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  • NBCUniversal cuts about 500 employees

    NBCUniversal cuts about 500 employees
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Disney deal a 'game changer'

    Netflix's Ted Sarandos: Disney deal a 'game changer'
    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...
  • 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...
  • Major shake up at NBCUniversal with latest reorganization

    Major shake up at NBCUniversal with latest reorganization
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Giving up on the Dodgers

    Rule No. 1: The Dodgers will always break your heart. There’s a slang word in L.A. Spanish. The word is asco. The word asco is nearly untranslatable, but it roughly means disgusting, shameful, shameless and has cooties. Remember this word. The...
  • 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,...