| Jul 16, 2012
| 3:27 PM
Ratings for Viacom's Nickelodeon have fallen dramatically in the days since the channel was dropped from satellite broadcaster DirecTV over a fee dispute.
On July 10, the last day Burbank-based Nickelodeon had distribution on DirecTV, its total day...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Cablevision Systems Corp. has signed a long-term distribution deal to carry broadcast and cable networks owned by Comcast's NBCUniversal unit.
The agreement includes broadcast networks NBC and Telemundo as well as cable channels USA, Bravo, MSNBC, CNBC...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:56 AM
In a round of year-end belt tightening, NBCUniversal is cutting about 500 employees, or about 1.5% of its total workforce.
The cuts are distributed throughout the media company, which boasts nearly 30,000 employees, according to a person close to the...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Netflix's day-old deal to be the exclusive pay-TV home for new movies from Walt Disney Studios is a "game changer" for the streaming video company and was "the highest value deal" possible for the entertainment giant, executives from the two companies...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 11:35 AM
In a dramatic reorganization at NBCUniversal, respected programmer Bonnie Hammer has been promoted to lead the company's entire cable entertainment portfolio -- the most lucrative division, which generates approximately 50% of the media giant's...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Jimmy Fallon has been crowned the next king of late-night television, but the empire he will inherit has seen better days.
"Late Night" host Fallon, who will succeed Jay Leno in "The Tonight Show" chair in 2014, is charged with trying to reenergize a...
| Jun 16, 2010
CITY HALL — Burbank residents could be asked to vote on codifying a utility tax that brings the city $20 million a year — a move cities like Glendale and Pasadena have already made to protect themselves against lawsuits from telecommunications...
| Jun 23, 2010
Charter Communications customers will see a mix-up of the local premium cable channel lineup as the company continues to wrangle with Glendale officials over GTV6.
The channel realignment — which features the addition of 17 high-definition...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Looking to leave a two-fight winless streak behind him, Manny Gamburyan will return to the UFC octagon on Sept. 27 in Las Vegas at UFC 178 in a new weight class.
Gamburyan is set to make his 135-pound men's bantamweight debut against Cody “The...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
DreamWorks Animation — the studio behind the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and "Madagascar" movie franchises — has launched a family-oriented YouTube channel in the latest move by Hollywood to target the Internet generation.
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Spanish-language radio star Eduardo "Piolin" Sotelo, formerly based in Glendale, has filed a lawsuit against six former staff members who worked on his canceled Univision Radio program, claiming the group banded together to try to extort $4.9 million from...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Ten Years Ago
Then-Vice President Dick Cheney, on a four-day campaign swing to the West, paid a visit to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada. Cheney toured the facility and met scientists and engineers working on the Mars rover program before...