Time Warner Cable CEO Could Receive $80M Golden Parachute From Comcast Deal

By | Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 7:17am PDT

twcable1Time Warner Cable shareholders will have an opportunity to register their opinions about the golden parachute terms outlined this morning in the preliminary proxy for the proposed $45.2B merger sale to Comcast. Read More »

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Time Warner Cable CEO Expects Last Minute Deals To Carry L.A. Dodgers

So far Time Warner Cable and closely allied Bright House Networks are the only pay TV distributors that have agreed to carry TWC’s new SportsNet LA which will feature the Dodgers. SportsNet LA logoBut TWC chief Rob Marcus … Read More »

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UBS Confab: Time Warner Cable Exec Blasts “Misleading” Report That He’s Willing To Sell

By | Monday December 9, 2013 @ 7:49am PST

I’m surprised that Time Warner Cable COO Rob Marcus — who becomes CEO at year-end — was surprised last week when Bloomberg reported from an interview with him that  he’s willing to sell the No.  2 cable operator at the right price. Read More »

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Time Warner Cable Exec Says It Lost Customers Due To CBS Blackout

By | Wednesday September 11, 2013 @ 9:37am PDT

COO Rob Marcus — who’ll become CEO at year’s end — didn’t want to be specific. But he told investors at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media, Communications and Entertainment Conference that Read More »

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Time Warner Cable COO Says “We Cannot Give Up” On Fight With CBS: Video

By | Monday August 5, 2013 @ 1:19pm PDT

There’s no particular deadline for CBS to respond to Time Warner Cable’s offer to carry the network-owned stations on an a la carte basis, says Rob Marcus —  who will become TWC’s CEO at year end. But he hints, in an interview on Bloomberg Television, that TWC is prepared for … Read More »

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Time Warner Cable Doesn’t Rule Out A La Carte Pricing As It Fights Fee Hikes From CBS And Others

By | Thursday August 1, 2013 @ 6:55am PDT

Don’t know if I’m reading too much into this. But I found it interesting that COO Rob Marcuswho’ll become CEO at year end — was open to the possibility of advocating a la carte cable pricing in his response to a question in Time Read More »

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Is Time Warner Cable Really, Finally, Close To A Deal To Offer HBO Go?

It’s stange that a former corporate cousin of HBO — Time Warner Cable — remains the biggest pay TV company that still doesn’t offer subscribers the opportunity to access the HBO Go digital streaming service. But that will … Read More »

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Time Warner Cable To Offer Low-Cost Service Plan, Without ESPN

By | Wednesday September 21, 2011 @ 10:16am PDT

Time Warner Cable plans one of the most ambitious efforts yet to combat the rising cost of sports channels: It’s preparing to introduce a low-cost service tier that won’t include expensive networks such as ESPN. Time Warner Cable … Read More »

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