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  • What You Need To Know: Why Fox CT Is No longer On DirecTV

    Below are some questions we have recieved on our Facebook page that we wanted to answer:   Viewer: “I would rather lose FOX than have my bill go up.” Tribune just wants to squeeze DirecTV for money that would get passed to subscribers....
  • Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando

    Season Preview 2014: What to watch on TV in Orlando
    Here are the synopses, time slots and premiere dates, where available, for new series and programs from the broadcast networks, cable channels and PBS. Schedules can change. TV critic Hal Boedeker assesses the programs. ABC SELFIE, 8 p.m. Tuesday:...
  • Michael Wright to Exit Turner Broadcasting

    Michael Wright, the president and head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM), has decided to leave the company. Wright was in the running to replace Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin, who departed in April, but...
  • TNT is Summer's Scripted Cable Leader; Net's 'Last Ship,' FX's 'The Strain' Top New Shows

    USA maintained its status as basic cable's top summer network in key demos, but TNT emerged as the clear scripted leader -- getting a boost from hot newcomer "The Last Ship." The Turner net, which aired an unprecedented nine original firstrun dramas at...
  • Taiwan Cable Firm China Network Systems to be Sold for $2.3 Billion

    HONG KONG -- China Network Systems, one of Taiwan's largest cable TV network operators, is to be sold for some $2.4 billion. A previous deal to sell the carrier was blocked by Taiwan's regulators, but analysts expect the new transaction to have a higher...
  • Hot county budget meeting to be rebroadcast on Lake Sumter TV

    Hot county budget meeting to be rebroadcast on Lake Sumter TV
    TAVARES — Residents who couldn't attend — or watch the live stream — this week as county commissioners pored over the proposed 2014-15 budget looking for ways to pare down a possible 18.6-percent tax-rate increase can watch a rebroadcast...
  • Lucas Cruikshank Relaunches Fred, YouTube's First Breakout Channel (Exclusive)

    Fred is not dead. Lucas Cruikshank, the actor behind YouTube's first breakout personality, Fred Figglehorn, is teaming with Collective Digital Studio to revive the channel that made him famous. A trailer reintroducing Fred posted early Thursday (see...
  • Time Warner Cable suffers major outage; New York launches probe

    BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This story corrects 12th paragraph to clarify that 59 percent of Time Warner Cable customers, not all cable customers, are unsatisfied with service; corrects capitalization in analyst company to "cg42" from "CG42") Time...
  • Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border

    Russians invading, says Ukraine leader; tanks reported crossing border
    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called a snap meeting of his security council Thursday, declaring that Russian forces had invaded the country.  Poroshenko dropped plans to attend the inauguration of Turkey’s newly elected President Recep...
  • 'Meet the Press' Transition is Only the Latest Gaffe for Comcast's NBC News Division

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - As Comcast awaited approval to acquire NBCUniversal, producer Peter Chernin interviewed CEO Brian Roberts at the 2010 Cable Show. Chernin wondered whether Roberts was truly ready for the headaches associated with owning NBC,...
  • Broadcasters and basic cable prove staying power at Emmys

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Basic cable channel AMC was rewarded at the Primetime Emmy awards for "Breaking Bad" and broadcasters landed top honors, while pioneering streaming service Netflix Inc was shut out of the major...