Plum TV Inc.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Plum TV Bought Out of Bankruptcy by LXTV Founders

    ​Plum TV will live to see another day. After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year, the tiny cable channel aimed at the ultra-rich has now been bought by Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan, the original founders of another luxury cable network, LXTV.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Plum TV Bought Up Out of Bankruptcy by LXTV Founders

    Plum TV will live to see another day. After filing for bankruptcy earlier this year the tiny cable channel aimed at the ultra-rich has now been bought by  Joseph Varet and Morgan Hertzan, the original founders of another luxury cable network LXTV.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2012

    Plum TV Files for Bankruptcy, Agrees to Sale

    ​Apparently Jerry Power wasn't joking about Plum TV's sad financial state. The company, which produces local television in luxury markets such as Miami Beach and the Hamptons and for a short while was in the magazine business, announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Meanwhile, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    The Ten Biggest Miami Losers of 2011

    ​Two thousand eleven is almost over, and some of us had better years than others. For most, this year seemed like a downer. But, hey, at least you didn't accidentally spend almost $20K at a strip club, get recalled from office, or embarrass yourself on national television. It really could have bee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2011

    Jerry Powers Suing Plum TV Founders

    ​Back when Jerry Powers agreed to take the reigns as CEO of Plum TV, he had to pay Niche Media, the luxury publishing company he sold Ocean Drive magazine to, $3.5 million to get out of a non-compete clause in his contract. Now that he's resigned from Plum TV after claiming he was misled about the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Plum TV President Robert Gregory Leaves to Take Over Newsweek

    ​Less than a week after the departure of CEO Jerry Power and a day after mass layoffs were announced, the crumbling Plum TV luxury media empire now faces another loss. President Robert Gregory is leaving to take the same position at Newsweek Daily Beast Co. Of course, considering the state he left ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Plum TV: Large Layoffs and Major Restructuring UPDATED

    ​Just days after the resignation of CEO Jerry Powers, it seems Plum TV is headed for an uncertain future. Plum airs luxury lifestyle coverage on cable networks in a few high-end markets across America, including Miami Beach, Nantucket and Aspen, and recently launched magazines in Miami and the Ham ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Jerry Powers Resigns as Plum TV CEO

    Powers and his wife, Sandi​Looks like Jerry Powers is out of the luxury media world once again. The man who practically created the magazine niche of local luxury glossies with Ocean Drive, has resigned as CEO of Plum TV. The resignation comes as Powers is experiencing personal financial struggle.

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Plum TV's Jerry Powers Settles More Than $2.2 Million in Gambling Debts

    C. StilesJerry Powers (right) with fashion designer Calvin Klein (center) and Jason Binn​​Old habits die hard, it seems. Between 1977 and 1984, Ocean Drive founder and current Plum TV exec Jerry Powers was sued 13 times for money owed."I was dependent on drugs when I did those things," he told N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Ocean Drive Sues Former Employee For Siphoning Off Advertisers to Plum Mag

    ​Get ready for the battle of Miami's glossy luxury magazines. Niche Media, the parent company of Ocean Drive, has filed a $20 million lawsuit against former ad sales director Eden Williams for allegedly siphoning off high end advertisers to Plum Miami. That's the recently launched magazine-ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Brand Nubian Drops Classic Boom-Bap at Florida Room This Saturday

    Brand Nubian's eyeing you.​Ahh, the glory days of the boom-bap era. Remember backpacks, shell tops, and real MCs who actually rapped. Those dudes would have laughed in the face of auto-tune. Well, relive your high school days when classic '90s hip-hop crew Brand Nubian drops a rare performance thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Plagiarist Gerald Posner Nabs a TV Deal For Miami Babylon. Where's Our Check?

    Gerald Posner has apparently landed a TV deal for Miami Babylon, a book that New Times has proved includes dozens of plagiarized passages. photo by Bill Cooke​Cary Woods, a producer and Plum TV-co-founder, tells the New York Post  he plans to turn Babylon into a "tropical" version of T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    Scott Storch's Foreclosed Palm Island Mansion Sold to Michael Savage's Son, Co-Owner of Rockstar Energy Drink

    via PlumTV​Fallen superproducer Scott Storch lost his 20,000-square-foot Palm Island mansion to foreclosure. He paid $10.5 million for the pad in 2006, but SunTrust Bank foreclosed on the property last year and bought it back at auction for $5.5 million. Now the property, known by the cl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 19, 2009

    Finding Your Cure is Now Synonymous With LIVing

    Give thanks to Michael Honablue.

  • Calendar

    February 12, 2009

    A Spoonful of Fun

    Finding Your Cure got what we need

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    New Times on Plum TV (Shameless Self-Promotion)

    When Plum TV execs asked us to appear on their new show, Juice, I asked the producer if she was sure. See, Plum is a classy affair, and we aren't 944 (not that we'd want to be that hot mess of a magazine) or Ocean Drive; we write about stripper murders and mixed martial arts being super gay. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2008

    The Link: It's Like The Visitor's Channel But With a Macbook

    The Miami Herald revealed it's new web video series The Link, today. It's a reboot of What the Five!, which was sort of like our calendar section or any local blog that tells you what's going on, except you had to look at two 20 somethings making awkward scripted banter. "The Link" has those same 20 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2008