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  • DirecTV Profit Rises in Q2, as World Cup Gives Latin America a Kick

    DirecTV topped Wall Street earnings estimates for the second quarter of 2014, with coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in particular helping to boost results for its Latin America business. Overall revenue of $8.1 billion for the period was up 5%,...
  • NFL doesn't have problem if announcers opt not to say 'Redskins'

    The National Football League doesn't have a problem with announcers who don't want to use the name "Redskins" when covering games involving the Washington franchise. "We don’t dictate to our broadcast partners how they cover the game," said NFL...
  • Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?

    Dodger TV blackout continues! Will 'Sex Tape' score?
    After the coffee. Before the week that never ends finally ends. The Skinny: This has been one long week! But I'll also say on a personal front it has been one of my most productive. If I had enough money socked away, this would be a good way to go out!...
  • Comcast to add SEC Network

    Comcast to add SEC Network
    Comcast jumped on board with the SEC Network on Friday, reaching agreement on a long-term deal to include the new channel when it launches on Aug. 14. Comcast, the largest cable carrier in the country, will make the SEC Network available on its basic...
  • Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid

    Time Warner looks at ways to counter 21st Century Fox's buyout bid
    Rupert Murdoch's entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, pounced on its prey at an opportune moment. Over lunch in New York in early June, Murdoch's top lieutenant, Chase Carey, told Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes that Fox wanted to buy...
  • Any white knights for Time Warner? Netflix hits 50-million mark.

    Any white knights for Time Warner? Netflix hits 50-million mark.
    After the coffee. Before the joy of giving my cat a pill. The Skinny: I watched Episode 3 of HBO's "The Leftovers" last night. I think I'm done. I'm just not getting hooked and last night I found myself fast-forwarding, which is never a good sign....
  • Starz's Chris Albrecht on the Challenges of Buzz, Diversity and Budgets

    For the first time in more than four years at Starz, Chris Albrecht looked and sounded comfortable as he showed off a new slate of programming for the premium cabler. Albrecht went off the script at the start of Starz's Friday session at the Television...
  • Epix Scales Another Distribution Hurdle in Carriage Pact with AT&T's U-verse

    Epix has scaled another distribution hurdle, signing a deal with AT&T's U-verse service that will add 5.7 million households to its subscriber base. The pact covers four channels and extends the availability of Epix's broadband offerings into U-verse...
  • AT&T-Chernin Group's Otter Media Online-Video Venture Acquires Creativebug for $10 Mil

    Otter Media, the newly named online-video joint venture of AT&T and Chernin Group, has acquired how-to crafting video site Creativebug from Demand Media for $10 million in cash. AT&T and Chernin Group announced their JV in April, announcing a...
  • Report: Univision Holds Potential Sale Talks With CBS, Time Warner

    Univision held preliminary talks with CBS and Time Warner over a potential sale, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. The U.S.-based Spanish-language broadcaster is said to be seeking at least $20 billion for the sale. That's far more than...
  • Weather Channel sends 'Fat Guys in the Woods'

    Weather Channel sends 'Fat Guys in the Woods'
    The Weather Channel's latest reality series isn't about killer storms or mountains of snow, it's about average, out-of-shape guys in the elements. The title isn't even trying to be too clever about it: "Fat Guys in the Woods." In case you're still...
  • Watch from the office: How to tune in free live streams

    Watch from the office: How to tune in free live streams
    GO USA! If you can't get away for the do-or-die USA vs. Belgium match at 3 p.m. today, here's how to watch for free. ESPN and Univision are live streaming online all 64 FIFA World Cup matches from Brazil beginning Thursday. You also can catch games on...