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  1. FCC Ruling Shows Agency's Ability to Prevent a Sports Network Blackout

    1:14 pm 7/17/2014

    For the first time, the FCC examines "baseball-style" arbitration between a pay television distributor and a regional sports network.Read more

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  2. Sony's Adam Sandler Candy Land Film Threatened In Lawsuit (Exclusive)

    9:15 am 7/17/2014

    Hasbro is taken to court by a company that created characters for the popular board game.Read more

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  3. Aereo Hits Roadblock in Effort to Become Cable System

    8:16 am 7/17/2014

    After the U.S. Copyright Office says it won't process the tech upstart's paperwork, Aereo will need to get support from a federal court or the FCC before its efforts to pay statutory license fees for secondary transmissions are processed.Read more

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  4. Analysts: Liberty Global Could Buy Control of ITV Down the Line

    7:17 am 7/17/2014

    After John Malone's firm acquired a 6.4 percent stake, "ITV is now likely to be seen as a potential M&A story," especially amid industry deal talk following the failed $80 billion Fox bid for Time Warner, says one observer.Read more

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  5. Why TV Broadcasters Should Get Behind NCAA Athlete Unionization (Analysis)

    5:00 am 7/17/2014

    Here are three reasons — though not very obvious ones — why CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN should play the long game by switching sides and supporting a plan for athlete compensation.Read more

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  6. Analyst Downgrades Fox Stock, Citing 'Deal Limbo'

    2:39 am 7/17/2014

    ISI Media's Vijay Jayant removes his "top pick" designation, while another analyst says she still likes Fox's stock despite "some fear of empire building."Read more

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  7. Entertainment One Acquires Canadian Factual TV Producer Paperny

    2:23 am 7/17/2014

    The deal, believed to be worth $27.2 million, will boost the company's unscripted TV business across North America.Read more

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  8. China's Censors Crack Down on Streaming Services Showing Hollywood Content

    1:21 am 7/17/2014

    Days after Alibaba announced a landmark deal with Lionsgate on streaming content, China's state media watchdog warns seven Internet-TV companies on "unauthorized" content and threatens to revoke their licenses.Read more

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  9. Liberty Global Buys Stake in U.K.'s ITV for $825 Million

    11:08 pm 7/16/2014

    UPDATED: John Malone's company acquires the 6.4 percent stake from U.K. pay TV giant BSkyB, in which Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox owns 39 percent.Read more

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  10. Film and TV Distributors Say FCC Net Neutrality Rules Won’t Work

    4:49 pm 7/16/2014

    The Independent Film & Television Alliance, the group behind the American Film Market, don’t want any priority arrangements allowed on the Internet because they say they can't be policed.Read more

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