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  • What's $2 billion to Steve Ballmer?

    Why are the "experts" so puzzled by former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer's $2-billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers? ("Experts puzzle over $2-billion bid for Clippers," May 31) It does not make financial sense, they argue. But is profit the only...
  • Are Millennials moving us toward a post-racial society?

    After that jaw-dropping rant by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, after the deplorable declaration by freeloading Nevada rancher Clive Bundy, we have this pinprick of hope: Most young people say they're colorblind, viewing racial minorities the...
  • Upfronts 2014: TBS renews 'Conan' through 2018

    Upfronts 2014: TBS renews 'Conan' through 2018
    Amid a flurry of changes in the late-night TV landscape, TBS is sticking with Conan O'Brien. The network announced Wednesday that it had renewed "Conan" through 2018.  "Over the past four years, we have built a terrific relationship with Conan O'Brien...
  • Upfronts 2014: TNT, TBS unveil programming slates for 2014-15

    Upfronts 2014: TNT, TBS unveil programming slates for 2014-15
    TNT is going "boom!" At a dual upfront presentation with TBS on Wednesday, the cable network unveiled a programming slate for the 2014-15 that will shift to focus on young-skewing, action-packed dramas reminiscent of summer blockbusters. Noting that...
  • Mun2 Developing Zombie Drama, Gloria Trevi Reality Series

    Zombies are coming to Mun2. Telemundo's cable sibling is undergoing an image makeover to add more edge to its programming in a bid to gain broader distribution for the NBCUniversal cabler. Ruben Mendiola, the new head of the channel, aims to position...
  • Comcast's Cohen: Whatever an Internet 'Fast Lane' Is, We're Allowed to Do It

    Comcast exec VP David L. Cohen isn't sure how the FCC's proposed net-neutrality rules will define broadband providers' ability to charge for an Internet "fast lane" but said that in any case, the cable giant has the right to offer paid prioritization to...
  • Showbiz Caucus Warns of Hasty FCC Action on Net Neutrality

    As the FCC prepares to make the first steps toward new rules of the road for the Internet on Thursday, a Hollywood group of writers, producers and directors are warning that the agency's authority to impose such rules should be established first. The...
  • What Is 'Net Neutrality'? A Primer Before Thursday's Big Vote

    If you are mystified as to why artists like Eddie Vedder and an array of TV showrunners are suddenly all worked up about Internet freedom, the answer lies in the term "net neutrality." They are words you are liable to hear over and over again as the...
  • Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him

     Andre Previn's 'Streetcar' opera will play L.A., but without him
    When you enter the small sitting room in André Previn's Upper East Side apartment, the cluttered space resembles a virtual survey exhibition of the 85-year-old composer's far-flung career and personal life. In plain sight on a table in the back were his...
  • Writers Guild Parts Ways With Larry Levinson Over Unpaid Residuals

    With no fanfare, the Writers Guild of America West has parted ways with TV movie producer Larry Levinson in a dispute over unpaid residuals. Levinson was not offered as a signatory a renewal under the new master contract ratified by members on April 30...
  • FCC proposes compromise on 'net neutrality', real fight still pending

    Telecommunications regulators Thursday formally proposed new "net neutrality" rules that may let Internet service providers charge content companies for faster and more reliable delivery of their traffic to users. Federal Communications Commission...