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  • Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.

    Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.
    After the coffee. Before checking Seth Meyers' debut ratings. The Skinny: Do you know how often I quote from Harold Ramis movies? Probably every day something from "Ghostbusters" or "Animal House" leaves my lips. He will be missed. Today's Morning...
  • Will 'Veronica Mars' VOD Release Kickstart New Trend in Hollywood?

    The major studios may have shuttered their independent film banners, but studio digital divisions are starting to borrow some of the release strategies used to roll out smaller-budgeted movies. Warner Bros. Digital Distribution promised Rob Thomas a...
  • Dish Sets Stage for DirecTV Merger with Transfer of Satellites: Analyst

    Dish Network said it is transferring five satellites to EchoStar -- a move that paves the way for a merger with DirecTV, according to Citigroup analyst Jason Bazinet. The prospect of a DirecTV-Dish merger has kicked around for years, but Comcast's...
  • WWE Earnings Impacted by Cost to Launch Digital Network

    During a week that saw Dish Network pull out of offering WWE pay-per-views, including Sunday's "Elimination Chamber" and April's "WrestleMania 30," for the forseeable future, WWE isn't showing signs of concern that its new WWE Network will prompt other...
  • DirecTV Adds 93,000 U.S. Subscribers in Q4, But Growth Slows as Fees Keep Rising

    Despite higher customer bills, DirecTV managed to add a net 93,000 U.S. subscribers in the fourth quarter of 2013 and beat Wall Street expectations -- but the No. 1 satcaster acknowledged that domestic growth has flattened out as the pay-TV biz hits a...
  • Dish Stops Offering WWE's PPVs Before New Network Launch

    Dish Network is hosting its own elimination chamber, with the satellite service it will no longer offer WWE's pay-per-views, including April's "WrestleMania 30." The move comes as WWE is about to launch a digital network on Feb. 24, which will include...
  • Dish Abandons Four-Year Effort to Trademark 'TV Everywhere'

    Dish Network's prolonged fight to own the term "TV Everywhere" ultimately went nowhere. The satcaster has quietly walked away from its battle with Time Warner Inc., DirecTV, Comcast and other cable operators in trying to secure trademark protection on...
  • Is it time to get nervous in battle over Dodgers' new TV network?

    Is it time to get nervous in battle over Dodgers' new TV network?
    The Dodgers’ new network debuts next week, and I guess most of us will just have to take their word for it. Unless you’re with Time Warner Cable, which will run the Dodgers’ new cable station, SportsNet LA. Currently, it doesn’...
  • Showtime App Goes Live on Roku -- But Comcast Is Not on Board

    Showtime Networks has launched its authenticated streaming-video service on Roku broadband set-top boxes, providing access to to hundreds of hours of on-demand content and live TV feeds, available to subscribers of several major pay-TV partners. It's the...
  • Dodgers channel plays hardball. Jimmy Fallon makes debut.

    Dodgers channel plays hardball. Jimmy Fallon makes debut.
    After the coffee. Before checking Jimmy Fallon's ratings. The Skinny: Watched episode four of "House of Cards" last night. No spoiler here but I think CNN's Ashleigh Banfield got a more high-profile assignment in a fictional TV show than she ever...
  • Back9Network Advancing With $7.5M Constitition Plaza Studio, Fox Sports Deal

    Back9Network Advancing With $7.5M Constitition Plaza Studio, Fox Sports Deal
    A lot of people in Hartford have been skeptical about progress at Back9Network, the golf lifestyle media outlet with a flashy culture, a plan for a studio on Constitution Plaza, and the goal of launching a cable TV channel. Back9 founder and CEO James L....
  • Comcast plans a media powerhouse

    Comcast plans a media powerhouse
    Comcast Corp. already produces movies, television shows and national and local news programs while operating theme parks and the largest pay-TV system in the U.S. And now, with one bold stroke, the Philadelphia conglomerate could dominate the flow of...