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Bravo Emerging Media

Viles oversees all wireless, interactive TV, gaming and other new media initiatives, recently forging an alliance between Bravo and Foursquare. Consumers could check in and earn “Top Chef” or Bravo-specific badges. “This was a great way to leverage something we already did,” Viles says. “It’s almost like TiVo when it launched. Now there’s a huge competition in our office over who’s the mayor of ‘ 30 Rock.'”

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Scripps Makes Big National Play with ION Acquisition

AVODs may be getting all the buzz, but Scripps is banking on free, over-the-air broadcast, with its just-announced $2.65bln acquisition of ION Media

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