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  • Yahoo's Tumblr Enhances Video Player, But It's Still No YouTube Killer

    Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to...
  • Dish drops Turner cable channels

    The pay-TV wars are heating up again. Satellite television giant Dish Network has removed seven Turner Broadcasting cable channels — including CNN, Cartoon Network and Turner Classic Movies — after the companies failed to agree on a new...
  • FCC Pauses Comcast-TW Cable, AT&T-DirecTV Merger Reviews

    The FCC said that it was pausing its review of the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV, as it tries to resolve an issue over who can access confidential programming contracts. The FCC's action means that it will...
  • With HBO and CBS Cutting the Cord, Which Networks Will Follow Suit?

    With two swift strokes, HBO and CBS have opened new doors to a future where you won't have to pay for a huge bundle of channels to get their TV shows. Now the questions are which networks will follow suit -- and how seriously the movement will threaten...
  • FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews

    FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews
    Like many frazzled parents, the Federal Communications Commission has called for a temporary timeout. The FCC on Wednesday halted the 180-day clock that has been ticking on the government's review of Comcast's proposed $45-billion purchase of Time...
  • CNN, other Turner networks removed from Dish Network

    CNN, Cartoon Network and several other Turner cable channels were removed from satellite TV giant Dish Network's systems late Monday after the two companies could not agree on a new distribution contract. Dish said the action was taken because it no...
  • Nielsen, Adobe Team on Digital-Content Ratings

    Nielsen and Adobe Systems have paired up for what they claim will be the first comprehensive, cross-­platform system for comparably measuring consumption of digital-media content -- including TV programming distributed online -- across the web, apps...
  • Leslie Moonves Talks Up Showtime's Growth, Praises Versatile David Nevins

    Showtime has defied cable TV gravity during the past decade by posting double-digital annual growth in earnings and revenue. CBS Corp.'s cluster of Showtime channels are on track to deliver nearly $1 billion in earnings this year. If that weren't...
  • Live, From New York: Sprout's Morning Show For Kids Wants Celebrities In Mix

    Some talk shows lure guests with the promise of hyping a new project. Others deliver instant fame. And then there's one that hopes to hook visitors with the sounds of an anthropomorphic chicken whose voice is reminiscent of a kazoo. Chica, that...
  • How 'Simpsons World' Went from Deal Point to Immersive App Via FX Networks

    The genesis of "Simpsons World" -- the authenticated app that is the multimedia playground for all things connected to the iconic toon -- was a deal point in the megabucks syndication deal that brought "The Simpsons" to reruns to FXX. As FX Networks...
  • Paley Center Adds Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Norman Lear to LGBT Gala

    The Paley Center for Media has added to its roster for the upcoming gala benefit celebrating television's impact on LGBT equality. Portia de Rossi, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sean Hayes, Norman Lear and NBA star Jason Collins have been...