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ANALYST SAYS FAILURE OF OWN COULD COST DISCOVERY $143 MILLION

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Unless it can engineer a massive turnaround of Oprah Winfrey’s OWN cable network, Discovery Communications could end the year reporting a $142.9-million loss, according to SNL Kagan analyst Derek Baine. Clearly Baine believes such a turnaround is unlikely and that Discovery will likely be forced to cut the license fee it charges cable operators to […]

SONY TO LAUNCH TWO CABLE CHANNELS

July 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Sony Pictures plans to use its vast movie library to launch two new movie channels in October in the U.S. — one high-definition channel that the studio would own and operate on its own and another, a horror-movie channel named FearNet, that it will jointly own with Lionsgate and Comcast. (Fearnet is currently available online […]