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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Guillermo del Toro's TV thriller 'The Strain' gets second season

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Gory paranormal television thriller "The Strain," one of the top new series on U.S. cable television, has been renewed for a second 13-episode season, U.S. cable network FX said on Tuesday. The vampire horror drama from...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech's Babcock talks ACC channel, fan experience, football ticket sales

    As he anxiously awaits concrete details on NCAA reform and a potential ACC channel, both of which will have enormous impacts on Virginia Tech’s balance sheet, Whit Babcock continues to work on the promise he made when hired. Indeed, the...
  • Taiwan's Wei family to buy cable TV operator CNS for $2.4 billion: sources

    HONG KONG/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's Wei family has agreed to buy majority control of China Network Systems (CNS), the island's biggest cable TV operator, for about $2.4 billion including debt from private equity firm MBK Partners, sources with direct...
  • Cars.com sale shows success, struggle for news companies

    WASHINGTON The Gannett Co.'s announcement Tuesday that it was buying out its four media partners in Cars.com to the tune of $1.8 billion is both a success story for the struggling newspaper sector and a sign of the challenges ahead. The largest U.S....
  • Tragedy at 'Cops': Crew member killed by police while filming shootout

    One of the longest-running shows in television history suffered its worst tragedy this week when an audio technician for the reality program “Cops” was accidentally shot and killed by police while trying to film a robbery in Omaha....
  • Daniel Snyder starts planning for new NFL stadium

    NFL Washington's Snyder plans for new stadium The Washington Redskins are taking steps toward finding a spot to build a new home to replace their 17-year-old stadium. Team owner Daniel Snyder told CSNWashington.com on Wednesday that he has "started...
  • Zach Galifianakis, Louis C.K. comedy show 'Baskets' picked up by FX

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Baskets," a new comedy series created by comedians Zach Galifianakis and Louis C.K., has been picked up by FX for a 2016 debut, the basic cable network said on Wednesday. "The Hangover" actor Galifianakis, known for his eccentric...
  • Al Jazeera America rejects allegations in Al Gore's lawsuit over sale

    The Al Jazeera America television network is rejecting claims it owes former Vice President Al Gore and his business partner $65 million. Last week, Gore and business partner Joel Hyatt sued the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family...
  • Do Sunday-Morning Talk Shows Need a Makeover?

    Amid hand wringing over the direction of TV's Sunday-morning talk shows, Bob Schieffer sees little need to change "Face The Nation, the program he has hosted since 1991. He sees reason to add more segments to accommodate shorter attention spans or...