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  1. DirecTV Orders First Original Comedy Series (Exclusive)

    11:16 am 4/1/2014

    Peter Ackerman will adapt his critically acclaimed play "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight," with DirecTV ordering 10 episodes.Read more

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  2. DirecTV, Dish Network Shares Advance 6 Percent on Merger Speculation

    2:47 pm 3/26/2014

    Dish chairman Charlie Ergen reportedly met with DirecTV CEO Mike White in February.Read more

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  3. 'Enemy's' Sarah Gadon on Working With Two Jake Gyllenhaals and the Meaning of That Final Scene

    7:53 pm 3/20/2014

    The actress also talks to THR about pushing to audition for the film and A24's unconventional release strategy.Read more

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  4. DirecTV CEO Michael White's Compensation Falls 31 Percent to $12.5 Million

    2:26 pm 3/20/2014

    CFO Patrick Doyle earned $3.9 million in 2013, also down from a year earlier.Read more

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  5. 'Enemy' Director on Jake Gyllenhaal's Identical Characters: 'It's Maybe Two Sides of the Same Persona'

    2:35 pm 3/13/2014

    Denis Villeneuve, who also directed the actor in last fall's "Prisoners," talks about casting him in the indie, which they shot first, and his uncertainty about digital release strategies, like the one distributor A24 is undertaking for this film.Read more

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  6. DirecTV CEO Likens Television Industry to Health Care

    10:20 am 3/11/2014

    "It's a pretty imperfect market," says Mike White. "It certainly doesn't work like anything that's sold at Walmart."Read more

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  7. 'House of Cards' Joanna Going Boards DirecTV's 'Navy St.'

    2:15 pm 3/7/2014

    She joins a cast that includes Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez and Matt Lauria, among others.Read more

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  8. 'Parenthood's' Matt Lauria Headed to DirecTV's 'Navy St.' (Exclusive)

    1:02 pm 2/25/2014

    He joins a cast that includes Kiele Sanchez and Nick Jonas in the drama starring Frank Grillo.Read more

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  9. DirecTV Profit Drops, Subs Rise in Fourth Quarter

    1:13 am 2/20/2014

    UPDATED: CEO Mike White says a merger plan between Comcast and Time Warner Cable represents "unprecedented" media consolidation and the plan deserves to be "appropriately scrutinized."Read more

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  10. DirecTV, Dish Expected to Face Merger Questions on Earnings Call

    4:07 pm 2/19/2014

    DirecTV CEO Mike White and Dish bosses Charlie Ergen and Joe Clayton are likely to be quizzed about what Comcast's $45 billion deal for Time Warner Cable means for them.Read more

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