Posts Tagged ‘Television’

Buying Into Univision Might Be Muy Bueno for Liberty’s John Malone

Monday, July 31st, 2017

The aggressive investor could be looking to supercharge efforts by his companies to provide Spanish-language content to an underserved domestic market that is 60 million strong and growing.read more

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Winners and losers in Donald Trump’s first budget plan

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural programs — from Africa to Appalachia — would take big hits, among the many parts of the government he’d put on a crash diet.
The budget proposal out Thursday is a White House wish list; it’ll be up to Congress to decide where money goes. If Trump gets his way, there will be more losers than winners among government departments and programs.
Some programs would tread water: WIC grants — money to states for health care

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Fueled by Donald Trump opponents, Rachel Maddow’s popularity rises

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Rachel Maddow can trace the mood of her audience by looking at the ratings.
Her MSNBC show’s viewership sank like a stone in the weeks following Donald Trump‘s election, as depressed liberals avoided politics, and bottomed out over the holidays. Slowly, they re-emerged, becoming active and interested again. Maddow’s audience has grown to the point where February was her show’s most-watched month since its 2008 launch.
Maddow has emerged as the favorite cable news host for presidential resistors in the opening days of the Trump administration, just as Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity is one for supporters or Keith Olbermann was

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Richard Portman, ‘Star Wars,’ ‘The Godfather’ and ‘Nashville’ Sound Man, Dies at 82

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

He received 11 Oscar noms during his brilliant career, winning for ‘The Deer Hunter,’ and taught at Florida State, where Barry Jenkins of ‘Moonlight’ was one of his students.read more

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Univision, Mexico’s Televisa Unify Content Development, Production Under Isaac Lee

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

As chief content officer, he will continue to report to Univision president and CEO Randy Falco and now also to Televisa president Emilio Azcarraga Jean.read more

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Andrew Sachs, ‘Fawlty Towers’ Actor, Dies at 86

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

The actor, known for his role as the Spanish waiter Manuel, died after a battle with dementia.read more

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How Hurricane Matthew Is Impacting Film and TV Production in the Southeast

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Florida’s ‘Ballers’ and ‘Bloodline’ aren’t currently in production, but Georgia’s ‘Underground’ is and could be most affected by the storm.read more

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How Hurricane Matthew Is Impacting Film and TV Production in the Southeast

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Florida’s ‘Ballers’ and ‘Bloodline’ aren’t currently in production, but Georgia’s ‘Underground’ is and could be most affected by the storm.read more

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NBC’s ‘Timeless’ Hit With Copyright Lawsuit

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

The suit claims the show is a ripoff of a Spanish series.read more

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Moderator Lester Holt under scrutiny during debate

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Everyone’s aware of the stakes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the first presidential debate, but there’s a third person in the equation who faces a different pressure: Lester Holt.
The NBC News veteran is moderating his first general election debate, making him solely responsible for the questions asked each candidate and for steering the conversation. His performance will be closely watched, particularly in light of a dispute over the extent to which he should call politicians out for making untrue statements.
Holt, 57, has kept quiet about his preparations. The NBC “Nightly News” anchor took over his job last

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How to stream the high-stakes presidential debates

Monday, September 26th, 2016
Television viewership for Monday’s presidential debate is expected to be high, but you don’t need a television to watch.
There are plenty of ways to stream the showdown for free and get behind-the-scenes content and commentary, ranging from emoji responses to serious fact checks. A bigger question might be: Who isn’t streaming it?
If you don’t have cable or satellite TV, or even an antenna, you can catch the streams that major news organizations will offer on their websites and apps. But many social networks and online outlets will offer the debate, too.
Here’s your online guide to Monday’s debate, which starts

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Donald Trump Kicks Univision Out of Florida Rally, Campaign Confirms

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

“It is a conflict of interest.”read more

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Donald Trump Buys NBC's Stake in Miss Universe

Friday, September 11th, 2015

The mogul had filed a lawsuit after Univision refused to air the organization’s pageants.read more

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Univision CEO Blasts Donald Trump Over Jorge Ramos Flap: "Beneath Contempt"

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Trump had the network’s anchor thrown out of an Iowa press event Tuesday.read more

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Univision Anchor Kicked Out of Donald Trump Event

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Jorge Ramos, one of the most well-known personalities at the Spanish-language network, has been critical of the mogul on immigration. read more

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