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  • CBS Unveils Digital Moves: Streaming News Programs and Sony OTT Pact

    CBS, best known for its linear TV broadcasts of top-rated programs like "2 Broke Girls" and "The Good Wife." said it had taken two big steps to ensure its programming would be consumed by viewers adopting new habit thanks to new technology. The company...
  • Dish Network could drop CNN from lineup for good

    Dish Network is prepared to permanently unplug a pillar of cable television — CNN, the pioneering 24-hour news network whose fortunes have faded. The satellite giant's 14 million subscribers haven't been able to watch several Turner Broadcasting...
  • TV Land Sets New Showrunners for 'The Soul Man'

    TV Land has tapped sitcom vets Bill Martin and Mike Schiff as showrunners for the fourth season of the Cedric the Entertainer comedy "The Soul Man." "Soul Man" will have a 12-episode run on the Viacom cabler next year. Sherri Shepherd, former co-host...
  • TV's Ability To Keep Ad Dollars Flowing Is Under Scrutiny

    What gas is to cars, advertising is to media companies. And there's a sense emerging that there may be less fuel in this business sector's tank in the weeks ahead. Concerns were crystallized Tuesday during a conference call Discovery Communications...
  • Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets

    Steve Burke is not an executive prone to exaggeration. If anything, the NBCUniversal CEO is known for his understated style in public settings. So when Burke made a blunt statement about ratings growth potential for the Peacock's domestic cable...
  • Who Are the Winners and Losers in Pay TV's Unbundled Future?

    The pay-TV bundle is a gigantic iceberg that's slowly melting. As Internet-video options proliferate, consumers will have a growing list of reasons to stop paying $90 or more per month for multichannel television. And the jockeying is now under way among...
  • Summer slump expected to hit movie studios' earnings

    For the leading movie studios, coming off one of the worst summer box-office seasons in recent memory, next year can't come soon enough. Theater operators such as Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment have already reported downturns in both...
  • AMC warns DirecTV subscribers the network could go dark

    AMC warns DirecTV subscribers the network could go dark
    Taking an unusually early step, cable network AMC used commercial breaks on its most popular show, “The Walking Dead,” to let viewers know that they may miss episodes next year if they have DirecTV satellite pay-TV service. With its DirecTV...
  • Media Stocks Fall After Discovery Report Stirs Advertising Worries

    Stocks in the media sector tumbled noticeably Tuesday after executives at Discovery Communications suggested advertising demand for TV was less than robust. Ad demand in "the last month or so" has "gotten a little bit softer," said Discovery CEO David...
  • YouTube's Smosh Guys on Making Their First Movie: 'We Had to Learn How to Act'

    For YouTube stars Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox -- proprietors of popular comedy channel Smosh -- embarking on a feature-length movie was worlds apart from their day jobs. The duo star in "The Smosh Movie," a madcap misadventure based on their YouTube...
  • Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio

    Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio
    Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...