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Don't skip breakfast this year at the Cable Show!
National Cable & Telecommunications Association and the Hollywood Radio & Television Society
present a brunch Q&A between Comcast Chairman & CEO Brian
Roberts and Peter Chernin. Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon, PST, L.A.
Join B&C and Multichannel News for their
Multicultural TV breakfast panel. Click here to register.Wednesday,
7 a.m.-9 a.m., PST, L.A. Convention Center
DON'T MISS THIS
CBS Corp.'s Leslie Moonves, Time Warner's Jeffrey Bewkes and others at
the "Media Everywhere" general session panel. Wednesday, 9:15
a.m.-10:30 a.m., PST, Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE
Julius Genachowski keynotes the "Conversation 2.0" general session. Thursday,
9 a.m.-10:15 a.m., PST, Nokia Theatre at L.A. LIVE
Reporting quarterly earnings this week:
- Dish Network., May 10
- Emmis Communications, May 10
- Gray TV, May 10
- The E.W. Scripps Co., May 10
- The Walt Disney Co., May 11
- Nexstar Broadcasting Group, May 12
- Sony Corp., May 13
Get complete coverage of the 2010 National Cable & Telecommunications Association conference, May 11 - 13, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with news and analysis from
The Date: October 28, 2010, New York City
MOONVES TO KEYNOTE ONSCREEN MEDIA SUMMIT
CBS Corp. President and CEO Leslie Moonves will be a keynote speaker for the 2010 OnScreen Media Summit in New York City. The full-day event, presented for the third year by B&C and Multichannel News, is slated for Thurs., Oct. 28, at the Marriott Marquis. Click here for the full article.
Discovery's Peter Liguori has
his hands full in his new job. He is overseeing three new launches (OWN,
The Hub and a 3D network) and ensuring the continued growth of the
company's ID, Animal Planet and TLC nets. Liguori spoke about his role
with B&C Programming Editor Marisa Guthrie.
and download weekly primetime and syndication ratings charts at
With the Cable Show in Los Angeles fast
approaching, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski talked with
about a broad range of topics. On the
docket: everything from retrans and spectrum plans, to his assumption
that Internet service providers (ISPs) will preserve a free and open
Internet even in the absence of clear rules of the road for network
National Cable &
Telecommunications Association President Kyle McSlarrow talked with
before the NCTA Show in L.A., weighing in
on convergence, the government's broadband stimulus program, cable
operators and online content, and mustcarry.
Boucher Proposes Op tional Online Privacy Regime
Boucher (D-Va.) unveiled a discussion draft of his privacy legislation,
which includes an opt-in/opt-out regime for collecting personal data. More.
Reports Confirm Benefits Of NBCU Deal
Company says FCC-requested
documents demonstrate the pact will be a boon to programming and no bane
to online video distribution.
Debmar-Mercury's Family Feud,
produced by FremantleMedia North America, is moving to Orlando, Fla.,
where it will shoot at Universal Studios with new host Steve Harvey.
here to read the full article.
News Corp.'s international multimedia division is expected to announce a new U.S. version of its Spanish-language lifestyle network Utilisima, with new programming geared specifically toward U.S. viewers. The flagship channel already has a number of carriage agreements in this country. The network's associated Website, www.utilisima.com, also features much original content of its own. Click here for the full article.