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NFL to Halt Blackout Rule for 2015 Games (Report)

The FCC voted last fall to end TV sports blackouts, but the league still had the right to negotiate its own blackout deals.

THR’s Power Business Managers: UTA’s Jeremy Zimmer Talks Emerging Media in Hollywood

The exec, speaking at THR's annual breakfast held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, says talent agencies are leading the way to Silicon Valley

The Unique New Way for TV Shows to Get Financed

Little Engine Productions, the company behind USA's 'Rush,' also functions as a studio to provide "gap" financing for straight-to-series projects

Dodgers Final Six Games to Be Available on Broadcast TV

Time Warner Cable has made a deal to simulcast on Channel 56 as the team fights for a playoff spot

‘Opposite Sex’ to Mark First Release Under New Cinedigm-VMI Deal

Under a multipicture pact, Cinedigm will handle theatrical, home video and digital distribution for a series of genre films — starting with the Mena Suvari movie.

Golden Globes Lawsuit Hits Appeals Court: HFPA Says Judge Made ‘Significant Mistake’

An HFPA lawyer argues that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals should reverse a ruling that Dick Clark Productions can produce the Globes as long as the show is on NBC

Dick Clark Productions Plans Memory Test TV Show

They have joined with the World and USA Memory Championships for an event featuring "mental athletes" in "the greatest test of memory in the world."

NCTA 2014: L.A.-Hosted Cable Show Pushes Hollywood but Technology Tops Agenda

Programmers line up a slew of high-profile talent, as Comcast uses the week to roll out enhancements designed to move beyond just providing entertainment.

Brad Bessey Taking Linda Bell Blue’s Place as EP of ‘Entertainment Tonight’ and ‘The Insider’

The promotion, effective immediately, comes as DJ Petroro departs — both have been running the show since Bell Blue left to run the Entertainment Tonight Studios.

Howard Owens Out as President of National Geographic Channels

He launched the first scripted programming, including "Killing Lincoln" and "Killing Kennedy," and ramped up National Geographic Wild.

WWE Digital Network Signs Up Over 600,000 Subscribers in First 42 Days

UPDATED: Its WrestleMania 30 event over the weekend grossed $10.9 million and broke records in New Orleans, despite being on the streaming channel as well.

L.A. Mayor Urges CBS To Move the ‘Late Show’ Out West

Mayor Eric Garcetti offers proactive assistance to encourage a move and promises he will cut red tape and work to create financial incentives equal to those of other states.