| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:48 PM
WASHINGTON — Consumers could end up the losers in a high-stakes battle among regulators, broadband providers and online entertainment giants over access to the Internet's fastest speeds.
A new proposal from the head of the Federal Communications...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:50 AM
After the coffee. Before pitching my young-adult novel.
The Skinny: I saw "Catching Fire" on Saturday and enjoyed it, though I set a high bar for dystopian fiction. Oh, and for the sake of self-promotion, I'm writing the weekly box-office projections...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, is examining its operations in an effort that is likely to result in staff reductions at the company's daily newspapers.
The company acknowledged a cost-cutting review is underway after Chicago business...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Has Nikki Finke written her last “TOLDJA”?
The Hollywood journalist — known as much for her sharp tongue and mercurial personality as for her entertainment industry scoops — has cut ties with Deadline Hollywood, the popular...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 11:08 AM
NBC's Bob Costas weighed in Sunday that it is time for the Washington Redskins to change their name.
But don't look for the networks that carry the National Football League, including NBC, to follow his lead just yet. Even if NBC wanted to, its contract...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before seeing how "Under the Dome" did in the ratings.
The Skinny: I've been watching some pilots lately. I like FX's "The Bridge" and surprisingly enjoyed Fox's "Sleepy Hollow," which normally wouldn't be my cup of tea. Tuesday's...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff.
The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 12:26 PM
It was Crawford who basically forced the resignation of Steve Case from the top spot at AOL Time Warner. Malone, Turner and Crawford huddled in Malone's office to pick a triggerman, and the investor drew the short straw.
"Ted said he couldn't do it...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 10:04 AM
NEW YORK -- Veteran news producer and former NBC Universal chief Jeff Zucker will become the president of CNN Worldwide in January, the network announced Thursday.
"Jeff's experience as a news executive is unmatched for its breadth and success," said...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Netflix has acquired the exclusive U.S. rights to movies from Walt Disney Studios films, beginning in 2016, in a three-year deal that catapults the Internet video-on-demand service into direct competition with pay-TV giants such as HBO and Showtime.
| May 15, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Warner Bros. Television Group Chief Executive Bruce Rosenblum is resigning less than six months after being passed over for the top job at the movie and television production giant.
"Bruce has been a vital member of the Warner Bros. family and a good...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:28 AM
NBC News is expected to name Deborah Turness, a prominent British TV journalist, to be its next president.
Currently editor of Britain's ITV News, Turness will take the position that was previously held by Steve Capus, who resigned from NBC News in...