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  • ESPN looks to score with cricket stateside

    (Reuters) - ESPN is hoping that a U.S. audience will warm up to another sport that uses a bat and a ball to score runs in innings but that isn't baseball: cricket. The No. 1 sports cable network, which is controlled by Walt Disney Co, has decided to...
  • Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG

    Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG
    J-Lo has beat Puff Daddy in the quest to buy Fuse. SiTV Media, the parent of the Jennifer Lopez-backed English-language Latino cable network NUVOtv, has entered an agreement with the Madison Square Garden Co. to acquire its music television channel Fuse,...
  • Bright House: We warned of change

    Bright House: We warned of change
    Some customers of Bright House Networks may be stunned that they have lost their signal in a digital transition. But the cable provider says it has been warning of the change, announced for April, since since mid-January. All televisions need a...
  • Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' to return to Minnesota to face charges

    Runaway 'Scottish aristocrats' to return to Minnesota to face charges
    The "Lord" and "Lady" are done running. After being deported from the Bahamas and jailed in Broward County, "Scottish aristocrats" Andrea and Colin Chisholm III decided to return to Minnesota to face welfare fraud charges. Waiting for them there is a...
  • Time Warner Cable, DirecTV At Odds Over Dodgers Channel

    Baseball season has barely gotten underway, but Dodgers fans who subscribe to DirecTV may already be out of luck this season. Time Warner Cable has revealed that the company is no longer in negotiations with DirecTV to carry the Dodgers-owned SportsNet...
  • UConn Looks To Sell Itself With Both Teams In Final Four

    UConn Looks To Sell Itself With Both Teams In Final Four
    ARLINGTON, Texas — The past three years have been painful for UConn. Conference realignment in college athletics has left the school on the outside looking in, with what could become long-term declines in revenue, especially from TV, and loss of...
  • LeBron James' new show has been cast

    LeBron James' new show has been cast
    Miami Heat star forward LeBron James has moved one step forward with his new Starz series. The cable network recently announced it has cast several roles for the half-hour comedy, "Survivor's Remorse," which the network greenlighted in February for a...
  • Slingshot Global Media Names Quan Phung as President of Scripted TV

    Former president of Bluegrass Television Quan Phung will join Slingshot Global Media as president of scripted TV. The new global independent television studio was formed in February in partnership with TPG Growth with the goal of developing and producing...
  • Study: Cigarette Sales Decline Linked to TV Smoking

    As smoking rates decline in the U.S., so does the visibility of tobacco products in primetime television. In what they're claiming is the largest-ever study linking tobacco use to TV, researchers at Annenberg Public Policy Center found that tobacco use...
  • DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels

    DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV has been running a clever marketing campaign about the bad things that can happen to people who subscribe to cable. If a cable company — say Time Warner Cable — decided to parody those DirecTV commercials, it...
  • Internet service providers vs content

    The proposed transaction between Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable Inc. highlights the vast gap between the world the broadband industry’s critics imagine and the real world in which these companies compete. Device, app and content companies are...