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  • Why Indie Cable Doesn't Need The Weather Channel To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

    If you're a small cable outlet without massive corporate backing, the Weather Channel offered a forecast last week that should be troubling: continued storms and fog. The independent network raised eyebrows recently when it ended a three-month spat...
  • Did Comcast Raise Cable-TV Rates 68% in the Past Four Years? Not Exactly

    The eye-popping claim certainly got some headline play: Comcast raised basic-cable rates 68% from 2009-13, while Time Warner Cable -- the target of Comcast's proposed $45 billion acquisition -- actually reduced them by 2.5% over the same time period....
  • Supreme Court Ruling on Aereo Will Be Significant, No Matter Who Wins

    When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the battle over television streaming service Aereo on April 22, it will be against a backdrop of two competing narratives. Broadcasters warn of the end of free TV as we know it if the start-up company is...
  • A&E, History Launch Live TV Streaming on Web, Apple Mobile Devices

    Episodes of A&E's "Storage Wars" and "Bates Motel" (pictured, above) and History's "Vikings" and "Swamp People" are now available to watch live online and mobile devices -- for most pay TV subscribers, anyway. A+E Networks has launched authenticated...
  • Justine Sacco: Sympathy for This Twitter Devil

    No one knows what IAC publicist Justine Sacco was thinking when she tweeted Friday, "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!" - maybe not even she herself. And yet not only do I unexpectedly find myself feeling sorry for her, but...
  • Bye-Bye, Vampire Set-Tops: Pay-TV Boxes Will Suck Less Power in Deal to Save $1 Bil in Annual Energy Costs

    So-called "vampire" TV set-top boxes that devour more power than some refrigerators are on their way out -- at least, most of them are. Big cable and satellite TV providers and their manufacturing partners have agreed to curtail energy-hungry boxes for...
  • Broadcasters Blast 'Nonsensical' Aereo Ruling in Supreme Court Response

    TV broadcasters reiterated their position against Aereo in a brief filed Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court, labeling a lower-court decision denying their request to shut down the Internet TV startup "nonsensical" and saying Aereo's legal arguments defied...
  • ABC to Limit New Episodes Online to Paying Subs for One Week

    ABC starting Jan. 6 will restrict next-day access to new episodes of TV shows to subscribers of participating pay-TV affiliates and Hulu Plus. Whereas ABC shows were available to anyone previously for free, under the new system only paying subs will have...
  • Fox to Live-Stream Super Bowl Online for Free, But NFC Playoff Games Will Be Locked Behind Pay-TV Wall

    Fox Sports will live-stream Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2 -- the third year in a row the NFL's championship game will be webcast for free to U.S. Internet users. However, Fox's NFC postseason games on the Internet will be restricted only to subscribers...
  • Barnes & Noble names Nook chief Michael Huseby as CEO

    Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. has tapped Michael P. Huseby, head of its Nook digital division, to be chief executive of the entire company. Huseby,  a Chicago native who was also elected to serve on the New York retailer’s board, will immediately...
  • Supreme Court to Hear Aereo Case

    The Supreme Court will hear broadcasters' challenge to the legality of startup Aereo, in a case that may not only determine the future of digital streaming of station signals but of network television itself. Without comment, the justices on Friday...