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Do The Dodgers Have To Step In To The SportsNet LA Distribution Negotiations?

That may be the only way to break the impasse between Time Warner Cable’s SportsNet LA, which controls the team’s TV rights, and pay TV distributors, DirecTV CEO Michael White said today. His comment followed a conference call this morning...Show More Summary

DirecTV CEO says he's open to mediation to resolve Dodgers TV dispute

Satellite broadcaster DirecTV said it would be open to some sort of mediation to resolve its dispute with Time Warner Cable over carriage of SportsNet LA, the new local TV home for the Dodgers.

DirecTV CEO says he's open to mediation to resolve Dodgers TV dispute

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Satellite broadcaster DirecTV said it would be open to some sort of mediation to resolve its dispute with Time Warner Cable over carriage of SportsNet LA, the new local TV home for the Dodgers.

Time Warner Cable's (TWC) CEO Robert Marcus on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC) Q2 2014 Earnings Call July 31, 2014 8:30 am ET Executives Tom Robey - Robert D. Marcus - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Arthur T. Minson - Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Dinesh C. Show More Summary

As Murdoch Tries To Buy Time Warner, Two More Charged With Phone Hacking

Just as News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch was attempting to put scandal behind him and acquire a major media corporation, two more of his former editors were charged with phone hacking while working at his now-shuttered tabloid...Show More Summary

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) & Time Warner Inc (TWX) Deal: Rupert Murdoch Offers Board Seats

Rupert Murdoch, the CEO of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX), has offered seats on the company’s board to members of Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) in a bid to acquire the latter. Wall Street Journal’s deputy bureau chief, Amol Sharma, and former New York Times digital chief, Martin Nisenholtz, recently spoke on Fox Business about the probable […]

Time Warner Shares Could Match Fox’s Offer Without A Deal: Analyst

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes just won an indirect endorsement for his argument that his shareholders would be better off letting him lead the company instead of accepting a cash and stock offer from Rupert Murdoch. Without a deal, Time...Show More Summary

Should Fox Shareholders Hope Murdoch Doesn’t Buy Time Warner?

The risks of a deal are becoming more apparent as 21st Century Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch prepares to sweeten the $80B offer that Time Warner rejected, MoffettNathanson Research’s Michael Nathanson observes in a thought-provoking report this morning. Show More Summary

The Ticker: Merger, Marquardt, Movie Marathon

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is profiled in TIME about the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, which Roberts calls “a win for everyone.” ABC News correspondent Alexander Marquardt talks to the Huffington Post about covering the Gaza...Show More Summary

Does Time Warner Need CBS To Thwart A Fox Takeover?

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes has a problem. Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch is preparing to sweeten his offer for the owner of Warner Bros, CNN, and HBO after it rejected an $80B cash-and-stock proposal last month. And Bewkes, who says he wants to keep Time Warner independent, has few takeover defenses. Show More Summary

Why Jeff Bewkes Really Wants to Sell Time Warner

With Rupert Murdoch making an $80 billion play for the company, insiders tell THR that the TW CEO's recent moves indicate he is ready to unload. read more

NBCUniversal Doesn't Need to 'Bulk Up' Amid Industry Deal Talk, CEO Says

After Fox's recent Time Warner bid, Steve Burke points to successful upfront ad sales, while Comcast CEO Brian Roberts says NBCUniversal's performance "positions us well in the content business." read more

Time Warner Changes By-Laws To Help Block A Hostile Takeover

This is the first concrete sign that Time Warner is determined to fight Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch if he decides to do an end run around the board. Directors adopted an amendment to the by-laws, which took effect immediately, that makes it harder for a small group of shareholders to call a special meeting, Time Warner says in an SEC filing. Show More Summary

Why CBS Corporation (CBS)’s CEO Leslie Moonves Is Interested In Acquiring CNN?

CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS)’s CEO, Leslie Moonves, is reported to be highly interested on buying Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX)’s, Cable News Network (CNN) if it is put up for sale according to Bloomberg. Speaking at the Television Critics Association event in Beverly Hills, the CEO said he had discussed in the past about the possibility of […]

CBS interested in buying CNN, CEO says

Leslie Moonves says his CBS Corp. is interested in buying the CNN news channel if it becomes available. Getting between Rupert Murdoch and Time Warner Inc. is another matter. Mr. Moonves, who spoke... To view the full story, click the title link.

Will Anyone Besides Rupert Murdoch Take A Run At Time Warner?

It’s a foregone conclusion now that something big will happen with Time Warner. Its stock wouldn’t be up 20% since yesterday morning — when Fox CEO Rupert Murdoch’s $80B June offer came to light – if investors thought that Time Warner’s rejection of it was the last word on the matter. Show More Summary

The Talks Between Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX) and Time Warner Inc (TWX) Bring Murdoch Back Into The Spotlight

In the Bloomberg show ‘“In The Loop,” the Chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, Mario Gabelli, spoke to Bloomberg’s Betty Liu about the recent offer by Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) to buy Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX). GAMCO Investors owns 4.27 million shares of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) and 2.48 million shares of Time […]

Fox Bid for Time Warner Sparks Content Merger Race

Josh Reynolds/APNews Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch By RYAN NAKASHIMA LOS ANGELES -- Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media-giant Time Warner (TWX) has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies...Show More Summary

In One Paragraph, Here's Why Time Warner Is An Attractive Target For Rupert Murdoch (Or Anyone Else, Really) (TWX, FOXA)

At USA Today, Michael Wolff has the perfect one paragraph explanation of why Time Warner is a target for 21st Century Fox: [Time Warner CEO Jeff] Bewkes is 62 and, in effect, wrapping up his tenure at the company. It is a company he has transformed, but he has not made it bigger and greater -- rather, smaller, more discrete, more niche. Show More Summary

Google CEO Larry Page Doesn't Understand How Football Works (GOOG)

With the big news that Time Warner turned down a $80 million acquisition bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21 Century Fox, people are speculating that Google might be interested in buying the company. Re/Code's Peter Kafka writes that although...Show More Summary

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