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  • DirecTV and AT&T look to take over Houston sports channel

    AT&T's $49-billion deal to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV has a long way to go before closing, but the two companies are already partnering on a Houston sports channel. DirecTV and AT&T have submitted a plan to a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in...
  • Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders

    Tribune Publishing begins new era with new leaders
    On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company. Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
  • 8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business

    8 NFL moves that would ruin the typical business
    The National Football League's enviable success as a business is unparalleled. Literally. It is both unmatched and largely unmatchable. The NFL blazes its own trail, and it's tough to envision anyone else emerging from the scorched earth and burned...
  • The Dodgers blackout is bad, but let's not make a federal case out of it

    The Dodgers blackout is bad, but let's not make a federal case out of it
    If you're a Dodgers fan — but not a subscriber to Time Warner Cable — then you've missed watching on TV most of the 108 games the team has played this year. In other words, you've missed more than half the season and all the highlights...
  • Congressman Brad Sherman Outlines How Dodgers Arbitration Would Work

    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), who suggested binding arbitration as a way of ending an impasse that has left about 70% of Los Angeles area residents without TV access to Dodgers games, on Monday provided more details in hopes of bringing pay TV players...
  • Chase Carey Commits to Staying at Fox If Time Warner Deal Happens: Source

    Rupert Murdoch has strengthened his hand in his quest to acquire Time Warner. 21st Century Fox president-chief operating officer Chase Carey is said to have pledged to make a long-term commitment to stay in his top management role should the deal come...
  • Baseball fans call out Dodgers and Time Warner Cable

    To the editor: Would any customer of Taco Bell put up with being charged for every side dish and topping when all she wanted was a bean-and-cheese burrito? Would the same customer willingly pay to keep a caldron of green tea piping hot for the customer...
  • Cowboys are No. 1 as August ushers in NFL

     Cowboys are No. 1 as August ushers in NFL
    Let's talk a little about August. The old Romans called it "Sextili" instead of "August," but it seems like "sextili" was a common topic back then. Their calendar originally had 10 months, but, just like the SEC, the Romans decided to expand and added...
  • Lawmakers Ask Comcast to Carry Latino-Owned Channels

    Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-Calif.) and 52 other House lawmakers are asking Comcast to make a commitment to carry Latino-focused channels as the cable giant seeks to acquire Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and Time Warner Cable...
  • Don't force everyone to pay for the Dodgers on TV

    To the editor: I have read that fans are pretty complacent with the Dodgers' TV situation. As an example, DirecTV says it has lost fewer than 2,000 subscribers because it doesn't carry SportsNet LA, the Time Warner Cable-managed Dodgers channel. ("The...
  • Maxine Waters, Other Lawmakers Press FCC for Diversity in Merger Reviews

    Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) and 51 other lawmakers, including members of the Congressional Black Caucus, are pressing the FCC to ensure that upcoming mergers include "enforceable commitments" to boost media ownership, programming, advertising and...
  • Pac-12's Larry Scott preaches patience for conference's TV networks

    The grin on Larry Scott's face seems hard to explain. The commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference has come to talk television and, right off the bat, he must concede that not all the news is good. Entering their third year, his Pac-12 Networks still...