Jeff Bewkes

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Time Warner Inc. 'rips Band-Aid off,' lowers guidance and pulls back from Netflix

Although its stock price fell 7 percent after the release of its quarterly earnings, media analysts had mainly praise for a series of tough short-term moves announced by Time Warner Inc. to better align its programming in the digital age.

Karmazin: CBS and Time Warner Inc. need to merge

The best corporate marriage in the media business right now would be a merger of CBS Corp. and Time Warner Inc. So says former CBS Corp. and SiriusXM Radio boss Mel Karmazin, who, although retired from the big-media world he helped rule not too long ago, remains vital and very much engaged in the media business.

Bewkes: Pay TV VOD interfaces still lag behind Netflix and iTunes

Highlighting what is fast becoming a vital growth sector for content providers, Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes paid special homage to video-on-demand at a New York speaking engagement.

Bewkes isn't worried about Dish's new OTT service

It's not going to be big enough to worry about. That was the essential message put forth by Time Warner Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes Thursday, while talking about Dish Network's new over-the-top venture at the Sanford Bernstein Strategic Decisions conference in New York

Bewkes: UltraViolet accounts jumped 65 percent in 2013

Ultraviolet, the digital rights locker backed by studios such as Warner Bros., NBCUniversal and Sony, ended 2015 with more than 15 million active accounts registered, Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes said Wednesday.

Bewkes: Comcast's broadband and HBO package won't hurt TNT, TBS

Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes said he isn't worried about Comcast's tests of a subscription that includes HBO and broadband Internet service hurting TNT and TBS, even though the "Internet Plus" package doesn't include any expanded basic networks.

Time Warner CEO Bewkes will earn $2 million salary under 5-year contract extension

Time Warner Inc. signed CEO Jeff Bewkes to a five-year extension on his employment contract in which his annual salary will remain at $2 million.

Time Warner CEO: Broadband only version of HBO 'not ready for primetime'

Two weeks after Netflix CEO Reed Hastings predicted that Time Warner would develop a standalone broadband version of HBO, CEO Jeff Bewkes said the media giant has no plans to distribute HBO directly to consumers through the Web or mobile applications.

Time Warner eyes rate hikes for Turner Networks programming

Time Warner Inc. will bank on rate increases for TBS, TNT and other cable networks in its Networks division to grow revenue, with the contracts for most of its cable and satellite affiliates set to expire between 2013 and 2016, CEO Jeff Bewkes told analysts Wednesday.

Bewkes: SVOD can devalue programming

While Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) CEO Jeff Bewkes has been a big proponent of TV Everywhere distribution, he told analysts Wednesday that distributing popular syndicated shows such as Big Bang