| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The lighting of the Olympic flame in Russia will launch a nearly $900-million bet by U.S. advertisers that this year's Winter Games will become a feel-good event for television audiences.
Leading up to Friday's official opening of the XXII Olympic...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 5:32 PM
New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday is out indefinitely after it was determined he had a stress fracture in his right tibia, the team announced Friday.
The fifth-year veteran out of UCLA and North Hollywood Campbell Hall High is averaging 14.3...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:50 AM
After the coffee. Before pitching my young-adult novel.
The Skinny: I saw "Catching Fire" on Saturday and enjoyed it, though I set a high bar for dystopian fiction. Oh, and for the sake of self-promotion, I'm writing the weekly box-office projections...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Sunday night's buzzy American Music Awards on ABC posted a big gain over last year's all-time low, for its best ratings performance in four years.
According to preliminary numbers from Nielsen, the awards telecast drew 12.9 million viewers and scored...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Are two cable moguls about to square off again?
The emergence of Comcast Corp. as a potential suitor for Time Warner Cable is the latest twist in the at-times tense relationship between Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and John Malone, whose Liberty Media...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Just a few weeks ago Time Warner Cable was considered a laggard of the pay-TV industry.
Now, the nation's second-largest cable provider is one of the hottest properties around. Not only is Charter Communications (with help from equity owner Liberty...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Comcast Corp. has struck a partnership with Twitter to try to capitalize on the huge volume of social media conversations that occur about TV shows.
Twitter has turned out to be a digital water cooler with thousands of people around the country...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Brian Roberts has made a mission out of perfecting a new-generation remote control to help customers seamlessly find TV programs they want to watch.
Now, Roberts is turning to Twitter to help him do just that.
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Univision Communications has officially confirmed that it has ended its 10-year association with Eddie “Piolin” Sotelo, the popular longtime host of Univision Radio's morning show, “Piolin por la Mañana."
"After a 10-year run, Sotelo...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 4:10 PM
NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus said NBC would provide coverage of Russia's anti-gay laws if the controversial measures surface as an issue during the upcoming Winter Olympics.
Political tensions and cultural differences have long provided a...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter profit rose 29% with media company NBCUniversal contributing more to the bottom line than Wall Street analysts had expected.
For the quarter ended June 30, the Philadelphia cable giant earned $1.7 billion, or 65 cents a...