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  • WGN America continues original programming with two new projects

    WGN America continues original programming with two new projects
    WGN America continues its push in the original programming arena, announcing Wednesday that it has given a straight-to-series order to Appalachia-set drama "Titans" and has begun initial stages on series contender "Underground." The Tribune-owned...
  • Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester

    Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester
    Fashion designer Edith Flagg was on a trip to Switzerland in the mid-1960s when she encountered, in a shop, a knitted clothing fabric that had a resemblance to wool but didn't much wrinkle. "I said to the girl, 'What is this?'" Flagg said on the reality...
  • A look at the three finalists for MLB commissioner

    Major League Baseball owners have not had to worry about electing a new commissioner since 1992, when Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig was named on an interim basis to succeed the ousted Fay Vincent. Six years later, Selig was named to baseball's top...
  • Netflix, Time Warner Cable reach deal on streaming quality

    Netflix Inc. has signed a deal with Time Warner Cable that should bring more consistent, high-quality streams of movies and TV shows to the cable company's Internet subscribers. “Time Warner Cable reached an agreement with Netflix in June and we...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: NCAA ruling and the myth of the student athlete

    WASHINGTON It may take a bit longer but it seems clear that college athletics is about to change dramatically and one of the most autocratic, often overbearing institutions ever conceived might never be the same. It's about time. The NCAA with its...
  • 'Strain' renewed; virus to spread

    'Strain' renewed; virus to spread
    The vampire catastrophe just got bigger. "The Strain" has been renewed for a second season, FX announced Tuesday. Six episodes in, "The Strain" has become a bit hit for the cable channel. Seven episodes from season one remain to be seen this year....
  • Listen to a snippet of Kanye West's 'All Day'

    Listen to a snippet of Kanye West's 'All Day'
    Earlier today, cable network Revolt liberated what is rumored to be a snippet of the new Kanye West song. Titled "All Day," the two-minute preview is a glimpse into what post-Yeezus Kanye sounds like. Bass! Smack talk! I'm already over the moon for it. ...
  • Stickergate charges 'a bunch of nonsense,' DA says

    Nazareth police Chief Thomas Trachta was called a "cupcake" by a district judge, who this week threw out charges his police department filed against three men who posted stickers around town calling for his firing. No surprise, Trachta fared just as...
  • Media Harassment In Ferguson, Mo., On Rise As Al Jazeera America Adds To Complaints

    Police in Ferguson, Missouri, fired rubber bullets at a news crew working for Al Jazeera America, according to the cable-news outlet, raising the number of journalists who have reported tussles with authorities there as they seek to cover violence and...
  • Disney's Marketing Force is with 'Star Wars Rebels' Oct. 13 Launch

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The marketing force is strong with "Star Wars Rebels." Disney will promote the Oct. 13 launch of the new animated series on Disney XD starting Sept. 29 with a one-hour film "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion," available...
  • America Ferrera to host documentary series for Pivot and Univision

    America Ferrera to host documentary series for Pivot and Univision
    "Ugly Betty" alum America Ferrera has been tapped to host a new Hispanic-focused documentary showcase "Panoramica" on Pivot and Univision. The young cable network, which launched last summer, is teaming with Univision News, the Spanish-language news...