| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:29 AM
After the coffee. Before yelling at Sprint to replace my BlackBerry.
The Skinny: My BlackBerry's bad habit of freezing went from annoying to unacceptable when it froze in the middle of the night and my alarm didn't go off. And yes, I still have a...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Magic Johnson apparently isn't the only one who thinks the Lakers are unwatchable.
The Lakers' ratings on Time Warner Cable SportsNet declined 37.5% over the team's first 40 games versus the same period last season, according to Nielsen ratings in the...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 6:02 PM
WASHINGTON — Beaten back twice by the courts, the nation's top communications regulator will make a last-ditch attempt to craft rules aimed at ensuring the Internet remains open and free of interference from a rapidly consolidating broadband...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Satellite broadcaster Dish Network isn't interested in playing ball with the Dodgers.
In an interview, Dish executive vice president David Shull said the majority of Dish's Los Angeles area customers don't care about getting SportsNet LA, the new...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before panicking over electronic cigarettes.
The Skinny: As a former smoker, I am enjoying watching cities and health officials panic over the growing use of electronic cigarettes. Are they cigarettes? Are they dangerous? What are...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 8:15 PM
If you're a Dodgers fan, you know somebody like Brian Gadinsky. Chances are, you may even be like Brian Gadinsky.
The TV producer moved to Los Angeles on an October day in 1988. The next night, Kirk Gibson hit the home run, and Gadinsky has been...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Comcast Corp. has reached an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $45.2 billion, according to people familiar with the negotiations.
The proposed blockbuster combination is expected to be announced Thursday and would create a video and...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:21 AM
After the coffee. Before erasing the Oscars from my already packed DVR.
The Skinny: I'd love to tell you I was at all the hot parties last night. While I was certainly in demand — sorry, Graydon and Madonna — I opted to stay home and watch...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
For the first time, ABC will live stream the Academy Awards -- but only on a limited basis.
Sunday night's red carpet preshow, the entire 86th Annual Academy Awards program and "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars," will be made available to cable...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:40 AM
"The Biggest Loser" with pets?
Another reality show about weight loss may be on the horizon -- but with animals, not humans, shedding the pounds.
A recent casting call, posted on Craigslist, is seeking applicants for a potential show about pudgy...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure "The Americans" is on my DVR.
The Skinny: Very excited that FX's "The Americans" is back Wednesday night. If you're not watching, start. It will easily fill the void left by the shark-jumping "Homeland." I'm also...