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  • 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...
  • Jeff Bewkes on Fox-Time Warner Merger: 'We're Not Lacking Something'

    Jeff Bewkes and Time Warner's management tried valiantly to avoid mentioning a certain media mega-merger that wasn't on Wednesday's quarterly earnings call. But oh those pesky analysts and their questions. Despite beginning his report to investors by...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' � A to Z

    Thirty years ago, Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird self-published a black-and-white comic book with the unusual name "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles." Only 3,000 copies were printed of the 40-page over-sized comic, but from that humble beginning rose an...
  • 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,...
  • Al Gore sues Al Jazeera America for allegedly withholding $65 million

    Former Vice President Al Gore has sued Al Jazeera America, claiming the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family has withheld $65 million of the proceeds from the sale of cable channel Current TV. Gore and his business partner, Joel Hyatt,...
  • Time Warner CEO says 'strategy is working' after strong quarter

    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said the entertainment giant is not lacking anything and that bigger is not always better. Speaking to Wall Street analysts a day after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox withdrew its unsolicited and unwelcome...
  • Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

    Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch's takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stronger quarter than expected. Driven primarily by the...
  • 21st Century Fox withdraws bid for Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has abandoned its $80-billion takeover bid for rival Time Warner, a stunning retreat for a mogul not known for throwing in the towel. Murdoch said Tuesday that he wanted to orchestrate a friendly, not hostile, takeover....
  • Ticked off! @ cable, bike thief

    I'm ticked off at the fact that I feel like a prisoner in my friend's home. Any time we walk outside there are three medium sized dogs that chase us back into the house. We have called the police and they came out and didn't do anything. It's mainly at...
  • O'Malley calls for Redskins name change

    O'Malley calls for Redskins name change
    Add Gov. Martin O'Malley's name to the list of prominent Democrats who want Washington's National Football League team to change its name. O'Malley's statement came in response to a question from Jorge Ramos on the Fusion satellite and cable channel...