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  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else

    Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else
    Saturday night is fight night, with the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley set to be broadcast on big screens across the nation. As thousands of fans traipse into bars and restaurants to catch the big fight, a small...
  • ESPN Launches 15 College Conference Channels on Apple TV, Roku (EXCLUSIVE)

    ESPN is giving 15 college conferences their own dedicated, national TV channels stocked with live events and on-demand replays - streamed over the Internet, initially to Apple TV and Roku devices. The sports cabler is launching the new channels through...
  • ABC to live stream Academy Awards telecast on limited basis

    ABC to live stream Academy Awards telecast on limited basis
    For the first time, ABC will live stream the Academy Awards -- but only on a limited basis. Sunday night's red carpet preshow, the entire 86th Annual Academy Awards program and "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars," will be made available to cable...
  • Will 'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.

    Will  'Son of God' rise at box office? Parity comes to the Oscars.
    After the coffee. Before getting my boat out of the garage. The Skinny: Am I the only one disappointed (but not surprised) that Jay Leno couldn't go two weeks without popping back up on a late-night TV show? Maybe there is a 12-step program for him....
  • Why Indie Cable Doesn't Need The Weather Channel To Know Which Way The Wind Blows

    If you're a small cable outlet without massive corporate backing, the Weather Channel offered a forecast last week that should be troubling: continued storms and fog. The independent network raised eyebrows recently when it ended a three-month spat...
  • Gendler, Connolly Upped at AMC/Sundance Channel Global

    MADRID - Two of the executives who are shaping AMC/Sundance Channel Global's roll-out around the world have been upped at the company, Gail Gendler to vice president, acquisitions, and Patrick Connolly to VP, programming and scheduling. Both will...
  • 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...
  • Original 'Cosmos' series to air before new 'Cosmos' debuts

    Original 'Cosmos' series to air before new 'Cosmos' debuts
    On Sunday, Fox's shiny new "Cosmos" series, executive produced by Seth MacFarlane, will roll out on the Fox network as well as several Fox-owned cable channels, including FX, FXX, Fox Sports and National Geographic Channel. But before viewers settle in...
  • Netflix to Distribute Robert Rodriguez 'From Dusk Till Dawn' TV Series Internationally

    Netflix and Miramax have announced that Netflix has acquired the new Robert Rodriguez TV series "From Dusk Till Dawn" as a Netflix exclusive for its subscribers in Canada, Ireland, The Netherlands, Nordic European territories and the UK where it will...