Leonard Nimoy, who played Mr. Spock for three seasons... (NY Times; EW; CNN)
A new show on one of the major broadcast... (Washington Post)
The New York Post Reports That the Kardashians Have Re-Signed With E! for $100 Million for the Next Four Years. A Spokesperson for E! Parent NBCUniversal Cable Reportedly Says That Figure Is ‘Grossly Inaccurate.’ Could the Post Be Right?
“The Kardashians have signed a record-breaking, $100 million-plus deal... (NY Post; NY Times; Deadline.com; TVWeek)
In Net Neutrality Victory, FCC Classifies the Internet as a Public Utility. Victory for Google, Netflix and Others. A Defeat for Distributors Such as Cable Operators and Other Telecommunications Companies, Such as Verizon and AT&T. Lawsuits Expected
“The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate... (NY Times; Huffington Post, re/code)
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The chairman and CEO of the Television Academy has... (THR)
Disney Channel has announced plans for a spinoff of... (TVWeek; Deadline)
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TVWeek names its Media Buyer of the Year. It's Christine Merrifield. She's President, Investment, Activation and Operations for MediaVest USA. Though she has a traditional media background, Merrifield has been on the leading edge of media dealmaking in the digital arena as she partners companies such as Google with MediaVest's blue-chip lineup of clients, from Honda to Walmart to Coke. She helps shepherd billions of dollars in media spending. If you CLICK ON THE PICTURE above you'll be taken to the interview.