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Discovery Weighs Bid for Food Network Owner

Discovery Communications Inc. is considering a bid for Scripps Network Interactive, the owner of cable channels like the Food Network and HGTV, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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NAMG Confirms It Has Bought Scout From Fox Networks Group in Dude-Focused Content Roll-Up Bid

Another network aimed at dudes.
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New FCC Boss Tom Wheeler Says He Represents the People, Not the Tech Industry (Interview)

The new FCC head addresses worries that his days as a cable- and wireless-industry lobbyist would make him more interested in industry concerns than in fighting for consumers’ rights.
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FCC Would End TV Sports Blackout Rule

Sports fans could find it easier to catch certain local games on television.

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The Convergence Tipping Point

The convergence revolution is in its most disruptive phase in television.
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AllThingsD Week In Review: $TWTR, More NSA Drama and the “Dark Web”

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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HBO COO Eric Kessler — Who Spearheaded Its Digital Strategy — Is Departing

The No. 2 at the premium cable channel left over “management process” issues.
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Cable Fights to Feed “Binge” TV Viewers

Big pay-TV operators including Comcast Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc.’s FiOS are taking steps to vastly expand their on-demand TV offerings.