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  • Dangerous Don Rickles gets huge tribute

    Dangerous Don Rickles gets huge tribute
    What becomes a comedy legend like Don Rickles? A splashy night with show-business superstars telling him what they think of him. He dishes it out. Can he take it? Bob Newhart will salute his good pal at the event called "One Night Only: An All-...
  • Pay-TV field could shrink again with AT&T interest in DirecTV

    A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition. Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...
  • Cable Association Alerts FCC After Viacom Blocks Access to Its Own Websites

    The American Cable Assn., which represents small- and medium-sized cable and Internet providers, says that Viacom is retaliating against some of its members who refuse to pay "exorbitant fee increases" for low-rated channels by blocking access to Viacom...
  • Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.

    Who will replace Anne Sweeney? Jimmy Fallon on a roll.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to get that lost hour back.  The Skinny: I literally got chills watching "The Americans" on FX last night. I know I keep plugging it but trust me, it's worth an hour of your time. Thursday's roundup includes a...
  • Upfronts 2014: Three Lessons TV Can Learn From Cable Pitches

    If the recent parade of cable "upfront" presentations is any indication, TV is in for a lot of drama in the next several months, and not always one that comes in hour-long chunks. The set-top box will of course continue to dispense that, so fans of...
  • New York's Row NYC Hotel Brings Paparazzo Style to Times Square

    After a two-year, $140 million renovation, Gotham's Milford Plaza hotel re-launched this spring as Row NYC. Located in the heart of Times Square, home to MTV Networks, Conde Nast Publications, Viacom and more, the hotel's focal point is the digital art...
  • Upfronts: What You Need To Know About 2014′s Ad Haggle

    The fancy drinks and celebrity shout-outs don't mean anything. Next week, thousands of advertisers, media executives, actors, agents and producers will converge on New York City as the biggest TV outlets in the nation unveil their fall schedules to the...
  • Broadcasters Take FCC to Court Over Crackdown on Station Sharing Pacts

    Broadcasters are challenging the FCC's increased scrutiny of pacts between stations to share resources and jointly sell advertising time. The National Assn. of Broadcasters on Monday asked a federal appellate court to set aside a public notice that the...
  • TV Creators Warn FCC: Don't Let Internet Become 'Like Cable Television'

    As the FCC prepares new rules of the road for the Internet, more than 240 TV showrunners and creators have signed on to a Writers Guild of America West letter urging the commission to avoid regulations that would allow content companies to pay for...
  • Amazon Staggers Rollout of First 3 Original Kids' Shows: 'Tumble Leaf,' 'Creative Galaxy' and 'Annedroids'

    Amazon will launch its first three original TV shows for children this summer but will offer just the first six episodes of each, with additional installments slated to debut later in 2014. The Amazon Studios kids' originals are two preschool-targeted...
  • Offbeat Bill Murray Comedy 'Rock the Kasbah' Seeks Love From Cannes

    Is the world ready for a comedy about Kabul? Will audiences empathize with a broke Bill Murray bar-hopping amid the wartime chaos of Afghanistan? Certainly "Rock the Kasbah," being shopped at Cannes this week (it starts shooting June 2), contrasts...