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  • Emmy Countdown: Changing TV Models Put a Price on Prestige

    For years, the popular response to the Emmys from network executives was that they were nice - an ego stroke to the talent, but inconsequential to the bottom line. Sure, there was that period in the '80s when NBC parlayed awards for shows like "Hill...
  • TiVo Targets Cord-Cutters with DVR That Carries $180 in Annual Service Fees

    Too frugal to pay for cable TV, but still willing to fork over the dough for a super-fancy DVR? TiVo now has a product aimed at just such a niche group of cord-cutting DVR lovers: The company has announced its first antenna-only DVR, the Roamio OTA....
  • TiVo introduces DVR for cord-cutters

    TiVo introduces DVR for cord-cutters
    TiVo is unveiling a new DVR device aimed squarely at the growing ranks of cable cord-cutters, the company announced Monday. The TiVo Roamio OTA will offer 75 hours of high definition storage capacity, enabling viewers to record everything from over-...
  • TiVo goes after cord cutters with new $49.99 device

    TiVo goes after cord cutters with new $49.99 device
    Catering to cord cutters, TiVo on Monday announced a new $49.99 device with a $14.99 monthly subscription that works with an HD antenna but not paid TV services. With a tongue twister of a name, the TiVo Roamio OTA DVR records programming from over-the-...
  • 'Long Island Medium' Theresa Caputo is coming to Norfolk

    'Long Island Medium' Theresa Caputo is coming to Norfolk
     The medium is big. And she's coming to Norfolk.  Theresa Caputo, star of the TLC cable network's "Long Island Medium," will appear at the Constant Center in Norfolk on Saturday, Oct. 11.  Caputo's show will involve personal stories from her life...
  • Lifetime orders 'The Omen' sequel series

    Lifetime orders 'The Omen' sequel series
    Lifetime has portrayed a lot of unsavory dudes over the years, but now it's topping them all with the Antichrist himself. The cable channel announced on Monday that it has ordered "Damien," a sequel series to the classic "The Omen." The series will...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-cost Internet service and...
  • Luke Bryan is the poster boy for the new Nashville

    Luke Bryan is the poster boy for the new Nashville
    MINNEAPOLIS — It was a one-two punch in the gut from two of country's biggest stars. Last fall, Zac Brown declared Luke Bryan's "That's My Kind of Night" the "worst song I've ever heard." This winter, Carrie Underwood called out country radio,...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is asking federal regulators to examine the stalemate between Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators that's prevented much of the region from watching Dodgers baseball this season. Garcetti's request came late...
  • 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...
  • Turner Broadcasting to cut costs; older workers offered buyouts

    Turner Broadcasting has launched a significant round of cost-cutting, with plans to eliminate several hundred workers. The move, announced Tuesday, comes after a nearly three-month review of the business initiated by John Martin, who earlier this year...