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  • Google Fiber strikes distribution deal with Disney

    Google is ready for some "Monday Night Football." Walt Disney Co. has struck a distribution deal with Google Fiber to add its cable networks, including ESPN, ABC Family and Disney Channel, to the new broadband pay-TV service the search-engine giant is...
  • Hooping it up at camp

    Hooping it up at camp
    BURBANK — At no time in history has young girls and boys had so much to choose from when it comes to leisure activities. From satellite and cable television with hundreds of channels, movies on DVD, computers and computer games and music on the...
  • Ratings for Burbank-based Nickelodeon tumble from loss of carriage on DirecTV

    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...
  • Disney sells to Amazon, renews with Netflix

    Walt Disney Co. has gotten on the Amazon gravy train. Looking to acquire content for its video streaming service Prime Instant, Amazon has struck a deal with Disney's ABC broadcast network as well as its cable channels including Disney Channel, ABC...
  • Warner Bros. TV Group buys teen content giant Alloy Entertainment

    Looking to expand its presence in the teen and young adult market, Warner Bros.Television Group has struck a deal to purchase Alloy Entertainment, a New York-based content company that specializes in youth-oriented books aimed particularly at females....
  • Comcast sells stake in A&E Networks to Hearst, Disney for $3 billion

    Comcast sells stake in A&E Networks to Hearst, Disney for $3 billion
    Comcast Corp.has struck a deal to sell its minority stake in A&E Television Networks, whose holdings include cable channels A&E, History and Lifetime, for $3 billion. While the sale was expected, the price tag was higher than Comcast thought its holdings...
  • City aims to secure revenue

    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...
  • Charter lineup getting scrambled

     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...
  • DreamWorks Animation launches family-oriented YouTube channel

    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. The Glendale...
  • Charter customers could see changes

    Charter Communications customers in Glendale and Burbank could soon be getting their TV cable and Internet services from Comcast Corp. under a proposed subscriber-base swap announced Monday. In an effort to get approval from the Federal Communications...
  • LCF Charter users could see changes

    Charter Communications customers in La Cañada Flintridge could soon be getting their TV cable and Internet services from Comcast Corp. under a proposed subscriber-base swap announced Monday. In an effort to get approval from the Federal Communications...
  • Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG

    Glendale-based NUVOtv buying Fuse from MSG
    J-Lo has beat Puff Daddy in the quest to buy Fuse. SiTV Media, the parent of the Jennifer Lopez-backed English-language Latino cable network NUVOtv, has entered an agreement with the Madison Square Garden Co. to acquire its music television channel Fuse,...