Thursday, April 23, 2015
By Ilya Marritz
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Today, Comcast will go before the Senate Judiciary Committee to defend its desire to purchase the second largest-cable company in America—Time Warner Cable—for $45 billion.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
By Ilya Marritz
Months after Sandy, fiber connectivity hasn’t reached everyone, and many businesses and residents are still without basic communications services.
Wednesday, March 06, 2013
As Netflix rolls out original programming like "House of Cards," it's taken the spotlight as a competitor to traditional cable networks. Soon however, the network will have additional competition from the likes of Amazon and Microsoft's X-box, as well as other providers.
Brian Stelter, media reporter for our partner The New York Times, says that online programming is likely the future of television -- and that cable networks should be wary.
Friday, June 01, 2012
By Solomon Kleinsmith : IAFC Blogger
Should anything shock you coming from a station that would give a lowlife like Al Sharpton a show, or a station that would give give Glenn Beck a platform for a few years?
Monday, April 23, 2012
Every year cable channels and network broadcasters hold "upfronts," where they pitch advertisers on their new shows. Hulu, the online service that streams network TV programming, is pitching its own original programming this year, competing with the very stations it relies on. Brian Stelter, media reporter for our partner The New York Times, joins us to discuss how TV will fare in the age of the Internet.
Friday, December 17, 2010
For fifteen years CNN’s Larry King Live was a staple of nighttime cable television. It was the most watched program on the network and its host held court to musicians, movie starts, heads of state and newsmakers of the day. Maybe that’s what prompted Lady Gaga to ask him whether or not his name was really "King Larry?" But last night, Larry King wrapped his final episode in an interview with a star-studded show where even current and former presidents found time to make an appearance. Will he be missed, and can he be replaced?
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
By Charlie Herman : Business and Economics Editor
That long wait for the cable man could become a thing of the past.
As a part of the new franchise agreement city officials have negotiated with Time Warner Cable and Cablevision, cable customers will receive status updates about their appointments with technicians through texts, emails or on the Web.
Tuesday, June 01, 2010
CNN turns 30 today, but the anniversary is bittersweet for the Cable News Network. Its ratings are in a slump and the competition for a constant stream of news seems to be getting even more fierce as the internet attracts viewers away from TV to the screens of smart phones and computers.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Conan O’Brien might be legally prohibited from being funny on television (for now) but yesterday "Team CoCo" announced O'Brien will be heading back to TV on TBS this November. O'Brien also launched his new live tour, "The Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television Tour" last night in Eugene, Ore.