| May 13, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Comcast, looking to bulk up its catch-up lineup against Netflix, reached a deal with Turner Broadcasting System to provide TV customers complete current and prior seasons of the programmer's shows, which also covers advertising in the VOD content.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the most important copyright case of the year, and possibly the most important one since it took up file-sharing piracy in MGM vs. Grokster. The new case, ABC vs. Aereo, tests the reach of a...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Steve Koonin, who as entertainment chief at Time Warner's Turner unit presided over a long run of growth at big cable networks like TNT, TBS, truTV and TCM, as well as a streak of aggressive, sometimes maverick promotional maneuvers, is leaving his post...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:20 PM
"Touching the Wild" (PBS, Wednesday). "That deer was willing to see me as an individual, and he very clearly saw that I granted him his individuality," says naturalist Joe Hutto of the meeting that led to years spent becoming one with the mule deer of...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Senior Turner Broadcasting executive Steve Koonin has been named chief executive of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team. He'll be in charge of operations for both the National Basketball Assn. franchise and its home court Philips Arena.
Koonin will also...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:59 PM
If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind.
Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Turner Broadcasting is getting a makeover.
For years, the parent company of cable channels TBS, CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, HLN and TruTV was one of the more stable and low-key units of Time Warner Inc. Based in Atlanta, Turner seldom gets as much...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Actress, writer and director Lake Bell is the latest celebrity to go topless for a major magazine within the last month.
Bell, 35, appears on the cover of Esquire's May 2014 edition, the "Next Big Thing" issue. She is shown wearing only sheer tights...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:54 PM
'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
It's been 75 years since the now famous Dark Knight graced the cover of May 1939′s "Detective Comics No. 27," and DC is rolling out all kinds of new material for Batman's 75th anniversary. The latest is a "Batman Beyond" animated short, revealed...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Time Warner's Cartoon Network unveiled an ambitious new programming slate that includes the cable outlet's first-ever miniseries as well as revivals of classic characters such as adversarial cat-and-mouse team Tom & Jerry and rascally rabbit Bugs Bunny....
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
USA Network has given series greenlights to two new medical dramas, "Rush" and "Complications," and set a six-episode final season for "White Collar."
The 10-episode pickups come on the heels of USA's order last month for an untitled drama from writer...