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  • 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...
  • A snapshot of Justin Timberlake at 11, on the edge of fame

    A snapshot of Justin Timberlake at 11, on the edge of fame
    Casting producers for the hit TV talent show “Star Search” were closing in on the end of a long cross-country series of auditions and had nearly filled their quota of performers for the upcoming season when they arrived at a Memphis mall to...
  • Why not pull the plug on cable

    Why not pull the plug on cable
    Millions of Time Warner Cable subscribers deprived of CBS and Showtime have every reason to be enraged. But they should put that anger to good use. The standoff tells us something important about the television industry. Despite urging from the...
  • Dion Bailey, Su'a Cravens make big plays for USC

    USC safeties Dion Bailey and Su'a Cravens came up with key fourth-quarter interceptions Saturday in USC's 20-17 upset victory over fifth-ranked Stanford at the sold-out Coliseum. Bailey, a junior, picked off a pass by Cardinal quarterback Kevin Hogan...
  • Want Pac-12 football? Not all TV services carry it

    Want Pac-12 football? Not all TV services carry it
    Brian is a UCLA grad and big Bruins backer. He's also a Verizon FiOS subscriber, which doesn't allow him to see Pac-12 Network football games. Brian wants to know: How can he see his beloved Bruins? This is another example of how not all...
  • Kathy Thomson to step down as president and COO of L.A. Times

    Kathy Thomson to step down as president and COO of L.A. Times
    Kathy Thomson, the president and chief operating officer of the Los Angeles Times, announced that she is leaving the newspaper at the end of this month. In an email to the staff, Thomson said she is departing for “another challenging opportunity&...
  • DirecTV posts better-than-expected sales, profit

    DirecTV, already the largest U.S. satellite television provider, is getting bigger. The El Segundo company said Tuesday that it gained new customers, reduced churn and increased fees, boosting third-quarter profit and sales past analysts' expectations....
  • Pac-12 football has great marketing, but it needs championships

    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott and his coffee-addled band of football coaches made their final whistle stop in Los Angeles on Friday after an exhaustive East Coast publicity tour that included everything but a round-table sit-down with Charlie Rose....
  • Bruins' breakout performance against Nevada accentuates the positive

    Bruins' breakout performance against Nevada accentuates the positive
    If the Bruins are coming, as the billboards scattered about town suggest, then they are not coming alone. In the UCLA football opener Saturday night at the sweltering Rose Bowl, this town’s most precocious college football team proved that its...
  • TV Taps Other Screens To Get Viewers To Sample New Shows

    To make the most money, TV networks like NBC, ABC and CBS need viewers to watch shows the traditional way - on the good ol' boob tube. To get TV aficionados to try new shows like freshman ABC sitcom "The Goldbergs" or NBC cop drama "Ironside," however,...
  • Dish to Raise Rates in 2014, Keeps Blaming Programmers for Hikes

    Dish Network in February will increase prices on core programming packages for most customers by $5 per month -- among other fee hikes -- and as usual, the satcaster is putting the blame for the bigger bills on broadcast and cable TV nets. Dish said...
  • 'Bad Grandpa' tops 'Gravity.' Ted Sarandos' big speech. RIP Lou Reed.

    'Bad Grandpa' tops 'Gravity.' Ted Sarandos' big speech. RIP Lou Reed.
    After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal." The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...