| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Showtime has renewed "Masters of Sex" and "Ray Donovan" for third seasons, the premium cabler announced Wednesday. Both hourlong series will receive 12-episode orders that will begin production in early 2015.
"Both 'Ray Donovan' and 'Masters of Sex'...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:05 PM
The first words out of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s mouth following his picking apart of Marcos Maidana were, "The saga continues … ."
The story of Mayweather's unbeaten record goes on, as does a return to discussing a long-delayed date against Manny...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:58 PM
While unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. continues to pound the idea that he's this generation's best fighter, the nemesis he's never fought, Manny Pacquiao, is happily proceeding with his life and career.
Yes, he's still without the super-fight, but on...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:05 PM
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...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 2:05 PM
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,...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
After a monthlong blackout, Time Warner Cable Inc. and CBS Corp. reached an agreement that returned the broadcast network's programming to millions of frustrated subscribers in Los Angeles, New York and Dallas.
The new distribution deal, which runs...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
In the ever-changing television landscape, four cable bosses agreed: Competition to find the right, unique show is more prominent than ever before.
At the Produced By Conference on Saturday, Starz CEO Chris Albrecht, FX Network CEO John Landgraf,...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
CBS Corp. turned in record first-quarter earnings, surpassing analysts' expectations. However, revenue slipped at the broadcasting giant.
CBS had a tough comparison because the year-earlier period was boosted by CBS' broadcast of the Super Bowl, which...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
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,...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:39 AM
"Penny Dreadful" fans will get only eight episodes in the Showtime drama's eerie first season.
But a second season with 10 episodes is on the way, Showtime announced Wednesday.
It's news sure to please fans of Eva Green, who smolders memorably as...
| Oct 30, 2011
'Double Dexter' By Jeff Lindsay. Doubleday, 320 pages, $25.95
Films and TV series based on novels exist in parallel universes. What happens on the page often is vastly different from the action on the screen. That's certainly been the case with Jeff...