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  • Standoff over Dodgers games could be defining moment in sports TV

    Standoff over Dodgers games could be defining moment in sports TV
    The Dodgers are in first place in their division and gunning for a berth in the World Series in October. But as the second half of the season begins Friday, most local fans aren't able to watch any of it on television. Off the field no progress has been...
  • 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...
  • What does an Emmy get you? Another Comcast deal raises eyebrows.

    What does an Emmy get you? Another Comcast deal raises eyebrows.
    After the coffee. Before the start of another TV Press Tour. The Skinny: I've watched two episodes of HBO's "The Leftovers" and I still have no idea what's going on. Needless to say, this Sunday could determine whether I stick with it or not. And no, I...
  • Dish tells FCC to block Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

    Satellite broadcaster Dish Network wants the government to block Comcast Corp.'s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable. In meetings with top Federal Communications Commission officials earlier this week, Dish said a combination of Comcast and Time...
  • Dish Network Urges FCC to Block Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    Dish Network is urging FCC officials to reject the proposed merger of Comcast with Time Warner Cable, concluding that the transaction "presents serious competitive concerns for the broadband and video marketplace." Dish Network's opposition was disclosed...
  • HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.

    HBO leads Emmy nominations. Dish wants FCC to block Comcast deal.
    After the coffee. Before scrutinizing the Emmy nominations. The Skinny: I watched the first episode of FX's "The Strain." I won't give anything away but I will say you will never hear "Sweet Caroline" the same way again after watching it. Today's...
  • Aereo does an about-face in latest attempt to stay alive

    If you can't beat them, join them. That seems to be the approach Aereo is taking in a last-ditch effort to stay alive after the Supreme Court ruled last month that the start-up service which streams the signals of local TV stations over the Internet via...
  • Clock Ticking on FCC's Review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The FCC issued a formal public notice on Thursday seeking comment on Comcast's proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, signaling about six months until it reaches a decision on whether to green light the transaction. Comments in favor or against the...
  • FCC Moves to Expand Closed Captioning Rules to Web Clips

    The FCC adopted new rules on Friday to expand the types of online video that broadcasters, cable and satellite channels must caption for the deaf and hearing impaired. The agency already requires that full-length programming that appears with closed-...
  • The Dodgers blackout is bad, but let's not make a federal case out of it

    The Dodgers blackout is bad, but let's not make a federal case out of it
    If you're a Dodgers fan — but not a subscriber to Time Warner Cable — then you've missed watching on TV most of the 108 games the team has played this year. In other words, you've missed more than half the season and all the highlights...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • 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!...