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  • In a first, cable companies' broadband subscriptions surpass TV subscriptions

    In a first, cable companies' broadband subscriptions surpass TV subscriptions
    For the first time ever, cable companies have more Internet broadband subscribers than TV service subscribers, a new report says. At the end of the second quarter of 2014, the top cable providers served 49,915,000 broadband subscribers compared with 49,...
  • 'The Strain' will be back for a second bloodsucking season

    'The Strain' will be back for a second bloodsucking season
    The vampire infection of "The Strain" is still spreading at the midway point of FX's horror thriller series' first season. And it looks like it will continue to spread into next year, as the cable channel announced on Tuesday that the series would...
  • Discovery's 'Shark Week' Sets Ratings Record Among Women, Tops All of TV in Young Men

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Discovery's Shark Week has made its biggest ratings splash yet in several key ratings categories, including a first-place finish among all networks -- broadcast and cable -- in men under 50. The 27th edition of Shark Week...
  • With 'The Knick,' Cinemax tries a grown-up brand of adult programming

    For decades, watching Cinemax could trigger a spiral of shame. Many voyeurs waited until their parents or spouse fell asleep, then crawled out of bed, tiptoed down to the living room and watched "The Great Bikini Bowling Bash" at low volume in the dark....
  • Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career

    Upcycling: Turning trash into beauty -- and a sparkling career
    When Tiffany Threadgould moved into her Philadelphia apartment in 2012, the first thing she did was trash the place. But for Threadgould, 40, that didn't mean making a mess. On the contrary, it's all about discovering beauty or at least function in...
  • Community group plans forum for council candidates

    Mesa Verde Community Inc. is hosting a Costa Mesa City Council candidate forum Thursday evening. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The nonprofit's president, Darnell Wyrick, is the moderator. Mesa Verde...
  • Syrian army takes town near Damascus in blow to rebels

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah took control of a town just outside Damascus from Islamist fighters on Thursday, a blow to the rebels who had held it for more than a year. Syrian state television broadcast...
  • Stickergate charges 'a bunch of nonsense,' DA says

    Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta was called a "cupcake" by a district judge, who this week threw out charges his police department filed against three men who posted stickers around town calling for his firing. No surprise, Trachta fared just as...
  • Reclassify Internet providers for 'net neutrality': NY Times

    Reclassify Internet providers for 'net neutrality': NY Times
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators' new "net neutrality" rules should classify Internet providers more like public utilities to prevent them from potentially slowing users' access to some Web content, the New York Times said in an editorial in...
  • Buffett's Berkshire reveals Charter stake, cuts DirecTV

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $366 million stake in cable TV operator Charter Communications Inc and pared its holdings in two other pay-TV companies, part of a flurry of changes in its stock investments...
  • WGN America continues original programming with two new projects

    WGN America continues original programming with two new projects
    WGN America continues its push in the original programming arena, announcing Wednesday that it has given a straight-to-series order to Appalachia-set drama "Titans" and has begun initial stages on series contender "Underground." The Tribune-owned...