| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Today, the Walt Disney Co. finally announced the debut date for its new 24-hour basic cable and satellite channel aimed at kids ages 2 to 7.
Disney said that its Disney Junior channel will launch March 23 in the United States.
The new channel will...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Charter Communications, the nation's fourth-largest cable provider, will receive at least $6.5 million from the state for creating 200 jobs at its new Stamford headquarters in the next two years, becoming the state's ninth Next Five company.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Programming giant Walt Disney Co. and pay-TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. have signed a wide-ranging agreement covering dozens of broadcast and cable channels including ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel.
As part of the deal, Cablevision has also...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Richard C. "Dick" D'Agostino, former Baltimore Sun design director who later worked for Fujitsu Consulting in New York City, died Monday of heart failure at his Roland Park home. He was 64.
Richard Compton D'Agostino, whose father had been manager of the...
| Apr 16, 2012
April is a good month to be a sports fan in Chicago. The Blackhawks are in the playoffs, the Bulls are heading into the postseason vying for the NBA's best record, and the Cubs and White Sox have opened their seasons under new management, fostering...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp. has signed a long-term distribution deal to carry broadcast and cable networks owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal unit.
The agreement includes broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo as well as cable channels USA, Bravo, MSNBC, CNBC...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:36 AM
Sprout is spreading its roots.
The kids network aimed at children ages 2 to 5 has landed a distribution deal with Cablevision Systems Corp., a large pay-TV operator in the New York City area.
Getting access to Cablevision subscribers is key for Sprout...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The maverick wants to cook the TV industry's golden goose.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is preparing to introduce legislation perhaps as early as Thursday that would dramatically overhaul the television business and will probably be met with strong...
| May 9, 2013
| 11:39 AM
Calling the business practices of the television industry an "injustice being inflicted on the American people," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) introduced legislation Thursday he said will give consumers more choice and control over their pay-TV services....
| May 29, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman mocked Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for being the sole sponsor of a new bill to overhaul the way pay-TV distributors and programmers package and sell programming.
At Nomura’s Global Media & Telecom...
| Jun 20, 2011
Bloomberg and Comcast are not the only interested parties watching to see how the Federal Communications Commission resolves their feud over where Bloomberg's business news channel should be placed on Comcast's cable systems. Also paying close attention...