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  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • 11 Top U.S. Magazines To Hawk NBC's 'Blacklist' On Fake Covers

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - To draw attention to the second-season launch of its popular drama, "The Blacklist," NBC has convinced no fewer than 11 of the nation's best-known magazines to put the series' star, James Spader, on their covers. Well, sort of....
  • Syrian army takes town near Damascus in blow to rebels

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah took control of a town just outside Damascus from Islamist fighters on Thursday, a blow to the rebels who had held it for more than a year. Syrian state television broadcast...
  • Disney's Marketing Force is with 'Star Wars Rebels' Oct. 13 Launch

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The marketing force is strong with "Star Wars Rebels." Disney will promote the Oct. 13 launch of the new animated series on Disney XD starting Sept. 29 with a one-hour film "Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion," available...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • America Ferrera to host documentary series for Pivot and Univision

    America Ferrera to host documentary series for Pivot and Univision
    "Ugly Betty" alum America Ferrera has been tapped to host a new Hispanic-focused documentary showcase "Panoramica" on Pivot and Univision. The young cable network, which launched last summer, is teaming with Univision News, the Spanish-language news...
  • Ukraine bans Russian TV channels for airing war 'propaganda'

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine has blocked 14 Russian television channels from its cable networks to stop them spreading war propaganda, an Interior Ministry official said on Tuesday. Television news has played a vital role in public perception of the conflict...
  • Media Harassment In Ferguson, Mo., On Rise As Al Jazeera America Adds To Complaints

    Police in Ferguson, Missouri, fired rubber bullets at a news crew working for Al Jazeera America, according to the cable-news outlet, raising the number of journalists who have reported tussles with authorities there as they seek to cover violence and...
  • Cox not interested in T-Mobile or going public: president

    Cox not interested in T-Mobile or going public: president
    Cox Communications Inc [COXC.UL] is not interested in merging with wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc or rival cable providers, Cox President Pat Esser said on Tuesday, dispelling rumors recently swirling about the private company. "We're not in any...
  • A look at the three finalists for MLB commissioner

    Major League Baseball owners have not had to worry about electing a new commissioner since 1992, when Milwaukee Brewers owner Bud Selig was named on an interim basis to succeed the ousted Fay Vincent. Six years later, Selig was named to baseball's top...
  • DirecTV, Dish Network to vie for political cash with customized ads

    Satellite TV giants DirecTV and Dish Network are looking for a landslide this fall — in political dollars. For the first time, satellite broadcasters will be jockeying with other media outlets for a share of political spending that could top $3...