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  • Sean Combs eyes Fuse. TV Academy plans makeover.

    Sean Combs eyes Fuse. TV Academy plans makeover.
    After the coffee. Before creating my own entertainment festival. The Skinny: Nothing against "True Detective," but you know what I like about "The Walking Dead"? I like that I am not required to read 10,000-word essays about each episode or search for...
  • CBS Chief Moonves: We Can Go Over-the-Top If Aereo Wins at Supreme Court

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves continued to downplay the threat posed by Aereo -- the Internet startup facing a showdown with broadcasters at the Supreme Court -- saying the Eye could deliver its own "over-the-top" service. "If Aereo should work -- if they can...
  • Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney

    Speculation starts on Anne Sweeney successor at Disney
    It's only been a few hours since Anne Sweeney announced her intentions to resign from her senior role at Walt Disney Co. next January, and speculation is already heating up about who will replace her. Holding the titles of co-chair Disney Media Networks...
  • Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture

    Anne Sweeney to step down as Disney/ABC TV faces critical juncture
    The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company's $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an...
  • Time Warner Cable CEO: Comcast Deal Is a 'Dream Combination'

    Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, a lame duck with Comcast's pending $42 billion takeover of the No. 2 cable operator, called the proposed merger a "dream combination" that will accelerate innovation and efficiency of the combined company. Marcus, who...
  • Disney Deal Gives Dish the Rights for a Virtual-MSO Foray

    Dish Network has taken a small step toward delivering the first mainstream broadband-based subscription TV service in the U.S., closing a deal with Disney last week that gives the satcaster unprecedented over-the-top streaming rights to five cable...
  • SXSW 2014: Diddy and Blondie talk disruption and disco

    SXSW 2014: Diddy and Blondie talk disruption and disco
    AUSTIN, Texas --  "There's been this cultural shift, an explosion of hipster culture," said Blondie's Chris Stein at his band's Wednesday afternoon panel at the South by Southwest music festival here. "When we got here it was like 'World War Z,' every...
  • Robert Rodriguez, Mountain Dew in Promotional Pact to Find New Filmmakers

    In Robert Rodriguez's 2007 film "Planet Terror," a greenish gas causes havoc and turns normal townspeople into rampaging zombies. In 2014, the director will team up with a greenish liquid to find new filmmakers and gain some promotional assistance for his...
  • Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney

    Choosing Sweeney's successor a key task for Disney
    Help Wanted: Walt Disney Co. seeks executive with experience in both broadcast and cable television. Must embrace new technologies, display keen programming instincts and be deft at corporate politics. Internal candidates welcome. The impending...
  • Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.

    Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.  The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on FX last night. I know I keep plugging it but trust me, it's worth an hour of your time. Thursday's roundup includes a...
  • Hallmark Movie Channel To Emphasize Mystery Dramas And Tweak Name

    Hallmark Movie Channel, known for the family-fare films that have long been associated with the greeting-card empire's forays into media, intends to add a little tension to the mix by emphasizing mystery dramas starting in the fourth quarter of this year....