Disney Exec Praises Ad-Supported VOD With Fast Forward Disabled: Cable Show

By | Monday June 10, 2013 @ 8:36am PDT

Disney Media Networks co-Chair Anne Sweeney talked up the controversial idea in a panel of program execs at the opening session of the National Cable Show this morning. Comcast and other cable operators hope to land series … Read More »

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Showtime CEO Says Hit Series Help Validate Strategy: Video

By | Monday December 17, 2012 @ 2:01pm PST

“Everyone was writing our obituary” a few years ago when Showtime cut back on theatrical films and filled more air time with original shows, CEO Matt Blank tells Bloomberg Television today. But with shows such as Dexter and Homeland setting ratings records at the network, and movies becoming … Read More »

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Matt Blank Channels His Inner Rock Star

By | Thursday July 29, 2010 @ 4:00am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

I came across this story about Bon Jovi in the Daily Mail. It is accompanied by 2 photos illustrating the longevity of the New Jersey rock band. The caption on the first photo reads: Rock Gods: Bon Jovi at the Monsters of Rock Festival in Castle Donington in 1987. The … Read More »

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Matt Blank and David Nevins Discuss The Top Executive Change At Showtime

Nellie Andreeva

Shortly after Showtime officially announced today that David Nevins will be the network’s new entertainment president, succeeding Robert Greenblatt, Showtime Networks’ chairman and CEO Matt Blank and Nevins got on the phone to discuss the change at the helm of the pay cable network. Blank confirmed that no one at … Read More »

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