| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:34 AM
After the coffee. Before freezing my you-know-what off!
The Skinny: I'm in D.C. for Thanksgiving, and it's cold and wet here. But that's not nearly as bad as watching the Redskins lose on East Coast time. At least on the West Coast I don't have to...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The WWE Network is ready to launch next month. It's just not what you may have expected it to look like.
Instead of a new TV channel that would air WWE's pay-per-views and original shows, that programming will now be offered through a streaming service...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Liberty Media saw a big jump in third quarter revenue thanks to its controlling interest in satcaster Sirius XM Satellite Radio.
Liberty CEO Greg Maffei noted that it was "a busy quarter" for John Malone's holding company, which solidified its control of...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The Bradley Foundation, a private, independent grant-making organization based in Milwaukee, recently handed out its annual Bradley Prize to four men who have, in the words of the organization's mission statement, "(preserved and defended) the tradition...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, already slated to accept an American Cinematheque award in December, will be feted again with the Honorary Golden Nymph Award at the 54th annual Monte-Carlo Television Festival.
Fest CEO Laurent Puons made the announcement...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
From the start, from its very name, TNT was designed to make a statement.
Sure, the Turner Broadcasting empire at the time included TBS, but that channel had evolved from its roots as an Atlanta UHF TV station that bulked up through the steroidal...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Even now, even as paid critics become an endangered species, there remains a lot of television criticism, discussion of the import and meaning of the various filmed entertainments that flicker across our ever-larger screens.
Much rarer are critiques of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Join veteran actress Jane Fonda, who racked up an Emmy nominee for her recurring role as tough-as-nails Leona Lansing on HBO's "The Newsroom" for a live video chat on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Pacific time.
The two-time Oscar-winner made her debut on the...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:26 PM
It should come as no surprise that Jane Fonda's role on "The Newsroom" comes with a bit of ease.
The veteran actress portrays Leona Lansing, the unpitying CEO of the parent company that owns the cable news network at the center of the series. And she...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
A new distribution platform is emerging and no one knows what to make of it. The established players are wary of it and see it as more foe than friend. Others are afraid of losing their shirt by investing in it. Sound familiar?
But this isn't the...
| Oct 27, 2011
Daniel Burke, considered one of the architects of the modern television industry and a former president and chief executive of Capital Cities/ABC, died Wednesday. He was 82.
He died at his home in Rye, N.Y., of complications from type 1 diabetes,...
| May 21, 2011
"Macho Man" Randy Savage, the flamboyant, raspy-voiced former professional wrestler known for his bandanas, exotic sunglasses and "Ooh, yeah!" catchphrase, died Friday in a Florida car crash. He was 58.
Savage, whose legal name was Randy Mario Poffo,...