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  • 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...
  • Journalist Soledad O'Brien aims to enlighten on 'Dream School'

     Journalist Soledad O'Brien aims to enlighten on 'Dream School'
    Former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien turns teacher in Monday's installment of "Dream School," the Sundance Channel's series about a class of high school dropouts inspired by a celebrity faculty. It's part of her new matrix of journalistic gigs under her...
  • Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges

    Al Jazeera America faces more than the usual new-kid challenges
    The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter. But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...
  • Time Warner Cable Cuts Deal to Carry Al Jazeera America

    Time Warner Cable inked a pact to carry Al Jazeera America, significantly expanding the reach of the fledgling cable-newser backed by the Qatar government, The New York Times reported. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. TW Cable will add Al...
  • TWC to carry Al Jazeera America, Jamie Dornan cast in '50 Shades'

    TWC to carry Al Jazeera America, Jamie Dornan cast in '50 Shades'
    After the coffee. Before World Series ratings come in.   The Skinny: I didn't catch the whole Red Sox victory, but got to the gym just in time to see the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran rob David Ortiz of a grand slam. Thursday's stories include a big...
  • Al Jazeera America details programming lineup

    Al Jazeera America details programming lineup
    Al Jazeera Media Network detailed programming plans for the American news channel it is launching next week, which includes several high-profile evening news magazines. Set to debut Tuesday, Al Jazeera America will be available in about 50 million...
  • Al Jazeera America and Time Warner Cable: What Broke The Impasse?

    For infant cable-news outlet Al Jazeera America, a carriage agreement announced today with Time Warner Cable would seem to be the answer to all its hopes: The deal gives low-rated AJA a presence in about 10 million more homes that have access to cable,...
  • Al Jazeera America sues AT&T over distribution dispute

    Al Jazeera America sues AT&T over distribution dispute
    Al Jazeera America has been on less than one day and it already has made an enemy. The new cable news channel, which launched Tuesday afternoon, filed a lawsuit against AT&T for not carrying the network on its U-verse pay-TV system. Al Jazeera America...
  • Fusion To Pair Kooky Creatures With Veteran Anchors To Hook Young Viewers On News

    If four creatures created by the legendary Jim Henson Company are holding forth on the TV screen, interviewing guests and chatting about interesting stories and gossip, then you must be watching - a cable-news network? While it's difficult to imagine a...
  • McNamara's picks: 'Silk,' Al Jazeera America, 'The Newsroom'

    McNamara's picks: 'Silk,' Al Jazeera America, 'The Newsroom'
    "The Good Wife" meets "Law and Order: UK" in "Silk,"  the six-hour, three-episode series debuting on PBS' "Masterpiece Mystery!" on Sunday night.  As host Alan Cumming helpfully explains in the first-night intro, "Silk" refers to the prestigious...
  • Review: PBS' 'Life of Muhammad' an earnest effort to enlighten

     Review: PBS' 'Life of Muhammad' an earnest effort to enlighten
    Whether a case of divine intervention or just fortuitous programming, PBS begins airing "The Life of Muhammad," a three-part explanation of the history of Islam, on Tuesday, the same day Al Jazeera America makes its debut on the channel formerly known...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'After All These Years'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'After All These Years'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Cedar Cove Justine (Sarah Smyth)...