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  • Turner Broadcasting to get makeover from new leadership

    Turner Broadcasting to get makeover from new leadership
    Turner Broadcasting is getting a makeover. For years, the parent company of cable channels TBS, CNN, TNT, Cartoon Network, HLN and TruTV was one of the more stable and low-key units of Time Warner Inc. Based in Atlanta, Turner seldom gets as much...
  • 'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.

    'Captain America' soars past 'Rio 2.' Turner's Koonin heads to Hawks.
    After the coffee. Before the Seder. The Skinny: Am I allowed to talk about "Mad Men" or do I have to provide a window for those who didn't catch Sunday's season premiere? All I'll say is I think I'm going to start dressing like Pete Campbell. I'm sure I...
  • Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else

    Bars showing Pacquiao-Bradley fight must pay big — or else
    Saturday night is fight night, with the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley set to be broadcast on big screens across the nation. As thousands of fans traipse into bars and restaurants to catch the big fight, a small...
  • CBS' Leslie Moonves paid $67 million in 2013; Redstone gets $57 million

    CBS' Leslie Moonves paid $67 million in 2013; Redstone gets $57 million
    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation. The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
  • Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers

    Al Jazeera America cuts dozens of staffers
    Al Jazeera America is laying off dozens of employees as well as a large number of freelancers less than eight months after the news channel made its debut. In a memo to staff, Al Jazeera America President Kate O'Brian said the planning for and launch of...
  • Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?

    Stephen Colbert to CBS. 'Rio 2' will fly high. Down upfront?
    After the coffee. Before getting ready to fly back to D.C. The Skinny: Traveling to D.C. on Saturday for Passover on Monday. Given the cost of flying and renting a car, this will be a very expensive Seder. Don't worry, eating matzo won't stop me from...
  • Stephen Colbert is not a conservative pick for CBS' 'Late Show'

    Stephen Colbert is not a conservative pick for CBS' 'Late Show'
    With Stephen Colbert joining CBS, late-night TV's generational shift is complete — and the real battle for viewers, onscreen and online, can begin. America's most-watched network announced Thursday that it had picked Colbert, the 49-year-old...
  • Chimps break loose, briefly, at Kansas City Zoo

    It was not quite "Planet of The Apes" -- human civilization is still here and still in charge. But the chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo did briefly outwit their keepers Thursday afternoon, breaking loose from their enclosure and forcing zoo attendants...
  • Time Warner Cable's Dodgers channel shutout

    Time Warner Cable's Dodgers channel shutout
    Call it a curveball that nobody wants to swing at. After decades of forcing consumers to pay for channels they don't want, the pay-TV industry is strongly resisting Time Warner Cable's efforts to make subscribers of all its rivals pony up $4 to $5 a...
  • Teens turned to Twitter over Facebook after high school stabbing

    Teens turned to Twitter over Facebook after high school stabbing
    Sydney Contraguerro saw a friend get stabbed in the hallway of Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday. And then she turned to Twitter to figure out what was happening in the halls of her high school. “I was checking Twitter every 15 minutes,&...
  • Katherine Heigl sues drugstore chain for $6 million over a tweet

    Katherine Heigl sues drugstore chain for $6 million over a tweet
    Katherine Heigl is suing New York drugstore chain Duane Reade to the tune of $6 million -- all over a tweet she claims misappropriated her image for commercial purposes without her consent.  Last month, the company tweeted out a link to a story with a...