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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller is among four U.S. senators asking Nickelodeon to ban ads targeted at children that promote and sell junk food and sugar. Joining Rockefeller in the letter sent this week to Nickelodeon...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom has decided to let new episodes of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Colbert Report" be shown on its websites, easing a blockade of online viewings that it imposed last week in a fee dispute with DirecTV. Tuesday'...
Reuters(Reuters) - DirecTV said its customers were left without Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and 14 other channels on Wednesday after Viacom Inc demanded its networks be dropped from the satellite TV distributor's lineup as a result of a dispute over fees....
Another dispute between a satellite provider and a media conglomerate has ended in the subscribers being the ones who feel the effects, as DirecTV and Viacom failed to reach a new deal by midnight Tuesday (July 10). The stand-off is over the cost of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Urban radio and TV personality DJ Megatron has been shot to death in New York City. His manager says the occasional BET television segment host was killed while heading to a store near his Staten Island home around 2 a.m. Sunday....
NEW YORK (AP) — The Huffington Post and BET co-founder Sheila Johnson are launching a HuffPost section devoted to African-Americans. The section, "HuffPost GlobalBlack," is expected to debut in early March. The Huffington Post is set to make an...
ReutersJune 17 (Reuters) - "World War Z" is one of the big box office releases this summer in which Brad Pitt plays a United Nations representative enlisted to help stop a zombie pandemic threatening to destroy mankind. The film was due to be released late last...
ReutersJune 16 (Reuters) - Following are the top 10 movies at North American box offices for the three-day weekend starting June 14, led by "Man of Steel," according to studio estimates compiled by Reuters. 1 (*) Man of Steel.......................... $113.1...
ReutersJun 12 (TheWrap.com) - As Americans celebrate the nation's independence on July 4, MTV will also honor its own origins as a station that started out focusing primarily on music. Hearkening back to the days before "Jersey Shore," "Teen Mom" and "Awkward,"...
The anti-bundling bill by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) may be going nowhere, but Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Officer Glenn Britt says he supports the idea of having smaller television packages. Britt told an audience at the Cable Show in Washington...
The Hartford CourantKids in America are getting fatter and four Democratic senators say that Nickelodeon can help curb the growing problem by cutting out ads for unhealthy foods that are sandwiched between its programs. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal and three...
The cable industry’s annual gathering is usually a celebration of new technologies, popular programming and sunny projections for growth. But when top pay-TV executives gather in Washington for the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn....
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