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  • Will cable service improve?

     Will cable service improve?
    If you believe that the problem with cable companies is that they're just not big enough, today is a really good day. Comcast's proposed $45.2-billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable will create a behemoth with about 30 million customers and...
  • Amazon Drops Discovery and Scripps Shows, with Scripps the Bigger Loser

    As Amazon.com spends more money on original and exclusive content for its streaming-video service, the Internet retail giant is declining to renew deals for some TV content. Amazon Prime Instant Video, available through the Prime free-shipping program,...
  • After Disney-Maker, YouTube MCN Collective Digital Studio Lands ProSieben Investment

    More big-media money is flowing to a digital-entertainment venture: German broadcasting giant ProSiebenSat.1 is buying a 20% stake in Collective Digital Studio, the YouTube multichannel network company whose titles include Video Game High School and...
  • Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.

    Murdoch keeps it all in the family. Cable wants more ad dollars.
    After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch. The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
  • Top Hollywood Players Attempt Executive Reinvention

    Richard Zanuck, the former second-generation production chief of Twentieth Century-Fox, once explained to me his survival strategy for his later years as an independent producer. "When a studio development executive calls me in to give me his notes, I...
  • Why a Loss for Aereo Wouldn't Threaten Cloud Services

    Aereo, which will fight for its life before the Supreme Court next month, has issued dire warnings that if its TV-streaming service is ruled illegal, it would spell the doom of "cloud-based" services like Dropbox or Google Drive. "If the broadcasters...
  • NBCUniversal Shuts Down DailyCandy, Television Without Pity Websites

    NBCUniversal is pulling the plug on two websites -- femme-focused DailyCandy and snark-fueled Television Without Pity -- after the media company evidently failed to find buyers for the properties. The shutdowns, first reported by Re/code, affect 64...
  • Yahoo Hires Vulture's Josh Wolk as Entertainment Editor

    Yahoo has recruited Josh Wolk, entertainment editor for New York magazine's Vulture.com website, to head up showbiz coverage as exec editor. Wolk replaces Scott Robson, who ankled as Yahoo's editor-in-chief of entertainment earlier this month after...
  • One Direction wins at Kids' Choice Awards

    One Direction wins at Kids' Choice Awards
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The green slime flowed freely at the Kids' Choice Awards on Saturday, where boy band One Direction and actress-singer Ariana Grande took home orange blimps handed out by youth cable channel Nickelodeon. Shot from canons,...
  • Smooth sailing for 'Noah.' ABC's Josh Elliott jumps to NBC.

    Smooth sailing for 'Noah.' ABC's Josh Elliott jumps to NBC.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out how to use my iPhone. The Skinny: I finally broke down and got an iPhone. I am a dinosaur no more. Now I just have to master the touch screen, which I hate. It was a touching episode of "The Good Wife" as...
  • Ryan Seacrest Prods., Tastemade Ink Deal for Food TV Programming

    Ryan Seacrest Productions and digital food net Tastemade Inc. have inked a deal to develop new food and lifestyle TV programming. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. "Ryan Seacrest discovered Tastemade early on, visited our studio, and shares...
  • Comedy Central Launches Mobile App with 200 Episodes, But the Full Load Isn't Available to Everyone

    Comedy Central has at last launched its app for Apple iOS devices, which has been years in the works, stocked with nearly 200 episodes and stand-up specials including "South Park," "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report." But while...