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  • White House expels three Venezuelan diplomats

    White House expels three Venezuelan diplomats
    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration Tuesday expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of three U.S. officials a week ago. Two first secretaries and a second secretary from the embassy were given 48 hours to depart, the...
  • Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.

    Disney goes cloud! Stacey Snider to Fox? RIP Harold Ramis.
    After the coffee. Before checking Seth Meyers' debut ratings. The Skinny: Do you know how often I quote from Harold Ramis movies? Probably every day something from "Ghostbusters" or "Animal House" leaves my lips. He will be missed. Today's Morning...
  • U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Tennis Channel-Comcast case

    U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Tennis Channel-Comcast case
    A ruling by the chair umpire stands. The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up the Tennis Channel's petition to overturn an appeals court ruling that Comcast Corp. had operated within its rights when it placed Tennis Channel in a sports...
  • Why does Netflix deny it's buying preferential treatment?

    Why does Netflix deny it's buying preferential treatment?
    Netflix is paying cable giant Comcast a pile of cash for what the companies say will be "no preferential network treatment." Sure, because corporations routinely give money to one another just for the fun of it. The reality is that Netflix is...
  • Netflix to pay Comcast to ensure network speeds

    Netflix to pay Comcast to ensure network speeds
    Updated to correct the name of Netflix's Open Connect initiative. Netflix Inc. has agreed to pay Comcast Corp. to ensure the online service's subscribers get seamless access to movies and TV shows delivered over the Internet, according to people...
  • Comcast - Time Warner Cable deal worries some indie networks

    Comcast - Time Warner Cable deal worries some indie networks
    Some small cable networks are worried that a combined Comcast and Time Warner Cable will make getting distribution more difficult. In a memo to his staff, Eric Sherman, chief executive of health and wellness channel Veria Living, said he is "not...
  • Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony

    Sochi Games TV: Seven Olympics thoughts after the closing ceremony
    For the last 18 days, I've been chronicling TV's coverage of the Sochi Winter Olympics, dutifully watching all manner of downhill ski races, luge runs and short-track heats. What effect this has had on me I'll leave to an imminently convening team of...
  • Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving

     Maria Bartiromo's big day with Fox Business Network is arriving
    For Maria Bartiromo, it was time to take stock. "Sometimes in life you have to have a little courage," the longtime star of business channel CNBC said over the phone. "I wanted to try something new, something in which I could learn and grow." After 20...
  • Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase

    Sochi Olympics TV: Yuna Kim, Gracie Gold and the figure-skating chase
    For most viewers, Olympic figure skating can be a subjective and murky sport, the difference between medals and also-ran status found in small gradations not visible to the naked eye. But in Wednesday night’s prime-time short skate from Sochi,...
  • TV Academy restores movie and miniseries categories for Emmy Awards

    TV Academy restores movie and miniseries categories for Emmy Awards
    The TV Academy has decided that TV movies like "Behind the Candelabra" shouldn't have to compete with the likes of "American Horror Story" anymore.  Late Thursday, officials announced that for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in August, separate...
  • FCC's new closed captioning rules had long journey

    FCC's new closed captioning rules had long journey
    "Five wins and a very light power reese know" sounds more like gibberish than a weather forecast. But that was the closed caption that hearing-impaired people got during a report from the WeatherNation channel last month. What the caption was supposed...