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Whoa! Charter Reportedly Close to Buying Time Warner Cable. The Surprise Is That The Deal is Worth $10 Billion MORE Than Comcast Had Offered For Time Warner Cable

“Charter Communications Inc. is near an agreement to buy...   (Bloomberg; Wall St. Journal; USA Today)

Why Cable Operators Have Caught Merger Mania Fever

What is making the U.S. cable-TV market so attractive, asks...   (Bloomberg)

Decades, a New Digital Sub-Channel Network From CBS and Weigel Broadcasting, Launches Today, Memorial Day

Decades, a new multicast TV network from CBS Television Stations and...   (TVWeek)

The Director of 17 (!) Consecutive Oscar Telecasts, Marty Pasetta, Dies in Tragic — and Bizarre –Auto Accident. He Was 82

“According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s office: ‘On Thursday,...   (TheWrap; Variety)

Report: Hacking Attack on Adult Dating Site Exposes Sexual Secrets of Millions of Users — and Names Are Being Named

“More than 3.5 million people’s sexual preferences, fetishes and...   (CNN)

‘Heroes’ Actor Joins NBC’s ‘Heroes Reborn’

An actor who was a part of the original...   (EW)

TLC Pulls ‘19 Kids and Counting’ Off Air in Light of Josh Duggar Controversy

Yesterday, Thursday, April 21, 2015, it was reported that...   (TVWeek)

What Were the Top 10 Shows of the 2014-2015 Broadcast Season?

The rankings are out for the top-rated shows of...   (Deadline)

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Media Buyer of the Year

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