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  • Emmy ad blitz escalates

    Emmy ad blitz escalates
    The big television networks and studios have shelled out millions of dollars marketing their shows for Emmy consideration, and on Thursday they'll find out if that spending paid off when nominations are announced. But what will they get for all that...
  • Disneyland’s 1955 opening

     
    On Sunday, July 17, 1955, Disneyland opened with an invitation-only event broadcast live on ABC. In addition to the invited guests, thousands carrying counterfeit tickets show up. On Monday, July 18, 1955, the park opened to the public....
  • Sarah Palin's Sportsman Channel Show Renewed for Second Season

    The Sportsman Channel has renewed "Amazing America With Sarah Palin" for a second season. According to the the niche cable channel, the show's first season propelled it to "triple-digit year-over-year growth in households and key male demographics."...
  • Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'

    Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'
    All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone. But the numbers that...
  • FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company

    FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company
    57 Channels and nothin' on? Then check out the real behind-the-scenes drama at a cable TV company. After a cable guy in the Panhandle responded to a service call to a resident, identified as Richard Acton St. John, of Lynn Haven, began cursing the...
  • Surgical spell: Using hypnosis instead of anesthesia

    Bob Dick recently toughed his way through a 90-minute total knee replacement without the aid of anesthesia, choosing to stay awake through the chisel and the buzz of the electric saw. When he reached Duke University Hospital, in Durham, N.C., he...
  • Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5

    Stand Up To Cancer special returns Sept. 5
    The Stand Up To Cancer special will be back for the fourth time in September. Previous fund-raising events in 2008, 2010 and 2012 added millions to the fight against cancer, and the specials offer updates on the latest in cancer research. This year,...
  • To Launch New Series, Sprout Lets Space Animals Invade Its Kiddie-Program Lineup

    Space travelers have invaded TV's kiddie-oriented Sprout network. Tykes viewing a recent broadcast of the animated series "Justin Time" on the NBCUniversal-owned outlet may have been surprised to see the actual show shrink into the center of the screen...
  • Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'

    LOS ANGELES, July 10 (Reuters) - Television newcomers crime drama "True Detective" from HBO and dark prison comedy "Orange is the New Black" from Netflix racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday. Online streaming company Netflix Inc more...
  • HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.

    HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.
    After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Emmy nominations. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of FX's "The Strain." I won't give anything away but I will say you will never hear "Sweet Caroline" the same way again after watching it. Today's...
  • Emmy Nominations Yield Celebration -- And Second-Guessing (Analysis)

    The abundance of quality programming and expanding number of options has created a logjam for the nighttime Emmy Awards, where the celebration over which shows earned nomination will inevitably give way to plenty of second-guessing about those that were...