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  • 'Need for Speed' hopes to cruise. Liberty has Sirius change.

    'Need for Speed' hopes to cruise. Liberty has Sirius change.
    After the coffee. Before finding my winter coat. The Skinny: Friday's roundup includes the box-office preview and John Malone's latest financial maneuverings. Also, a look at DreamWorks, which hopes "Need for Speed" can be a hit. I'm out of town this...
  • L.A. city attorney sues Time Warner Cable for $10 million

    L.A. city attorney sues Time Warner Cable for $10 million
    Time Warner Cable has more problems in Los Angeles. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer took a swing on Friday, filing a lawsuit against the region's largest pay TV provider. The federal suit, filed on behalf of the city of Los Angeles, alleges that...
  • Netflix Buys Rights to Fox Digital Studio Films 'How to Be a Man,' Starring Gavin McInnes, and 'ETXR'

    Netflix has acquired streaming rights to a pair of Fox Digital Studio films, "How to Be a Man," a dark comedy starring Gavin McInnes, and "ETXR," a drama about an electronic-dance music DJ trying to communicate with aliens. "How to Be a Man" will debut...
  • L.A. sues Time Warner Cable over past fees

    L.A. sues Time Warner Cable over past fees
    Time Warner Cable Inc. has stirred anger over its hike in subscription rates for customers and its efforts to extract hefty fees from rivals to air the L.A. Dodgers channel. Now it has incurred the wrath of city officials. On Friday, the city of Los...
  • No news is bad news for Pac-12 on DirecTV front

    Pac-12 officials remain unable to come to terms with satellite provider DircecTV to carry the conference television network, Commissioner Larry Scott said. The two sides have remained far apart since the launch of Pac-12 Networks two years ago....
  • Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard

    Double shots of hard rock mayhem served in Virginia Beach: Nine Inch Nails-Soundgarden and Kiss-Def Leppard
    Folks over at Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach are having a metallic Monday. A pair of shows announced today both feature two legendarily loud acts. Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden will blast Aug. 5 while Kiss and Def Leppard will strut...
  • TWC is offering customers little in return for its latest rate hikes

    TWC is offering customers little in return for its latest rate hikes
    Time Warner Cable has assured customers that the company's $45-billion acquisition by Comcast will improve service and innovation. Customers might wonder how the pairing of two profit-hungry cable giants will remedy the biggest problem: ever-...
  • Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (not Pomona) prepares for NCAA game in Dayton

    Cal Poly basketball, entering the NCAA tournament with 13-19 record, has a tough enough time getting national respect. But shouldn't people at least know where the Mustangs are from? There has been some confusion over Cal Poly as the team prepares for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.
    After the coffee. Before the Seder. The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...