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  • Cablevision and Disney sign new distribution deal

    Cablevision and Disney sign new distribution deal
    Programming giant Walt Disney Co. and pay-TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. have signed a wide-ranging agreement covering dozens of broadcast and cable channels including ABC, ESPN and Disney Channel. As part of the deal, Cablevision has also...
  • Small Wonders: This will only take a second

    You learn something new every day. Every second, in fact. I was sitting in a meeting at work recently, in a gilded conference room high above our haze-shrouded city, surrounded by some of the most frighteningly intelligent minds in the entertainment...
  • Christmas telethon slated for Sunday

    It's that time again. The 13th annual Armenian American Orphans Christmas Fund will host its telethon fundraiser Sunday in an ongoing effort to give thousands of orphans in Armenia a Christmas. Hundreds of thousands of dollars have been raised over the...
  • Gatto, Krikorian to appear on local cable show to discuss election campaigns

    Democratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and his Republican challenger in the Nov. 6 election, Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian, are scheduled to appear on ABCTVLIVE Friday to discuss their campaigns for the 43rd Assembly District....
  • Ron Kaye: Why local newspapers matter

    Great newspaper stories — like the shocking L.A. County tax scandal involving Assessor John Noguez — usually don't come from attending government meetings or going to press conferences. The tip that ignites a reporter's passion almost...
  • Small Wonders: Celebrating the exuberant life of a friend

    Small Wonders: Celebrating the exuberant life of a friend
    It's just another tragic news story until it's about someone you know. If you read the Glendale News-Press last week you saw a story about a man who closed the book on his life by jumping from the Glendale (2) Freeway overpass above Chevy Chase Drive....
  • Intersections: Misdirected fear led to Sikh temple shooting

    “Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
  • Disney partners with Comcast to provide ABC, ESPN on-demand

    Disney partners with Comcast to provide ABC, ESPN on-demand
    Entertainment giant Walt Disney Co. has struck a deal allowing Comcast Corp. cable customers access to all of its popular channels — including ESPN, ABC, ABC Family and the Disney Channel — from portable devices and video-on-demand services....
  • Nickelodeon makes telenovela grab with 'Reach for a Star'

    Nickelodeon makes telenovela grab with 'Reach for a Star'
    Viacom Inc.'s Nickelodeonhas struck a deal for 80 episodes of a prime time soap opera for its Nick-at-Nite programming block that will debut later this year. Based on the Mexican telenovela "Alcanzar una Estrella," "Reach for a Star" is part of...
  • Disney and Univision in talks for English-language news channel

    Disney and Univision in talks for English-language news channel
    The Walt Disney Co.and the nation's leading Spanish-language broadcaster are in talks to launch an English-language cable news channel, according to people familiar with the matter. A new 24-hour channel would represent a move by both companies to ...
  • NBCUniversal experiences head winds in 4th quarter

    NBCUniversal experiences head winds in 4th quarter
    Comcast Corp. beat analysts' estimates with a 26% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but two NBCUniversalunits continued to struggle: the NBCbroadcast network and Universal Pictures. For the quarter ended Dec. 31, the Philadelphia cable television...
  • Disney strikes deal to distribute movies to Chinese cable viewers

    Disney strikes deal to distribute movies to Chinese cable viewers
    The Walt Disney Co.has reached an agreement that would bring Pixar Animation Studios' "Cars 2," Disney's"The Muppets" and other approved films to Chinese cable television viewers, broadening the Burbank entertainment giant's access in the world's most...