| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:33 PM
There has been a lot of speculation lately that Netflix may soon reach agreements with some big cable operators that will make it easier for consumers to access the streaming service for movies and television shows.
But don't get rid of your tablet or...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Are pay-TV distributors DirecTV, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications looking to create their own version of Aereo -- the start-up that transmits the over-the-air broadcast television signals to consumers via the Internet?
That's what a story...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Univision News anchor Jorge Ramos knows firsthand the challenges facing media companies as they struggle to respond to younger viewers' dramatically different media consumption habits.
Ramos’ U.S.-born teenage son Nicolas doesn’t regularly...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out if I need a new hairstyle.
The Skinny: While I'm not a fan of Thursday night football, I do want to see the Chiefs-Eagles game because former Eagles coach Andy Reid now coaches the Chiefs. Should be good drama....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York is tired of talking about Aereo, the start-up service that transmits broadcast TV signals to subscribers via the Internet that the broadcast industry is trying to shut down.
In April, a panel of judges...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Fusion, the proposed cable channel designed to target the increasingly influential population of English-speaking Latinos, is scheduled to launch Oct. 28 with a blend of news and satire shows.
The initiative is a joint venture between ABC News and...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Time Warner Cable subscribers who want to watch CBS programs on the network's website are out of luck as a result of the distribution fight between the two companies.
CBS makes a substantial amount of its content available on CBS.com, but it's blocking...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 7:07 AM
After the coffee. Before preparing for a Monday without "Under the Dome."
The Skinny: I guess if you force yourself to watch something long enough sooner or later you'll start to like it a little. That appears to be happening to me with HBO's...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Unable to come to terms on a new distribution agreement, CBS-owned channels have gone dark on Time Warner Cable systems around the country, including Los Angeles and New York City.
In Los Angeles, the signals of KCBS-TV Channel 2 and KCAL-TV Channel 9...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 7:13 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how early to sneak out today.
The Skinny: Isn't it so nice when Wednesday feels like Friday? Most of this town already seems to have headed out the door. Wednesday's headlines include the July 4 box office preview,...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:19 AM
After the coffee. Before considering a new air conditioner.
The Skinny: After writing the words News Corp. for my entire career, I now have to start writing 21st Century Fox when describing the company that houses Rupert Murdoch's entertainment assets....