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  • CSN and Dish avoid blackout with short-term extension

    CSN and Dish avoid blackout with short-term extension
    Comcast SportsNet Chicago and Dish Network have agreed to a short-term contract extension, averting a blackout that would have affected 342,000 Chicago-area subscribers of the sports channel. CSN executives confirmed the agreement Tuesday morning, but...
  • Blazing start for Bulls' TV ratings

    Despite Derrick Rose’s uncertain status from game-to-game, the Bulls still sparkled on the ratings front in November. The Bulls averaged a 4.78 rating for games on Comcast SportsNet during the opening month, up 31 percent from November, 2013....
  • Videology competing in crowded market as it weighs IPO or sale

    Videology competing in crowded market as it weighs IPO or sale
    A couple of generations ago, advertisers could run a commercial on "The Ed Sullivan Show" and "everyone in the world saw it," said ad technology entrepreneur Scott Ferber. Now it's not so simple to reach viewers, who are watching their favorite shows on...
  • Tock ready to take restaurant ticketing national

    Tock ready to take restaurant ticketing national
    For years, Nick Kokonas was warned. No one would ever prepay for a ticket to eat at a restaurant. For years, Nick Kokonas was undaunted. He was collecting data, reams of it, showing prepaid tickets increased revenue and wiped out no-shows at Alinea,...
  • Lake Sumter TV to rebroadcast State of the County address

    TAVARES — In case you can't make it to Tuesday's State of the County address, you can catch it later on the tube and online. Lake Sumter Television will rebroadcast the address, which has the theme "Focusing Forward," throughout the next couple...
  • Southington Native Helped Comcast Develop TV 'Talking Guide' For Vision-Impaired

    Southington Native Helped Comcast Develop TV 'Talking Guide' For Vision-Impaired
    Comcast Cable executive and Southington native Tom Wlodkowski was back in Connecticut recently, at the Xfinity Store in West Hartford, showing off a new "talking guide" for vision-impaired TV viewers. It's a TV that tells you what's on. Instead of...
  • Though cheered by Wall Street, most mergers don't work out for buyers

    — Wall Street's big business — helping companies buy other companies — is hotter than it's been in years. When pharmaceuticals giant Actavis said it was buying Allergan Inc. in Irvine and Halliburton said it would take over rival oil-...
  • Weekly pro wrestling roundup (Nov. 21, 2014)

    Weekly pro wrestling roundup (Nov. 21, 2014)
    In this week's roundup, we'll take a look at TNA's new TV deal and how it changes the landscape of wrestling on American TV, examine a WWE wrestler who moved to the alumni section of WWE.com and tell you which wrestling organization is coming to Baltimore...
  • Comcast's 'talking TV guide' for vision-impaired

    Comcast Corp.'s blind TV executive Tom Wlodkowski says the company's "talking TV guide" for the visually impaired will go live on the nation's largest cable-TV system by Dec. 1. The talking guide, still in its beta phase, can be accessed by Xfinity...
  • Keep the net open and unregulated

    Keep the net open and unregulated
    On March 26, 1979, AT&T security personnel in the company of Maryland State troopers raided A.A. Answering Telephone Service in Bel Air. It was my business and my home. Police confiscated electronic equipment I had been using to provide flat rate long...
  • WGN pulls plug on Sports FM station

    WGN pulls plug on Sports FM station
    Game over. Nine months after the bosses of WGN-AM 720 launched Chicago's first FM sports/talk station, they're throwing in the towel on the ambitious but unprofitable venture. Tribune Media will cease programming on WGWG-LP 87.7, known as The Game 87.7...