WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Comcast CEO Brian Roberts met with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Thursday, the company's spokeswoman said, at a time when the cable provider considers a bid for Time Warner Cable.
Time Inc. is still on the hunt for a new chief revenue officer. The company — which is preparing to spinoff from Time Warner — has been without one since Paul Caine left in March. According to Ad Age, Time Inc.’s CEO, Joe Ripp, has already interviewed at least two people for the role. Show More Summary
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Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes has dismantled a media empire, discarding AOL and Time Warner Cable and planning a spinoff of Time Inc. for 2014. What's left is 'a lean, mean TV machine.' NEW YORK — Most media moguls spend their time building empires.
His lieutenants include Richard Plepler at HBO, Kevin Tsujihara at Warner Bros. and John Martin, who will take over as head of Turner Broadcasting next year. It has taken Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes almost six years, but he has finally assembled his own team atop the key units of Time Warner.
Comcast CEO and King of Kabletown Brian Roberts may think that dealing with more than a billion customer interactions each year is an acceptable excuse for his company’s poor customer service reputation, but the guy about to take the reins at Time Warner Cable sees things a little differently (or at least that’s what he claims to believe). Earlier … [More]
The CEO also touched on CBS' legal battle with Aereo and the carriage dispute with Time Warner Cable, saying, "We don't view Washington as being an obstacle." Leslie Moonves said CBS Films has experienced a "breakthrough" with Last Vegas, a $28 million film that has so far earned $80 million worldwide. Show More Summary
The Series D financing round included money from R&R Venture Partners, an investment vehicle co-founded by former Time Warner CEO Dick Parsons. Simulmedia, a company that has partnered with cable companies, TiVo and others in order to...Show More Summary
Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said pay-TV distributors need to step up their game when it comes to video-on-demand.
Jeff Bewkes tells an investor conference that the studio continues to head towards a potential record profit year, lauds continued carriage fee gains and says pay TV operators should better promote VOD services. NEW YORK – Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes discussed the progress of CNN and the profitability of Warner Bros. Show More Summary
Outside of Comcast and Verizon, cable and satellite companies “haven’t moved fast enough or effectively enough” to offer video on demand to their subscribers, the Time Warner CEO told the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. Show More Summary
UPDATED: Tom Rutledge also tells an investor conference that the cable company, which has eyed Time Warner Cable, still plans to return to video subscriber growth and discusses carriage disputes and the FCC's role in them. NEW YORK –...Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable’s incoming CEO is open to adding Netflix’s app to his company’s set-top-box. Rob Marcus, who will begin his gig as CEO of Time Warner Cable In January, said as much at the UBS Global Media & Communications Conference in New York Monday, according to Variety. […]
The big challenge Charter faces in making a bid for the much larger Time Warner Cable is that it might force Tom Rutledge to take on too much debt. But he seemed undaunted in comments to investors today at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference. Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable may not be in as much of a rush to sell the company as some have suggested. Speaking at the annual UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York on Monday, incoming Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus said...Show More Summary
Time Warner Cable on Thursday named Dinni Jain as its chief operating officer. Mr. Jain's appointment is effective Jan. 13. He replaces Robert Marcus, who is set to become the company's chairman and CEO after its current leader, Glenn Britt, retires at the end of this year. Show More Summary
The cable veteran will join the company’s New York headquarters in January and report to Robert Marcus, who will become chairman and CEO at the start of the new year. Time Warner Cable said Thursday that it has hired cable industry veteran Dinni Jain as COO, effective Jan. Show More Summary
The comments by Charter CEO Tom Rutledge and Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei may account for the 2% dip today in Time Warner Cable’s stock price. Investors are betting that Charter will make a rich offer for the No. 2 cable company.Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc, being circled by potential buyers, could pay out more than $50 million to incoming Chief Executive Robert Marcus as part of his contract, if the company is bought while he is CEO and he gets replac...
Former Time Warner CEO Richard Parsons had a busy fall, opening two new eateries including a revamping of Harlem's historic jazz venue Minton's Playhouse. The space where Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker used to wail now provides...Show More Summary