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  • Hollywood Market Research Firm C4 Finalizes Launch

    Newly-minted Hollywood market research firm C4 has finalized its acquisition of Motion Picture Group's data assets, six weeks after announcing the new venture. The announcement came Wednesday from founders and film producers D. Todd Shepherd and George...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/9 log (updated Saturday AM with many pairings)

    7 a.m.    NFL preseason: Tampa Bay at Jacksonville (d.).--NFL Net. 8:30 a.m.    Basketball: U17 World Championship: U.S. vs. Angola (in Dubai).--ESPNU 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable channel 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--...
  • FCC to Consider Whether to Expand Political Ad Disclosure Rules

    The FCC is fielding comments on whether to require that cable and satellite systems post information about political advertising to the commission's online database. In 2012, the FCC started requiring major TV broadcasters to post such information...
  • 21st Century Fox Film Division Helps Revenue Rise 17% in Q4

    Film and cable programming gains powered 21st Century Fox to strong earnings and revenue gains in the fiscal fourth quarter, despite a big decline at the Fox network from the collapse of "American Idol." Fox reported revenue of $8.42 billion, a 17%...
  • White House Christmas tree again growing in Carbon County

    — The White House already can check one item off its Christmas list: a holiday tree that, for the fourth time, will be coming from a Carbon County farm. Crystal Spring Tree Farm, located near Lehighton, earned that honor late last month when one of...
  • Local channel focuses on communities, strives for broadcast quality

    Local channel focuses on communities, strives for broadcast quality
    The Public Cable Television Authority isn't quite a household name, but its programming is in every Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Westminster and Stanton home that has a cable box. The joint-powers agency was created in 1971 by the cities to manage...
  • NCAA will appeal ruling in Ed O'Bannon antitrust case

    Two days after losing a major antitrust case in federal court, the NCAA announced Sunday it would appeal the decision, which challenges its long-standing definition of amateurism in college sports. "We remain confident that the NCAA has not violated...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • NCAA takes a major hit as federal judge rules in athlete amateur case

    A federal judge here dealt a major blow Friday to the NCAA and its long-held value of amateurism, ruling in an antitrust case that the association's policies banning athletes from profiting from their own names, images and likenesses "unreasonably...
  • Senators Propose Letting Cable Customers Decide Which TV Stations They Want

    Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W. Va.) and Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) are proposing that subscribers to cable and satellite services be allowed to choose which broadcast channels they want to pay for as part of their multichannel package. Their proposal was met...
  • Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group

    Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations. The Hunt Valley broadcaster said it earned $41.3 million, or 42 cents per...