Annual Award Luncheon
Center for Communication honored Matt Blank in 2013 at the Center's Annual Award Luncheon.
Actor, David Duchovny, Catherine Williams, Executive Director, Center for Communication, Matt Blank, Chairman and CEO of Showtime Networks Inc.
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Amazon has teamed up with HBO, the first streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to its prime members classic shows like "The Sopranos." Prior seasons of other HBO shows will become available about three years after airing on HBO.
The likes of Viacom, Time Warner and 21st Century Fox all posted phenomenal share-price performances during 2013. But so far this year, most of the major media stocks remain underwater while the S&P 500 has risen. Higher prices have become "harder to justify."
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