networks and president of the Disney/ABC Television Group. In his new role, Sherwood will have oversight over not only the ABC...
  • Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits

    Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits
    Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television. The comprehensive distribution deal, announced late Monday, is expected to become a blueprint on how the...
  • Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs

    Disney Interactive cutting about 700 jobs
    Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide, the company said Thursday. The division is closing offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Colorado, South Korea and Hyderabad,...
  • Disney's Anne Sweeney wasn't afraid to embrace the future

    Disney's Anne Sweeney wasn't afraid to embrace the future
    While other television executives have often viewed new technologies and platforms with fear and trepidation, Disney Media Networks Co-Chair Anne Sweeney embraced them. Sweeney, who announced Tuesday that she is leaving Disney next January after 18...
  • Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney

    Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney
    It's only been a few hours since Anne Sweeney announced her intentions to resign from her senior role at Walt Disney Co. next January, and speculation is already heating up about who will replace her. Holding the titles of co-chair Disney Media Networks...