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  • Hustling Globes! Aereo heads to Supreme Court. 'Lone Survivor' wins.

    Hustling Globes! Aereo heads to Supreme Court. 'Lone Survivor' wins.
    After the coffee. Before hearing Fox explain how it fixed "American Idol." The Skinny: I know, we're all tired from the Golden Globes. Yes, I saw Bono too, but I had more fun talking to John Leguizamo about "Carlito's Way." I'm on five hours' sleep and...
  • TCA: Fox says it is getting out of pilot season

    TCA: Fox says it is getting out of pilot season
    Fox Broadcasting says it wants to reinvent the way it makes television shows. Specifically, it wants to do away with what is known as pilot season, a frantic period in the spring in which the broadcast networks order scores of scripts and then make...
  • Fight with DirecTV puts storm clouds over Weather Channel

    Fight with DirecTV puts storm clouds over Weather Channel
    You don't need to be a weatherman to know why the wind is blowing so hard in the fight between the Weather Channel and satellite broadcaster DirecTV. DirecTV's current deal to carry the Weather Channel is up Monday night, and the two sides are nowhere...
  • Weather Channel Pulled from DirecTV

    DirecTV is no longer carrying the Weather Channel after the two sides were unable to reach a deal -- which the cable network said is the first major blackout in its 32-year history. In a statement, David Kenny, chairman and CEO of The Weather Co., said...
  • DirecTV no longer carrying Weather Channel after contract dispute

    DirecTV no longer carrying Weather Channel after contract dispute
    The Weather Channel just got rained on by DirecTV. The satellite broadcaster, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with over 20 million subscribers, stopped carrying the Weather Channel as of midnight eastern standard time after the two...
  • Charter bids for Time Warner Cable. Weather Channel off DirecTV.

    After the coffee. Before scheduling my cat's haircut. The Skinny: Got home late and then had to write about the Weather Channel being officially off DirecTV (see below) which means I didn't get a chance to watch Sunday's episode of "The Good Wife."...
  • Jack Griffin named Tribune Publishing CEO; Eddy Hartenstein chairman

    Jack Griffin named Tribune Publishing CEO; Eddy Hartenstein chairman
    Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin has been named chief executive of the new Tribune Publishing Co., leading a group of eight newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. The publishing chain is being spun off as a separately...
  • Comcast Confirms Acquisition of FreeWheel, Eyeing Growth in Online Video Ads

    Comcast has completed its acquisition of online-advertising platform FreeWheel, according to the companies, in a deal worth up to $375 million. "Comcast looks forward to helping FreeWheel's talented team grow their business and accelerate their ability...
  • Digital media a priority for Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin

    Digital media a priority for Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin
    Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin has been named chief executive of the new Tribune Publishing Co., leading a group of eight newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune. The publishing chain is being spun off as a separately...
  • Charter makes offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable

    Charter makes offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable
    Charter Communications has made an offer valued at more than $60 billion for Time Warner Cable, a move that could spark a new round of consolidation in the telecommunications industry. If Charter succeeds with its takeover attempt, it would be a...
  • DirecTV drops Weather Channel after contract dispute

    DirecTV drops Weather Channel after contract dispute
    The Weather Channel just got rained on by DirecTV. The satellite broadcaster, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with over 20 million subscribers, stopped carrying the Weather Channel as of midnight eastern standard time. The two...
  • Time Warner Cable Acquisition Drama Getting Ugly

    The battle for the future of Time Warner Cable is becoming heated and unusually public, defying the protocol of what is usually a fairly cozy fraternity among cable guys. Charter Communications' pursuit of TW Cable is also shaping up to be the first...