| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:25 AM
Having failed in its initial effort to buy Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications now wants to take over the company's board of directors.
On Tuesday Charter announced a slate of directors it will nominate to Time Warner Cable's board at its annual...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:40 AM
After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Oscar nominations.
The Skinny: I got my copy of the new Roger Ailes biography "The Loudest Voice in the Room" and did what any media reporter does when a new book comes out on someone they have covered. I plowed...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:16 AM
After the coffee. Before getting one of those Shia LaBeouf bags.
The Skinny: I feel bad that I haven't been watching any of the Winter Olympics. Of course, I don't feel so bad that I'll tune in Wednesday night. Wednesday's headlines include Charter's...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Charter Communications, the John Malone-backed cable distributor that has mounted a bid to take over larger rival Time Warner Cable, said Tuesday it would nominate slate of 13 directors to run the company that it would submit for election at TWC's 2014...
| 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'...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 28, 2014
| 7:14 AM
After the coffee. Before getting in State of the Union mode.
The Skinny: I've watched the first two episodes of Fox's "The Following," and while the producers have done a good job coming up with compelling and creepy new characters, I'm not sure I'm up...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing if 'Bonnie & Clyde' ratings held up.
The Skinny: I was watching "Sideways" on HBO last night and remembering that when it first came out I thought it was a compelling story about two friends at the crossroads of their...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Time Warner Cable's incoming chief executive wants to improve the pay-TV distributor's relationship with its subscribers.
Speaking Monday at the UBS Global Media and Communications Conference in New York, Rob Marcus, who succeeds Glenn Britt as chief...