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  • Time-traveling fiction continues to appear

    In "The Shining Girls," the South African writer Lauren Beukes' chilling new novel set in Chicago, Harper Curtis is not your run-of-the-mill serial killer. In some respects, his modus operandi is strictly garden variety. He stalks his victims —...
  • McNamara's Picks: 'Under the Dome,' 'Whodunnit,' 'Rizzoli & Isles'

    McNamara's Picks: 'Under the Dome,' 'Whodunnit,' 'Rizzoli & Isles'
    The Stephen King experiment begins on CBS Sunday night, an open-ended series adaptation of "Under the Dome." The novel ran 1,100-plus pages, but still the show's creators have been given free reign in taking the story in new directions, which could be...
  • 'Man of Steel' soars! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation make deal

    'Man of Steel' soars! Netflix and DreamWorks Animation make deal
    After the coffee. Before reassessing my priorities. The Skinny: I'm going to try to take a quick look at CNN's new morning show (which aired at 3 a.m out here) so I can at least see the opening. Monday's headlines include the incredible performance...
  • Comcast CEO unveils new platform for delivering TV programming

    WASHINGTON -- Next time you want to see a Don Cheadle movie, all you may have to do is say the actor's name to your TV and it will tell you what your options are. That was just one of the features Comcast Chief Executive Brian Roberts talked about...
  • '24' veteran Jon Cassar to produce and direct new episodes

    '24' veteran Jon Cassar to produce and direct new episodes
    Another key component of Fox's "24" will be back when the show returns with new episodes next season. Jon Casse\ar, a producer and director on the thriller from Seasons 2 through 7, has signed on to executive produce and direct several episodes of "24:...
  • DirecTV executive blasts broadcasters at congressional hearing

    WASHINGTON -- Consumers should get to choose which broadcast networks they want to pay to receive, a senior DirecTV executive told Congress on Wednesday. In testimony to a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on communications and technology,...
  • Review: "Joyland" by Stephen King

    Review: "Joyland" by Stephen King
      -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the Sunday Chicago Tribune and by digital edition via email. Click here to learn about joining Printers Row. -------------------- I think...
  • CBS cuts Obama audio from 'Under the Dome'

    CBS cuts Obama audio from 'Under the Dome'
    President Obama has been left on the cutting room floor of CBS' new summer series "Under the Dome." An audio clip of the president that was in the first hour of the series that CBS sent to critics earlier this month will be cut from the episode that...
  • Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' on CBS could create new TV model

    Stephen King's 'Under the Dome' on CBS could create new TV model
    CBS' highly anticipated thriller, "Under the Dome," could help create a new business model for TV shows -- and encourage broadcasters to gamble on risky big-event summer programming. The 13-episode series, which debuts June 24 on CBS, is based on a...
  • Upfront advertising sales heat up; CBS nearing finish line

    Upfront advertising sales heat up; CBS nearing finish line
    The broadcast television advertising market is in full swing, with the top-rated CBS network once again leading the pack. By Friday afternoon, CBS was close to finishing its advance advertising sales for the 2013-14 television season, notching rate...
  • Showtime Chairman Matt Blank takes shot at media

    Showtime Chairman Matt Blank takes shot at media
    WASHINGTON -- Showtime Chairman Matt Blank is tired of the entertainment and technology media fawning over new companies and platforms and saying traditional media are on life support. "Your favorite companies are companies with no revenue and no...
  • NCTA's Michael Powell defends U.S. broadband efforts

    NCTA's Michael Powell defends U.S. broadband efforts
    WASHINGTON -- The cable industry's top lobbyist defended broadband in the United States against complaints that the country has fallen behind others in terms of speed and innovation. "America is home to the world’s very best Internet companies,"...