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Five Takeaways From the Edinburgh TV Festival: BBC Debates, Amazon’s Arrival and a Reality Check for ‘Homeland’

Armando Iannucci was arguably the main star at this year's TV jamboree, although it was - inevitably - the BBC that was the overwhelming central topic for debate.

Discovery Channel President Rich Ross Talks Miley Cyrus, Reveals New Doc Acquisition

The former Disney exec was talking as a "U.S. Gamechanger" at the Edinburgh TV Festival.

Discovery’s Rich Ross on Being in “Hand-to-Hand Combat” with Netflix

The new Discovery Channel president talks down binge watching and cord-cutting ahead of this week's Edinburgh TV fest.

Rich Ross Expands Discovery Communications’ Portfolio

The exec adds Animal Planet and Science to his purview as the cable group reorganizes its U.S. channels.

Discovery CEO Talks Ad Outlook, Benefits of “On-Brand” Shows

David Zaslav also discusses carriage-deal renewal talks with Comcast and its failed Time Warner Cable acquisition as his firm outlines the impact of currency woes.

Discovery, Showtime, FX and HBO Top Brass Heading to Edinburgh TV Festival

The 40th edition of the festival will also see keynotes from Google and Amazon Studios.

Discovery Executives Talk Upfront Strategy, Outlook

Discovery CEO David Zaslav and ad sales boss Joe Abruzzese discuss the company's new "up close and personal" approach and plans to take Velocity worldwide.

Discovery Orders ‘Naked and Afraid’ Spinoff, ‘Killing Fields’ Series (Exclusive)

"I saw that Discovery could be a male-driven brand without being a solely focused male brand," new network president Rich Ross says of his first slate, which also includes an expanded Shark Week and his first scripted effort, a mini about childhood pals who founded Harley-Davidson.

TCA: Discovery Channel Boss Rich Ross Talks Programming Plans, Ratings Erosion

"I think being more inclusive to women and younger men is a way for us to build back the audience," he said from the TCA stage

Shine America’s Rich Ross to Depart

Ross' exit comes amid restructuring tied to the merger with Apollo's Endemol and Core

How Marvel Became the Envy (and Scourge) of Hollywood

Ike Perlmutter has become one of the town's most feared (and frugal) moguls. Now, as "Guardians of the Galaxy" takes the $6 billion-grossing brand in a new and risky direction, insiders open up about the never-seen executive's ironfisted style and the underside of a superhero empire.

The Hollywood Reporter’s Top 25 Power Lunch Spots of 2014

A group of 250 top producers, agents and executives name their favorite L.A. places to nosh now, with Soho House topping the list.