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  • TV Viewers Left Clueless by Media Megadeals That Will Affect Consumers for Years

    The media produce content that is widely consumed, as well as alternately loved and loathed. Yet as a business, its inner workings are poorly understood by the public, which spends so much free time with the product. It's a disconnect that's allowed media...
  • DirecTV has plenty of reasons to be patient in Dodgers showdown

    When DirecTV dropped the Weather Channel this year, it cited price as the main reason. And yet when DirecTV subsequently struck a deal to carry the channel after a three-month blackout, it agreed to pay more for the network. What changed was that...
  • AMC Networks To Revamp WE tv In Quest For Broader Viewership

    AMC Networks is mindful that its We network has a predominantly female audience. But the company also recognizes there's a broader crowd that might turn to the outlet if served the right fare. Since 2001, when then-owner Cablevision Systems launched "WE:...
  • Will Clippers Sale Again Leave TV Subscribers Paying the Bill?

    Another billionaire is angling to buy a major sports franchise, with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer committing a record $2 billion (or as it's called in his tax bracket, "ashtray money") to acquire the Los Angeles Clippers. But don't worry, because if...
  • High bidder Steve Ballmer aims to right the Clippers' ship

    High bidder Steve Ballmer aims to right the Clippers' ship
    The NBA announced that the sale of the Clippers was all but done Friday, and billionaire technology magnate Steve Ballmer said he is ready to pull the franchise out of chaos and "live out the dream and make this kind of America's team." The former...
  • Experts puzzle over $2 billion bid for Clippers

    Experts puzzle over $2 billion bid for Clippers
    Steve Ballmer's $2 billion offer for the Los Angeles Clippers — nearly four times the record sale for an NBA team — has experts puzzling over how the former Microsoft chief plans to make any money on the deal. But Ballmer, with a net worth...
  • NBA, Sterling Family Trust settle ownership dispute

    NBA, Sterling Family Trust settle ownership dispute
    LOS ANGELES - The NBA said on Friday that it has reached an agreement with the estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell the team, opening a new chapter for the franchise after 33 years under Sterling. Sterling, 80, was banned...
  • Turner To Steer TNT To Edgier Programs

    Like the dynamite its moniker suggests, TNT could use a few more explosions - at least in the mind of its corporate owner. With its ratings down and its recent programs skewing too old for its own executives' tastes, TNT is getting a makeover. The Time...
  • Netflix tells Sen. Al Franken why it's against Comcast getting bigger

    Netflix is again sounding warning bells about Comcast Corp.'s proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable. In a letter to Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), who is one of the most vocal opponents of the deal, Netflix said a Comcast-Time Warner Cable marriage would...
  • A+E Networks Taps David Granville-Smith As Exec VP, CFO

    A+E Networks has appointed veteran investment banker David Granville-Smith (Digger) as exec VP and CFO. Nancy Dubuc, A+E Networks president and CEO, announced Monday that Granville-Smith will succeed Gerard Gruosso, who is retiring after 30 years with...
  • Kevin Hunt: What Is $1.50 'Broadcast TV Fee' On Cable Bill? (It's Worth Billions)

    Kevin Hunt: What Is $1.50 'Broadcast TV Fee' On Cable Bill? (It's Worth Billions)
    Q: "My latest Comcast bill includes a new fee, the Broadcast TV Fee, for $1.50. The explanation is the 'fee recovers a portion of the cost of retransmitting television broadcast signals.' Isn't that basically what cable TV does? Why a separate fee? A...
  • Cable industry gathers at time of growing competition and challenge

    The cable industry's top executives gathered in Los Angeles for their annual convention to show off new technologies and boast about a bright future. "We spark the cylinders of innovation," said Michael Powell, president and chief executive of the...