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  • Broadcasters and basic cable prove staying power at Emmys

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Basic cable channel AMC was rewarded at the Primetime Emmy awards for "Breaking Bad" and broadcasters landed top honors, while pioneering streaming service Netflix Inc was shut out of the major categories on Monday. Premium...
  • 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,...
  • Los Angeles Mayor: FCC Should Consider Dodgers Dispute in Comcast-TW Cable Merger Review

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that the FCC's review of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger should examine "real world problems like the Dodgers dispute," in which more than 60% of the city's residents do not...
  • 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....
  • Daniel Snyder starts planning for new NFL stadium

    NFL Washington's Snyder plans for new stadium The Washington Redskins are taking steps toward finding a spot to build a new home to replace their 17-year-old stadium. Team owner Daniel Snyder told CSNWashington.com on Wednesday that he has "started...
  • Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. comedy show 'Baskets' picked up by FX

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Baskets," a new comedy series created by comedians Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K., has been picked up by FX for a 2016 debut, the basic cable network said on Wednesday. "The Hangover" actor Galifianakis, known for his eccentric...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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-...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...