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ADS FOR U.K. BLUE-CHIP COMPANIES APPEARING ON PIRATE SITES

December 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Advertisements for dozens of Britain’s leading companies appear on pirate websites showing bootleg copies of movies and television shows, the London Times reported today. They include such “blue chip” companies as British Telecom, British Gas, the supermarket chain Tesco, and the airline EasyJet, the newspaper said. Those companies, it added, “are indirectly subsidizing the U.K.’s […]

ABC NEWS CONTENT COMING TO YAHOO!

October 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC News and Yahoo! are teaming up to offer original news features from the network online, beginning today (Monday) with the launch of a new series called Newsmakers. The first webcast features ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos interviewing President Obama live from the White House. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Newsmakers show […]

NETFLIX NOT INTERESTED IN BUYING HULU

July 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Although top executives of Hulu have confirmed that they’re looking for a buyer and that several media companies have expressed interest, Netflix, the media company that would appear to be a logical bidder, has expressed no interest thus far, the Wall Street Journal reported today (Monday). The newspaper said that the potential suitors for Hulu […]

HULU GETS SERIOUS ABOUT SALE

June 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A day after reports surfaced indicating that Yahoo! may have made an unsolicited bid for the video website Hulu, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Thursday) that Hulu has hired Guggenheim Partners and Morgan Stanley to facilitate a sale. Citing people familiar with the matter, the Times said that disagreements between the owners of Hulu […]

IS HULU A TAKEOVER TARGET?

June 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Hulu, the video site owned by the corporate parents of ABC, NBC, and Fox-TV as well as Providence Equity, may be the target of a possible takeover attempt by Yahoo!, published reports, led by the Wall Street Journal, said today (Wednesday). The Los Angeles Times reported that it had confirmed that an unsolicited offer had […]

CBS FLOODS YAHOO! WITH PROMOS

September 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Instead of distributing its Internet marketing over several web portals for the start of the fall season, CBS is concentrating all of its new-season promos on Yahoo!, USA Today noted today (Monday). In an interview with the newspaper, George Schweitzer, president of CBS Marketing, said, “It’s a preemptive strike in terms of dominating the biggest […]

“BIG BROTHER” WATCHING EVERYWHERE

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

CBS said on Monday that it will launch its summer hit series Big Brother across four platforms — broadcast TV, online, mobile, and cable — beginning Thursday, July 8. In addition to the CBS Television network, content will be made available online via the CBS Audience Network, which will allow “distribution partners” to incorporate clips […]