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  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • Turner Broadcasting to cut costs; older workers offered buyouts

    Turner Broadcasting has launched a significant round of cost-cutting, with plans to eliminate several hundred workers. The move, announced Tuesday, comes after a nearly three-month review of the business initiated by John Martin, who earlier this year...
  • Time Warner Cable Internet outage fuels opposition to merger

    Time Warner Cable's nationwide outage early Wednesday -- which left millions of homes across the country without Internet service -- is fueling opposition to the company's proposed merger with Comcast Corp. Overnight maintenance on the backbone of...
  • New York Mayor Calls for Conditions on Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not calling for the FCC to reject Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, but he is asking that they impose a series of conditions on the transaction, including an expansion of lower-...
  • TiVo introduces DVR for cord-cutters

    TiVo introduces DVR for cord-cutters
    TiVo is unveiling a new DVR device aimed squarely at the growing ranks of cable cord-cutters, the company announced Monday. The TiVo Roamio OTA will offer 75 hours of high definition storage capacity, enabling viewers to record everything from over-...
  • Luke Bryan is the poster boy for the new Nashville

    Luke Bryan is the poster boy for the new Nashville
    MINNEAPOLIS — It was a one-two punch in the gut from two of country's biggest stars. Last fall, Zac Brown declared Luke Bryan's "That's My Kind of Night" the "worst song I've ever heard." This winter, Carrie Underwood called out country radio,...
  • Los Angeles Mayor: FCC Should Consider Dodgers Dispute in Comcast-TW Cable Merger Review

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says that the FCC's review of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger should examine "real world problems like the Dodgers dispute," in which more than 60% of the city's residents do not...
  • Time Warner prepares to offer buyouts at Turner cable division

    (Reuters) - Time Warner Inc's Turner cable division is preparing to offer buyouts targeting 500 to 600 staffers, or roughly 4 percent of its workforce, according to a person familiar with the company. Turner, which is home to cable networks such as CNN,...
  • Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot

    Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot
    The 2014 Emmys telecast approaches, and although the television academy's official voting period is over, it's not too late to make your predictions about who will walk away with a statuette from the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Use our play-at-home...
  • 'Long Island Medium' Theresa Caputo is coming to Norfolk

    'Long Island Medium' Theresa Caputo is coming to Norfolk
     The medium is big. And she's coming to Norfolk.  Theresa Caputo, star of the TLC cable network's "Long Island Medium," will appear at the Constant Center in Norfolk on Saturday, Oct. 11.  Caputo's show will involve personal stories from her life...
  • Lifetime orders 'The Omen' sequel series

    Lifetime orders 'The Omen' sequel series
    Lifetime has portrayed a lot of unsavory dudes over the years, but now it's topping them all with the Antichrist himself. The cable channel announced on Monday that it has ordered "Damien," a sequel series to the classic "The Omen." The series will...