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  • Fresh Off Disney Deal, Maker Studios Comes to Cable TV (EXCLUSIVE)

    Maker Studios, which is being acquired by The Walt Disney Co. in a deal worth up to $950 million, has cut a content-licensing deal with cable music-video service Music Choice for more than 500 hours of the YouTube multichannel network's clips. As part of...
  • 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...
  • Time Warner Cable says talks with DirecTV for Dodgers channel are over

    Time Warner Cable says talks with DirecTV for Dodgers channel are over
    DirecTV subscribers may have to go without the Dodgers for this season and the foreseeable future. Time Warner Cable, handling distribution of the new Dodgers-owned channel SportsNet LA, said DirecTV has ended serious negotiations. "DirecTV has...
  • The fight over Dodgers between Time Warner Cable, DirecTV is par for the course

    The fight over Dodgers between Time Warner Cable, DirecTV is par for the course
    Time Warner Cable and DirecTV are so far apart on a distribution deal for the new Dodger channel SportsNet LA that the two companies can't even agree on whether they are negotiating or not. On Thursday, Time Warner Cable Executive Vice President Melinda...
  • DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels

    DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV has been running a clever marketing campaign about the bad things that can happen to people who subscribe to cable. If a cable company — say Time Warner Cable — decided to parody those DirecTV commercials, it...
  • Comedy Central Launches Mobile App with 200 Episodes, But the Full Load Isn't Available to Everyone

    Comedy Central has at last launched its app for Apple iOS devices, which has been years in the works, stocked with nearly 200 episodes and stand-up specials including "South Park," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report." But while...
  • No Time Warner Cable means no Dodgers for fans and bar owners

    Dodgers fans who want to watch this afternoon's game against the Padres but don't have the team's new channel SportsNet LA might have to go park themselves at bar to catch the action. But don't just assume that every bar and restaurant will have the...
  • Dish and Disney make peace! Justice Department no fan of Aereo.

    After the coffee. Before insert funny line here. Oops, did I really do that? The Skinny: I caught some of the British version of "House of Cards" last night and liked it. It felt more gritty and less glamorous than the Netflix version. Also finally...
  • Undaunted By DirecTV Fracas, Weather Channel To Launch More Primetime Originals

    The Weather Company said it would continue to invest in documentary series for primetime, even as that idea has drawn objections from DirecTV, which pulled the company's Weather Channel network from its satellite service over objections to its pushes into...
  • Dish Network unlikely to carry Dodger channel

    Dish Network unlikely to carry Dodger channel
    Satellite broadcaster Dish Network isn't interested in playing ball with the Dodgers. In an interview, Dish executive vice president David Shull said the majority of Dish's Los Angeles area customers don't care about getting SportsNet LA, the new...
  • 'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.

    'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.
    After the coffee. Before checking my brackets! The Skinny: I'm feeling a little better today but am not at 100%. But I'm here for you as always. Friday's roundup includes the weekend box office forecast and my story on the Dodger channel's struggle to...