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Today's Scuttlebot: 'Magic Arms' and Never Starting Cable TV

3 years agoTechnology : Bits

The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes a 3-D printer providing a custom aid for a child with a rare disorder, reports of battery problems with a new Macintosh operating system and undersea research bases.

Rand Paul holds up U.S. ambassador to Pakistan nominee

Pakistan watchers were scratching their heads Thursday night when the Senate failed to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next ambassador to Pakistan, Rick Olsen. On Friday, The Cable confirmed that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)...Show More Summary

The New Jobs Numbers ... In 100 Seconds

It happens the first Friday of every month, but the cable nets never let that stop them from going craaazy. Watch....

Photos: Friday Morning Mess Caps Off Rough Week For L Train

Wednesday night saw heavy delays on the L train when, according to the MTA, there was "an issue with a breaker cable that forced us to turn trains at Bedford Avenue." One commuter reported waiting 90 minutes at Union Square for an LShow More Summary

AMC Snuffs Out ‘The Killing’

AMC has snuffed out The Killing. The cable network on Friday announced that “after much deliberation.” it would not go forward with a third season of the serial procedural. The decision to end The Killing came a month after the season two finale brought closure to the show’s primary story line. Show More Summary

CNN Experiences Ratings Boost, MSNBC A Decline During Colorado Shooting Coverage

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

According to a Chicago Tribune report, MSNBC experienced a decline in ratings as news of last Friday's shooting at a Colorado movie theater spread across cable news. Fox News and CNN both experienced a jump during their coverage of the big story, with CNN raking in 1.1 million more viewers than it had the week before.

Cable Network Ranker: Week of July 16

The week of July 16 was punctuated with the terrible shooting in Colorado on Friday, resulting in continued coverage throughout the weekend. As one would expect, cable news ratings were elevated slightly above average for the week as a result. Fox News Channel placed third in primetime and fourth in total day among all ad-supported cable networks. Show More Summary

Colorado Shooting: Cable News a Destination For Viewers Looking For The Latest

Cable news channels were a significant destination for viewers interested in getting the latest on the shootings in Colorado on Friday, according to Nielsen ratings from that day. The news of the shooting broke on TV between 4 AM and...Show More Summary

Viacom, DirecTV, And The Future Of TV Blackouts

Viacom and DirecTV ended their dispute over carriage fees on Friday, which saw the return of 17 Viacom channels on the cable satellite service. But who won, who lost, and what does the resolution mean for DirecTV, and for the rest of...Show More Summary

Cablevision contractors' workers vote to unionize

Technicians at Falcon Data Co. Inc., a Cablevision Systems Corp. contractor, voted overwhelmingly Friday to unionize, the latest development in a back-and-forth battle to organize employees who perform work for the cable giant. The Communication...Show More Summary

Colorado shooting: 'Dark Knight Rises' ads pulled from television

Broadcast and cable channels across the country, including NBC, CBS and ESPN, scrambled Friday to remove advertising for "The Dark Knight Rises" following the tragic shooting at a late-night screening of the film in Colorado.

Cable Customers Rejoice: Viacom And DirecTV Have Reached A Programming Agreement

Ten days after Viacom blacked out its channels for DirecTV customers, the two companies said Friday that they had reached a deal to return programming to satellite subscribers. All 26 Viacom networks, including Nickelodeon, Comedy Central,...Show More Summary

Friday Ratings: The Cycle Keeps Spiraling Downward, Scores New Low In Demo

3 years agoNews : Mediaite

Things aren’t looking any better for MSNBC’s 3 p.m. panel show, The Cycle. On Friday, the program once again came in third place among the big three cable news networks, taking in less than 50,000 viewers in demo (that’s less than half of what CNN Newsroom brought in during the same time slot), and 315,000 [...]

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