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  • Ohio State athletic director's bonus trumps Miguel Cabrera's mega contract

    Ohio State athletic director's bonus trumps Miguel Cabrera's mega contract
    I was going to write about the latest money madness story, and how Detroit gave Miguel Cabrera a $292-million contract extension. Then a truly outrageous sum made the news. $18,447.94. That's the bonus Ohio State Athletic Director Gene Smith...
  • TV Picks: 'Inside Amy Schumer,' 'Medora,' Hannibal Buress, 'Justified'

    TV Picks: 'Inside Amy Schumer,' 'Medora,' Hannibal Buress, 'Justified'
    "Inside Amy Schumer" (Comedy Central, Tuesdays). This week -- April Fool's Day, as it happens -- begins a second season for Amy Schumer's brilliant, biting sketch-cum-stand-up-cum-interview show. Although Schumer, who is 32, has been doing stand-up for...
  • Stephen Colbert under fire after 'racist' tweet

    Stephen Colbert under fire after 'racist' tweet
    Satirical TV host Stephen Colbert is catching criticism after a "racist" tweet was sent from the official "The Colbert Report" Twitter account.   The @ColbertReport handle, which is run by Comedy Central, tweeted a joke from one of Colbert's skits on...
  • To Tout Stanley Cup Playoffs, NBCU Teams Nick Kroll With News Staffers

    Talk about team coverage: To get the word out about NBCUniversal's coming Stanley Cup Playoffs broadcasts, the company enlisted a bevy of its TV journalists to take part in a fictional newscast about tracking a missing version of the popular sports...
  • Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

    Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
    After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
  • Viacom in fight with small distributors over fees for networks

    Viacom in fight with small distributors over fees for networks
    Small cable operators think Viacom, parent of MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and several other networks, is trying to squeeze them. The National Cable Television Cooperative -- which represents more than 800 primarily rural cable operators and...
  • Abbi Jacobson, from MICA to 'Broad City'

    Abbi Jacobson, from MICA to 'Broad City'
    If you are one of the 1.2 million viewers the Comedy Central series "Broad City" attracts on average each week, you might have noticed a nod to Baltimore in the recent episode "Stolen Phone." When a distraught Ilana — one of the show's two...
  • Inside Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central special

    Inside Hannibal Buress' Comedy Central special
    Neal Marshall wasn't thrilled. About 15 minutes before showtime he walked to the lip of the stage, put his hands on his hips, held his body in a dejected slouch and stared out into the Vic Theatre. He had done this many times, in many theaters: As...
  • Turner Overhauls Ad Outreach, Names Speciale President, TV and Digital Sales

    Time Warner's Turner unit is radically changing the structure of its ad-sales staff, resulting in the elevation of one of its top sales executives and the departure of another from the company. Donna Speciale, a Madison Avenue veteran who once advised...
  • Q&A: Matt Walsh of Upright Citizens Brigade

    Q&A: Matt Walsh of Upright Citizens Brigade
    Sometimes, size does matter. In the case of the 17th annual Chicago Improv Festival, this translates to more than 200 acts at 21 venues in 11 categories including long-form, short-form, experimental, musical and—wait for it—puppetry. That...
  • Hip to snip for March Madness?

    The link seems so obvious: March Madness and vasectomies. The story is going around that men in large numbers are choosing to schedule the procedure during the NCAA basketball tournament a perfect excuse, as if they needed one, to camp out in the...