Everything is on track for a Starz spin by the end of the year. Liberty pres/CEO Greg Maffei confirmed the timing during Liberty’s Investor Day Wed, with Starz CEO Chris Albrecht saying the media company is ready go out on its own. The net’s management will look much the same but there will be a board of directors, new branding and a new tagline. Read on for details.

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NAB used its reply comments in the FCC’s video competition review to once again argue that the retransmission consent process, including rules on network non-duplication and syndicated exclusivity, works just fine.
 
It’s not a pretty picture when it comes to Viacom’s operating outlook, according to Bernstein Research analysts. And MTV and Nick are the culprits.
 
The Digital Advertising Alliance’s statement that it doesn’t require companies to honor Do Not Track signals fixed by browser manufacturers isn’t sitting well with the House’s Privacy Caucus co-chairs. Here’s why they think the Alliance is putting “profits over privacy.”

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