• NBC News Aug 14, 2019

    CBS, Viacom Reach Deal to Form $30B Media Company

    After three years of negotiations, CBS and Viacom are coming together to form a new $30 billion company, controlled by Shari Redstone and cementing her status as possibly the most influential woman in media, NBC News reported. The merger comes at a time when upheaval in the traditional pay-TV market and the rise of digital streaming services have changed the...

  • May 13, 2016

    New England Couple Marries at Haunted Theme Park

    The bridesmaids wore black and the flower girl showed up in a skeleton costume at a wedding held at a haunted theme park in New Hampshire....
    Melissa Cote and Tom Cowern, who both work at SpookyWorld/Nightmare New England in Litchfield, tied the knot Monday night in front of the attraction’s haunted house. Cote wore a traditional white wedding gown with a...

  • Oct 1, 2015

    Federal Police Official Had Sex in Government Cars While On Duty, House Committee Claims

    A U.S. House committee alleged Wednesday that a former high-ranking federal police official had sex in government cars while on official duty — one of a series of incidents of misconduct the committee said it identified at the federal National Institute of Standards and Technology in Maryland.

  • CBS May 17, 2019

    ‘Big Bang Theory' Exits TV Airwaves With Emotional Episode

    “The Big Bang Theory” closed out its run as television’s top-rated comedy with an emotional final episode that saw some big changes for the show’s group of geeky misfits. The long-running series on CBS concluded with two final episodes, “The Change Constant” and “The Stockholm Syndrome,” in an hour-long finale Thursday evening. The series exited the TV airwaves with the...

  • Netflix May 6, 2019

    Analysis: ‘Game of Thrones' Doesn't Mark the End of Appointment TV — Hollywood Always Gives Viewers What They Want

    If you’re heading to a “Game of Thrones” watch party this weekend, you might already be waxing nostalgic about the end of appointment television. Is this the last time you’ll ever gather with your friends to watch a show, knowing so many others are watching it at the same time, ready to discuss it real time on Twitter or the...

  • social media Jan 2, 2019

    WWE's Gene Okerlund Dies at 76

    “Mean Gene” Okerlund has died at the age of 76. The wrestling legend worked for the AWA, WCW and WWE during his hall of fame career.

  • social media Jan 2, 2019

    WWE Hall Of Famer ‘Mean Gene' Okerlund Dies at 76

    WWE Hall of Famer Gene Okerlund, the interviewer known to a legion of wrestling fans as “Mean Gene” when he came to prominence along with professional wrestling in the mid 80’s, has died at 76 according to the WWE.

  • Nov 30, 2018

    ‘Violent' 7.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Anchorage

    A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck just north of Anchorage, Alaska, Friday morning, crumpling roadways and damaging buildings in Alaska’s most populous city. It’s not yet clear if anyone was injured, but police have said that there was “major infrastructure damage.”

  • Donald Trump Nov 13, 2018

    Cable Rivals Call for Justice Dept. to Investigate Comcast

    A cable industry trade group is asking the Justice Department to scrutinize alleged antitrust practices at Comcast, NBC News reported. The American Cable Association, which represents small and mid-sized cable companies, on Monday sent a letter to the department suggesting that Comcast has concentrated power by being the largest U.S. cable TV provider as well as owning a broadcast network,...

  • Netflix Nov 7, 2018

    Comcast Developing Video-Streaming Platform for Broadband-Only Customers

    Comcast plans to roll out a new product for broadband-only subscribers that will allow customers to aggregate certain streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube, with a voice-activated remote — a response to the ongoing challenge of navigating video between a variety of sources, according to people familiar with the matter. The product, which will first be a set-top...

  • Feb 27, 2010

    Amazing Tricks of the Winter Olympics

    Aerials and tricks abound in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.

  • United States Jul 25, 2018

    Georgia Lawmaker Who Used Racial Slur on TV Will Resign

    The state lawmaker who exposed himself and yelled racial slurs on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen’s new cable TV series will resign, according to a spokesman for Georgia House Speaker David Ralston. Rep. Jason Spencer will step down at the end of the month, spokesman Kaleb McMichen told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution late Tuesday. In Sunday night’s broadcast of Cohen’s Showtime series...

  • The Associated Press Jun 21, 2018

    That's All She Wrote: Jerry Springer's Show Ends After 4,000 Episodes

    Somehow it doesn’t seem right for Jerry Springer to exit quietly.
    There should be one last thrown chair or a bleep-filled tirade, at the very least. Instead, it was announced with no fanfare this week that he will stop making new episodes of his memorably raucous talk show, and neither Springer nor his bosses will talk about it.

  • New York Apr 21, 2018

    DOJ Looks Into How AT&T, Verizon Handle Defecting Customers

    The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers. The companies confirmed the inquiry in separate statements late Friday in response to a report in The New York Times. The U.S. government is looking into whether AT&T, Verizon and telecommunications standards organization GSMA...

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