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  • Broadcasters and basic cable prove staying power at Emmys

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Basic cable channel AMC was rewarded at the Primetime Emmy awards for "Breaking Bad" and broadcasters landed top honors, while pioneering streaming service Netflix Inc was shut out of the major...
  • Broadcasters and basic cable prove staying power at Emmys

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Basic cable channel AMC was rewarded at the Primetime Emmy awards for "Breaking Bad" and broadcasters landed top honors, while pioneering streaming service Netflix Inc was shut out of the major categories on Monday. Premium...
  • Screen Engine Buys TV Program Researcher ASI Entertainment

    Four-year-old movie researcher Screen Engine is expanding into TV research by acquiring ASI Entertainment for an undisclosed price. Screen Engine will continue to focus primarily on film-related research and Screen Engine/ASI will service the TV and...
  • Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series

    Dora the Explorer is growing up and getting a spinoff series
    Dora Marquez, as the pint-sized global superstar herself might say, has gotten muy grande. The beloved cartoon character first walked her tiny feet into the hearts of children 14 years ago with the premiere of "Dora the Explorer" as part of Nickelodeon'...
  • Fox Sports Taps YouTube Space LA for Social-Focused @TheBuzzer Web Show

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox Sports, looking to deepen its reach with younger audiences on social platforms, has partnered with YouTube Space LA to produce a daily web-video series explicitly focused on fast-breaking stories that will be shared online....
  • Community group plans forum for council candidates

    Mesa Verde Community Inc. is hosting a Costa Mesa City Council candidate forum Thursday evening. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Neighborhood Community Center, 1845 Park Ave. The nonprofit's president, Darnell Wyrick, is the moderator. Mesa Verde...
  • With 'The Knick,' Cinemax tries a grown-up brand of adult programming

    For decades, watching Cinemax could trigger a spiral of shame. Many voyeurs waited until their parents or spouse fell asleep, then crawled out of bed, tiptoed down to the living room and watched "The Great Bikini Bowling Bash" at low volume in the dark....
  • DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

    Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...
  • '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....
  • 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...