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  • FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.

    FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.
    After the coffee. Before thinking of a good April Fools' Day joke. The Skinny: I don't want to hear any spoilers about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother." Although I haven't watched the show in maybe five years I've decided to catch up, so be...
  • Reforming university athletics [Commentary]

    Reforming university athletics [Commentary]
    The advent of cable television gave universities vast opportunities to profit from football and basketball, and the large and most lucrative programs dominate the national championship tournaments and earn huge sums. Northwestern's football program...
  • No Time Warner Cable means no Dodgers for fans and bar owners

    No Time Warner Cable means no Dodgers for fans and bar owners
    Dodgers fans who want to watch this afternoon's game against the Padres but don't have the team's new channel SportsNet LA might have to go park themselves at bar to catch the action. But don't just assume that every bar and restaurant will have the...
  • IDW Entertainment Partners With eOne For Development and Production Deal

    IDW Entertainment, the newly launched division of comicbook publisher IDW Publishing, has partnered with Entertainment One Television (eOne) to co-develop, co-fund and co-produce television series based on IDW's library of over 300 original properties....
  • Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans

    Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans
    Joseph Serxner threw on his Dodgers T-shirt and headed to Public House 1739, a Los Feliz bar, hoping to spend the afternoon watching the Boys in Blue battle the San Diego Padres. Instead, he is staring at the hated New York Yankees playing the Houston...
  • 'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners

    'Breaking Bad,' 'Orphan Black,' 'Scandal' among Peabody Award winners
    Winners of the 73rd annual George Foster Peabody Awards were announced Wednesday on "CBS This Morning," with a record 46 series, specials and reports from television, radio and the Web being honored for excellence in 2013.  There were some old favorites...
  • Barry Diller Says Aereo Will Be 'Finished' If It Loses Supreme Court Case

    Barry Diller, IAC chairman and a key investor in Aereo, said that the startup streaming service will likely see its demise if it loses its Supreme Court battle with broadcasters. "If we lose, we're finished," he said in an interview with Bloomberg...
  • Hulu Grabs Exclusive Rights to NBCU, Fox Series Including 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine'

    Hulu is padding its growing list of exclusive SVOD rights to primetime series. The streaming service announced Tuesday that previous seasons of Fox series "The Mindy Project" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" will be available only on Hulu Plus (and not rivals...
  • DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels

    DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV has been running a clever marketing campaign about the bad things that can happen to people who subscribe to cable. If a cable company — say Time Warner Cable — decided to parody those DirecTV commercials, it...
  • Dish Network Backs Aereo in Supreme Court Battle With Broadcasters

    Dish Network, Echostar and the American Cable Assn. are among those supporting Aereo in its showdown with broadcasters in the Supreme Court. They were among the companies and organizations which filed briefs to the high court on Wednesday, the deadline...
  • LeBron James' new show has been cast

    LeBron James' new show has been cast
    Miami Heat star forward LeBron James has moved one step forward with his new Starz series. The cable network recently announced it has cast several roles for the half-hour comedy, "Survivor's Remorse," which the network greenlighted in February for a...