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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hulu Renews Viacom Deal, Expanding Selection of Nickelodeon Shows

    Hulu has renewed its distribution deal with Viacom, under which the Internet TV service will expand its kids' lineup with additional shows from Nickelodeon including Spanish-language versions of "SpongeBob SquarePants" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."...
  • Universal, CW and Hulu Buy Into Yahoo's Tumblr Autoplay Video Ads

    Entertainment companies have yet another social-marketing tool to play with: Yahoo's Tumblr micro-blogging site has launched autoplay video ads, with initial advertisers including Universal, CW and Hulu. The video ads on Tumblr will show up in users'...
  • Hulu extends streaming deal with Viacom, expands library

    Hulu extends streaming deal with Viacom, expands library
    More Viacom shows will get the streaming treatment on Hulu. The streaming service announced Tuesday that it has renewed its distribution deal with the media company that allows it to replenish and expand its library of content from Viacom's portfolio of...
  • U.K.'s Channel 5 to Air MTV EMA Awards Show

    LONDON -- U.K. free-TV network Channel 5 is to air music awards show the MTV EMA for the first time this year as the music channel's parent Viacom amps up the synergies following last month's takeover of Channel 5. Last year's awards, which took place in...
  • Rich Ross named president of Discovery Channel

    Rich Ross named president of Discovery Channel
    Discovery Communications has tapped veteran programming executive Rich Ross to run its flagship network. Ross will step into his new position as president of Discovery Channel in January. For nearly two years, he has served as chief executive of Shine...
  • Hulu Picks Up Jason Reitman 'Casual' Comedy Series in Lionsgate TV Pact

    Hulu announced a 10-episode straight-to-series order for "Casual," a half-hour comedy series from Lionsgate Television to be exec produced by director Jason Reitman. "Casual," will debut sometime on Hulu in 2015. Reitman ("Up in the Air," "Juno") is...
  • Judge tosses 'Mean Girls' fraud case after trial

    Paramount Pictures won the dismissal Thursday of a lawsuit by investors in a slate of mid-2000s movies including "Mean Girls" who said the studio concealed a risky business strategy in obtaining $40 million in financing. Following trial proceedings that...
  • Sports museum to open for TIA

    Teen Impact Affiliates, which supports the Teen Impact Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, is planning its second annual Fall Fundraiser, which will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Sports Museum of Los Angeles. This private...