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Missing Mad Men? Here's Christina Hendricks Trying to Work in a Modern Office Though the '60s aren't totally over

The final half of the seventh and final season of Mad Men won't premiere until next spring (although filming has wrapped—and according to Elizabeth Moss, there was a lot of…

August 7, 2014, 2:12 PM EDT

Reed Hastings Says on Facebook That Netflix Has Passed HBO in Subscriber Revenue Mark Zuckerberg likes this post

Reed Hastings continues to push the HBO comparison—and to talk up any moment when Netflix passes a key HBO metric—but he has a great one to push here: Netflix's $1.146…

August 7, 2014, 11:57 AM EDT

The Deal Is Off Between Fox and Time Warner 21st Century Fox withdraws offer to buy out TWX

That was abrupt: 21st Century Fox today withdrew its long-discussed bid to acquire a controlling interest in Time Warner Entertainment, a megamerger that would have made the resulting entity so…

August 5, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

See How Slow Your Internet Connection Is Compared to Other States Surprise: no one cable provider is the worst

Alas, Alaska. Also Arkansas. It's a terrible time to be living in the Deep South or outside the Lower 48 if you're a Web developer. At least that's what Tom…

August 5, 2014, 1:08 PM EDT

Tribune Company Rebrands as Tribune Media New name, logo and website reflect shift to digital, distribution

Tribune Company has announced a rebranding as Tribune Media Company, following news yesterday that the company would spin off its troubled print publications into Tribune Publishing. The rebranding reflects Tribune's…

August 4, 2014, 10:06 AM EDT

Holy Shark! Syfy Builds a Franchise Without Traditional Ads Network relies on social, barter, word of mouth

Turns out your best marketing tool is word of mouth, especially if the mouth in question is filled with rows of gigantic, serrated teeth.  Dave Howe, president of Syfy, attributed the…

July 31, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

The Chairman of the FCC Is Annoyed With Time Warner Cable Blames Rob Marcus for L.A. Dodgers blackout

Maybe it was the widespread feeling that Tom Wheeler is too close to the industry he regulates. Maybe it was pressure from Congress. Maybe it was John Oliver calling him…

July 29, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith Issues Apology for Domestic Violence Rant [Updated] Says it was the 'most egregious error' of his career

UPDATE: ESPN announced Tuesday that Stephen A. Smith will be off First Take and ESPN Radio until Aug. 6. Calling himself “foolish” and “wrong,” ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith apologized Monday for…

July 28, 2014, 11:28 AM EDT

Will Ronda Rousey Be the Face of the UFC’s Next Major Sponsorship Deal? League in talks with ‘premium apparel line’ to outfit fighters

The next big athletic endorser is not a jock. It’s “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, the outspoken UFC’s women’s bantamweight champion, who’s the crossover sports celebrity of the moment.  In less than two…

July 27, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT

Inside Homer Simpson's Gigantic Head at Comic-Con FXX unveils convention's biggest activation

The inside of Homer Simpson’s head is filled with colorful drawings of the characters from the show named after his family, a giant video screen covering the top interior of…

July 27, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

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