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  • Dodger fans cry in their beer, Strahan to join ABC's 'GMA'

    Dodger fans cry in their beer, Strahan to join ABC's 'GMA'
    After the coffee. Before getting my DeSean Jackson Redskin jersey. The Skinny: I watched the season premiere of "Mad Men" last night. No spoilers, but I will say it must be fun to be in charge of wardrobe on that show. Wednesday's roundup includes...
  • Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans

    Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans
    Joseph Serxner threw on his Dodgers T-shirt and headed to Public House 1739, a Los Feliz bar, hoping to spend the afternoon watching the Boys in Blue battle the San Diego Padres. Instead, he is staring at the hated New York Yankees playing the Houston...
  • DirecTV Signs Multi-Year Deal with WeatherNation

    After a standoff between longtime partners DirecTV and the Weather Channel, DirecTV has officially signed a multi-year deal with WeatherNation. WeatherNation was launched on channel 361, one channel away from the former Weather Channel position at 362....
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 to Invest in Int'l Co-productions

    LONDON -- Channel 4 will invest in international drama co-productions as part of a new strategy, announced Thursday by head of drama, Piers Wenger, that boosts Channel 4's commitment to original drama. New co-production collaborations with both...
  • Amazon unveils Fire TV. Summer sequel season gets rolling.

    Amazon unveils Fire TV. Summer sequel season gets rolling.
    After the coffee. Before the premiere party for HBO's "Silicon Valley." The Skinny: I highly recommend HBO's "Silicon Valley," which debuts this Sunday. I watched five episodes and the show got funnier with each one. Although it is set in the tech...
  • 'WrestleMania' Celebrates 30 Years as WWE Pins Down Big Deals, Bright Future

    The deafening roar from a record crowd of more than 93,000 packed inside Pontiac, Mich.'s, Silverdome when Hulk Hogan scoop-slammed the 520-pound Andre the Giant there in 1987 is still music to Vince McMahon's ears. Twenty-seven years after "WrestleMania...
  • Time Warner Cable, DirecTV At Odds Over Dodgers Channel

    Baseball season has barely gotten underway, but Dodgers fans who subscribe to DirecTV may already be out of luck this season. Time Warner Cable has revealed that the company is no longer in negotiations with DirecTV to carry the Dodgers-owned SportsNet...
  • David Letterman to step down. 'Captain America' will fly high.

    David Letterman to step down. 'Captain America' will fly high.
    After the coffee. Before getting my late night audition tape to CBS. The Skinny: I hope CBS names a David Letterman successor in the next few months, I'm not sure I can take a year of speculation. As I say below, if this were 2004 instead of 2014 I'd...
  • Ratings for Dodger channel SportsNet LA hurt by lack of reach

    Ratings for Dodger channel SportsNet LA hurt by lack of reach
    An average of 37,000 people have watched the Dodgers this week on their new television home, SportsNet LA, according to Nielsen. That pales in comparison to the first two games last season on Fox-owned Prime Ticket, both of which averaged around 300,000...
  • 'Captain America' posts blockbuster numbers in opening weekend

    Superhero sequel "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" soared in its opening weekend to a record-breaking $96.2 million in North America and an early worldwide total of $303.3 million. The $170-million 3-D film, starring Chris Evans as the shield-...
  • 'Captain America' soars! Yahoo to try video again. RIP Mickey Rooney.

    'Captain America' soars! Yahoo to try video again. RIP Mickey Rooney.
    After the coffee. Before the NCAA Championship game. The Skinny: I saw "Rob the Mob" on Sunday. While some of the cast was enjoyable -- particularly Griffin Dunne and Ray Romano -- overall I was a little disappointed in the movie about a young couple ...
  • Profit in Sight: Nearly 670,000 Subscribe to WWE Network

    The WWE Network is close to turning a profit less than two months after launching. The WWE announced early Monday that the all-digital streaming service, that launched in the U.S. on Feb. 24, has 667,287 subscribers. Subscribers pay $9.99 a month with a...