Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Thursday, June 30. All times are Eastern. Top picks The Teen Titans Go! And Powerpuff Girls Completely Organic Crossover Special (Cartoon Network, 6 p.m.): You’ve got to give Cartoon Network credit for telling it like it is with the title of this crossover special. Show More Summary
As the number of devices connected to our home, work and school wireless networks continues to grow, and with increasing demands from things like 4K video streaming, the Wi-Fi Alliance is working to make sure the Wi-Fi standard keeps apace with ever higher high-bandwidth demands. Show More Summary
Nashville stars Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere are set to return for Season 5 on CMT. The network and Lionsgate aren’t commenting, but sources tell Deadline it’s pretty much a done deal. The cast of the show is under contract for...Show More Summary
In the fierce competition between U.S. carriers, every operator has to find a way to stand out. While Verizon has long held its ground by boasting the best network, the company looks to be finding some other ways to boost value for customers. According to a new image that popped up on Reddit, the company [...]
As July 14th is now only a few weeks away, thousands of NFA buyers are wondering what the new application process is going to entail. Suppressor buyers have the option of using Silencer Shop’s network of “Powered By” dealers to facilitate their transfers. Show More Summary
Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network, has ordered a 10-episode first season of the one-hour sci-fi drama, from Legendary TV, based on the beloved 1960’s sci-fi classic from Irwin Allen. Reimagined by feature writing teamShow More Summary
Fox News: “Democratic members of the Federal Election Commission, in a decision to be made public on Thursday, voted last month to punish Fox News over criteria changes for the network’s first Republican presidential primary debate – but were blocked … Continue reading ?
Starz is up 9.1% in post-market trading, and Lionsgate is up 7.6%, after Bloomberg reported that the studio is in “advanced talks” to acquire the premium network owner. The conversations reportedly value Starz at more than $30 a share in a combination of cash and stock. Show More Summary
Network Rail (NR) has allowed badgers to maintain habitats along the railway line during an upgradation project in the UK.
Deadline is reporting that Syfy has given a third season to its convoluted but entertaining time travel drama 12 Monkeys. At least, that’s how we currently remember the story—it’s always possible that the network actually canceled the...Show More Summary
AMC’s Preacher is less than halfway through its first season, but the cable network has just said the hell with it and renewed the show for another season of blasphemy, debauchery, and whatever it is that Odin Quincannon’s up to. And...Show More Summary
Network Ten released a preview of Australian Survivor, which will be like a super-sized version of CBS' Survivor, with 24 contestants competing for 55 days. Read this story »
Charlie Warzel, writing for BuzzFeed: This morning, Facebook VP of product management Adam Mosseri announced that the social network is tweaking its News Feed algorithm to show more stories from friends and family members — a move that...Show More Summary
After months of on-again-off-again talks, movie studio Lionsgate appears to finally be closing in on a deal to merge with premium cable network Starz. Lionsgate, the Santa Monica entertainment company behind the “Hunger Games” movies and the Netflix TV series “Orange Is the New Black,” is nearing...
In discussing guns, mass public shootings, and armed civilians with folk on the new-fangled social networks, I find a widespread belief that it's more or less silly or insane to believe armed civilians will ever be of use in such situations. Such scenarios, like mass public shootings themselves, are rare, but they do happen. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that Telstra has had some network issues over the last couple of months. But besides free data days, what is being done to address the problem? Based on the results of a review into Telstra’s mobile network back in May, the telco is investing $250 million over the next year to improve network resiliency, reliability and capacity. More »
What are some ways parents can help educate their children on gun control and violence? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Michelle...Show More Summary
A correspondent who has been a part of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” for four years is headed out. Comedy Central said today that Jessica Williams is leaving to focus on developing a new scripted series for the cable network,...
Facebook is already a lot of things to a lot of people. It's a social network, sure, but also a tool for catologing memories, chatting with friends, and much more. [Read more]
Bloomberg reports that Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. — usually just "Lionsgate" — is in "advanced" talks to buy the premium-cable network Starz. The studio is behind the "Hunger Games" movie franchise, but has also produced a number of television shows, including "Orange Is the New Black," "Mad Men," and "Casual" on Hulu. Show More Summary