| Nov 26, 2013
| 7:35 AM
If Time Warner Cable is sold, its new owner is also likely to inherit some pretty expensive sports deals.
Besides owning cable systems that have more than 11 million subscribers, Time Warner Cable owns two regional sports networks in Los Angeles and...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Are two cable moguls about to square off again?
The emergence of Comcast Corp. as a potential suitor for Time Warner Cable is the latest twist in the at-times tense relationship between Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and John Malone, whose Liberty Media...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:50 AM
After the coffee. Before pitching my young-adult novel.
The Skinny: I saw "Catching Fire" on Saturday and enjoyed it, though I set a high bar for dystopian fiction. Oh, and for the sake of self-promotion, I'm writing the weekly box-office projections...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A battle for Time Warner Cable, the nation's fourth-largest pay TV distributor, may be on the horizon.
Looking to resist a takeover attempt by Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable has reached out to Comcast Corp., the nation's largest operator,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before buying my "Catching Fire" tickets.
The Skinny: I've been tired all week and Friday morning is no exception. Was out late at premiere for TNT's "Mob City." The party was nice although some of my fellow ink-stained wretches...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The fight with CBS left Time Warner Cable with a black eye.
The cable giant said Thursday that it lost 306,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, which includes the roughly 30 days CBS-owned TV stations and the pay-TV channel Showtime were off...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 8:35 AM
The month-long distribution fight with CBS took its toll on Time Warner Cable.
The cable giant said it lost 306,000 video subscribers in the third quarter and attributed most of the defections to its nasty battle with CBS which led to a blackout on Time...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:49 AM
After the coffee. Before cranking "Rock 'n' Roll Animal."
The Skinny: When other kids were buying Beatles albums, I was buying the Velvet Underground's "Loaded." Lou Reed made me feel blue when I wanted to feel blue and lifted me up when I wanted to get...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet?
That's what a story...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:32 PM
John Malone's Liberty Media Corp. has paid Comcast Corp. $417 million in cash to buy back shares in Liberty Media that Comcast held.
Comcast's interest in Liberty dates back to the Philadelphia-based cable company's sale 10 years ago of its stake in...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before another trip to the chiropractor.
The Skinny: I saw "Don Jon" on Saturday. Good stuff although a little depressing. Hope to catch "Gravity" this week. Monday's headlines include the box office recap and Nielsen's plans to...