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  • Dodgers a main part of the scene, but they can't be seen by many on TV

    Dodgers a main part of the scene, but they can't be seen by many on TV
    Four minutes before Hyun-Jin Ryu threw the first pitch of the Dodgers' home opener Friday, Time Warner Cable hit the send button. Vin Scully had just handed the ceremonial first pitch to Sandy Koufax, two of the most beloved sports figures in Los...
  • Time Warner Cable, DirecTV need help to work out Dodgers TV deal

    Time Warner Cable, DirecTV need help to work out Dodgers TV deal
    The Dodgers play host to the Colorado Rockies on Friday, exactly two months after the launch of SportsNet LA. At this rate, there will be nothing to celebrate. For far too many fans, there will be no game to see. Vin Scully does not get SportsNet LA...
  • 'Transcendence' may not rise; Fox pulls 'Animation Domination'

    'Transcendence' may not rise; Fox pulls 'Animation Domination'
    After the coffee. Before deciding if I should just shave my head. The Skinny: A very nice touch in this week's episode of "The Americans" when a Jhoon Rhee Self Defense ad was on a television in the background. Anyone who grew up in D.C. in the 1980s...
  • Kevin Hunt: What Is $1.50 'Broadcast TV Fee' On Cable Bill? (It's Worth Billions)

    Kevin Hunt: What Is $1.50 'Broadcast TV Fee' On Cable Bill? (It's Worth Billions)
    Q: "My latest Comcast bill includes a new fee, the Broadcast TV Fee, for $1.50. The explanation is the 'fee recovers a portion of the cost of retransmitting television broadcast signals.' Isn't that basically what cable TV does? Why a separate fee? A...
  • Mayor Garcetti calls on Time Warner Cable to get Dodgers deals done

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wants the Dodgers available in every home in the city. In welcoming remarks at the annual National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. convention being held here, Garcetti said he wants Time Warner Cable and the Dodgers to...
  • AT&T eyes DirecTV! Viacom buys Channel 5.

    AT&T eyes DirecTV! Viacom buys Channel 5.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where April went. The Skinny: Is there anyone not interested in buying the Clippers? Every hour another five names pop up. Of course, Donald Sterling has said he's not selling, so who knows how all this ugliness...
  • Game time set for FAU's Week Two trip to Alabama

    Game time set for FAU's Week Two trip to Alabama
    If FAU fans want to sit down on the couch and watch the Owls' Sept. 6 matchup with Alabama on the big screen, they might have to switch cable TV providers. The SEC Network announced its early season lineup Thursday. It featured FAU's trip to Alabama,...
  • DirecTV Shares Rise After Reports Surface Of AT&T Interest

    Shares of DirecTV rose more than 5% in early trading Thursday, one day after reports surfaced that telecommunications giant AT&T is interested in buying the satellite broadcaster in a deal that could potentially create a large rival to the merger of...
  • Cox Signs On to Showtime's Streaming-Video Service

    Cox Communications has launched Showtime Networks' Internet-video service, which lets subscribers of the premium cabler watch live and on-demand access to programming on a range of devices. Showtime's deal with the third-biggest U.S. cable operator...
  • AT&T interested in acquiring satellite broadcaster DirecTV

    AT&T Inc. and DirecTV are in exploratory talks about a potential sale of the satellite broadcaster to the telecommunications giant. The board of directors from both companies have been briefed on the potential deal, said a person with knowledge of the...
  • Spat between Dodgers, Time Warner Cable and DirecTV moves out of town

    The tensions between DirecTV and the Dodgers and Time Warner Cable over the team-owned channel SportsNet LA are extending beyond the Los Angeles city limits. Dodgers officials and executives from Time Warner Cable -- which distributes SportsNet LA --...
  • DirecTV and Weather Channel ink carriage deal, ending dispute

    DirecTV and Weather Channel ink carriage deal, ending dispute
    The storm between the Weather Channel and DirecTV has finally cleared.  The network will return to the satellite television provider on Wednesday, the companies said, following a carriage dispute that had left the channel blacked out for DirecTV's 20...