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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Stephen Colbert pays visit to new "Late Show" home

    NEW YORK, April 23 (Reuters) - Stephen Colbert dropped in on David Letterman's late night CBS talk show, the "Late Show" on Tuesday, to get a glimpse of the rigors of the high-profile job he will take over in 2015. "He just stopped by to sign the lease,"...
  • RCN subscribers angry about missing Phillies games

    RCN subscribers angry about missing Phillies games
    Bill Exaros' wife was busy doing her own thing, so he had the TV to himself one night recently. It was a perfect occasion for watching the Phillies play ball. Except he, like many other baseball fans throughout the Lehigh Valley, couldn't find the game...
  • 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...
  • Olympics, cable growth spur Comcast revenue

    The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi scored $1.1 billion in advertising revenue for NBCUniversal's broadcast-TV and cable networks, 40 percent more than the advertising for the Vancouver Winter Games in 2010, Comcast Corp. reported Tuesday. The coverage...
  • Comcast nears deal with Charter on $18-$20 billion in divestitures: source

    (Reuters) - Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with Time Warner Cable and is working to reach an accord to sell a portion of those customers to Charter Communications, a source familiar with the matter said Tuesday. Comcast...
  • Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online

    Tribeca 2014: Joss Whedon will make new movie available immediately online
    NEW YORK -- Even as he’s taken the reins of film’s biggest franchise, Joss Whedon has toyed and tinkered with homegrown projects produced outside the system — the smash Web series “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along” in 2008...