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UBS Media Conference: Complete Coverage

The latest news and analysis from UBS' 37th Annual Global Media and Communications Conference, Dec. 7-9, 2009, in New York City. 12/08/2009 02:36:37 PM Eastern

Disney Seeking Retrans in 2010
The Walt Disney Co.,
expects to begin reaping in retransmission-consent cash from cable, satellite
TV and telco operators and station groups in 2010, CEO Bob Iger told an
audience at an industry conference Dec. 9.

Disney's
Iger: Broadcast Ratings Drop Can Be Stemmed

Disney CEO Robert Iger said ratings declines at broadcast networks aren't
inevitable--and pointed to Disney's ABC network as an example.

Zaslav
Says Channel Branding a Priority

Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav says tapping Peter Liguori part of
strategy to define services, aims to close cable-broadcast ad-price gap in 2010.

CBS
Sees Ad Rebound, Predicts Strong 2010 Upfront

CBS Corp.'s broadcast network is finally reaping the benefits of anadvertising
rebound, and will be able to grab even more ad dollars onceNielsen is able to
count viewing to other platforms said CEO LeslieMoonves, speaking at the UBS Global
Media Conference in New York.

TWC's
Britt Says Carriage Battles Bad for Consumers

Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt envisions future where cablesubscription
gets you "the four 'anys,'" says broadband becoming "most
important thing we sell to people"

Carey
Says Cable Content About "Quality Not Quantity"

News Corp. COO reiterates position on retrans fees

Zucker Eyes "Upside" In
Light Of Comcast Deal

Speaking at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in NewYork
Monday, NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker focused on his company'supside in light
of a deal by cable giant Comcast to acquire acontrolling stake.

Viacom
Chief: Split with CBS Caused No Harm

Philippe Dauman says Viacom has grown affiliate fees, bringing Hindi-language
service stateside

Comcast
Keeping NBC's Broadcast Business

Executives say company looking to add employees

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