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  • HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.

    HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.
    After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Emmy nominations. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of FX's "The Strain." I won't give anything away but I will say you will never hear "Sweet Caroline" the same way again after watching it. Today's...
  • Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'

    Emmy nominations honor TV newcomers 'True Detective,' 'Orange'
    Television newcomers "True Detective," a crime drama from HBO, and "Orange is the New Black," a dark prison comedy from Netflix, racked up a dozen Emmy nominations each on Thursday, challenging stalwarts like "Breaking Bad" and "Modern Family." Online...
  • Parker Millsap's blistering character studies

    Parker Millsap's blistering character studies
    Parker Millsap left the Pentecostal faith of his youth some time ago. But the singer-songwriter still performs with the passion of an evangelist at an old-time tent revival. Only 21, Millsap is gaining considerable notice with his self-titled Okrahoma...
  • A 'Secret Corner' Politician Feuds With Telecoms

    A 'Secret Corner' Politician Feuds With Telecoms
    State Rep. Roberta Willis treks to Hartford from the state’s most sprawling district, stretching from Kent up through Sharon to Salisbury, on Route 44 all the way to the Winchester line. And they threw in Torrington for good measure. So the 7-term...
  • Emmy Nominations Yield Celebration -- And Second-Guessing (Analysis)

    The abundance of quality programming and expanding number of options has created a logjam for the nighttime Emmy Awards, where the celebration over which shows earned nomination will inevitably give way to plenty of second-guessing about those that were...
  • Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

    If you can't beat them, join them. That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via...
  • Sun Valley: Barry Diller Defends Tinder CEO, Talks Aereo's Future

    IAC/InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller expressed support for embattled Tinder Chief Executive Officer Sean Rad at the annual Allen & Co. media and technology conference on Thursday. Rad's leadership of the dating app is being scrutinized following a...
  • Laugh Factory teams with Larry King's Ora TV for new material

    Laugh Factory teams with Larry King's Ora TV for new material
    The Laugh Factory has found an edgy new comic force to give it a leg up in the digital age -- Larry King. In an effort to reach a bigger online audience, the comedy club chain has partnered with Ora TV, the production house and digital video network...
  • FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company

    FloriDUH: Please don't shoot the messenger -- or his company
    57 Channels and nothin' on? Then check out the real behind-the-scenes drama at a cable TV company. After a cable guy in the Panhandle responded to a service call to a resident, identified as Richard Acton St. John, of Lynn Haven, began cursing the...
  • To Launch New Series, Sprout Lets Space Animals Invade Its Kiddie-Program Lineup

    Space travelers have invaded TV's kiddie-oriented Sprout network. Tykes viewing a recent broadcast of the animated series "Justin Time" on the NBCUniversal-owned outlet may have been surprised to see the actual show shrink into the center of the screen...
  • Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'

    Netflix rising to TV top with Emmy nominations for 'Cards,' 'Orange'
    All kinds of impressive numbers were flying around last week in the wake of Emmy nominees being announced. HBO ran up an industry-leading 99 nominations overall with 19 for its gory and glorious “Game of Thrones” alone. But the numbers that...