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Official Announcement of TV and Film Industries Initiative To Make Positive Contribution on National Conversation About Violence in Media

TV & Film Industries Launch Campaign to Inform Parents about Media Management Tools Multimedia Public Service Effort Aims to Raise Parental Awareness of TV and Film Ratings, Parental Controls, Media Literacy, and Mental Health Issues Washington, DC – February 27,…

ABC Announces This Season’s ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Celebrity and Professional Pairings Live on ‘Good Morning America’

Press release from ABC Entertainment, Feb. 26, 2013: The stellar new cast will take to the stage when “Dancing with the Stars” premieres Monday, March 18, on ABC “Dancing with the Stars the Results Show” premieres in week two with…

2013 Writers Guild Awards

[Winners are in bold in the first line of each category] TELEVISION DRAMA SERIES Breaking Bad, Written by Sam Catlin, Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchison, George Mastras, Thomas Schnauz, Moira Walley-Beckett; AMC Boardwalk Empire, Written by Dave Flebotte, Diane…

Nike, Oakley React to Oscar Pistorius Murder Charge — Nike’s ‘Bullet in the Chamber’ Ad Yanked From Pistorius’ Website

By Michael McCarthyAdvertising Age Nike’s ad for Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius seemed like typical Swoosh bravado in 2011. "I am the bullet in the chamber," read the copy next to photos of the South African double-amputee firing off the starting…

Time Warner Said in Talks to Sell Most of Time Inc. — Bank Said to Be Involved Has Ties to Warren Buffett

By Nat Ives, Matthew CreamerAdvertising Age Time Warner is in talks to sell a large portion of its Time Inc. magazine division, including People, InStyle and Real Simple, according to a report Wednesday afternoon by Fortune. Fortune is itself a…

Think the Super Bowl Is Over? Fox Starts Early Haggling for 2014 — Will Fox Get Higher Prices for New York-Based Game?

By Brian SteinbergAdvertising Age With chatter about CBS’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII fading, News Corp.’s Fox has begun making early outreach to advertisers about next year’s event, according to people familiar with the situation, as part of broader talks…

Internal Memos Sent by Pat Fili-Krushel, Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group, and by Steve Capus, President of NBC News, About Capus Leaving the Company. Both Were Sent on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013

Memo by Pat Fili-Kruschel, Chairman of NBCUniversal News Group, on Feb 1, 2013: As you heard from Steve, after 20 years with the NBC News family, nearly eight of those as its highly regarded leader, he has decided to leave…