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  • Tragedy at 'Cops': Crew member killed by police while filming shootout

    One of the longest-running shows in television history suffered its worst tragedy this week when an audio technician for the reality program “Cops” was accidentally shot and killed by police while trying to film a robbery in Omaha....
  • A (rather misleading) message from Comcast on net neutrality

    Say this for Politico and the daily Playbook emails it blasts out to a large circle of Washington opinion makers and their ilk: They make it easy to keep track of the latest lobbying balderdash put out by big corporations. That's because the lobbying...
  • Report: Miami-to-Paris flight diverted because of unruly passenger

    Report: Miami-to-Paris flight diverted because of unruly passenger
    An American Airlines flight heading from Miami to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris was diverted to Boston's Logan Airport Wednesday evening because of an unruly passenger, New England Cable Network is reporting. Flight 62 landed safely in Boston at...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Babcock talks ACC channel, fan experience, football ticket sales

    As he anxiously awaits concrete details on NCAA reform and a potential ACC channel, both of which will have enormous impacts on Virginia Tech’s balance sheet, Whit Babcock continues to work on the promise he made when hired. Indeed, the...
  • Devereux Bowly Jr.: more than an innkeeper

    Devereux Bowly Jr.: more than an innkeeper
    When the news of death arrives, it does so in the icy ways. A phone call. An e-mail. If the deceased person was famous (Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall only moments ago), perhaps there come interruptions of regularly scheduled radio or television...
  • FCC gears up review of Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable

    Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45-billion takeover of Time Warner Cable is receiving new scrutiny amid protests from consumer groups who are demanding state and federal regulators block Comcast's ambitions to grow. The Federal Communications Commission on...
  • MSNBC Aired More Initial Coverage of Ferguson Turmoil Than Fox News, CNN: Study

    NBCUniversal's MSNBC cable outlet spent more time covering the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., than rivals CNN or Fox News Channel in the first week the story broke, according to a new study. In the six days after...