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  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • Murdoch is 'resolute' in dropping Time Warner bid

    Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival. Murdoch, and his chief deputy, on Wednesday tried to...
  • Starz Original 'Power' Ends on Ratings High, to Get Encore Run

    Original Starz drama "Power," which had been picking up ratings steam in July and has been especially popular among African-Americans, surged Saturday night in its finale to hit series highs that more than doubled the audience of its premiere....
  • Pilot for Civil War drama will be filmed in Virginia

    Pilot for Civil War drama will be filmed in Virginia
     The Civil War is coming back to Virginia - in the shape of a pilot for a TV drama being produced by Amazon Studios and ABC-TV.  Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Film Office announced this week that the pilot for "Point of Honor" will be filmed...
  • Scripps Networks' Q2 Profit Falls 3.7% As Costs Offset Revenue Increases

    Scripps Networks Interactive said second-quarter net income fell approximately 3.7% as costs associated with programming offset increases in revenue from advertising and distribution at the company's lifestyle cable networks. The owner of cable...
  • About 305,000 Americans Cancelled Pay TV in Q2 -- And That's Good News

    The U.S. pay-TV market collectively lost a net of about 305,000 subscribers in the second quarter of 2014, historically the weakest period for the sector, according to estimates from research firm MoffettNathanson. But that's actually an improvement over...
  • CBS profit falls 7% in 2nd quarter with softer advertising sales

    Broadcasting giant CBS Corp. reported 7% lower second-quarter profit due to softer advertising sales, including at its marquee CBS broadcast network, and lower program licensing fees. For the quarter ended June 30, CBS reported net income of $439...
  • YouTube's biggest stars are cashing in offline

    YouTube's biggest stars are cashing in offline
    Before the makeup line, the book deal and the product endorsements, Michelle Phan was just another girl trying to make it big on YouTube. She rose to fame with her viral video tutorials, sharing makeup tips and emulating looks inspired by Lady Gaga,...
  • Ad Softness Crimps CBS 2Q Results

    CBS said second-quarter net income fell 3.9%, as advertising softness resulted in revenue shortfalls at three of its major segments during the period. The company said revenue fell about 5.3% - to $3.17 billion from $3.39 billion - as its entertainment...
  • 'Let's Be Cops' Campaign Feeds Twitter Blurbs Into TV Ads (Exclusive)

    Who needs critics? 20th Century Fox is pulling upbeat bon mots from Twitter about "Let's Be Cops" -- the goofy buddy-cop comedy picture that bows Aug. 13 -- into TV ads shortly after the tweets are posted. The studio is working with social-media...
  • FCC to Consider Whether to Expand Political Ad Disclosure Rules

    The FCC is fielding comments on whether to require that cable and satellite systems post information about political advertising to the commission's online database. In 2012, the FCC started requiring major TV broadcasters to post such information...