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  • Tina Brown: Goodbye, Daily Beast. Hello, book deal.

    Tina Brown: Goodbye, Daily Beast. Hello, book deal.
    Just after news that she'll leave the Daily Beast, Tina Brown has announced that she will publish "Media Beast," a memoir "of her years at the top of the media world," as publisher Henry Holt describes in it a news release. Holt confirms that the book,...
  • Deanne Barkley dies at 82; pioneering TV executive

    Deanne Barkley dies at 82; pioneering TV executive
    Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause...
  • Tony Award nominations! YouTube's FreddieW makes an impression.

    Tony Award nominations! YouTube's FreddieW makes an impression.
    After the coffee. Before remembering that whatever happens today will be a distant memory a week from now. The Skinny: I got to see an ostrich up close last night. I don't know why ostriches and camels are my two favorite animals. These days it doesn'...
  • Aereo doesn't want to take its legal fight on the road

    Aereo doesn't want to take its legal fight on the road
    A lawsuit to stop lawsuits? That's the latest twist in the fight between Aereo, a start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals over the Internet, and the networks trying to put it out of business. Aereo recently announced that it would expand...
  • Sagging legacy networks seek a reversal of fortune

    Sagging legacy networks seek a reversal of fortune
    NEW YORK — This week, the streets of midtown Manhattan will once again swarm with TV executives trying to woo ad buyers to their upcoming fall lineups with splashy presentations, star-packed cocktail parties and plentiful swag. But there's an...
  • Networks send SOS to Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams and other stars

    Networks send SOS to Michael J. Fox, Robin Williams and other stars
      If viewers are losing interest in broadcast TV, what can lure them back? Executives hope they have an answer: stars. Lifting the curtain on their 2013-14 schedules at the "upfronts" in New York this week, the networks behaved like smartphone-...
  • Fox, Sinclair and Local TV file suit against Aereo in Utah

    The fight over Aereo is moving to Utah. On Monday afternoon, Fox Broadcasting Co., Sinclair Broadcast Group and Local TV filed suit in federal court in Utah against Aereo, the start-up company that streams broadcast TV signals to consumers via the...
  • Broadcasters take Aereo to Supreme Court

    The nation's biggest television companies including ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox are asking the Supreme Court to shut down Aereo Inc., a startup distribution service that they view as a threat to their business. Launched in 2012 and available in a handful of...
  • Cablevision blasts broadcasters' Supreme Court filing against Aereo

    Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York-based cable operator, blasted the arguments made by broadcasters in a Supreme Court filing seeking to shut down Aereo, a start-up company that delivers local television station signals to consumers via the Internet....
  • Hugh Jackman raises $1.85 million for Motion Picture & Television Fund

    Hugh Jackman raises $1.85 million for Motion Picture & Television Fund
    Hugh Jackman brought his Wolverine claws with him Saturday as he took over the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood for a benefit concert to raise money for the Motion Picture & Television Fund, the charity that provides healthcare services to retired entertainment...
  • Hugh Jackman performs at benefit for film and TV charity

    Hugh Jackman performs at benefit for film and TV charity
    Actor Hugh Jackman brought his one-man stage show to Los Angeles' Dolby Theater on Saturday in a benefit and live auction that raised $1.85 million for the Motion Picture & Television Fund. The "X-Men" star performed his critically acclaimed one-man...