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  • On Cusp of 40, 'Austin City Limits' Mixes Jeff Bridges, Sheryl Crow With Video-Streaming Experiments

    "Austin City Limits" is humming an interesting tune: The PBS musical staple is about to celebrate its 40th anniversary with a landmark two-hour TV special. Yet its top producer sees a day when digital transmission of video and audio plays a...
  • Upfronts 2014: Networks Widen Pitches to Include More Platforms, Longer Time Frames

    To hook the interest of advertisers, the nation's biggest TV networks have come to a unique understanding: They need to sell more than just TV commercials, and not everything they sell has to appear on the traditional TV screen. This year's upfront...
  • Upfronts 2014: All Eyes On NBC To Set Market Prices

    Everyone wants to know how the Peacock will strut. In the still-embryonic "upfront" market of 2014, most buyers and sellers have yet to move off of the sidelines. Part of the reason for that is that many advertisers have not registered ad budgets,...
  • Scripps to Grant Up to $30,000 for Digital Series Winner from New York Television Festival

    Scripps Networks Interactive's Travel Channel and its Ulive online-video site will fund an original digital series with a budget of up to $30,000 out of submissions entered into this fall's New York Television Festival. According to NYTVF, the...
  • FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites

    FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler expressed concern during a congressional hearing over the growing practice of programmers blocking access to their websites during fights with pay-TV and broadband providers. Asked by Rep. Peter...
  • TV Everywhere Is Getting Better. But It Won't Stop the Pay-TV Empire From Crumbling

    Winter is coming for the pay-TV industry. And there's nothing the biz can rustle up, not even dragons, to prevent it. After years of growth -- both in subscribers and prices -- the number of people who buy television subscriptions has started to decline....
  • Lou Reda Productions shooting in Easton for possible reality show

     
    If you see cameras in Easton today, it's because the Easton-based television production company Lou Reda Productions is shooting a mini-pilot to send to networks for a salon-based reality. The company and Joseph Bordonaro, owner of Fresh Salon, have been....
  • Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central

    Stephen Colbert's exit will leave huge gap at Comedy Central
    Comedy Central now has a late-night problem. CBS' announcement that Stephen Colbert would take over "The Late Show" next year when David Letterman retires leaves a huge gap in Comedy Central's marquee lineup.  For nearly a decade, "The Colbert Report"...
  • Stephen Colbert unleashes 'Laser Klan' on the world

    Stephen Colbert unleashes 'Laser Klan' on the world
    February is widely known as Black History Month, and Stephen Colbert chose to celebrate it in the strangest way possible on Thursday's show: with an animated short for a proposed TV show known as "Laser Klan." Yes, that spelling is not a mistake. This...
  • Disney-Dish Network pact may alter TV viewing habits

    Walt Disney Co. and satellite TV provider Dish Network's sweeping new agreement could lead to changes in the way consumers watch television. The comprehensive distribution deal, announced late Monday, is expected to become a blueprint on how the...
  • Amazon Streams More Video Than Hulu or Apple, But It's Still Miles Behind Netflix

    Amazon is touting a study finding that the number of streams delivered for its Prime Instant Video service nearly tripled year over year -- and now surpasses Apple and Hulu in streaming-video usage. But Amazon remains far behind Netflix, the leader in...