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  • Cable TV predicted to lose customers to phone and satellite firms

    Cable TV predicted to lose customers to phone and satellite firms
    Cable TV providers will continue to struggle to hang on to customers amid increasing competition from satellite TV, telephone companies offering TV channels -- and lower cost online video services, according to a new report. Pay-television penetration...
  • AT&T's U-verse Tries to Lure Subscribers By Warning of Comcast-TWC Merger

    Getting in a dig at competitors Comcast and Time Warner Cable and their impending merger, AT&T's U-verse has sent postcard mailers to prospective customers by warning that "the two cable companies with some of the poorest overall customer satisfaction...
  • 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-...
  • Consumer Reports Poll: Majority Oppose Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

    The proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable is opposed by 56% of the public, with large percentages believing that it will lead to higher prices for cable and Internet service, according to a poll conducted by Consumer Reports. The online...
  • How Artie Lange woke up

    How Artie Lange woke up
    Under the influence of antidepressants, painkillers and Jack Daniel's, and desperate for any form of sleep, comedian Artie Lange chugged a bottle of Clorox bleach and stabbed himself nine times in the chest with a butcher knife. In his new memoir,...
  • TV Viewers Left Clueless by Media Megadeals That Will Affect Consumers for Years

    The media produce content that is widely consumed, as well as alternately loved and loathed. Yet as a business, its inner workings are poorly understood by the public, which spends so much free time with the product. It's a disconnect that's allowed media...