AOL Time Warner announced that advanced digital services, such as SVOD, VOD and DVR capabilities, have helped fuel Time Warner Cable's growth. Other MSOs have taken their focus off digital services to concentrate on different initiatives.
Shareholders in Vivendi Universal are said to be frustrated by the slow pace at which the company has dealt with the sale of its U.S. media assets. Vivendi plans to send "information packs" to potential suitors within the next ten days, a report says.
E! veteran Larry Namer and former "Amazing Race" contestant Blake Mycoskie are teaming up to create Reality Central, expected to launch next year to 3 million subscribers. Programming for the channel is expected to be a mix of original and re-aired reality programming, talk shows and marketing programming to advertise reality programs on other networks.