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  • 'The Lego Movie' boosts Time Warner's first quarter

    'The Lego Movie' boosts Time Warner's first quarter
    The unexpectedly strong performance of "The Lego Movie" and continued strength at its HBO and Turner cable units helped boost first-quarter revenue and profits for Time Warner Inc. Time Warner also increased its business outlook for the year saying...
  • Democracy, not capitalism, is failing the middle class [Commentary]

    Democracy, not capitalism, is failing the middle class [Commentary]
    The new book by French economist Thomas Piketty, "Capital in the Twenty-First Century," has rocketed to the top of the Amazon.com bestseller list. It accomplished this feat by offering yet another apocalyptic vision of capitalism in the tradition of...
  • Time Warner CEO: 'Not Satisfied' With Performance At TNT, TruTV

    Time Warner management is displeased with performance at some of the cable networks that are part of its large Turner cable-programming unit, the company's chief executive said Wednesday in remarks that intensify the spotlight on recent executive churn at...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: Commission Is Not 'Gutting' Net Neutrality Rules

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler took the stage at the Cable Show 2014 to keep up his PR campaign defending the commission's revised net neutrality regulations - and put cable operators on notice that he'll act swiftly to stop any Internet service providers...
  • HBO Reviving Matt Damon, Ben Affleck's 'Project Greenlight'

    HBO is bringing back "Project Greenlight," the series from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck that gave a look at the challenges of a first-time director, the premium cable channel announced Wednesday. It originally ran for two seasons in 2001 and 2003 on HBO....
  • White House Correspondents Weekend: Stars to Share Spotlight With Silicon Valley

    An eclectic list of stars like Julianna Margulies, Brad Paisley, Jessica Simpson and Lupita Nyong'o and a hefty dose of "Scandal" and "House of Cards" cast members will descend on Washington this weekend for the annual White House Correspondents Assn....
  • A+E's New FYI Network Makes Bigger Bet On Cooking Series

    FYI, the new A+E Networks-backed cabler slated to debut July, is adding more shows about cooking to its programming recipe. The cable network, which is being created out of the longstanding Bio, has greenlit "Midnight Feast," a six-episode series of one-...
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Braves Storm of Policy Battles

    Tom Wheeler believes that television programming is in the midst of a Golden Age. When asked what shows he watches, the FCC chairman doesn't hesitate, reeling off "House of Cards," "True Detective" and "Sherlock," and he admits to enjoying the...
  • Megadeals Ahead of NewFronts Show Strength of Steaming Markets

    Just in time for this week's NewFronts digital programming presentations, two recent headlines underscore how significant a business Internet-delivered video has become for traditional media players. Hell didn't freeze over on April 23, even after HBO...
  • Les Moonves and Jeff Shell Defend Movie Industry, Blast Aereo for 'Stealing' Content

    "Fifty Shades of Grey," the Supreme Court Aereo case and DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg's recent critique of the film business were among the many topics of discussion Wednesday morning at the Milken Global Conference's "Entertainment: The...
  • Oprah: Basketball Mogul? Winfrey Joins Geffen, Ellison In Bid For Clippers

    Oprah Winfrey is at the center of an empire that includes stakes in a cable network and a glitzy magazine. Is she about to add a major sports team to her holdings? "Oprah Winfrey is in discussions with David Geffen and Larry Ellison to make a bid for the...