Thursday, August 30, 2012


  • NHL releases television schedule

    That occurred Thursday with the release of the TV schedule. NBC has re-upped with the NHL, and according to several reports, the league will get this season's $200 million rights fee, even if there is no season.

  • NHL releases national television schedule

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  • Film, television actor Steve Franken dies at 80

    LOS ANGELES -- The wife of Steve Franken says the veteran film and television actor has died. Jean Franken says her husband, who starred in the 1960s TV series "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis" and as the drunken waiter in the film "The Party," died Aug.

  • Robert Kotlowitz; shaped growth of public television

    NEW YORK - Robert Kotlowitz, a novelist and editor who reluctantly became a public television executive in 1971 and went on to help shape a lineup of home-grown and imported shows - including ''The MacNeil/Lehrer Report,'' "Live at the Met,'' "Dance ...

  • GLAAD's Network Responsibility Index and the State of LGBT Television

    On broadcast television, there's a striking gap between the network aimed at the youngest viewers and the one that targets the oldest.

  • Is Honey Boo Boo's Television Reign Over?

    It's possible that Honey Boo Boo's television reign could stop at any time. That's because the decision to continue it rests in the hands of the little diva herself.

  • Hearst Television Launches Free "Election 2012" App For iPhone, Android

    30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Television Inc., parent of one of the country's largest television station groups, has launched an "Election 2012" app featuring up-to-the-minute and in-depth election-related national content as well as content from the ...

  • Sony Previews The Future Of Television - Unveiling 84-inch 4K TV

    NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Electronics announced its first TV capable of displaying 4K images, raising the curtain on the next wave in innovation from a company that knows a thing or two about television. The new 84-inch set, model ...

  • USC basketball: Trojans television schedule released

    USC's men's basketball team, hoping for significant improvement after the worst season in school history, will have 29 of its 31 games televised on either ESPN, FOX, CBS or the Pac-12 Network, the school announced Wednesday.

  • Gay characters touted as new norm in programming

    Gay characters on television have been proliferating in the past few years thanks to shows such as Glee, Grey's Anatomy, Modern Family and Smash.

  • MLB: New ESPN Television Rights Deal Looks to End Local Blackouts of Games

    A newly announced, record-setting deal by Major League Baseball and ESPN will grant the television network giant the ability to show its Monday and Wednesday night telecasts on its television and internet platforms without the current local blackout ...

  • ITV Acquires Graham Norton's Production Firm So Television

    So Television, which the Irish comedian co-owns with Graham Stuart, reported a pre-tax profit gain of 42 percent to £1.22 million ($1.97 million) for its latest fiscal year ended in July.

  • FCC to allow television signal encryption?

    The FCC is close to giving a number of cable companies permission to encrypt basic-tier signals, according to Bloomberg. A number of cable companies, led by Comcast, have asked for permission in the U.S.

  • Television stars Bill and Giuliana Rancic welcome baby boy Edward Duke

    DENVER - After a long and highly publicized struggle to become parents, Bill and Giuliana Rancic are now parents to a bouncing baby boy.

  • Robin Roberts exits 'GMA' with a promise to return

    By FRAZIER MOORE - AP Television Writer. NEW YORK - Robin Roberts said goodbye Thursday to her "Good Morning America" co-workers and audience.

  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals/J&J settle ad case for $181 million

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  • Dispute over will prevents burial of Sherman Hemsley, television's George ...

    EL PASO - The embalmed body of actor Sherman Hemsley, who became famous for his role as television's George Jefferson, will be kept in refrigeration at an El Paso funeral home until a local court rules on the validity of his will.

  • The Aspen Institute Presents: A Television Premiere September on the WORLD ...

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2012 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Aspen Institute and public television's WORLD channel announced today that they have collaborated on the production of The Aspen Institute Presents, a series of 10 discussions selected ...

  • Time to consolidate for the NRL

    The new television rights deal announced by the ARLC last week has drawn heavy criticism from some. Even though the Commission succeeded in acquiring the promised billion-dollar agreement, the details of the deal have left many with a bitter taste in ...

  • Protesting Italian miner slashes wrist on television

    ROME Aug 29 (Reuters) - A Sardinian miner slashed his wrist in front of television cameras on Wednesday as some 100 fellow workers stayed barricaded underground in a campaign to keep Italy's only coal pit open.

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