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  • Hallmark Movie Channel To Emphasize Mystery Dramas And Tweak Name

    Hallmark Movie Channel, known for the family-fare films that have long been associated with the greeting-card empire's forays into media, intends to add a little tension to the mix by emphasizing mystery dramas starting in the fourth quarter of this year....
  • Unconventional Outlets Giving TV Networks a Run for Advertisers' Money

    During this year's upfront market, TV networks more than ever will have to compete outside the box. For decades, the main rivals in the annual springtime haggle over commercial inventory in TV's new fall season have been, well, other TV nets. In an...
  • Crown Media Predicts 20% Rise in Hallmark Upfront Take

    Can the former executive producer of landmark CBS series "Touched by an Angel" produce a halo effect for the fortunes of Crown Media's Hallmark cable networks? Armed with proof of new investment in original programming, executives from the media company,...
  • The Broadway Channel Expands Into Local New York Broadcasting

    The Broadway Channel, a producer and distributor of legit-centric video content, has partnered with PIX11, the New York CW affiliate, to produce segments and primetime specials focusing on Broadway. The Tribune Broadcasting station will team with the...
  • Hal Douglas dies at 89; voice artist in film and TV

    Hal Douglas was a movie star, but only until the feature film started. Douglas, who was one of the most sought-after voice artists working in film and television, did the narration for so many movie trailers that he could not recall how many he recorded...
  • Liberty Media Drops Plan to Buy Rest of SiriusXM, Creates Two Tracking Stocks

    John Malone's Liberty Media said it has given up efforts to acquire the stake in satellite-radio company SiriusXM that it doesn't already own, and instead is focused on raising capital for cable company Charter Communications to expand. The company is...
  • L.A. city attorney sues Time Warner Cable for $10 million

    Time Warner Cable has more problems in Los Angeles. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer took a swing on Friday, filing a lawsuit against the region's largest pay TV provider. The federal suit, filed on behalf of the city of Los Angeles, alleges that...
  • Not a Virtual MSO? 'Next-Gen Cable' Service Layer3 TV Launches with Backing from CAA Fund

    Layer3 TV, a secretive Internet TV startup founded by a group of cable-industry veterans, has landed $21 million in initial financing, led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Evolution Media Growth Partners, a joint venture between private-equity firm...
  • Ronald Lauder, Pioneer of Central and Eastern European Broadcasting, Steps Down as CME Chairman

    LONDON -- Ronald S. Lauder, a pioneer of commercial broadcasting in Central and Eastern Europe, has stepped down as non-executive chairman at TV network Central European Media Enterprises, of which he was founder. He will leave the board. Lauder was...
  • Netflix Buys Rights to Fox Digital Studio Films 'How to Be a Man,' Starring Gavin McInnes, and 'ETXR'

    Netflix has acquired streaming rights to a pair of Fox Digital Studio films, "How to Be a Man," a dark comedy starring Gavin McInnes, and "ETXR," a drama about an electronic-dance music DJ trying to communicate with aliens. "How to Be a Man" will debut...
  • L.A. sues Time Warner Cable over past fees

    L.A. sues Time Warner Cable over past fees
    Time Warner Cable Inc. has stirred anger over its hike in subscription rates for customers and its efforts to extract hefty fees from rivals to air the L.A. Dodgers channel. Now it has incurred the wrath of city officials. On Friday, the city of Los...