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  • 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...
  • CNN unveils new prime-time lineup, moves away from 9 p.m. talk

    CNN unveils new prime-time lineup, moves away from 9 p.m. talk
    CNN unveiled a new prime-time schedule to advertisers Thursday that further moves the cable channel away from a reliance on hard news and political chat. Most significantly, CNN is getting out of the talk show game in the 9 p.m. hour, a crucial time...
  • 'Candid Camera' to make a comeback on TV Land

    'Candid Camera' to make a comeback on TV Land
    The classic television franchise "Candid Camera" is making a comeback on TV Land. The nostalgia-themed cable channel TV Land has ordered 10 new episodes of the series to air later this summer. Peter Funt, the son of the show's original creator, Allen...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable tell Congress: We'll be good -- promise!
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable today brought their road show to the U.S. Senate, trying to prove that their proposed $40-billion merger will bring fabulous service to consumers, create new competition and, one would think, end the stalemate over the...
  • Paramount Television names production, development heads

    Paramount Television names production, development heads
    Viacom Inc.'s Paramount Television studio has named the executive team that will help the company stage its return to the TV production business.  The company on Wednesday appointed Jason Fisher, formerly of cable network AMC, as head of production. ...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable execs grilled by lawmakers
    Senior executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable were grilled for more than three hours Wednesday about their proposed merger by a mostly skeptical Senate Judiciary Committee concerned that the more than $40-billion deal would be bad for consumers and...
  • Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing

    Comcast defends Time Warner Cable merger plan in FCC filing
    Comcast Corp., already the nation's largest cable and Internet provider, says it needs to get bigger to compete against the formidable giants of Silicon Valley. The Philadelphia-based cable behemoth said in a government filing Tuesday that its...
  • Bravo adds another scripted series; developing Morgan Spurlock project

    Bravo adds another scripted series; developing Morgan Spurlock project
    Bravo, the cable reality heavyweight, is inch by inch expanding its program offerings in the scripted arena. The network announced Tuesday its forthcoming slate of original programming, which includes 15 new series -- two of which are scripted, one of...
  • Comcast and Time Warner Cable try to make case for deal with FCC

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable try to make case for deal with FCC
    Comcast and Time Warner Cable told the government that their proposed marriage would "enhance consumer welfare and competition and deliver substantial public interest benefits." In a 175-page filing with the Federal Communications Commission, the two...
  • Captain America to take on Superman. WWE Net doesn't wow Wall St.

    Captain America to take on Superman. WWE Net doesn't wow Wall St.
    After the coffee. Before reading Comcast's FCC public interest statement. The Skinny: I may have to start working East Coast hours. It will just make life easier for me. Either that or I need to hire a clone. Anyway, Tuesday's roundup includes stories...
  • Tablets and apps for children are on the rise

    Tablets and apps for children are on the rise
    Nick Stepka knew what gift would make his daughter's third birthday a hit, and it wasn't a toy or doll. He gave her a tablet — not a sleek new iPad or a hand-me-down Samsung, but one specifically designed and marketed for little ones. It even came...