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  • Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot

    Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot
    The 2014 Emmys telecast approaches, and although the television academy's official voting period is over, it's not too late to make your predictions about who will walk away with a statuette from the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Use our play-at-home...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 8/23 log (updated Friday AM)

    7 a.m.    Golf: Czech Masters third round (in Prague).--Golf 7:40 a.m.    Soccer: English Premier League: Newcastle at Aston Villa.--NBCSN 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Belgian Grand Prix qualifying.--CNBC 8 a.m.    Motorsports: FIM World Motocross...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room...
  • 'Hunger Games,' 'Divergent' Franchises Coming to TNT

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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 -...
  • Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice

    Rabindranath Tagore documentary doesn't do him justice
    Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford...
  • Ed Harris Joins HBO's 'Westworld' as Key Villain

    Ed Harris is heading to TV in a villainous role. The "Apollo 13" and "The Abyss" actor has signed on to join HBO's "Westworld" in key evil role, Variety has confirmed. He joins an already-announced cast of Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright and Shannon...
  • Fairness for college athletes

    In ruling that the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. illegally restrained competition for top student football and basketball players, U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken could have obliterated the last remnants of amateurism in major college sports....
  • 3 plans to save money on cable and Internet

    Last month Veronica Belmont called Comcast trying to cancel her Internet service. The "retention agent" on the other end of the line made it very, very difficult. At some point Belmont passed the phone to her husband, who began a recording that has...
  • Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions

    Tribune Media profit boosted by acquisitions
    Tribune Media saw its earnings grow 25 percent in the second quarter, according to financial statements released Tuesday morning. The Chicago-based media company reported a net income of $82.9 million, up from $66.3 million in the same quarter a year...