| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network are not currently available on satellite-broadcaster Dish Network, the result of an impasse in carriage talks between the two companies.
Dish said in a statement early Sunday morning that 21st Century Fox had...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:15 AM
The Federal Communications Commission's new definition of high-speed Internet service could become a factor in Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.
The FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice are reviewing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Broadband Internet in this country just got a whole lot faster.
Actually the definition of broadband Internet just got faster — and the cable and phone industries are none too pleased about it.
The Federal Communications Commission voted...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:20 AM
SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering.
What's not yet known is whether this offering will be the same channel as what cable and satellite TV subscribers now get. It's possible the service...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:10 AM
James is wondering: Can he avoid Time Warner Cable's monthly fee to lease a set-top box by purchasing his own hardware?
In a word, no. There are no generic equivalents for the company's digital boxes.
But there's a pretty nifty work-around.
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:10 PM
The problem with cutting the pay-TV cord is that you still need a high-speed Internet connection. No surprise, then, that the big telecom companies are jacking up fees for broadband access.
But I have two words that should worry the likes of Time Warner...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Time Warner Inc. reported third-quarter results that sailed past Wall Street projections as the media giant garnered higher fees for its television channels and movies.
The New York company posted third-quarter profit, after stripping out one-time items...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Most Dodgers fans face the bitter prospect of another baseball season starting without the home team on their television set.
Getting the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel into the 70% of local homes without it has been...