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  • The war between Netflix and Comcast bursts into the open

    The war between Netflix and Comcast bursts into the open
    It was obviously a little soon for everyone to claim that February's deal between Netflix and Comcast, assuring the video streaming service more direct connections to Comcast's home customers, resolved the issues between them. Or does anyone think...
  • 'Divergent' delivers. Comcast and Apple talk streaming.

    'Divergent' delivers. Comcast and Apple talk streaming.
    After the coffee. Before discussing last night's "The Good Wife" shocker.  The Skinny: I'm so glad I stayed off Twitter and other social media last night until after 10 p.m. I would have been totally bummed if the end of "The Good Wife" was ruined...
  • Netflix shares fall on potential Apple competition

    Netflix shares fall on potential Apple competition
    Netflix Inc. shares fell the most since October following a report that Apple Inc. is in talks for a streaming TV partnership with Comcast Corp. Netflix, based in Los Gatos, California, fell 6.7 percent to $378.90 at the close in New York, the biggest...
  • Talk about Dodger blues

    Talk about Dodger blues
    This, we Dodger fans have been told, is our year. And for a while, most of us won't get to see it. Opening Day tends to stir the optimist in the most despondent fan, but much of the Dodgers faithful are missing out today: The Dodgers and Time Warner...
  • 'Mad Men' cast starts the goodbyes and other PaleyFest highlights

    'Mad Men' cast starts the goodbyes and other PaleyFest highlights
    There once existed an era in which cable network AMC was not synonymous with prestige dramas. a time that could be categorized as B.M.M. — Before “Mad Men.” And that’s what Jon Hamm, the man at the center of the drama that...
  • 'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.

    'Divergent' to dominate. Many Dodger fans out at home.
    After the coffee. Before checking my brackets! The Skinny: I'm feeling a little better today but am not at 100%. But I'm here for you as always. Friday's roundup includes the weekend box office forecast and my story on the Dodger channel's struggle to...
  • Most Dodger fans to be shut out from viewing games on opening day

    Most Dodger fans to be shut out from viewing games on opening day
    Richard Magnuson has been rooting for the Dodgers since 1959 and hasn't missed an opening day on television since 1970. That streak is likely to come to an end Saturday when the Dodgers start the 2014 regular season with a pair of games against the...
  • Discovery Communications Chairman John Hendricks stepping down

    Discovery Communications Chairman John Hendricks stepping down
    Discovery Communications founder John Hendricks will retire as chairman of the board of the cable giant in May. Hendricks, a science buff who worked in academia, launched Discovery Channel in 1985 and over the years the company went from owning a...
  • Hal Douglas dies at 89; voice artist in film and TV

    Hal Douglas dies at 89; voice artist in film and TV
    Hal Douglas was a movie star, but only until the feature film started. Douglas, who was one of the most sought-after voice artists working in film and television, did the narration for so many movie trailers that he could not recall how many he recorded...
  • Sony to program PlayStation. 'Need for Speed' cruises in China.

    Sony to program PlayStation. 'Need for Speed' cruises in China.
    After the coffee. Before finishing my March Madness bracket. The Skinny: I don't know if it was my lunch at Gulfstream in Century City or a bug going around, but I got knocked on my rear Wednesday afternoon so if I'm a little off my game that's why....
  • Pay-TV firms cheer FCC's proposed rule changes; broadcasters balk

    Pay-TV firms cheer FCC's proposed rule changes; broadcasters balk
    Pay-TV distributors and public interest groups cheered news that the Federal Communications Commission is considering new regulations for local television stations. Specifically, the FCC is expected to vote on March 31 to prohibit separately owned...