| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Baseball fans looking for a resolution in the long-running battle over distribution of a TV channel featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to wait even longer.
On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission said it was putting on hold its...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 1:22 PM
In less than a month, people in the U.S. will be able to subscribe to HBO without a cable or satellite TV subscription. The stand-alone HBO Now streaming service unveiled this week will debut in time for the April 12 season premiere of "Game of Thrones."...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Verizon has given the cold shoulder to the Weather Channel.
The telecommunications company said its contract to carry the Weather Channel and Weather Scan on its FiOS TV service expired, and it has opted not to seek renewal. While desire to reduce...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Neill Blomkamp's R-rated robot film "Chappie" topped the box office with a lackluster $13.3 million debut, according to final figures Monday, while the Vince Vaughn comedy "Unfinished Business" proved all but dead on arrival with a $4.7 million opening....
| Mar 9, 2015
| 1:34 PM
Neither a hyper-intelligent robot nor Vince Vaughn could save the box office this weekend, which is down 38.5 percent from the same weekend last year, according to Sunday estimates from box office firm Rentrak.
While Neill Blomkamp's R-rated "Chappie"...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:04 PM
Cable giant Comcast Corp. has received its first major government endorsement of its proposed $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable.
On Friday, an administrative law judge in San Francisco recommended the California Public Utilities Commission...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 8:52 AM
Will Smith's con-man caper "Focus" dethroned "Fifty Shades of Grey" at the box office, but the film's modest $19.1 million opening still left questions about the drawing power of the once unstoppable star.
According to studio estimates Sunday, Warner...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Television entrepreneur Byron Allen has filed a $20-billion racial discrimination lawsuit against cable giants Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable.
Allen, who is African-American, owns the Los Angeles television production and distribution company...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:05 PM
Media company Viacom Inc. has begun restructuring its operations, resulting in layoffs in the company's advertising sales division and its TV Land cable channel.
At least 20 people on Thursday were let go at TV Land, according to three people familiar...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Conan O'Brien entertains hundreds of thousands of people each year. On a recent clandestine trip to Cuba, however, the TBS latenight host had to please just one - and for several harrowing minutes, thought he had failed.
O'Brien quietly journeyed last...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
My recent column about the growth of on-demand jobs like Uber making life less predictable and secure for workers unleashed a small barrage of criticism from people who contend that workers get what they're worth in the market.
A Forbes Magazine ...