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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Weather Channel Agrees to Alter Program Lineup to Return to DirecTV

    The Weather Channel is set to return to DirecTV after a three-month dispute between the cable programmer and the satellite broadcaster, but not without some major concessions. To get back on the 20 million-subscriber service, Weather Channel has agreed...
  • Weather Channel, DirecTV make peace. NFL plays ball with Hollywood.

    Weather Channel, DirecTV make peace. NFL plays ball with Hollywood.
    After the coffee. Before watching a Senate hearing in my pajamas. The Skinny: I think I've mentioned that I finally started watching "Sons of Anarchy." I enjoy it but do have to wonder, is there no media outlet wondering why this small California town...
  • Comcast, TW Cable Execs Grilled By Skeptical Senators at Merger Hearing

    Senators grilled Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives on an array of competitive concerns over their proposed merger at a Capitol Hill hearing on Wednesday, but one of the most frequently asked questions was very simple: Will consumers see higher...
  • Time Warner Cable's Dodgers channel shutout

    Time Warner Cable's Dodgers channel shutout
    Call it a curveball that nobody wants to swing at. After decades of forcing consumers to pay for channels they don't want, the pay-TV industry is strongly resisting Time Warner Cable's efforts to make subscribers of all its rivals pony up $4 to $5 a...