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  • Free Press report critical of media consolidation and FCC

    Free Press report critical of media consolidation and FCC
    A new report from the media watch dog group Free Press accuses the Federal Communications Commission of turning a blind eye toward media consolidation in the television industry. The study -- "Cease to Resist: How the FCC's Failure to Enforce Its...
  • 'Gravity' soars again! 'Walking Dead' most expensive scripted show.

    'Gravity' soars again! 'Walking Dead' most expensive scripted show.
    After the coffee. Before getting my cat to stop eating my Mac power cord. The Skinny: I took a break from the Colts-Broncos game Sunday night when it looked like a blowout and found myself getting sucked into the Food Network's new show "Guy's...
  • 'The Conjuring' steamrolls 'R.I.P.D.'; Maria Bartiromo in play?

    'The Conjuring' steamrolls 'R.I.P.D.'; Maria Bartiromo in play?
    After the coffee. Before gearing up for yet another TV press tour. The Skinny: I caught up on the last two episodes of CBS's "Under the Dome" over the weekend. I've decided viewers needs to watch "Under the Dome" as if they were watching "Sharknado."...
  • Sinclair buys Allbritton stations for $985 million

    The consolidation of the television industry continued Monday with Baltimore-based Sinclair Broadcast Group striking a $985-million deal to acquire Allbritton Communications, owner of seven television stations. For Sinclair, this is the second major...
  • Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.

    Time Warner Cable and CBS play chicken. Sotelo exit plot twist.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out when to sneak a nap.  The Skinny: I worked from 5:30 a.m. to midnight Monday so I'm very groggy this morning. You can thank me later for making sure no one missed one minute of the craziness between Time Warner...
  • NBC wraps upfront. Can 'Elysium' be a slump buster?

    NBC wraps upfront. Can 'Elysium' be a slump buster?
    After the coffee. Before saying goodbye to July. The Skinny: You know you need a vacation when you wake up and don't know what day it is. I did get a chance to get to Dodger Stadium last night, but unfortunately the Yankees lost. Wednesday's...
  • CBS and Time Warner Cable make peace! Summer box-office recap.

    CBS and Time Warner Cable make peace! Summer box-office recap.
    After the coffee. Before acting surprised at the welcome-back party awaiting me in the office. The Skinny: It was so nice of CBS and Time Warner Cable to wait until I was back in town to resolve their distribution dispute. Too bad they had to ruin the...
  • FCC proposes eliminating UHF discount from TV ownership rules

    FCC proposes eliminating UHF discount from TV ownership rules
    Remember when you had to jiggle an antenna on your TV set to get good reception for a UHF signal? Well, those days are long gone and the Federal Communications Commission thinks it is time to stop treating a UHF channel as a weak sister to a VHF...
  • FCC expected to propose dropping UHF discount from TV ownership caps

    FCC expected to propose dropping UHF discount from TV ownership caps
    The Federal Communications Commission is expected on Thursday to propose eliminating a key component of its television ownership rules that could have significant implications for broadcasters. Under review is the value the FCC puts on a UHF signal...
  • Gannett's TV deal for Belo worries media watchdogs

    Gannett's TV deal for Belo worries media watchdogs
    Gannett Co.'s proposed acquisition of Belo Corp. is the latest in a slew of deals in the television industry. Last week, Media General acquired Young Broadcasting to create a company that will own 30 TV stations in 27 markets. In April, Sinclair...
  • The Morning Fix: Liguori leaves Discovery! Ratner quits Oscars!

     
    The Morning Fix is a roundup of media headlines....