While cable companies’ investors might be shaking in their boots whenever the word “Netflix” pops up, the streaming video service isn’t the giant slayer it’s been made out to be — at least according to Time Warner Inc. Jeff Bewkes, who says his HBO is better than Netflix. Bewkes spoke at a cable conference in Amsterdam yesterday, saying investors … [More]
HBO CEO Richard Plepler and Time Warner boss Jeff Bewkes laud the early reception, don't disclose sub figures and signal Bill Simmons would come to the standalone streaming service. read more
CEO Tom Rutledge on the earnings call discusses the planned Time Warner Cable acquisition, cord cutting and the challenges of designing "skinny" pay TV bundles. read more
More than a year after the company's spin-off from Time Warner, Joe Ripp touts "our plan to fundamentally reengineer the business." read more
Los Angeles Dodgers fans who can’t watch games on SportsNet LA are still out of luck for now. It “doesn't look like we'll get additional distribution for the Dodgers network this season,” Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus told analysts this morning in a call to discuss Q2 earnings. This has been a problem for the No. Show More Summary
The former Time Warner Cable executive will report to CEO Chris Albrecht. read more
Sometimes it pays to come in second: Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus stands to collect a whopping $91.9 million if the deal to sell his company to Charter Communications goes through, according to a 700-plus page preliminary proxy filed...Show More Summary
Reed Hastings, the founder and CEO of Netflix, took his company from a mom-and-pop DVD operation to a $40-billion global media behemoth that is now squaring off with companies like Comcast and Time Warner In a new video, Hastings discussed...Show More Summary
Variety reports Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes showcased teaser trailers for Zack Snyder's superhero event film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" and the Johnny Depp starring mob movie "Black Mass" at an annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia today. Show More Summary
"I would like to know how much Mr. Clooney has received, how much money is going to Lebanon and to his wife," a shareholder questioned CEO Jeff Bewkes. read more
To hear the chief executive of Charter Communications tell it, his company's acquisition of Time Warner Cable will mean a better broadband experience for all.
"We're a different company than Comcast." Those were the words of Charter CEO Tom Rutledge when asked how he expected to get his company's $79-billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable (TWC) past U.S. regulators It's a timely question, and one crucial to the deal. Show More Summary
Charter Communications said Tuesday that it was buying Time Warner Cable for $55 billion, just one month after Comcast withdrew its bid for the nation's second-largest cable company. Charter chief executive Tom Rutledge spent a few minutes chatting with The Washington Post about the deal, his company's future and the fate of the cable industry. Show More Summary
The CEO of Charter Communications says the company will start to offer Sports Net LA within a few weeks, while its $56 billion deal for Time Warner Cable proceeds.
CEO Rob Marcus rejected a bid from his smaller rival last year, balking at the leverage, cash and stock on offer. Those terms haven’t changed much but the price has gone up appreciably, to $56 bln. Time Warner Cable provides a reminder about what really matters in deal talks.
In the wake of news that Charter Communications is set to buy Time Warner Cable, battle lines appear to already be forming. Deadline.com reports that one key player, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, has voiced support for the merger. Roberts, whose...
Tom Rutledge spoke to analysts on a conference call following the company's deal to acquire Time Warner Cable. read more
(Reuters) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler reached out to the chief executives of Time Warner Cable Inc and Charter Communications Inc to convey that the agency is not against cable deals, the Wall Street Journal reported. Show More Summary
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has a message for cable chiefs: just because regulators leaned against the Comcast Corp.-Time Warner Cable Inc. merger, doesn’t mean all future cable deals are doomed.
More than a year after it was first proposed, the $45 billion merger between Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable, Inc. (NYSE: TWC) was canceled last month. The deal would have