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  • Dish Deal with A+E Includes Over-the-Top Streaming Rights

    Dish Network has officially added A+E Networks to its over-the-top lineup: Under the companies' multiyear contract renewal, the satcaster has secured rights to stream the cabler's live and on-demand programming over Internet. Dish announced an OTT deal...
  • Pac-12 Network still on sidelines with DirecTV

    Pac-12 Network still on sidelines with DirecTV
    DirecTV's new deal to carry ESPN's SEC Network, a college sports channel devoted to the Southeastern Conference, isn't sitting well with Larry Scott, the commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference, whose own channels are still not carried by the satellite...
  • O'Malley calls for Redskins name change

    O'Malley calls for Redskins name change
    Add Gov. Martin O'Malley's name to the list of prominent Democrats who want Washington's National Football League team to change its name. O'Malley's statement came in response to a question from Jorge Ramos on the Fusion satellite and cable channel...
  • 8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business

    8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business
    The National Football League's enviable success as a business is unparalleled. Literally. It is both unmatched and largely unmatchable. The NFL blazes its own trail, and it's tough to envision anyone else emerging from the scorched earth and burned...
  • 21st Century Fox withdraws bid for Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox has abandoned its $80-billion takeover bid for rival Time Warner, a stunning retreat for a mogul not known for throwing in the towel. Murdoch said Tuesday that he wanted to orchestrate a friendly, not hostile, takeover....
  • Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group

    Strong advertising sales lead to earnings boost for Sinclair Broadcast Group
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. turned in a better-than-expected second quarter Wednesday, thanks to strong advertising sales and lower expenses to operate its television stations. The Hunt Valley broadcaster said it earned $41.3 million, or 42 cents per...
  • Time Warner Unveils $5 Billion Stock Buyback, Earnings Rise Thanks to HBO

    Time Warner reported results for its second financial quarter after outmaneuvering Rupert Murdoch's takeover play and shedding its publishing business. Despite the corporate drama, it was a stronger quarter than expected. Driven primarily by the...
  • Time Warner CEO says 'strategy is working' after strong quarter

    Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said the entertainment giant is not lacking anything and that bigger is not always better. Speaking to Wall Street analysts a day after Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox withdrew its unsolicited and unwelcome...
  • Jeff Bewkes on Fox-Time Warner Merger: 'We're Not Lacking Something'

    Jeff Bewkes and Time Warner's management tried valiantly to avoid mentioning a certain media mega-merger that wasn't on Wednesday's quarterly earnings call. But oh those pesky analysts and their questions. Despite beginning his report to investors by...
  • Regulators Ready to Take the Field for Dodgers Dispute

    The impasse over rights to the Los Angeles Dodgers, which has left 70% of television viewers in the market unable to access broadcasts of the hometown baseball team's games, indicates that there may just be a limit to the stratospheric cost of sports...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...