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Michael Wolff on Jeff Bewkes: What's Next for Time Warner's Anti-Mogul

Now that he’s fended off Rupert Murdoch (for now), the CEO might be better off figuring out what else he can sell, writes Wolff read more

The HBO/Netflix Rivalry Is Heating Up

By Dan Strack: The rivalry between Time Warner's (NYSE:TWX) HBO and Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is heating up. Shortly after Time Warner released their quarterly earnings, Netflix CEO, Reed Hastings, couldn't help but point out that Netflix surpassed HBO in subscriber revenue. "Minor milestone: last quarter we passed HBO is subscriber revenue ($1.146B vs. Show More Summary

Lionsgate CEO Calls Consolidation An “Opportunity” But Not A Must-Do

Lionsgate’s on just about everybody’s list of potential takeover targets when they think of deals that might follow Fox’s aborted $80B run at Time Warner. Lots of media companies, and perhaps tech ones, would love to have Lionsgate’s library of movie hits including The Hunger Games and TV shows such as Nurse Jackie and Orange Is The New Black. Show More Summary

Time Warner Inc (TWX) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX): Gabelli Is Bullish On Content

Mario Gabelli, the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, has only good words about Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX), even if the takeover deal between the two has not materialized. In a video segment on CNBC, the asset manager has said that both companies are on track to bring excellent […]

Get a Room Already: Why HBO and Netflix Are Obsessed With Each Other

An earnings call with Time Warner on Wednesday proved a subtle turning point in the growing rivalry between HBO and Netflix: Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes made a somewhat bold move to acknowledge Netflix — by name — as an HBO rival. And...Show More Summary

Time Warner CEO discusses future HBO streaming options

In the wake of Rupert Murdoch's failed attempt to take over Time Warner, CEO Jeff Bewkes got real about HBO Go.

Netflix Revenue Passes HBO's Subscriber Revenue For The First Time Ever (TWX, NFLX)

At the end of 2010, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes was asked about the growth of Netflix, and whether it posed a threat. His answer: "It’s a little bit like, is the Albanian army going to take over the world? I don’t think so." Well, the Albanian army is now winning. Show More Summary

HBO Go Admits It Would Like to Be Netflix

Everyone in the streaming game wants to be like Netflix, it seems, even HBO Go. Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes mentioned the streaming giant in an earnings call this morning, Quartz reports, and spoke of HBO GO's potential as a possible competitor. "We’re trying to be best-in-class to have a platform... More »

Time Warner's (TWX) CEO Jeffrey Bewkes on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) Q2 2014 Earnings Call August 06, 2014 10:30 am ET Executives Michael Kopelman - Senior Vice President of Investor Relations Jeffrey L. Bewkes - Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard M. Averill - Chief Financial...Show More Summary

Will Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOX)’s Bid for Time Warner Inc (TWX) Again?

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOX) CEO Rupert Murdoch announced in a statement yesterday that Fox withdrew its offer to buy Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) for $80 billion. Instead, Fox has launched a $6 billion buyback of its own stock. Ed Mullane, Sector Editor at Merger market group discussed this development on CNBC. “[...] With the […]

Time Warner CEO says 'strategy is working' after strong quarter

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said the entertainment giant is not lacking anything and that bigger is not always better.

Look Out Netflix: Time Warner May Make HBO GO A Gateway For Others’ Streaming Video

HBO’s online platform could also offer videos from Time Warner’s Turner networks, Warner Bros, “and, frankly, other networks,” CEO Jeff Bewkes told analysts today. “Should offerings be determined for consumers based on what a company owns?” he asked rhetorically. Show More Summary

Fox Withdraws Deal For Time Warner - A Smart Strategy

ByRenee Butler: Twenty-first Century Fox (FOXA) withdrew its $80 billion offer to buy Time Warner (TWX), sending Fox's stock soaring in after hours trading Tuesday night. Fox's Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch said that Time Warner'sShow More Summary

21st Century Fox drops bid to buy Time Warner

Rupert Murdoch will not be adding Time Warner to his media empire after all, as 21st Century Fox announced Tuesday it was withdrawing its bid to acquire the rival company. In a statement, Murdoch, Fox's CEO, said concerns about the impact...Show More Summary

Fox Withdraws Time Warner Bid, Will Spend $6B To Repurchase Shares

Here’s the release. More coming… New York, NY – August 5, 2014 – 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA, FOX) today announced that it has withdrawn its proposal to acquire Time Warner Inc. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch commented: “We viewed...Show More Summary

Fox Withdraws Proposal To Buy Time Warner — And Time Warner Shares Are Crashing

Fox has withdrawn its plans to purchase Time Warner. News of an original proposal had surfaced last month, and the expectation was that Fox would put in a higher offer. From the press release: Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch commented: “We...Show More Summary

Gannett spins off, Murdoch and Time Warner square off

3 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Gannett will split publishing, broadcast assets: Its acquistion of broadcast companies and the 73 percent of Cars.com it didn’t own make this “the right time for a separation,” CEO Gracia Martore says in a statement. Show More Summary

Comcast Already Delivering Latino Channels, But Lawmakers Want More With Pending TW Cable Merger

In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, House lawmakers asked that the companies’ proposed merger make a commitment to carry channels aimed at the Hispanic market, as the new company will reachShow More Summary

Jerry Levin Q&A: Ex-Time Warner Chief Decries Fox Mega-Merger And Lack Of Creative Guts And Corporate Vision

As we watch Rupert Murdoch attempt a colossal Time Warner takeover, who better to evaluate its merit than Jerry Levin. He steered Time Warner as chairman/CEO for many years, adding Ted Turner and AOL along the way. A retired philanthropist...Show More Summary

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