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  • Artscape turns the big 3-0 this weekend

    The annual Artscape festival will mark its 30th year come Friday-Sunday, July 15-17, in Baltimore City's Mount Royal Avenue corridor. Among this year's highlights will be a performance by rapper Matisyahu on July 17, 6:30 p.m. Also on tap will be...
  • Game 1: 'Train' makes first stop

    It's over now, and the Ravens' coming-out party was a huge success. Players hugged in the locker room. Coach Ted Marchibroda got a little teary-eyed. Quarterback Vinny Testaverde was a big hit, and another new slogan and dance were born. On a day when...
  • TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business

    TV's new microaudiences are shaking up the business
    The business end of show business is made up of numbers. It's a thing of charts and tallies, receipts and ratings. There are counters on everything nowadays, toting up the hits, keeping track of followers. In television, which I write about, there are the...
  • 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead

    'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' adaptation rises from the dead
    "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," the long-in-development movie based on Seth Grahame-Smith's hit mash-up novel, has found new life. After weathering a series of stops and starts, the film is finally set to begin shooting in September, with Burr Steers...
  • Time Warner Cable feeling ill effects of Dodgers channel dispute

    Time Warner Cable feeling ill effects of Dodgers channel dispute
    The SportsNet LA debacle is starting to affect Time Warner Cable's bottom line. Time Warner Cable lowered its revenue projections for 2014 on Thursday because of its inability to distribute SportsNet LA, the new TV home of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The...
  • 'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.

    'Guardians' to rule the galaxy. Time Warner Cable has Dodger blues.
    After the coffee. Before cleaning out my desk.  The Skinny: This is my last Morning Fix. It's been my pleasure to bring you the headlines with a mix of humor thrown in for the last five years. I want to thank all my loyal readers and the fine copy desk...
  • DirecTV Profit Rises in Q2, as World Cup Gives Latin America a Kick

    DirecTV topped Wall Street earnings estimates for the second quarter of 2014, with coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in particular helping to boost results for its Latin America business. Overall revenue of $8.1 billion for the period was up 5%,...
  • DirecTV CEO says he's open to mediation to resolve Dodgers TV dispute

    DirecTV CEO says he's open to mediation to resolve Dodgers TV dispute
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV said it would be open to some sort of mediation to resolve its dispute with Time Warner Cable over carriage of SportsNet LA, the new local TV home for the Dodgers. Speaking to analysts and investors during its second-...
  • Disney in Talks With Mike White to Write Gorilla Tale 'The One and Only Ivan' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Walt Disney Pictures is in negotiations with Mike White to write the adaptation of Katherine Applegate's children's gorilla story "The One and Only Ivan." The book, published by HarperCollins in 2011, centers on the silverback gorilla Ivan, who is in a...
  • ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.

    ABC News shakeup! NBC wraps upfront. RIP Eli Wallach.
    After the coffee. Before trying to shake off this sore throat and fever. The Skinny: I've been a little under the weather the last two days. Hopefully the fever will fade later in the morning. Wednesday's roundup includes some late-breaking news out of...
  • Little progress in DirecTV-Time Warner Cable Dodger talks

    DirecTV and Time Warner Cable are still very far apart on a deal to carry SportsNet LA, the new television home for Dodger baseball. "It is very disappointing," said DirecTV Chief Executive Mike White when asked about negotiations for the Dodger-owned...
  • Sports Networks' Crazy Math: Even More Games You Don't Care About Watching

    The Pac-12 Network recently announced plans to increase its annual package of live events to 750 this year and 850 next, which certainly sounds impressive. At least, until you realize less than 25% of those telecasts will involve college football or men'...