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  • 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...
  • Today's huge surprise: House GOP opposes net neutrality

      Trying to place their thumbs on the net neutrality scale in advance of today's FCC vote on the issue, House Republicans have warned the commission against taking the one step that would truly guarantee net neutrality: reclassifying the Internet as a...
  • Comcast, Charter Appoint Cable Veteran Michael Willner CEO of Spinoff MSO

    Cable industry vet Michael Willner will serve as president and CEO of "SpinCo," the new cable company with 2.5 million subscribers that Comcast will spin off after its acquisition of Time Warner Cable under Comcast's deal with Charter. Willner was a co-...
  • Ryan Seacrest, Advance Publications Invest in DigiTour, a YouTube Concert Promoter

    DigiTour Media, a startup that produces concerts and events featuring YouTube stars, has received funding from strategic investors Ryan Seacrest and Advance Publications, parent company of Condé Nast. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. L.A.-...
  • 21st Century Fox CFO on Broadcast Network: 'Disappointment has Turned to Excitement'

    The best is yet to come. From film to broadcast to cable, that was the theme of 21st Century Fox Chief Financial Officer John Nallen's remarks during a Q&A session Thursday at the MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit. Nallen's optimistic...
  • Comcast weighs in on FCC net neutrality debate

    Comcast weighs in on FCC net neutrality debate
    Comcast Corp. is applauding “the first step” in the Federal Communications Commission’s rule-making process aimed at drafting a new set of rules to guarantee an open Internet. But the Philadelphia cable giant also warned the FCC not...
  • A hot night, Vin Scully on the radio: What's not to like?

    By the time the first pitch was thrown out at Wednesday night’s Dodgers game, the thermometer on my patio in Irvine still registered in the mid-90s. Which, come to think of it, is the speed you like to see on a good fastball. So we spent the...
  • WWE Near New Deal to Keep 'Raw,' 'SmackDown' on USA Network, Syfy (EXCLUSIVE)

    WWE is finalizing a new deal with NBCUniversal to keep its flagship shows "Raw" and "SmackDown" on USA Network and Syfy, respectively, Variety has confirmed. Although financial details of the deal have not yet been disclosed, analysts on Wall Street...