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  • Discovery's 'Shark Week' Sets Ratings Record Among Women, Tops All of TV in Young Men

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Discovery's Shark Week has made its biggest ratings splash yet in several key ratings categories, including a first-place finish among all networks -- broadcast and cable -- in men under 50. The 27th edition of Shark Week...
  • Netflix Inks Time Warner Cable Pact to Pay for Direct Internet Connections

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed bandwidth to deliver its streaming-video service to the cable operator's broadband users, following similar deals with Comcast, AT&T and Verizon. The No. 1 streaming...
  • Cox not interested in T-Mobile or going public: president

    Cox not interested in T-Mobile or going public: president
    Cox Communications Inc [COXC.UL] is not interested in merging with wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc or rival cable providers, Cox President Pat Esser said on Tuesday, dispelling rumors recently swirling about the private company. "We're not in any...
  • Ron Wyden, a stalwart defender of an open Internet

    PORTLAND, Ore. It can be hard to argue with U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, the Oregon Democrat who has been at the forefront of the biggest tech-policy issues in recent years. Before "net neutrality" became the tech cause du jour, the Portland lawyer was pushing...
  • Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of firstrun telenovelas, the...
  • Swimming away from 'sea of sameness,' U.S. network FX tests TV waters

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Television cable network FX revels in its minimalist slogan "Fearless," but it could also opt for "It's OK To Fail," "We Have A Long Way To Go," and "Not For Everybody's Taste." FX is hard to sum up these...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether...
  • Ticked off!@stores, driving slow

    To the person ticked off at the cable company: I feel your pain. We canceled our service three yeas ago after they gave us three malfunctioning cable boxes within the first month of our service! To the person who says soccer is not a sport: Soccer is the...
  • New cloud-based TV service launching in Chicago

    New cloud-based TV service launching in Chicago
    A new cloud-based TV service is launching in Chicago Wednesday enabling local cable subscribers to watch their full channel lineups live online, from any location.    NimbleTV, a two-year-old company funded in part by Chicago-based Tribune Media, streams...
  • CBS Giving 'Madam Secretary' A Second Premiere-Night Airing

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - CBS is giving viewers two chances to catch the premiere of drama "Madam Secretary" on Sept. 21, slotting a quickie repeat of the Tea Leoni series for later that night. Cable networks often replay episodes of shows on the night...
  • Netflix, Time Warner Cable reach deal on streaming quality

    Netflix Inc. has signed a deal with Time Warner Cable that should bring more consistent, high-quality streams of movies and TV shows to the cable company's Internet subscribers. “Time Warner Cable reached an agreement with Netflix in June and we...