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CNN, other Turner channels return to Dish Network after blackout

CNN, Cartoon Network and other Turner Broadcasting channels have returned to Dish Network's satellite television service as part of a short-term accord between the two fighting media companies.

Turner, Dish agree to restore CNN, Cartoon Network and others

CNN, Cartoon Network and other Turner Broadcasting channels are returning to Dish Network's satellite television service. 

Epix and L.A. Times team up on 'Hollywood Sessions' interview series

Premium movie channel Epix and the Los Angeles Times have teamed up to co-produce a new series featuring interviews with award-contending film actors and directors.

Nielsen to measure Netflix, other online video streams -- to an extent

Ratings giant Nielsen has devised a way to get a grip, albeit a restricted one, on measuring viewership for streaming shows online — providing a glimpse into the performance of shows on Netflix and Amazon.

Parents of Sarah Jones settle 'Midnight Rider' case, says source

The parents of Sarah Jones, the 27-year-old camera assistant killed on the set of "Midnight Rider" earlier this year, have agreed to settle their lawsuit with the producers of the film, said a person close to the litigation.

Netflix postpones Bill Cosby comedy special over sexual assault allegations

Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby's upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations that the famed entertainer sexually assaulted women.

CBS aims to rally viewers amid Dish Network contract talks

CBS is using its airwaves to alert Dish Network customers that one of their favorite stations soon could go dark.

Netflix to expand to Australia and New Zealand

Netflix, continuing its push to expand, announced Tuesday that it would make its streaming video service available in Australia and New Zealand starting in March.

Sony shares jump on entertainment growth targets

Shares of Sony Corp. rose more than 6% in Tokyo after the company said Tuesday it aims to increase its motion picture revenues by more than a third in the next three years.

TV ratings: NBC wins key demo; 'State of Affairs' has decent premiere

NBC topped the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic on Monday night with help from "The Voice" and the premiere of Katherine Heigl's "State of Affairs."

CBS warns of potential blackout on Dish Network

With negotiations going down to the wire, CBS is warning of a potential blackout of its TV stations -- which air some of the nation's most popular programs -- for millions of customers of satellite giant Dish Network.

DreamWorks Animation shares plummet after Hasbro talks end

Shares in DreamWorks Animation took a drubbing on Monday after Hasbro Inc. ended talks to buy the Glendale studio.

Box office: 'Dumb and Dumber To' edges out 'Big Hero 6' for No. 1

Looks like 20 years isn’t too long for “Dumb and Dumber” to make a comeback.

'Dumb and Dumber To' to take on 'Big Hero 6' for No. 1 spot

Disney’s “Big Hero 6” will fight to keep its top spot at the box office this weekend as the sequel to “Dumb and Dumber” makes its debut.

TV ratings: 'Modern Family' tops in key demo; 'Voice' leads overall

"The Voice" sung its way to the top of TV ratings Wednesday night, elevating NBC to No. 1 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic and overall.

Lionsgate to handle distribution of wide-release CBS films

Lionsgate, the studio behind the "Hunger Games" franchise, is taking over distribution duties for wide releases from CBS Films. 

'Transformers,' 'Turtles' help drive Viacom's revenue up 9% in quarter

Media company Viacom Inc. beat analysts' estimates for its fiscal fourth quarter earnings, boosted by higher fees charged to pay-TV operators for its cable channels and strong ticket sales for two summer films: "Transformers: Age of Extinction" and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles."

DreamWorks Animation in deal talks with Hasbro

DreamWorks Animation is in talks to sell the company to toy giant Hasbro Inc., said a person familiar with the negotiations.

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