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  • 'Catching Fire' remains red hot. DirecTV goes after Dish retailer.

    'Catching Fire' remains red hot. DirecTV goes after Dish retailer.
    After the coffee. Before seeing if NBC's ratings are alive with the sound of music. The Skinny: Survived three holiday parties this week. Now I just want to hide all weekend. Friday's roundup includes the box office preview and a hilarious story about...
  • Al Jazeera America Starts On Time Warner Cable Lineup Today

    Al Jazeera America, the infant cable-news network armed with grand ambitions and lots of money from the Qatar government, debuts today on Time Warner Cable, a crucial step for the fledgling outfit, which will now gain more presence in important markets...
  • Time Warner Cable Appoints New M&A Exec as Deal Talk Swirls

    Time Warner Cable, a takeover target being eyed by several cable operators, is putting a new executive in charge of M&A. Christian Lee, previously the cable operator's VP of investments, will become senior VP of mergers and acquisitions effective Dec....
  • Rebel group in Syria is holding nuns, Arab newspaper reports

    Rebel group in Syria is holding nuns, Arab newspaper reports
    BEIRUT — Syrian rebels are demanding the release of 1,000 female government detainees in exchange for the freedom of a group of Greek Orthodox nuns being held by opposition forces, according to an account published Friday in a pan-Arab newspaper....
  • Charter to Submit Bid for Time Warner Cable for Less Than $140 per Share: Report

    Charter Communications is prepping an offer for Time Warner Cable as early as next week, with a bid of less than $140 per share in cash and stock, Bloomberg reported Friday citing an anonymous source. Time Warner Cable stock opened at $131.60 per share...
  • TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

    TV pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
    TV networks will reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela in various new or rebroadcast specials. Here's an incomplete list of TV tributes to the former South African president who passed away Thursday at age 95. (All times are Central; most...
  • Early tallies point to a big 'yes' vote on Egypt's constitution

    Early tallies point to a big 'yes' vote on Egypt's constitution
    CAIRO -- Unofficial results Thursday indicated that Egypt’s new constitution was approved by about 98% of voters, a lopsided margin reminiscent of elections that were held prior to the uprising against Hosni Mubarak three years ago. The military-...
  • Around Town: 'The other side' depends on point of view

    The mainstream media can be fickle. The media covers what it wants to cover and when it does, the duration can be painfully short, hence the phrase, “15 minutes of fame.” It’s easy to feel ignored. The American mainstream media does not...
  • Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt Discloses Recurrence of Cancer

    Time Warner Cable chairman-CEO Glenn Britt has had a recurrence of cancer but will continue to run the cable operator through the end of the year, he announced in a memo to employees Tuesday. In July, Time Warner Cable announced that Britt will retire at...
  • CBS plans digital news effort. Wheeler confirmed as new FCC head.

    CBS plans digital news effort. Wheeler confirmed as new FCC head.
    After the coffee. Before getting my temperature under 100. The Skinny: First I thought it was the Chinese food. Then I thought it was the staff meeting. But it turns out I came down with some bug that made me very sick and sent me home early Tuesday....
  • Calderon allegedly took bribes for pushing film bills, Al Jazeera reports

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ronald Calderon allegedly accepted more than $60,000 in bribes fromĀ  undercover FBI agents during an elaborate sting operation, according to a report by the Al Jazeera television network, which cited a sealed federal affidavit....
  • Report: California Lawmaker Took Payments for Pushing Expanded Production Tax Credit

    Al Jazeera America reported on Wednesday that California State Sen. Ron Calderon, one of the key champions of the film production incentive program, was the target of an FBI sting operation in which undercover agents posed as an independent movie...