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  • The real losers in CBS/Time Warner dispute

    It's difficult to gin up much sympathy for either side in the battle between two colossal corporations, CBS and Time Warner Cable, especially since we the TV viewers — or at least the million in Los Angeles who subscribe to Time Warner Cable at...
  • Hey, Broadcast Chiefs: Time To Tackle Redskins' Racist Mascot Problem

    What's wrong with this sports picture? Perhaps the most overdue demonstration of one scintilla of the testosterone that drives the multibillion dollar sports broadcasting industry is for one leading figure from CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC et al to stand up to...
  • TV Review: Neil LaBute's 'Full Circle'

    Neil LaBute operates at such a lacerating, brusque level as to be an acquired taste, as his movies and plays ("In the Company of Men," "Your Friends & Neighbors") would attest. Yet his first foray into TV, "Full Circle," a half-hour series premiering on...
  • Kevin Hunt: Will Headphones Work With Dish Network As Promised? No, And Now A $440 Cancel Fee

    Kevin Hunt: Will Headphones Work With Dish Network As Promised? No, And Now A $440 Cancel Fee
    Unlike the usual complaints about cable providers, Maurice Frye was not displeased with service, bundles, channel selection, fees, taxes or even price. Frye, who is hearing-impaired, just wanted to hear the television. Frye, a gunner in the Korean War,...
  • COVER STORY: Brave Nude World: Pay TV Pushing Boundaries

    Asked about the trend toward "reprehensible protagonists" -- a la "Breaking Bad's" Walter White, "Boardwalk Empire's" Nucky Thompson or "Dexter's" serial killer -- Showtime Entertainment chief David Nevins offered a surprisingly frank answer. "It's...
  • TV review: 'Full Circle' on DirecTV is hard to digest

    TV review: 'Full Circle' on DirecTV is hard to digest
    Film director, screenwriter and playwright Neil LaBute ("In the Company of Men," "Your Friends & Neighbors") brings his furiously dour worldview to television Wednesday with "Full Circle," a new series on DirecTV in the hopes its unusual construct will...
  • Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, KISS Monster World Tour on AXS TV

     
    Yep, you read that right – KISS Monster World Tour on AXS TV this Halloween! You can thank AXS TV for providing the music entertainment at your Halloween party this year, as this is going to be one major metal marathon. AXS TV is celebrating...
  • Comcast to add links on Twitter to its TV shows

    Comcast to add links on Twitter to its TV shows
    Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Brian Roberts has made a mission out of perfecting a new-generation remote control to help customers seamlessly find TV programs they want to watch. Now, Roberts is turning to Twitter to help him do just that. Comcast and...
  • Netflix Orders Psychological Thriller to Series from 'Damages' Creators

    Netflix is adding a psychological thriller to its slate of originals, ordering a project from Todd A. Kessler, Daniel Zelman and Glenn Kessler to series. Drama centers on a family of adult siblings whose secrets and scars are revealed when their black...
  • Netflix orders thriller-drama from 'Damages' creators

    Netflix orders thriller-drama from 'Damages' creators
    Does the chatter about Netflix being the new black have another talking point to keep it going? The popular online streaming site announced Monday that it has ordered a new psychological thriller series from "Damages" creators Todd A. Kessler, Daniel...
  • 'Walking Dead' rises! Sony bets on Netflix. Snowden is a tough sell.

    'Walking Dead' rises! Sony bets on Netflix. Snowden is a tough sell.
    After the coffee. Before auditioning for "Fifty Shades of Grey." The Skinny. Am I the only one who thinks that if Yasiel Puig hadn't stopped to admire his big hit he could have had an inside-the-park-home-run? Hopefully if he hits another one like that...
  • Film Review: 'CBGB'

    A seminal moment in New York's musical counterculture gets the biopic it certainly didn't deserve in "CBGB," which transforms the glory days of Hilly Kristal's Bowery punk/No Wave club into exactly the sort of moldy sitcom one might expect from writer-...