| Oct 5, 2013
| 7:22 PM
What's next for the TBS announcers? Will they start chanting "Beat L.A."? If TBS cameras panned the broadcast booth, would they catch the announcers doing the tomahawk chop?
Talk about Southern cooking. As far as a lot of fans are concerned, the Dodgers...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:01 AM
AMC Networks Inc., parent of cable channels AMC, WE and IFC, has struck a deal to acquire Liberty Global's Chellomedia for $1.035 billion.
For New York-based AMC Networks, the acquisition will vastly increase its international presence. Chellomedia...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Thursday night football isn’t going away anytime soon.
Although there have been concerns about the quality of play of Thursday games on the NFL Network and whether having teams play on short rest is in the best interest of player safety, NFL...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A dispute between Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting unit and a small cable operator has turned particularly nasty and is shining a brighter light on how programmers package their channels for sale to distributors.
Cable One, which has 730,000...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:38 PM
TBS’ coverage of the 2013 Major League Baseball postseason is averaging a 2.3 rating through 11 telecasts, based on Nielsen fast nationals, up 5% compared with a 2.2 rating in 2012. The network’s average of 3,482,000 total viewers is up 2%...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
You’ve pretty much ignored the incredible run the Dodgers have had this season. But now that it's playoff time and the whole town is buzzing, you feel the need to at least look like you are excited about the team and are following all the action....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
NBCUniversal Chief Executive Steve Burke said Comcast Corp. inherited a media company that was an industry laggard in key financial measures, particularly at the NBC broadcast network.
The NBC broadcast network earns $500 million to $1 billion less each...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Once upon a time, stand-up comedian Pete Holmes had a job as the warm-up guy for "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart." Now, he's the host of his own basic-cable comedy show, "The Pete Holmes Show," which debuted Monday night on TBS after "Conan."
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: Caught an episode of "The Mindy Project" last night and was pleasantly surprised. The show, in my view, has been inconsistent but Tuesday it showed some of its early promise. I know....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Time Warner Inc. said its profit grew by 44% in the third quarter while revenue remained flat.
The media giant, whose holdings include Warner Bros., HBO and Turner Broadcasting, posted profit of $1.18 billion thanks to its cable unit as well as...