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  • Time Warner Cable Lost Subscribers During CBS Blackout

    Time Warner Cable dropped an unspecified number of customers as a direct result of the 32-day blackout of CBS stations in major markets and the loss of Showtime nationwide, but chief operating officer Rob Marcus said the MSO had no choice in the situation...
  • 'Dexter' Injected Fresh Blood, Brand at Showtime

    It is a truism of the television biz that a single hit show can turn a network around. For Showtime, the dawn of "Dexter" in 2006 didn't so much turn the ship around as it charted a course for the future. In so doing, the show built a platform that...
  • Updated: Time Warner Cable Still Carrying CBS Stations, Cable Networks Amid Clash Over Fees

    Time Warner Cable -- after announcing it was removing local CBS stations in New York, L.A. and Dallas as well as Showtime and three other CBS cablers from lineups nationwide over a breakdown in contract talks -- said it was holding off on going dark on...
  • CBS posts biggest quarter ever; profit up 11%

    CBS Corp. said its fiscal second quarter was the company's biggest quarter ever, with revenue and profit climbing 11%. For the quarter ended June 30, the New York broadcasting giant earned $472 million, or 76 cents a share, compared to $427 million,...
  • CBS profit jumps 26% with strong ad sales, higher license fees

    CBS profit jumps 26% with strong ad sales, higher license fees
    The CBS television network remains an industry workhorse, pulling the broadcasting company to another record quarter with profits up 26% compared with a year-ago period. For the quarter ended Sept. 30, CBS Corp. earned $494 million, or 76 cents a share,...
  • Time Warner Cable, CBS at odds over distribution deal

    Time Warner Cable, CBS at odds over distribution deal
    Although neither side is taking shots at each other publicly, there is an undercurrent of tension between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp. as the two companies attempt to negotiate a new distribution deal. Time Warner Cable's agreement to carry CBS-owned...
  • Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' on CBS could create new TV model

    Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' on CBS could create new TV model
    CBS' highly anticipated thriller, "Under the Dome," could help create a new business model for TV shows -- and encourage broadcasters to gamble on risky big-event summer programming. The 13-episode series, which debuts June 24 on CBS, is based on a...
  • 'Homeland' earns 3rd season

    'Homeland' earns 3rd season
    Showtime has renewed its Emmy-winning drama "Homeland" for a third season in 2013, the network announced Monday. The espionage thriller, starring Emmy winners Claire Danes and Damian Lewis, drew 5.2 million viewers when factoring in DVR playback for...
  • DreamWorks renews movie output deal with Showtime

    DreamWorks renews movie output deal with Showtime
    Premium channel Showtime will keep its pipeline of DreamWorks Studios' films flowing for five more years. Showtime Networks, a division of CBS Corp., and Walt Disney Studios, which handles theatrical distribution for Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider's...
  • Ozzy Back on TV

    Ozzy Back on TV
    The documentary, God Bless Ozzy Osbourne, will air July 13th on Showtime. The film, co-produced by his son Jack, was released on DVD and Blu-Ray last November. The film recounts the rocker’s troubled youth, as well as his early days with Black...
  • Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch

    Critic's Notebook: 9/11-related TV programs to watch
    The 10th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon arrives a week from Sunday — I don't think I need to tell you the date — and as might be expected, television is all over it. Our decimal culture encourages comment,...