Daily Archives : Jun 7, 2012

NBC Shakes Up Digital Media, Hires Former Showtime Exec

A former Showtime executive has been hired by NBC for the newly created role of executive vice president of digital media, reports Deadline.com. Robert Hayes, who was senior vice president and general manager of digital media at Showtime, replaces longtime…

Roseanne Barr Wants Her Own Fox News Show — and Says Politics May Have Killed Her Latest Sitcom

Actress Roseanne Barr, known for her blue-collar roles and currently seeking the Green Party presidential nomination, tells the New York Observer that she wants her own Fox News show. “They’ve always been so fair and nice to me at Fox,”…

Why Television, Not Film, Is Driving Profits at Media Conglomerates

The media landscape has changed dramatically, with television now driving profits at media conglomerates, a far cry from the past, reports TheWrap.com. An analysis of the 2011 annual reports of five top media companies shows that TV divisions created a…