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  • HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

    HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video
    HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform. Among the programs  that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
  • FremantleMedia Claims Rights to YouTube User-Uploaded Clips

    FremantleMedia is turning thousands of fan-uploaded YouTube clips of "American Idol" -- and dozens of other shows it produces -- into cash. In a partnership pairing two corporate cousins, TV production firm FremantleMedia is working with BroadbandTV to...
  • Supreme Court justices appear conflicted over Aereo copyright case

    Supreme Court justices appear conflicted over Aereo copyright case
    WASHINGTON — Confronting a case that could reshape the television broadcast industry, Supreme Court justices sounded conflicted Tuesday over whether an upstart streaming service is violating copyright laws by enabling subscribers to record...
  • Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal

    Comcast pushes back on Netflix; touts benefits of TW Cable deal
    Netflix has emerged as one of the biggest foes of Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. Despite a recent agreement in which the digital programmer agreed to pay the cable and broadband giant for a direct connection to its 20 million high-...
  • NBC turnaround and Winter Olympics help lift Comcast earnings

    The NBC broadcast network, after trailing in the ratings for nearly a decade, could finish the TV season in first place among viewers prized by advertisers. Comcast Corp. executives Tuesday lauded the peacock network's performance, which helped power...
  • Supreme Court hears arguments in Aereo online TV case

    WASHINGTON Supreme Court justices seemed torn Tuesday as they listened to the arguments in a complex technological case involving copyright law, the rights of TV broadcasters and a video startup called Aereo that is upending how viewers access television....
  • Dish looking to debut Internet TV service this summer -Bloomberg

    April 22 (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp, the No. 2 U.S. satellite TV provider, is looking to debut internet TV service this summer, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter. Dish has told programmers, including Comcast...
  • RCN subscribers angry about missing Phillies games

    RCN subscribers angry about missing Phillies games
    Bill Exaros' wife was busy doing her own thing, so he had the TV to himself one night recently. It was a perfect occasion for watching the Phillies play ball. Except he, like many other baseball fans throughout the Lehigh Valley, couldn't find the game...
  • The Supreme Court's struggle to grasp Aereo's tiny TV antennas

    If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind. Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
  • Stephen Colbert pays visit to new "Late Show" home

    NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman's late night CBS talk show, the "Late Show" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the rigors of the high-profile job he will take over in 2015. "He just stopped by to sign the lease,"...
  • Time Warner Cable Will Market Startup's Fan TV as Alternative to Its Own Set-Tops

    Hate your cable set-top? Time Warner Cable will soon be suggesting customers to go out and buy a cool new $99 device that provides access to live TV and Internet-streaming services -- with a sleek new menu that outshines TW Cable's own guide. Fanhattan's...