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  • On TV, the spies have it

    On TV, the spies have it
    Spies, sex, drugs and a beaming Ronald Reagan. Those are the elements for one of the most arresting scenes you'll see this year on television. It will air Wednesday night on "The Americans," one of the most talked-about series this spring on cable TV....
  • Smooth sailing for 'Noah.' ABC's Josh Elliott jumps to NBC.

    Smooth sailing for 'Noah.' ABC's Josh Elliott jumps to NBC.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to use my iPhone. The Skinny: I finally broke down and got an iPhone. I am a dinosaur no more. Now I just have to master the touch screen, which I hate. It was a touching episode of "The Good Wife" as...
  • Chelsea Handler reportedly plans to leave E!

    Chelsea Handler reportedly plans to leave E!
    "Chelsea Lately" may not be around for much longer — at least not on E! In news first reported by the Hollywood Reporter, comedian Chelsea Handler is itching to find a new home for her late-night talk show once her contract with the cable...
  • FCC Sides with MVPDs, Puts Limits on Stations in Retrans Negotiations

    The FCC on Monday passed a rule that prevents many TV stations from jointly negotiating retransmission consent payments for their signals from cable and satellite operators. The order prohibits two or more of the top four stations in a market from...
  • FCC issues new rules that crack down on local TV partnerships

    The Federal Communications Commission approved new rules Monday that will greatly reduce and potentially bring to an end the popular practice of business partnerships between competing local television stations. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said such...
  • Machinima Hires Cable Exec Chad Gutstein as CEO

    Machinima announced that it has hired Chad Gutstein, previously chief operating officer of arts cable network Ovation, as its new CEO. Announcement comes after the YouTube multichannel network announced an $18 million investment led by Warner Bros....
  • FCC Votes to Bar Stations from Jointly Selling Ad Time

    The FCC on Monday prohibited so-called "sidecar" deals among stations in the same market, a move that Chairman Tom Wheeler said will close a loophole that has allowed major media groups to skirt media ownership rules. The FCC's order, on a 3-2 vote, puts...
  • Hulu Names Warner Bros. TV's Craig Erwich Head of Content

    Hulu announced that it has hired Craig Erwich, previously with Warner Horizon Television, as senior VP and head of content. Erwich will officially start at the Internet TV joint venture next Monday, April 7, reporting to Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins. As head...
  • Broadstripe cable subscribers could lose Viacom-owned networks

    Broadstripe cable subscribers could lose Viacom-owned networks
    Nearly 17,000 Broadstripe cable TV subscribers could lose channels such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1 and BET if the Anne Arundel County cable provider and Viacom fail to reach an agreement by Tuesday. The dispute centers on monthly per-...
  • WWE Network's First Big Test Is Coming: 'WrestleMania 30′

    A week from today, WWE will release an important number: The first batch of subscribers who have paid $10 a month to watch its WWE Network. It's a certainty that the figure -- no matter how big or small -- will be closely analyzed by Wall Street, the...
  • Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'

    Mike Judge dives gleefully into the tech world with 'Silicon Valley'
    There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom. The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...