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  • 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...
  • Hogan is first GOP gubernatorial hopeful on TV

    Larry Hogan became the first Republican candidate for governor to run ads on television Thursday as his campaign released a 30-second spot that is running on cable channelsĀ in the Baltimore market. The Hogan ad, which comes 2 1/2 months before the...
  • Ratings: AMC, OWN, TLC Among Notable Cable Gainers in 2014

    The quarterly ratings fortunes of cable networks often ride on a single show, and that was the case for the likes of AMC, A&E and OWN during the first three months of the year. AMC surged behind record ratings for "The Walking Dead," and OWN had its best...
  • How to cut the best possible deal for cable or satellite service

    How to cut the best possible deal for cable or satellite service
    Larry saw my recent video about T-Mobile offering hundreds of dollars to get people to sign up for wireless service. He wants to know if any cable or satellite companies have similar offers. I can understand his interest. Cable and satellite packages...
  • Slingshot Global Media Names Quan Phung as President of Scripted TV

    Former president of Bluegrass Television Quan Phung will join Slingshot Global Media as president of scripted TV. The new global independent television studio was formed in February in partnership with TPG Growth with the goal of developing and producing...
  • Study: Cigarette Sales Decline Linked to TV Smoking

    As smoking rates decline in the U.S., so does the visibility of tobacco products in primetime television. In what they're claiming is the largest-ever study linking tobacco use to TV, researchers at Annenberg Public Policy Center found that tobacco use...
  • Time Warner Cable, DirecTV At Odds Over Dodgers Channel

    Baseball season has barely gotten underway, but Dodgers fans who subscribe to DirecTV may already be out of luck this season. Time Warner Cable has revealed that the company is no longer in negotiations with DirecTV to carry the Dodgers-owned SportsNet...
  • When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job

    When the Hoover Dam was built, this worker had the dirtiest job
    Nobody could recall his real name. Instead, he was known simply as Alabam, probably a riff off his Southern roots. But they all knew him, the old man who played a gritty and all-but-thankless role in the Depression-era building of Hoover Dam. Alabam...
  • Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC

    Comcast deploys its army of revolving-door lobbyists against the FCC
    Every big company tries to snag former Washington insiders for its lobbying team; the revolving door, after all, is what makes public service a stepping stone to personal wealth in the modern age. But the cable giant Comcast has been especially...
  • New York Times Adds Fuel to Fire Against Big Media Mergers

    Joining the chorus of critics railing against the tide of Big Media mergers, the New York Times published an editorial Tuesday opposing Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable, concluding that the $45 billion deal will "concentrate too much...