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  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Discovery Moves Toward 'TV Everywhere' With Time Warner Cable Deal

    Discovery Communications may be ready for its content to be distributed in broader fashion by cable partners, judging by an agreement the Silver Spring, Md. programmer unveiled Monday with Time Warner Cable. The two companies announced an early renewal...
  • Time Warner Cable Stock Jumps on Reports Charter Seeking Financing for Takeover Bid

    Time Warner Cable shares rose more than 8% Friday after reports that Charter Communications -- in association with John Malone's Liberty Media -- is seeking financing to acquire the bigger operator. Charter has met with Bank of America, Barclays and...
  • Even TV News Stalwarts Like '60 Minutes' Aren't Immune to Missteps

    These should be banner times for the TV news organizations -- Obamacare crises are good for ratings -- but the newsies seem too caught up in internal melodramas and scheduling shuffles to notice. Even that paragon of stability in the news business, "60...
  • Time Warner Cable Launches Showtime's Internet Video Service

    Here's one silver lining for Time Warner Cable customers out of its bruising fight with CBS: The MSO, under the deal it eventually reached with the Eye, has launched Showtime Networks' authentication service to let subscribers access the premium cabler'...
  • Ovation Names Scott Woodward Senior VP, Programming, Production

    Former TV Guide Network and E! programming exec Scott Woodward has been appointed senior vice president of programming and production at Ovation, the company announced. In his new role, Woodward will oversee programming across all platforms for the...
  • Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view

    Nonprofits tied to legislators collect cash out of public view
    SACRAMENTO — A federal allegation that state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon tried to hide a $25,000 bribe in a charity run by his brother has shed light on the use of nonprofits by California legislators to collect cash out of public view. Some...
  • Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes

    Yasser Arafat probably poisoned by polonium, Swiss review concludes
    Swiss forensics examiners found sufficient traces of the deadly radioactive isotope polonium-210 in the exhumed remains of Yasser Arafat to conclude with relative certainty that the late Palestinian leader died of poisoning in 2004,  Al Jazeera channel...
  • Time Warner Cable to start carrying Al Jazeera America this week

    Time Warner Cable to start carrying Al Jazeera America this week
    Time Warner Cable will start carrying the news channel Al Jazeera America this week. According to the cable operator's website, Al Jazeera America will launch as early as this Friday on many Time Warner Cable systems around the country, including...
  • Reps. Walden and Upton pushing for new Communications Act

    Reps. Walden and Upton pushing for new Communications Act
    Two prominent lawmakers want to create a new playbook for the media and telecommunications industries. Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Communications...
  • South East Asian Animation Sells at ATF

    SINGAPORE - Singapore's MediaCorp and Malaysia's Animasia have licensed two sports-themed animation properties to MediaCorp Suria, a Bahasa Melayu-language free-to-air channel in Malaysia. The pair sold 39-episode "Supa Strikas" to the channel which...
  • Nets Race to Cover Aftermath of Mandela Death

    The death of South African leader Nelson Mandela Thursday sent news networks scrambling to cover the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential and revered political activists and humanitarians. News of Mandela's death at age 95 broke late...