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  • Bigger 'Big Brother' Puts CBS on Top in Weekly Demo Race for the First Time This Summer

    "Big Brother" picked up ratings steam last week, with all three editions ranking among the frame's top five programs in young adults as CBS finished atop the weekly rankings in demos for the first time since mid-spring. The Eye also got contributions...
  • Updated: 21st Century Fox Confirms It Bid for Time Warner, Says There Are Currently No Talks Under Way

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox confirmed a report that it made an offer to acquire Time Warner, but the media company said the offer was rejected and that there are no talks in progress. "21st Century Fox can confirm that we made a formal proposal...
  • 21st Century Fox - Time Warner deal would face intense D.C. scrutiny

    A potential combination of entertainment giants 21st Century Fox and Time Warner would likely draw intense scrutiny from the Federal Communications Commission, Justice Department, Capitol Hill and consumer groups already concerned about media...
  • Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues

    Polls show Americans' concern and worries about immigration issues
    One of six Americans say that immigration issues now rank as the nation's most pressing problem, a tripling in just one month, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday. That jump -- from 5% last month to 17% -- appears striking, but perhaps just as...
  • Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch may not take no for an answer from Time Warner
    Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown. The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • Patriot League enters into TV agreement with new American Sports Network

    The Patriot League is one of five Division I collegiate conferences that have signed on to be broadcast on a new sports TV network established by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., of Baltimore. The American Sports Network (ASN) will be broadcast on a...
  • Bryan Cranston returning to LBJ role in 'All the Way' for HBO

    Bryan Cranston returning to LBJ role in 'All the Way' for HBO
    Unlike Zoe Caldwell, Ron Leibman and Kathleen Chalfant, actor Bryan Cranston will return to a role he played on the New York stage for a small-screen adaptation by HBO.   Cranston will step back into his Tony Award-winning role as President Lyndon B....
  • Copyright Office Rejects Aereo's Effort to Qualify as a Cable Company

    The U.S. Copyright Office has denied Aereo's effort to obtain a statutory license to stream local broadcast station signals. After the Supreme Court ruled in favor of broadcasters last month, Aereo set out on a new legal strategy. The majority of the...
  • Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network

    Sinclair Broadcast will launch college sports network
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. plans to launch a college sports network to be broadcast on television stations it owns, the Hunt Valley-based company said Thursday. The American Sports Network, or ASN, will show live events, including football,...
  • NFL doesn't have problem if announcers opt not to say 'Redskins'

    NFL doesn't have problem if announcers opt not to say 'Redskins'
    The National Football League doesn't have a problem with announcers who don't want to use the name "Redskins" when covering games involving the Washington franchise. "We don’t dictate to our broadcast partners how they cover the game," said NFL...