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  • The Supreme Court's struggle to grasp Aereo's tiny TV antennas

    If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind. Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
  • Time Warner Cable Will Market Startup's Fan TV as Alternative to Its Own Set-Tops

    Hate your cable set-top? Time Warner Cable will soon be suggesting customers to go out and buy a cool new $99 device that provides access to live TV and Internet-streaming services -- with a sleek new menu that outshines TW Cable's own guide. Fanhattan's...
  • Justices Express Concern Over a Sweeping Aereo Ruling

    WASHINGTON -- With no less than the future of free, over-the-air TV at stake, Supreme Court justices expressed concerns about issuing a ruling that would have the unintended consequences of impacting another technology, that of cloud computing. But...
  • Supreme Court justices appear conflicted over Aereo copyright case

    Supreme Court justices appear conflicted over Aereo copyright case
    WASHINGTON — Confronting a case that could reshape the television broadcast industry, Supreme Court justices sounded conflicted Tuesday over whether an upstart streaming service is violating copyright laws by enabling subscribers to record...
  • NBC turnaround and Winter Olympics help lift Comcast earnings

    NBC turnaround and Winter Olympics help lift Comcast earnings
    The NBC broadcast network, after trailing in the ratings for nearly a decade, could finish the TV season in first place among viewers prized by advertisers. Comcast Corp. executives Tuesday lauded the peacock network's performance, which helped power...
  • HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video

    HBO sells reruns of hit shows to Amazon's Prime Instant Video
    HBO has cut a deal to sell reruns of many of its hit shows to Amazon.com Inc.'s Prime Instant Video platform. Among the programs  that will be made available on Amazon's Prime Instant Video streaming service are "The Sopranos," "Six Feet Under," "The...
  • USA Network unveils summer premiere dates

    USA Network unveils summer premiere dates
    USA Network has its eye on summer, unveiling its summer slate of premieres -- including the launch of two new dramas. June is to be the month of returns, with "Royal Pains" making its sixth-season rollout on Tuesday, June 10. The following night will...
  • FremantleMedia Claims Rights to YouTube User-Uploaded Clips

    FremantleMedia is turning thousands of fan-uploaded YouTube clips of "American Idol" -- and dozens of other shows it produces -- into cash. In a partnership pairing two corporate cousins, TV production firm FremantleMedia is working with BroadbandTV to...
  • Can Yahoo Make Big TV Shows Pay?

    With an eye toward landing its own "House of Cards"-style tentpole, Yahoo is looking to pour top dollar into original shows with TV-biz pedigrees. It has approached multiple studios and agents to scope out potential hits, and is zeroing in on specific...
  • Time Warner Cable Risks Alienating Fans With Hardball Dodgers Negotiations

    Brass-knuckled negotiations are nothing new in the TV business. But there has traditionally been an understanding that getting the best deal shouldn't mean crippling the other side -- not out of benevolence, but simply to leave the well viable for the day...
  • Supreme Court's tech ignorance may help Aereo

    Supreme Court's tech ignorance may help Aereo
    On the same day that she issued a historically important dissent in defense of affirmative action, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor showed that she's the court's resident techie. In oral argument in the case of ABC v. Aereo, she invoked Dropbox,...