| Apr 2, 2014
| 7:20 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my DeSean Jackson Redskin jersey.
The Skinny: I watched the season premiere of "Mad Men" last night. No spoilers, but I will say it must be fun to be in charge of wardrobe on that show. Wednesday's roundup includes...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Joseph Serxner threw on his Dodgers T-shirt and headed to Public House 1739, a Los Feliz bar, hoping to spend the afternoon watching the Boys in Blue battle the San Diego Padres.
Instead, he is staring at the hated New York Yankees playing the Houston...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Liberty Media said it will sell about 90% of its stake in Barnes & Noble, a blow to the bookseller that was once an acquisition target by John Malone's conglomerate.
The major reduction in Liberty's B&N ownership, announced Thursday, comes as Liberty...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before getting ready for Passover.
The Skinny: I've gotten so deep into "Sons of Anarchy" that I'm two episodes behind on "The Americans." I need to catch up tonight. Today's roundup includes recaps of the Senate hearing about the...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Charter Communications executives think Time Warner Cable is a troubled asset with bad leadership and horrible customer service and is too cheap to upgrade its Internet and video operations to better serve its subscribers.
And Charter is eager to make a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Los Angeles Dodgers President Stan Kasten isn't worried about the distribution prospects for the team's new cable network.
"These things always get worked out," Kasten told the Los Angeles Times when asked about potential resistance Time Warner Cable --...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Time Warner Cable subscribers in Los Angeles watching the Super Bowl in standard definition lost a big chunk of the game and halftime show due to technical issues.
The analog signal of Fox's KTTV-TV Channel 11 Los Angeles went dark toward the end of the...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:37 PM
The tensions between DirecTV and the Dodgers and Time Warner Cable over the team-owned channel SportsNet LA are extending beyond the Los Angeles city limits.
Dodgers officials and executives from Time Warner Cable -- which distributes SportsNet LA --...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Time Warner Cable, currently the target of a hostile takeover bid by Charter Communications, posted fourth-quarter 2013 earnings that beat Wall Street expectations -- and while it grew broadband subscribers, the operator continued to lose video customers....
| Jan 31, 2014
| 7:15 AM
After the coffee. Before making my Super Bowl pick.
The Skinny: I have not decided who to root for in Sunday's Super Bowl. It will literally be a game day decision. Send me who you think I should cheer on. Friday's roundup includes the weekend box...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: The winter blahs are settling in and I'm not even on the East Coast. Might be time for stronger coffee. Wednesday's news includes a look at Olympics producer Jim Bell and Time Warner'...