Apple's senior VP of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, likely had no "serious" intentions when suggesting the possibility of a Time Warner takeover, according to the latter company's CEO.
Hulu’s plan to create a skinny bundle collection of channels may have looked like a potential declaration of war on cable and satellite companies. But Charter CEO Tom Rutledge — who now controls Time Warner Cable’s former systems — says...Show More Summary
The sale of Time Warner Cable to Charter Communications is completed today, and former TWC customers (including me) can look forward to a whole new era of shitty service under our new broadband overlords. (more…)
These days, stream-happy TV and movie fans have a glut of on-demand entertainment options — and they're as ruthless as Cersei Lannister from "Game of Thrones" if they don't get what they want, when they want it. But even as people scheme...Show More Summary
After 48-years at Warner Bros, Vice-Chairman Ed Romano is retiring at the end of next month. The former long time company CFO will then move into a consultancy role, serving as an executive advisor to WB Chairman and CEO, Kevin Tsujihara,...Show More Summary
During last night's BrandCast, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki claimed that her company reaches more adults 18-49 on mobile alone than any other TV network. Based on dubious stats, it was only a matter of time before someone from the TV side—say,...Show More Summary
Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner Inc.'s chairman and chief executive, collected a compensation package valued at $31.5 million in 2015, representing a 4% decline from the previous year. Bewkes, 63, received $2 million in salary, $7.9 million in stock options, stock options valued at $8 million and a $13.4-million...
Although Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes made less last year than he did in 2014, he didn’t fare as badly as his shareholders in a period when company shares depreciated 22.9% after factoring in dividends. Bewkes made $31.5 million, a 4.3% drop, according to the company proxy filed at the SEC. Show More Summary
Today, HRC announced that executives from Time Warner Cable, T-Mobile US, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Etsy, Zynga, and others have signed onto an open letter now including over 60 major CEOs and business leaders urging lawmakers to stop the discriminatory Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 39 from moving forward. Show More Summary
In retrospect, the $160 billion AOL/Time Warner merger is widely viewed as a total failure. But in a new interview with Backchannel's Steven Levy, AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case says that at least one big-shot thought it was...Show More Summary
Comcast only had a so-so year in 2015, especially as federal officials forced it to withdraw its bid for Time Warner Cable. But CEO Brian Roberts and other top execs shouldn’t have any complaints. Roberts’ compensation rose 10% to $36.2 million, according to the company proxy just filed at the SEC. Show More Summary
Charter CEO Tom Rutledge’s compensation package for 2015 probably won’t set off any alarms as the company waits for federal officials to approve its $55 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable — making it the No. 2 cable company. Rutledge...Show More Summary
Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes is buoyant on Warner Bros. film prospects for the year, and he touted the growing strength of the Chinese film market, which last month eclipsed results in the U.S. "China is the biggest theatrical film market now, it just got there, outside the United States,"...
Warner Bros. will have “another record year” in 2016 — but this time led by the performance of theatrical films as opposed to TV and video games — Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes told the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference...Show More Summary
HBO Now, the company's cable-free streaming service, only has 800,000 paying subscribers. On Time Warner's fourth-quarter earnings call, HBO CEO Richard Plepler confirmed the number, which was short of analyst predictions of 1 to 2 million. HBO...Show More Summary
The co-founder of Time Warner’s Bleacher Report digital sports destination is returning to the line-up as CEO, the company says today. Dave Finocchio backed away from day-to-day responsibilities in late 2014. Based in San Francisco,...Show More Summary
Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes reportedly told investors on Monday that he would entertain a sale of the media company, and Apple has been named as a possible suitor, according to the New York Post. AT&T, which owns DirecTV, and FoxShow More Summary
Time Warner Inc. has extended Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes' employment through 2020. "Since becoming CEO, Jeff has transformed the company to focus on video content, capitalized on the combined strength of Turner, HBO and Warner Bros. and delivered consistently strong operating and financial performance,"...
Time Warner is keeping the status quo at the top of its ranks. The conglomerate said today that it has renewed the contract of Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes for an additional three years through 2020. "The Board of Directors is delighted...Show More Summary
We’ve known about the struggle regarding SportsNet LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers-centric regional sports network over the past two years. Since it launched in 2014, the Time Warner Cable-operated channel still does not have widespread coverage in Southern California. Show More Summary