| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Aereo, the digital company that transmits local television signals to consumers via the Internet, said it will not oppose the efforts of broadcasters to have the Supreme Court hear their legal arguments against the start-up service.
"We want this...
| 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....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A dispute between Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit and a small cable operator has turned particularly nasty and is shining a brighter light on how programmers package their channels for sale to distributors.
Cable One, which has 730,000...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp., a New York-based cable operator, blasted the arguments made by broadcasters in a Supreme Court filing seeking to shut down Aereo, a start-up company that delivers local television station signals to consumers via the Internet....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before wondering why I'm not off today.
The Skinny: Tough day for my teams Sunday as the Redskins and Tigers took it on the chin. Hopefully the Dodgers lineup will at least wake up Monday night. Also, no "Walking Dead" or "Good Wife"...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:33 PM
There has been a lot of speculation lately that Netflix may soon reach agreements with some big cable operators that will make it easier for consumers to access the streaming service for movies and television shows.
But don't get rid of your tablet or...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet?
That's what a story...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Univision News anchor Jorge Ramos knows firsthand the challenges facing media companies as they struggle to respond to younger viewers' dramatically different media consumption habits.
Ramos’ U.S.-born teenage son Nicolas doesn’t regularly...
| 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...