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  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....
  • Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice

    Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice
    Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford...
  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' Franchises Coming to TNT

    TNT has secured the network television rights to "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" movie franchises in an expansive deal with Lionsgate. The acquisition includes the network premiere windows for "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," bowing in theaters...
  • Ed Harris Joins HBO's 'Westworld' as Key Villain

    Ed Harris is heading to TV in a villainous role. The "Apollo 13" and "The Abyss" actor has signed on to join HBO's "Westworld" in key evil role, Variety has confirmed. He joins an already-announced cast of Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright and Shannon...
  • Fairness for college athletes

    In ruling that the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. illegally restrained competition for top student football and basketball players, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken could have obliterated the last remnants of amateurism in major college sports....
  • 3 plans to save money on cable and Internet

    Last month Veronica Belmont called Comcast trying to cancel her Internet service. The "retention agent" on the other end of the line made it very, very difficult. At some point Belmont passed the phone to her husband, who began a recording that has...
  • Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions

    Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions
    Tribune Media saw its earnings grow 25 percent in the second quarter, according to financial statements released Tuesday morning. The Chicago-based media company reported a net income of $82.9 million, up from $66.3 million in the same quarter a year...
  • Listen to a snippet of Kanye West's 'All Day'

    Listen to a snippet of Kanye West's 'All Day'
    Earlier today, cable network Revolt liberated what is rumored to be a snippet of the new Kanye West song. Titled "All Day," the two-minute preview is a glimpse into what post-Yeezus Kanye sounds like. Bass! Smack talk! I'm already over the moon for it. ...
  • Orioles-Yankees game postponed Tuesday, will be made up in Sept. 12 doubleheader

    Orioles-Yankees game postponed Tuesday, will be made up in Sept. 12 doubleheader
    The Orioles' game against the New York Yankees that was postponed Tuesday because of rain will be made up as part of a split-admission doubleheader Sept. 12 at 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. There was a possibility that the game would be made up during...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • Ryan Seacrest Prods., CBS TV Studios Strike Scripted Overall Deal

    Omnipresent radio and TV personality and producer Ryan Seacrest and his eponymous shingle have partnered with CBS Television Studios on a two-year overall deal that will focus on developing scripted content. Under the pact, Ryan Seacrest Productions'...