Hulu LLC, the video streaming service controlled by Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox Inc., named Fox Networks distribution president Mike Hopkins as its chief executive officer after a months-long search.
Aereo Inc. Chief Executive Officer Chet Kanojia challenged CBS Corp. and News Corp.’s Fox broadcast network to follow through on threats to go off the air and switch to cable to prevent the Internet startup from retransmitting their shows without permission.
Hulu LLC, the video streaming service controlled by Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox Inc., is close to naming Fox executive Mike Hopkins as its chief executive officer, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
News Corp.’s Fox Networks Group will seek a Japanese government license for a second channel to offer a digital satellite broadcasting service it wants to start next year, Nikkei English News reported, citing an interview with Fox Networks Chief Executive Officer Tony Vinciquerra.
Fox Networks President and Chief Operating Officer David Haslingden will step down at the end of the year to return to his native Australia, the latest management change before parent News Corp. splits in two.
Time Warner Cable Inc . is dropping channels from News Corp.’s Fox Networks, Viacom Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc. from its iPad application after the cable networks complained that such use isn’t authorized.