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Mike White

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  • AT&T deal for DirecTV driven by desire to pare programming costs

     AT&T deal for DirecTV driven by desire to pare programming costs
    For anyone wondering what's driving AT&T Inc.'s nearly $50-billion deal to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV, look no further than a new report issued by the Federal Communications Commission on cable TV rates. The FCC report noted DirecTV is often able...
  • The Academy Offers Weekly Digital Series on Filmmaking Process

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has launched a digital video series, "Academy Originals," consisting of documentary-style examinations of the film world, such as the creative process, key moments in film history and film artists. New...
  • DirecTV deal with AT&T includes NFL Sunday Ticket exit clause

    One of the first calls DirecTV Chief Executive Mike White and AT&T Chief Randall Stephenson made after putting the finishing touches on their deal was to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell -- and not to ask forĀ a group discount on luxury suites. DirecTV...
  • 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'...
  • 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...
  • Steinberg: Joe Roth documentary will inspire you

    Sunday will be emotional for Cal Berkeley alumni, fans, and anyone who knew the late Cal quarterback, Joe Roth. "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story" will debut at the Newport Beach Film Festival at the Regency Lido Theatre at 2 p.m. It is a film filled with...
  • Virgen: Roth's story well worth being told

    Virgen: Roth's story well worth being told
    Phil Schaff and the rest of the filmmaking crew and cast for "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," didn't really know what to expect with regard to reception and attendance when the documentary made its debut Sunday. The powerful film about the talented Cal...
  • DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels

    DirecTV plays hardball with Dodgers and other sports channels
    Satellite broadcaster DirecTV has been running a clever marketing campaign about the bad things that can happen to people who subscribe to cable. If a cable company — say Time Warner Cable — decided to parody those DirecTV commercials, it...
  • A DirecTV-Dish merger would face high hurdles

    Once again there is speculation that satellite broadcasters Dish and DirecTV are in merger talks, this time courtesy of a story in Bloomberg. These stories have been popping up about every six months. Typically, the stocks of both companies get a nice...
  • Newport prepares for namesake film festival

    Newport prepares for namesake film festival
    However long other ticket buyers stand in line to see "Don't Quit: The Joe Roth Story," Mike White has waited longer. Nearly four decades, in fact. White, the former football coach at UC Berkeley, has hoped to see a film about the story of Roth, the...
  • 'Crazy Ones' Scribes Sign Overall Deal with CBS TV

    CBS Television Studios has closed a two-year overall deal with the writing team of Joe Port and Joe Wiseman, Variety has learned. Under the deal, the writer-producers -- whose credits include CBS' "The Crazy Ones," NBC's "1600 Penn," and Fox's "New Girl"...
  • TV Picks: Mule deer, 'Mad Men,' 'The Address,' 'Ali,' 'Clarence'

    TV Picks: Mule deer, 'Mad Men,' 'The Address,' 'Ali,' 'Clarence'
    "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...