| Dec 25, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Some heavy storms may be headed toward the Weather Channel.
DirecTV, the El Segundo satellite broadcaster with more than 20 million subscribers around the country, has quietly started distributing a network called WeatherNation just as its deal to carry...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 8:30 AM
DirecTV will remove The Weather Channel from its nationwide lineup if the parties can't reach a deal before their current agreement expires Jan. 14, in the latest feud over programming costs between a distributor and TV network.
The Weather Channel on...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:30 AM
DirecTV is no longer carrying the Weather Channel after the two sides were unable to reach a deal -- which the cable network said is the first major blackout in its 32-year history.
In a statement, David Kenny, chairman and CEO of The Weather Co., said...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Sam Champion, the veteran weatherman at ABC's "Good Morning America," is leaving the post he has held there since 2006, in order to join The Weather Channel as a on-air host and its managing editor. He will also anchor a new flagship morning program at...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:30 AM
With the arrival Thursday night of yet another prime-time music awards show, the first I Heart Radio Music Awards, comes an album's worth of questions.
Do networks and popular music decision-makers think the only way for the American public to...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 12:51 PM
The storm between the Weather Channel and DirecTV has finally cleared.
The network will return to the satellite television provider on Wednesday, the companies said, following a carriage dispute that had left the channel blacked out for DirecTV's 20...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Manischewitz, the largest maker of matzo and other kosher foods, has been sold to Sankaty Advisors, a division of Bain Capital LLC, for an undisclosed amount, the two firms said Tuesday.
The premium kosher foods company, founded in 1888, is the No. 1...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Democrats struggling to combat a flood of outside money pouring in to defeat their candidates have found at least a temporary solution: If you can't beat them, brand them.
The latest strategy of Democratic messaging is tying...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
DirecTV on Monday unveiled a suite of new weather services for its subscribers, including a feature that allows customers to gain access to local weather information at any time, in a move likely to undermine the position of The Weather Channel, which was...
| Nov 7, 2012
Now that the candidates have left the hustings (whatever those are) behind, it can be said: This was the cleanest presidential campaign in recent memory, perhaps in American history.
Before you get exercised about Mitt Romney's sketchy tax math or...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:32 PM
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The man who surreptitiously recorded Mitt Romney making the comments that sent his presidential campaign reeling came forward Wednesday evening.
Scott Prouty, a bartender at a...