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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Sued | Layoffs at AJAM | Turner's Koonin Exits for NBA - Posted April 14, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Sued | Layoffs at AJAM | Turner's Koonin Exits for NBA - Posted April 14, 2014
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Q4 Earnings: Tribune Broadcasting Revenue Drops 11% - Posted March 28, 2014
Tribune Co. reported broadcasting revenues of $267 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, an 11% drop compared to the $303 million in broadcasting revenues for the year-ago quarter. The company attributed the decline to a $14 million drop in political advertising revenues in the off-election year and a $10 million d... [TVSpy]

Tribune Completes Local TV Acquisition - Posted December 27, 2013
Tribune Co. has completed its acquisition of Local TV Holdings, LLC. Tribune now owns 39 stations: 14 Fox affiliates, 14 CW affiliates, five CBS affiliates, three ABC affiliates and two NBC affiliates. The... [TVSpy]

FCC OKs Tribune's $2.735 Billion Buy of Local TV - Posted December 20, 2013
In addition to approving Gannett's purchase of Belo, The FCC also gave the OK for Tribune Company to assume control of broadcast licenses held by subsidiaries of Local TV Holdings paving the way for Tribune to acquire 19 of Local TV's stations in 16 markets. "On behalf of thousands of Tribune and... [TVSpy]

Q3 Earnings: Tribune Broadcasting Revenue Dips 6% - Posted November 11, 2013
Tribune Company reported $248 million in broadcasting revenues for the third quarter of 2013, a -6% drop compared to the year-ago quarter. The company attributed the decline to a $9 million decrease in advertising revenue, mostly at WGN in Chicago and WPIX in New York. The declines were partially offset by higher... [SocialTimes.com]

Christa Robinson Named Chief Comms Officer for Tribune - Posted November 11, 2013
Christa Robinson, former head of communications for CNN Worldwide, is joining Tribune as Chief Communications Officer. Robinson, who will be based in New York for the Chicago-headquartered company, will report to Tribune CEO ... [TVNewser]

'We Are the First Responders': Station Group Heads Discuss Health of Local TV - Posted October 29, 2013
TVSpy sat in on two of the TV Summit panel discussions at the "NYC TV Week" event this afternoon. While the panel with Peter Liguori, president and CEO of Tribune Company, was held earlier than the lunchtime disc... [TVSpy]

Q2 Earnings: Tribune Broadcasting Revenue Falls 20% - Posted August 30, 2013
Tribune Co. reported $260 million in broadcast revenues for the second quarter of 2013, down -20% from $327 million in the year-ago quarter. The decline includes $41 million in one-time copyright royalties paid to WGN, Tribune's CW affiliate in Chicago, in 2012. Advertising re... [TVSpy]

It's Official: Larry Wert Leaving WMAQ For Tribune - Posted February 13, 2013
WMAQ general manager Larry Wert is leaving the NBC O&O for a top job at Tribune Co. Wert will be the president of local broadcasting, overseeing strategy and opreations for 23 tel... [TVSpy]

Tribune Co.'s New CEO Chats with KTLA - Posted January 18, 2013
Tonight on KTLA, both the intro and content of one particular report hit closer to home than usual. As anchor Micah Ohlman put it, "Cher Calvin is here now with the face of Tribune's future..." It's a go... [GalleyCat]

Peter Liguori Named CEO of Tribune Co. - Posted January 18, 2013
Two weeks after emerging from bankruptcy, Tribune Co. has named Peter Liguori chief executive. "Peter is the ideal choice to be Tribune... [TVSpy]

Oprah, Morgan Freeman and Mythbusters: Discovery Woos Advertisers and Media Buyers at Upfront Soiree - Posted April 15, 2011
Yesterday evening Discovery Communications held its annual upfront presentation, wooing advertisers and media buyers, while previewing upcoming programming and networks. With a suite of channels that includes Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, there was plenty of ground to cover. Luckily, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Oprah, Morgan Freeman and Mythbusters: Discovery Woos Advertisers and Media Buyers at Upfront Soiree - Posted April 15, 2011
Yesterday evening Discovery Communications held its annual upfront presentation, wooing advertisers and media buyers, while previewing upcoming programming and networks. With a suite of channels that includes Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet and OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, there was plenty of ground to cover. Luckily, ... [FishbowlNY]

Media People On The Move: OWN Head, Diane Sawyer, Root's New EIC, More - Posted December 7, 2009
Former Fox Broadcasting Chairman of Entertainment Peter Liguori is joining Discovery as the company's Chief Operating Officer. One of his main duties will be leading the launch of OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. (RBR) Diane Sawyer confirmed this morning on Good Morning America that this week will be her last as anchor.... [MediaJobsDaily]

Former Fox Entertainment Prez Liguori Named COO At Discovery - Posted December 7, 2009
Former Fox Broadcasting entertainment president Peter Liguori has been named chief operating officer of Discovery Communications, replacing Mark Hollinger, who was promoted to p... [Fishbowl NY]

Former Fox Entertainment Prez Liguori Named COO At Discovery - Posted December 7, 2009
Former Fox Broadcasting entertainment president Peter Liguori has been named chief operating officer of Discovery Communications, replacing Mark Hollinger, who was promoted to p... [FishbowlNY]

In Defense of the Type-O - Posted July 24, 2007
TVGuide.com continues its TCA coverage with this funny -- if improbable -- story from Julianna Margulies: What's the secret to getting a big star to return to series television? Try a typo. At least that's how Fox landed Julianna Margulies, after she inadvertently thou... [FishbowlLA]

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