Jeff Bewkes

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Bewkes on Time Warner name confusion: 'Everybody thinks I did their cable installation'

With Time Warner Cable winding getting ready to ditch its brand under the new ownership of Charter Communications, executives from Time Warner Inc. are offering up bemused tales featuring confused — and often angry — cable customers.

HBO Now closing in on 1M subscribers, Time Warner Inc. says

HBO Now is closing in on 1 million subscribers 11 months after launch, said Jeff Bewkes, CEO of parent company Time Warner Inc.

Bewkes resists pressure to spin off HBO from Time Warner

Responding to renewed pressure from investors to up his company's share price, Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes reportedly told them that a spin-off of HBO would actually harm the company's stock price.

Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes gets 3-year extension as activist shareholders begin to circle

Time Warner Inc. has extend the contract of CEO Jeff Bewkes for three years. But the extension comes amid a  New York Post  report that an activist shareholder, institutionally run by a disciple of legendary corporate rabble rouser Carl Icahn, is pushing for a sale of the top media conglomerate.

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.