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  • Fox Sports Taps YouTube Space LA for Social-Focused @TheBuzzer Web Show

    Fox Sports, looking to deepen its reach with younger audiences on social platforms, has partnered with YouTube Space LA to produce a daily web-video series explicitly focused on fast-breaking stories that will be shared online. The videos, each about one...
  • 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...
  • Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester

    Edith Flagg dies at 94; L.A. designer helped popularize polyester
    Fashion designer Edith Flagg was on a trip to Switzerland in the mid-1960s when she encountered, in a shop, a knitted clothing fabric that had a resemblance to wool but didn't much wrinkle. "I said to the girl, 'What is this?'" Flagg said on the reality...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 'The Strain' will be back for a second bloodsucking season

    'The Strain' will be back for a second bloodsucking season
    The vampire infection of "The Strain" is still spreading at the midway point of FX's horror thriller series' first season. And it looks like it will continue to spread into next year, as the cable channel announced on Tuesday that the series would...
  • 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...
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • Media and Entertainment Mega Mergers Increase 50%

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Size matters in media. The big companies keep getting bigger, with the number of mergers and acquisitions between major players increasing substantially during the past year, according to a report by PwC. This year has already...
  • Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

    Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm
    U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago. The violence...
  • 'Strain' renewed; virus to spread

    'Strain' renewed; virus to spread
    The vampire catastrophe just got bigger. "The Strain" has been renewed for a second season, FX announced Tuesday. Six episodes in, "The Strain" has become a bit hit for the cable channel. Seven episodes from season one remain to be seen this year....