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  • TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing

    TWC's Dodgers channel dispute a case for a la carte pricing
    Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel. "We prefer to reach...
  • Judy McGrath Joins Amazon's Board

    Judy McGrath, former CEO of MTV Networks, has been elected to Amazon.com's board of directors effective Oct. 1, the company said. McGrath also was appointed to the Amazon board's leadership development and compensation committee, according to an SEC...
  • YouTube's Fine Bros. Launch 'React' Channel

    YouTube comedy duo The Fine Bros., who run one of the biggest channels on the video site, have debuted a new "React" channel that will run programming five days a week and incorporate talent from all of their shows. The channel, at YouTube.com/react,...
  • Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for second season

    Comedy Central renews '@midnight' for second season
    It looks like "@midnight," the late-night Internet-themed quiz show, has scored major points with Comedy Central, getting renewed for a second season that will air in 2015. The announcement, appropriately enough, came just after midnight (on the East...
  • TBS and MTV Acquire 'New Girl' Cable Syndication Rights

    TBS and MTV have acquired basic cable syndication rights for 20th Century Fox's "New Girl," which will make its cable debut in fall 2015. Under the five-year pact, TBS and MTV will air the series on weekdays. Netflix already has U.S. streaming rights for...
  • Dog the Bounty Hunter vows to hunt down MMA fighter War Machine

    This may be the most PR Dog the Bounty Hunter has gotten since his A&E show was canceled. Hurling himself in the middle of a celebrity domestic-abuse case, the reality TV star who goes by Dog -- real name: Duane Chapman -- has vowed to find War Machine,...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Battles 'Guardians' for Top Spot in Mid-$40 Millions

    Tornadoes and turtles and space cowboys careen into each other at the multiplexes this weekend as studios looking to wring the last juices out of a parched summer flood the box office with four new wide releases. The big question mark isn't which of...
  • 'Let's Be Cops' Campaign Feeds Twitter Blurbs Into TV Ads (Exclusive)

    Who needs critics? 20th Century Fox is pulling upbeat bon mots from Twitter about "Let's Be Cops" -- the goofy buddy-cop comedy picture that bows Aug. 13 -- into TV ads shortly after the tweets are posted. The studio is working with social-media...
  • Viacom Claims Cablevision Engaged in Fraud in Pact for Channel Carriage

    Viacom is claiming that Cablevision's 2012 negotiations for carriage of its cable networks were a "complete sham" and is asking a federal judge to void an agreement that gives the cable operator rights to carry MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, BET and...
  • Box Office: 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Delivers $65 Million Debut, Sequel Announced

    Paramount Pictures was so pleased by "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles's" $93.7 million global debut this weekend that it said it is moving forward with plans for a sequel to the franchise reboot. Domestically, the film kicked up a sterling $65 million...
  • AOL Studios Chief Gabriel Lewis Exits, Nate Hayden Tapped to Run Originals (Exclusive)

    AOL named Nate Hayden VP of originals and branded entertainment, following the departure of AOL Studios head Gabriel Lewis. "Gabe (Lewis) has left to pursue other opportunities," an AOL rep said. Friday is Lewis' last day at AOL. Hayden (pictured above)...