Both parties thought a possible deal was dead until recently
The cable news channel is in the midst of widespread layoffs
The company unrolled an execution strategy in a remarkable display of growth plans while slimming down
"We have committed to cutting costs significantly," says CEO Kevin Tsujihara
Per Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler: "It is time to remove all barriers to those who want HBO"
Earlier in the investor presentation, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes vowed to double earnings
Insiders tell TheWrap more talent cuts expected as the networks undergo restructuring
Schedule will feature "Tom and Jerry," "Looney Tunes," "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Scooby-Doo," among others
Time Warner company, which carries the cable networks under its umbrella, will let 1,475 employees go over the next two weeks
TWC shareholders will hold a similar vote on Thursday to keep merger marching along
"We have very strong plans on our own," he says at TheWrap's annual media conference at the Montage
More than 1,400 people will be let go over the next two weeks
New deals may more than double the fees the league receives under its current contracts
The deal for 10 percent of the digital media company would value it at a reported $2.5 billion
Negotiations ended after the two media companies couldn't agree on Vice valuation, according to media reports
In letter to employees, company also warns of "additional reductions in staffing"
An individual with knowledge of the network's plans tell TheWrap a large portion are expected at the two cable channels
Potential merger would be 'unprecedented, monumental step in the direction of further consolidation of Big Media'
Internal memo to company staffers promises "more streamlined, nimble and efficient company" heading into 2015
Newspapers are looking at their future with a more realistic set of expectations and goals
"This initiative was one of opportunity, not necessity," Carey says
Rupert Murdoch credits "X-Men," "Rio" sequel and "Fault in Our Stars" for strong fiscal year
Rupert Murdoch explains: "Our proposal had significant strategic merit and compelling financial rationale and our approach had always been friendly. However, Time Warner management and...
"The more the big guys swallow everything, they're going to be more suppressive of diversity and creative artistry," Nader said of media consolidation
In the final episode of Hollywood Torrent, TheWrap's Lucas Shaw identifies five stories to keep an eye on over the coming months
Time Warner, 21st Century Fox and Tribune have made similar moves to separate print from broadcast
TV demonstrated its muscle, even during film studio panels
Jeff Bewkes and other top execs would be entitled to some pretty impressive sums of money if anyone bought the company
Current editor Andy Serwer "is leaving Time Inc."
The company's directors change bylaws to prevent shareholders from calling special meeting to consider the bid