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  • Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business

    Tribune to spin off newspapers, focus on broadcast TV business
    Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped. The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Being Human'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Being Human'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 21 - 27, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SERIES Being Human In this new episode...
  • Tired of blockbusters: Moviegoers want Adam Sandler, not 'Pacific Rim'

    Tired of blockbusters: Moviegoers want Adam Sandler, not 'Pacific Rim'
    Pity the poor studio executives. They spend hundreds of millions of dollars giving moviegoers what they think they want -- summer blockbusters with big stars, big explosions and out-of-this-world themes -- and who makes all the money? Adam Sandler with...
  • Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.

    Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.  The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...
  • NBC completes upfront ad sales with $2.1-billion haul

    NBC completes upfront ad sales with $2.1-billion haul
    NBC's financial fortunes are perking up, with advertisers agreeing to pay rate increases of 7% to 8% over last year's prices during the annual summer sales bazaar. In the last few days, NBC executives finished selling their advertising time for the...
  • L.A. City Council to debate Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout

    L.A. City Council to debate Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout
    The Los Angeles City Council plans to wade into the contentious contract dispute between Time Warner Cable and CBS Corp., which has led to a four-week blackout of local CBS stations in more than 1 million homes in Los Angeles. On Friday, the L.A. City...
  • Fox stock up 2%; News Corp. holds its own in first day of trading

    Fox stock up 2%; News Corp. holds its own in first day of trading
    On the first day of trading as separate companies, Rupert Murdoch's television and movie empire, 21st Century Fox, gained nearly 2% while the publishing company ended the day down 5%. Still, the publishing entity, which took the name News Corp., largely...
  • Tribune splitting up! Murdoch to appear before Parliament again.

    Tribune splitting up! Murdoch to appear before Parliament again.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out if I get stock options. The Skinny: Apologies for running a little late this morning. Wednesday's headlines include Tribune Co. splitting off its newspaper unit into a separate company, Rupert Murdoch agreeing to...
  • It's not sunny in court: Exxon sues FXX over alleged logo theft

    It's not sunny in court: Exxon sues FXX over alleged logo theft
    FXX may be the home of the comedy "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," but Exxon isn't laughing about the new cable network's logo.  The oil giant has filed suit in Houston claiming that the "FXX" logo rips off the trademarked Exxon brand. Both logos...
  • CNN bringing back political talk show 'Crossfire'

    CNN bringing back political talk show 'Crossfire'
    The original political shout-fest is coming back. CNN said "Crossfire," which was a staple of the cable news channel for over 20 years before being canceled in 2005, will return to its schedule this fall. “Few programs in the history of CNN have...
  • Comcast and Twitter team up. Katie Couric going away?

    Comcast and Twitter team up. Katie Couric going away?
    After the coffee. Before rooting for the Tigers to beat the A's.  The Skinny: How do the St. Louis Cardinals do it? Every year they are in the running. That is some smart management and the Dodgers will have their work cut out for them. Thursday's...