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  • Skepticism wells up at Senate hearing on Comcast-Time Warner deal

    A former U.S. Justice Department official warned at a Senate hearing Wednesday in Washington that the $45.2 billion merger of Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. would lead to a dangerously large corporation with "massive tentacles" in the pay-TV and...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable today brought their road show to the U.S. Senate, trying to prove that their proposed $40-billion merger will bring fabulous service to consumers, create new competition and, one would think, end the stalemate over the...
  • Hulu Head of Original Series Charlotte Koh Departs

    Charlotte Koh, head of development for Hulu's original series responsible for series including "Deadbeat" and Seth Meyers' "The Awesomes," is leaving the company after three years. "We thank Charlotte for her amazing contributions over the past three...
  • Comcast, TW Cable Execs Grilled By Skeptical Senators at Merger Hearing

    Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...
  • 'Born in Baltimore' show seeks host

    'Born in Baltimore' show seeks host
    Do you have the charisma of Oprah, the peppiness of Katie Couric and the wit of Letterman? Ok, um.... well, do you at least have the Mr. Rogers' knack for popping in businesses with his television neighbor? The city's local access cable channel is...
  • Paramount Television names production, development heads

    Paramount Television names production, development heads
    Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Television studio has named the executive team that will help the company stage its return to the TV production business.  The company on Wednesday appointed Jason Fisher, formerly of cable network AMC, as head of production. ...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers

    Senior executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable were grilled for more than three hours Wednesday about their proposed merger by a mostly skeptical Senate Judiciary Committee concerned that the more than $40-billion deal would be bad for consumers and...
  • WESH: Dish impasse a head-scratcher

    WESH: Dish impasse a head-scratcher
    UPDATE: This issue has been resolved, according to WESH. The original post remains below. WESH-Channel 2 says it is baffled by a negotiation breakdown that has knocked it and sister station WKCF-Channel 18 off satellite provider Dish Network. "It...
  • NBCUniversal Names Alison Moore Head of TV Everywhere, After Shutting Down DailyCandy

    NBCUniversal has named Alison Moore -- previously GM of DailyCandy, the female-focused website the Peacock shuttered last week -- general manager and EVP of TV Everywhere in the company's content distribution group. In the newly created role, Moore...
  • 'HIMYM' Finale, ACM Awards Power CBS to Easy Weekly Win

    CBS continued its strong start to spring last week, dominating a frame book-ended by the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother" and the Academy of Country Music Awards. The Eye also saw strong numbers for "The Big Bang Theory," veteran crime dramas...
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley. The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...