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YouTube Set to Introduce Paid Subscriptions This Spring — A New Revenue Model for TV Networks and Video Producers

By Jason Del ReyAdvertising Age A new chapter in online video is about to begin. YouTube is prepping to launch paid subscriptions for individual channels on its video platform in its latest attempt to lure content producers, eyeballs, and advertiser…

SAG-AFTRA Honors Outstanding Film and Television Performances at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

Press release from SAG-AFTRA, Jan. 27, 2013: SAG-AFTRA presented its coveted Actor® statuette for the outstanding motion picture and primetime television performances of 2012 at the “19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®” in ceremonies attended by film and television’s leading…

Feeding Mouth That Bites It, G.E. Salutes ’30 Rock’ in Ads — Frequently Satirized Conglomerate Now Curating Favorite Snarky Episodes

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age General Electric is feeding the mouth that bites it — or, at the very least, has nibbled on it from time to time. Over the course of seven seasons, NBC’s "30 Rock" has poked fun at…

CareerBuilder Quits Monkeying Around With Super Bowl — Small Advertiser Loomed Large in Game With Chimp-Laden Spots

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age CareerBuilder is calling an end to its Super Bowl monkeyshines. The career-services website, which has been a member of the Super Bowl ad roster since 2005 and has used chimpanzee-themed commercials to make its mark, is…

On Eve of White House Gun Push, NRA Starts a TV Talk Show — Series ‘Especially Timely,’ Says Rifle Association

By Jeanine PoggiAdvertising Age The Sportsman Channel is turning the National Rifle Association’s radio show, "Cam & Company," into a live daily talk show. The show, hosted by gun-rights advocate Cam Edwards, was set to begin airing Tuesday evening, Jan….

CBS Announces Premiere Dates for Summer

Press release from CBS, Jan. 12, 2013: Highlights: New Reality Competition Series Based on the Hit UK Format "The Great British Bake Off," Premieres Wednesday, May 29, 8:00-9:00 PM "Under the Dome," a New Drama Based on Stephen King’s Best-Selling…

CBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller Discusses 1981 Natalie Wood Death on ‘CBS This Morning’

Press release from CBS, Jan. 14, 2013 A new coroner’s report on the 1981 death of Hollywood star Natalie Wood suggests her injuries could be more consistent with an assault than an accident, CBS News Senior Correspondent John Miller revealed…

Oscars Ad Prices on Rise as ABC Gets $1.65M to $1.8M — In a Twist, Academy Open to Idea of Ad Integrations; Samsung, Apple to Sponsor Show

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age Advertisers are paying more to appear in the Oscars than they have in some time — a signal that they hope the event, which will be hosted by an unorthodox celebrity, will have more power than…

85th Annual Academy Awards — List of Nominees

Complete list of 85th Annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013: Best Picture "Amour," "Argo," "Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Django Unchained," "Les Miserables," "Life of Pi," "Lincoln," "Silver Linings Playbook," "Zero Dark Thirty." Actor Bradley Cooper, "Silver…

CBS Sells Out Super Bowl Inventory — CBS Corp. CEO Says Ad Prices for Game Have Never Been Higher

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age CBS has sold out its ad inventory for its coming broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII, according to Leslie Moonves, chief executive of the network’s corporate parent, CBS Corp. Speaking before a crowd at a press event…