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  • DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

     DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads
    Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
  • Dish tells FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

    Dish tells FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal
    Satellite broadcaster Dish Network wants the government to block Comcast Corp.'s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable. In meetings with top Federal Communications Commission officials earlier this week, Dish said a combination of Comcast and Time...
  • Republican Rauner amasses ranchland in scenic West

     Republican Rauner amasses ranchland in scenic West
    Sitting between two snowcapped mountain ranges, with the Yellowstone River running through wide expanses of ranchland, Bruce Rauner's spread in Montana lies in the middle of one of the most awe-inspiring spots in the American West. While the...
  • Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC

    Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC
    Every big company tries to snag former Washington insiders for its lobbying team; the revolving door, after all, is what makes public service a stepping stone to personal wealth in the modern age. But the cable giant Comcast has been especially...
  • New York Times Adds Fuel to Fire Against Big Media Mergers

    Joining the chorus of critics railing against the tide of Big Media mergers, the New York Times published an editorial Tuesday opposing Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable, concluding that the $45 billion deal will "concentrate too much...
  • At peace in Ojai

    At peace in Ojai
    It was a fading Friday afternoon in the peaceful valley northwest of Los Angeles, and that meant Marion Leeman and friends were perched along the slow-moving downtown strip with their usual signs. "Working together for harmony and peace," one read....
  • High Noon Adapting Mobile Game Ruzzle for TV

    High Noon Entertainment announced Wednesday that it is partnering with Swedish mobile game developer MAG Interactive to adapt its Ruzzle mobile games for U.S. TV. High Noon plans to develop and expand the series into a format designed for broadcast and...
  • Vubiquity Buys U.K. VOD Operator FilmFlex

    LONDON -- California-based video services provider Vubiquity has acquired FilmFlex Movies, which was set up as a joint venture between Sony and Disney to provide VOD services to U.K. consumers. FilmFlex has licensing agreements with several U.S. studios,...
  • Actress Stacey Dash Joins Fox News As Contributor

    Stacey Dash, the actress best known, perhaps, for her role in the 1995 Amy Heckerling-helmed film "Clueless," will join Fox News Channel as a cultural commentator, the 21st Century Fox-owned cable network said Wednesday. Dash is to offer cultural...
  • Chelsea Handler will end E! talk show in August after seven-year run

    Chelsea Handler will end E! talk show in August after seven-year run
    It's official: Chelsea Handler will leave her E! talk show in August. The cable network confirmed Wednesday that the tart-tongued host will end her seven-year run on "Chelsea Lately" with a finale on Aug. 26. E! will mark the occasion with a monthlong...
  • Kevin Reilly to step down as Fox entertainment chairman

    Kevin Reilly to step down as Fox entertainment chairman
    Kevin Reilly is stepping down as chairman of Fox Entertainment on Thursday, according to people familiar with the matter. The major shake-up comes after the Fox television network wrapped up a bruising season, with ratings for its regularly scheduled...