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  • 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...
  • Eddy W. Hartenstein - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles Times

    Eddy W. Hartenstein - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles Times
    Eddy W. Hartenstein is publisher and chief executive officer of the Los Angeles Times, where since August 2008, he has been responsible for all aspects of print, digital and mobile operations of the country's largest metropolitan daily news organization,...
  • Disney's Iger talks movies. Google and Viacom make peace.

    Disney's Iger talks movies. Google and Viacom make peace.
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether to see "Nymphomaniac" now or wait for the edited version on cable. The Skinny: Caught Sunday's "The Walking Dead" last night where the Lizzie character got Fredo'd. Godfather fans will get the reference. Tough...
  • 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’...
  • For those shut out of Dodgers network, 15 spring games on the radio

    So it’s the debut of the Dodgers’ very own, seven-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day TV channel! Is your heart all aflutter? Now you can try to satisfy your unquenchable Dodgers fix at 3 a.m., just as you’ve always demanded. Anyway, you can...
  • Shut-out fans caught in middle, pay the price in Dodgers-cable battle

    Shut-out fans caught in middle, pay the price in Dodgers-cable battle
    It’s a beautiful day for a ballgame, just not for viewing it on TV. It’s time to pay the piper, and no one seems too eager to play the game outside the game. The Dodgers open the 2014 season at 1 a.m. PDT on Saturday in Australia against the...
  • So begins the Dodgers' TV blackout that was never supposed to happen

    So begins the Dodgers' TV blackout that was never supposed to happen
    So if a game is played in the forest and only about 30% of the people could watch it, did it really happen? Or something like that? The Dodgers will play the Padres in San Diego this afternoon, and it is the official beginning of the end. The end of...
  • New Data Confirms Pay TV's Slow Decline. Will Cord-Cutting Trickle Become Gusher?

    The cord-cutting phenomenon, while very real, still hasn't inflicted mortal wounds on the pay-TV biz. But if the trend of consumers rejecting cable or satellite video subscriptions accelerates -- and research shows younger Americans are less likely to...
  • '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...
  • Comcast, Time Warner Cable Defend Union as Benefiting 'Millions' in FCC Filing

    Comcast's $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable will benefit millions of consumers and businesses -- particularly in enhanced broadband services -- the companies said in a joint FCC filing today. They also dismissed critics' objections that the...