After the coffee. Before checking out Season 2 of
The Skinny: I was so tired by the end of Thursday that I skipped a "House of Cards" screening and party in favor of coming home and watching two episodes of
Daily Dose: If there is one plus to Comcast buying Time Warner Cable it's that there will no longer be confusion over what's
The big get bigger. Comcast's $45.2 billion stock deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will make an already big media company into a true giant. Already the largest pay-TV provider before this deal, once it closes Comcast will have about 30% of the country. It will also have a few more programming assets to play with as Time Warner Cable has some sports channels including two in Los Angeles. The move also cements Comcast CEO
A big hill to climb. Although on paper the Comcast-Time Warner Cable marriage doesn't violate any current
Everyone has an opinion. Naturally a deal as big and game-changing as Comcast's proposed acquisition of Comcast-Time Warner Cable will give pundits fodder for the next year. The general consensus is big is not always better for the little guy and at least be honest and don't pretend you are doing this to better serve your subscribers as opposed to getting leverage over suppliers and a leg up on competitors. Some opinions from the Variety and Los Angeles Times.
Charting a new course.
Lego world. It's Valentine's Day so do something romantic and take your loved one to see ... "The Lego Movie?" Yup, "The Lego Movie" is expected to own this holiday weekend and take in an additional $50 million. A remake of
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