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  • Al Jazeera America rejects allegations in Al Gore's lawsuit over sale

    The Al Jazeera America television network is rejecting claims it owes former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner $65 million. Last week, Gore and business partner Joel Hyatt sued the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family...
  • CBS Giving 'Madam Secretary' A Second Premiere-Night Airing

    CBS is giving viewers two chances to catch the premiere of drama "Madam Secretary" on Sept. 21, slotting a quickie repeat of the Tea Leoni series for later that night. Cable networks often replay episodes of shows on the night they premiere --...
  • Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist

    Funeral planned for Missouri teen shot by police as clashes persist
    Police said early on Tuesday they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white policeman 10 days ago. Funeral...
  • 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...
  • Research firm Screen Engine acquires ASI Entertainment

    Research firm Screen Engine acquires ASI Entertainment
    With the goal of bringing together industry leaders in film and television research, consulting firm Screen Engine announced on Wednesday that is acquiring ASI Entertainment. "This will be a game changer for all of us and especially for our clients,"...
  • Ticked off!@stores, driving slow

    To the person ticked off at the cable company: I feel your pain. We canceled our service three yeas ago after they gave us three malfunctioning cable boxes within the first month of our service! To the person who says soccer is not a sport: Soccer is the...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether...
  • Guillermo del Toro's TV thriller 'The Strain' gets second season

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Gory paranormal television thriller "The Strain," one of the top new series on U.S. cable television, has been renewed for a second 13-episode season, U.S. cable network FX said on Tuesday. The vampire horror drama from...
  • Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults

    NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of firstrun telenovelas, the Spanish-language Univision...
  • Cars.com sale shows success, struggle for news companies

    WASHINGTON The Gannett Co.'s announcement Tuesday that it was buying out its four media partners in Cars.com to the tune of $1.8 billion is both a success story for the struggling newspaper sector and a sign of the challenges ahead. The largest U.S....
  • Discovery's 'Shark Week' Sets Ratings Record Among Women, Tops All of TV in Young Men

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Discovery's Shark Week has made its biggest ratings splash yet in several key ratings categories, including a first-place finish among all networks -- broadcast and cable -- in men under 50. The 27th edition of Shark Week...