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  • Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.

    Net neutral no more! Charter blasts Time Warner Cable.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for American Idol's return. The Skinny: Got caught up in "Gross Pointe Blank" last night. An underrated film! I love the shrink scenes with John Cusack and Alan Arkin. Anyway, Wednesday's roundup includes the...
  • 'Lone Survivor' to melt 'Frozen.' Zucker's first year at CNN.

    'Lone Survivor' to melt 'Frozen.' Zucker's first year at CNN.
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I should get a vanity plate. The Skinny: Just got my car registration renewal notice. Maybe I should get a vanity plate that says "MorningFix." That way my groupies (I know you're out there) will have an easier time...
  • 'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.

    'Frozen' heats up box office. Liberty makes a Sirius move.
    After the coffee. Before getting back into work mode! The Skinny: Are we all rested and ready for 2014? No? Then we should take another week off. If only we could. But since we can't, let's get back into our groove. Today's headlines include the weekend...
  • Discovery's 'Klondike' taps into the scripted miniseries market

    Discovery's 'Klondike' taps into the scripted miniseries market
    The Discovery Channel has struck pay dirt with reality shows such as "Gold Rush," "Gold Fever," "Jungle Gold" and "Bering Sea Gold." Now Discovery is digging for treasure in a new vein with its first scripted miniseries, "Klondike." The period drama,...
  • Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years

    Discovery extends CEO David Zaslav's lucrative deal for 6 years
    Discovery Communications Inc. has extended Chief Executive David Zaslav's lucrative employment agreement for another six years, fortifying the leadership of the cable television programming company after a period of sustained growth. The deal...
  • Golden Globe nominations out! Weinsteins and Warner Bros. tussle.

    Golden Globe nominations out! Weinsteins and Warner Bros. tussle.
    After the coffee. Before second-guessing the Golden Globe nominations. The Skinny: I'm playing beat the clock today as I try to get this done in time to watch the FCC get grilled on Capitol Hill. Oh the exciting life I lead. Today's Fix includes a look...
  • SAG nominations out! Discovery dreams of Scripps.

    SAG nominations out! Discovery dreams of Scripps.
    After the coffee. Before getting over being snubbed for Man of the Year. The Skinny: If you haven't seen HBO's documentary "State of Play" about the parents of child athletes, check it out. It's very disturbing and made me grateful for my absentee...
  • Discovery CEO warns of ratings woes at Discovery and TLC

    Discovery CEO warns of ratings woes at Discovery and TLC
    Ratings woes at two channels has Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav lowering advertising revenue expectations with Wall Street. Speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference on Monday in New York, Zaslav spoke...
  • ABC Family narrows list of candidates for new president

    ABC Family narrows list of candidates for new president
    Walt Disney Co.'s ABC Family channel is closing in on naming a new president, people familiar with the matter said. The position has been open since September, when Michael Riley said he was resigning to return to his native England. ABC Family is known...
  • Discovery founder John Hendricks sells $12.7 million in stock

    Discovery founder John Hendricks sells $12.7 million in stock
    Discovery Communications Inc. Executive Chairman John S. Hendricks has exercised stock options worth $12.7 million, according to a regulatory filing. The 61-year-old company founder sold 144,179 shares of Discovery common stock on Oct. 31 for prices...
  • AMC Networks buys Liberty Media's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion

    AMC Networks buys Liberty Media's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion
    AMC Networks Inc., parent of cable channels AMC, WE and IFC, has struck a deal to acquire Liberty Global's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion. For New York-based AMC Networks, the acquisition will vastly increase its international presence. Chellomedia...