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  • The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!

    The Connecticut International Auto Show: 150,000 Square Feet of Cars, Exhibits & Fun!
    The Connecticut International Auto Show is gearing up for another great event Nov. 11-13 at the Connecticut Convention Center. The newest 2012 models will be on display, including the latest fuel- efficient vehicles and cars and trucks with the latest...
  • Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere

    Media executives' pay packages are still in stratosphere
    Among captains of industry, entertainment executives continue to reap some of the biggest rewards when it comes to compensation. The biggest pay day so far went to Discovery Communications Chief Executive David Zaslav, who received a $156.1-million...
  • CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014

    CBS CEO Leslie Moonves received $57 million in 2014
    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains one of the most generously compensated executives in corporate America. The head of CBS -- which boasts the nation's most-watched TV network -- received total compensation for 2014 valued at $57 million....
  • NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss

    NBCUniversal's Steve Burke made $33.9 million in 2014, more than Comcast boss
    NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke received a slightly more handsome compensation package in 2014 than his boss, Brian Roberts, who is the chairman and chief executive of Comcast Corp. Last year, Burke was awarded a compensation package valued...
  • Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation hit $156 million in 2014

    Discovery Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation hit $156 million in 2014
    Discovery Communications Inc. Chief Executive David Zaslav's compensation topped $156 million last year, the cable company said in a Friday regulatory filing.  The bulk of that eye-popping figure consisted of $144 million in stock awards to be vested...
  • Long Beach ePrix, for Formula E electric cars, hits streets Saturday

     Long Beach ePrix, for Formula E electric cars, hits streets Saturday
    Race cars will be back on the streets of Long Beach on Saturday, but ear plugs won't be needed. Formula E, a new series featuring electric-powered cars, will hold its first Long Beach ePrix on some of the same streets that will be used later this...
  • Barbara Walters returns to TV on ID's 'American Scandal'

    Barbara Walters’ famous chats with the infamous have found a home on cable network Investigation Discovery. The true crime channel owned by Discovery Communications announced Tuesday that it has ordered “American Scandal,” a new series...
  • Sony lanza servicio de TV online PlayStation Vue por 50 dólares al mes

    Sony lanza servicio de TV online PlayStation Vue por 50 dólares al mes
    Sony Corp lanzó el miércoles su servicio de video PlayStation Vue Web en tres ciudades, en busca de los clientes que demandan alternativas más baratas al cable, con paquetes que van desde los 50 dólares.   El servicio de televisión en nube, que...
  • Sony launches TV service Playstation Vue, starting at $49.99 a month

    Sony launches TV service Playstation Vue, starting at $49.99 a month
    Sony Playstation is checking out the Vue. Sony Computer Entertainment on Wednesday launched its cloud-based TV service, called Vue, featuring such popular networks as CBS, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, Fox, NBC, TBS and Discovery...
  • With CuriosityStream, Discovery Channel founder seeks online success

    With CuriosityStream, Discovery Channel founder seeks online success
    The founder of the Discovery Channel, an early cable-TV hit, is turning to online streaming with a new subscription service called CuriosityStream. John Hendricks started Discovery Channel in 1982, after watching HBO succeed in the 1970s. He made a...
  • Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down

    Some of Oprah's Harpo staff given 30 days' notice as studio shuts down
    You get a pink slip, you get a pink slip, you get a pink slip. Almost everybody at Harpo Studios in Chicago was given notice last week, with the first wave of staffers set to lose their jobs by April 3, sources said Monday. The Oprah Winfrey Network...