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  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • NBCUniversal Shuts Down DailyCandy, Television Without Pity Websites

    NBCUniversal is pulling the plug on two websites -- femme-focused DailyCandy and snark-fueled Television Without Pity -- after the media company evidently failed to find buyers for the properties. The shutdowns, first reported by Re/code, affect 64...
  • Yahoo Hires Vulture's Josh Wolk as Entertainment Editor

    Yahoo has recruited Josh Wolk, entertainment editor for New York magazine's Vulture.com website, to head up showbiz coverage as exec editor. Wolk replaces Scott Robson, who ankled as Yahoo's editor-in-chief of entertainment earlier this month after...
  • One Direction wins at Kids' Choice Awards

    One Direction wins at Kids' Choice Awards
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The green slime flowed freely at the Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, where boy band One Direction and actress-singer Ariana Grande took home orange blimps handed out by youth cable channel Nickelodeon. Shot from canons,...
  • Smooth sailing for 'Noah.' ABC's Josh Elliott jumps to NBC.

    Smooth sailing for 'Noah.' ABC's Josh Elliott jumps to NBC.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to use my iPhone. The Skinny: I finally broke down and got an iPhone. I am a dinosaur no more. Now I just have to master the touch screen, which I hate. It was a touching episode of "The Good Wife" as...
  • Broadstripe cable subscribers could lose Viacom-owned networks

    Broadstripe cable subscribers could lose Viacom-owned networks
    Nearly 17,000 Broadstripe cable TV subscribers could lose channels such as MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, VH1 and BET if the Anne Arundel County cable provider and Viacom fail to reach an agreement by Tuesday. The dispute centers on monthly per-...
  • Comedy Central Launches Mobile App with 200 Episodes, But the Full Load Isn't Available to Everyone

    Comedy Central has at last launched its app for Apple iOS devices, which has been years in the works, stocked with nearly 200 episodes and stand-up specials including "South Park," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report." But while...
  • FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.

    FCC cracks down on broadcasters. Spec script market warms up.
    After the coffee. Before thinking of a good April Fools' Day joke. The Skinny: I don't want to hear any spoilers about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother." Although I haven't watched the show in maybe five years I've decided to catch up, so be...
  • Viacom's CMT To Add Documentaries From Ridley Scott, Morgan Spurlock To Slate

    Viacom's CMT hopes to raise a hoot and a holler with a new slate of documentary programming. The network, focused on country music and entertainment, intends to use the non-fiction series - about 20 hours' worth in the season ahead - to "bring a voice to...
  • MTV to Televise Dance Music Fest Tomorrowland

    LONDON -- MTV has taken exclusive broadcast rights in international territories to electronic dance music festival Tomorrowland 2014. It will rep the first time that the event has been televised. Two hours of festival footage will air as part of the "MTV...
  • Vanity Fair To Launch First-Ever TV Series On Investigation Discovery

    Vanity Fair is set to launch its first-ever TV series, "Vanity Fair Confidential," on Discovery Communication's Investigation Discovery network in the fourth quarter of this year. To produce the one-hour episodes, ID producers will comb through Vanity...