AT&T's $49-billion deal to buy satellite broadcaster DirecTV has a long way to go before closing, but the two companies are already partnering on a Houston sports channel.
DirecTV's new deal to carry ESPN's SEC Network, a college sports channel devoted to the Southeastern Conference, isn't sitting well with Larry Scott, the commissioner of the Pac-12 Conference, whose own channels are still not carried by the satellite broadcaster.
Even after 21st Century Fox withdrew its $80-billion bid for Time Warner, Wall Street wondered whether Rupert Murdoch was just playing possum, only to spring back to make another run at his rival.
Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes said the entertainment giant is not lacking anything and that bigger is not always better.
Gannett Co. is spinning off its publishing assets into a separate publicly traded company.
After the coffee. Before cleaning out my desk.
The SportsNet LA debacle is starting to affect Time Warner Cable's bottom line.
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.