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  • Netflix Dropping Fox's '24′ From Streaming Queue

    Tick, tick, tick: Netflix users have only about a week to watch Fox's "24," the real-time thriller starring Kiefer Sutherland, before the series is removed from the streaming service. Netflix's rights to "24" -- 202 episodes in all -- expire April 1....
  • Minor delays expected on Blue Line to O'Hare

    Minor delays expected on Blue Line to O'Hare
    Blue Line commuters traveling to and from O'Hare International Airport should face only minor delays this week because of Monday's early morning derailment. The Blue Line is still running as far as Rosemont, the stop just before O'Hare, where passengers...
  • CinemaCon 2014: Cinemas see satellite tech as ticket to bigger revenue

    CinemaCon 2014: Cinemas see satellite tech as ticket to bigger revenue
    Tim Warner, chief executive of Cinemark Holdings Inc., admits he'd never heard of the popular science fiction series "Doctor Who." So the Montana native was skeptical when executives at BBC Wordwide approached him about the idea of screening a simulcast...
  • Review: 'Story of the Jews' is also story of writer Simon Schama

     Review: 'Story of the Jews' is also story of writer Simon Schama
    Simon Schama, the British historian and television personality and name-in-the-title host of "Simon Schama's History of Britain," "Simon Schama's Power of Art," "Simon Schama's Shakespeare" and "Simon Schama's Obama's America," is back with "Simon Schama'...
  • BBC to Shutter Youth Channel BBC 3 in Cost Cutting Push

    LONDON -- BBC chief Tony Hall is set to shutter the U.K. pubcaster's youth-skewed channel BBC3 as a linear offering as part of a plan to save £100 million ($122 million) a year, according to BBC News. BBC3′s specialty has been comedy shows like...
  • TV This Week, March 9 - 15: 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' on Fox

    TV This Week, March 9 - 15: 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 9-15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SUNDAY Need a good cry? Turner Classic Movies'...
  • Warner Bros. to Sell Format Rights to BBC Game Show 'The Link'

    FRANKFURT, Germany -- Warner Bros. Intl. Television Production has acquired the format rights to distribute the BBC's new quiz show "The Link" in international markets, and Warner Bros. Television Group will launch the show the U.S. Flagship channel BBC...
  • Spotify Acquires the Echo Nest

    Music streaming service Spotify has acquired music intelligence platform the Echo Nest, whose song recommendation technology has long been utilized both by Spotify and a number of its competitors, the two companies announced today. Financial details...
  • U.S., European Media Congloms on Global Boutique Acquisition Binge

    Busy as Bethesda, Md.-based Half Yard Prods. is -- turning out hours and hours of unscripted programming for Discovery, TLC, Bravo, History, H2, Oxygen and National Geographic Channel, among others -- nobody in the TV biz would have predicted a few...
  • Netflix 2014 European Expansion: A Look Ahead

    As Napoleon found out at the turn of the 19th century, conquering all of Europe is easier said than done. But history may not dissuade Netflix from trying. The streaming service will expand its footprint on the continent this year, as CEO Reed Hastings...
  • Starz and BBC Team on Limited Drama 'Missing'

    Starz and the BBC have pacted to produce the eight-episode drama thriller "Missing," to star "Hobbit" alum James Nesbitt. Project revolves around a man's obsessive search for his kidnapped son. Harry and Jack Williams penned the series, which will be...