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With spring finally starting to show its true colors, it seems like a good time to plan a weekend full of outdoor activities. Not so fast! This may be one of the greatest weekends in sports and entertainment in a long time. It’s loaded with big-name events, athletes, celebrities and even horses. What follows is …
Sports network ESPN has sued Verizon for an alleged breach of contract relating to the telecom giant’s new cable plan. The network is seeking damages related to the plan, which allows FiOS customers to choose a smaller bundle of television channels each month. In a suit filed Monday in New York Supreme Court, ESPN said …
Comcast walks away from its $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable. So what happens next to the companies and the broader industry?
What happens next to the proposed cable TV mega merger as executives from Comcast and Time Warner Cable meet with regulators? Julia Boorstin reports.
Verizon is rolling out a new pay plan that’s a big departure from the traditional model of cable bundling. Julia Boorstin takes a look at just how disruptive the move could be.
Julia Boorstin tells us about the big money behind Star Wars, the movie that revolutionized Hollywood decades ago and remains a multibillion dollar empire.
Say goodbye to old fashioned ad-supported TV, now everyone seems to be in the business of selling subscription content.
DirecTV is reportedly ending its advertising campaign featuring actor Rob Lowe. The series of ads—which features a debonair Lowe touting DirecTV while less-charming alter egos subscribe to its competitors—stopped last week in favor of new commercials featuring a model and a talking horse, the Los Angeles Times reported. This change comes as the Council of …
Viacom announces a big restructuring and the suspension of its buyback. Julia Boorstin explains why the media company isn’t alone in facing challenges as more TV viewers get their fix digitally.
Fast and Furious 7 brought in nearly $400 million worldwide in its opening weekend. Julia Boorstin tells us why the movie’s performance could be a big deal for Hollywood.
With the final arguments in Ellen Pao’s gender discrimination lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins coming Tuesday, there’s no question that gender disparity in Silicon Valley is now in the spotlight. Industry insiders and attorneys are mixed on whether the suit will have a chilling effect on hiring women—prompted by fears that hiring women …
It may seem like the force is with Disney shares, but some big hurdles remain.
Could HBO’s new service change the way we watch television and transform the industry?
Julia Boorstin takes a look at what an Oscar is really worth and whether the race for the coveted statue is actually losing business.
Disney’s earnings were much better than expected, but after a 30 percent run up in the shares over the past year, is the stock still a buy?