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  • NBCU Hopes New Focus On Young Multicultural Women Lends Breath To Oxygen

    About seven months after placing Oxygen in the hands of Bravo chief Frances Berwick, NBCUniversal has a new direction for the female-focused cable outlet. Once focused mostly on young women, with programs featuring reality-show doyenne Tori Spelling...
  • Captain America to take on Superman. WWE Net doesn't wow Wall St.

    After the coffee. Before reading Comcast's FCC public interest statement. The Skinny: I may have to start working East Coast hours. It will just make life easier for me. Either that or I need to hire a clone. Anyway, Tuesday's roundup includes stories...
  • Comcast, Time Warner Cable Defend Union as Benefiting 'Millions' in FCC Filing

    Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable will benefit millions of consumers and businesses -- particularly in enhanced broadband services -- the companies said in a joint FCC filing today. They also dismissed critics' objections that the...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...
  • A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial

    A tearful Oscar Pistorius testifies in murder trial
    PRETORIA, South Africa — Two distinct portraits are emerging at the Pretoria High Court murder trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. The prosecution's portrayal of Pistorius as an aggressive, gun-loving, controlling man with a quick...
  • At NAB Show, Broadcasting Bigwigs Call for New TV Standard to Reach All Devices

    Las Vegas -- National Assn. of Broadcasters president and CEO Gordon Smith and Univision chairman Haim Saban issued a call for a new broadcast standard that would put television on all platforms and devices. Smith and Saban, speaking at the opening...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable to make case for deal this week

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable to make case for deal this week
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable will begin to make the case for their proposed marriage this week with a filing at the Federal Communications Commission and a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The deal, unveiled in February and valued at more...
  • As Murdoch's sons rise, Chase Carey still has hand on the wheel

    Watchers of Rupert Murdoch's empire are busy scrutinizing the new roles of his children Lachlan and James in an attempt to determine which may be the front runner to eventually succeed the media mogul. But as far as the day-to-day operations of 21st...
  • Digital Cinema Distribution Coalition To Acquire Deluxe/Echostar Satellite Network

    The Digitial Cinema Distribution Coalition, the d-cinema consortium formed by AMC Theatres, Regal Entertainment Group, Cinemark Theatres, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros., has pacted to acquire the Deluxe/Echostar satellite network. The satellite...
  • A DirecTV-Dish merger would face high hurdles

    Once again there is speculation that satellite broadcasters Dish and DirecTV are in merger talks, this time courtesy of a story in Bloomberg. These stories have been popping up about every six months. Typically, the stocks of both companies get a nice...
  • Burger King Baby story is triumph of hope

    One of my friends, exasperated with the media overkill relating to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, posted this a few days ago on his Facebook page: "BREAKING NEWS!!! Some country's satellite may have seen something floating around somewhere in the ocean....