Capital Letters More Capital Letters →

FCCers, Alumni Rise to ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

The Federal Communications Commission is getting in the spirit of the August ALS research-funding ic... More

Nightmare Revisited

I remember exactly where I was on Aug. 8, 1974, when I learned that President Nixon would be resigni

Translation Please More Translation Please →

On Upstream, 'Half Fast'

If you live in a Verizon FiOS market, you’ve likely seen the video ads denouncing up... More

Who Gives A Gigabit?

Over Labor Day weekend, an email exchange unfolded with a former cable guy, Dave Archer, who now hea

As I Was Saying More As I Was Saying →

Multiplatform, Simultaneous Release Augurs Distribution Upheaval

   "We The Economy," a bundle of 20 short films, will debut simultaneously next Tuesday... More

MCN Guest Blog More MCN Guest Blog →

Don’t Split This Baby

Washington, D.C., is now buzzing with various “compromise” proposals to resolve the thorny issue... More

Mixed Signals More Mixed Signals →

Some Post-IBC and -Automechanika ’14 Show Thoughts…

  My 10-day European excursion ended  a week ago Monday (following another horrendous... More

Some 10 O'Clock Show Reviews

A few previews of shows I recommend early on this week:   Longmire, A&E, series 3 pre... More

On The Money More On The Money →

Bewkes: Just Don’t Worry

Although it was overshadowed by the news that its Home Box Office unit would launch an over the top ... More

It’s Your Move, JB

With all the talk around 21st Century Fox’s pursuit of Time Warner Inc., something I fear is getti

Charlie’s Angle

Charlie Ergen may play up the homespun side of his nature at times – make no mistake, this guy is

Picture This More Picture This →

Online Programmers Setting LGBT Pace

The cable industry once again received strong grades for its LGBT-inclusive programming in the lat... More

Reynolds Rap More Reynolds Rap →

MLB Moniker Matchups Marred

(Updated: Oct. 16, 1:01 a.m.: With the Royals dispatching with the Orioles in four and the Giants pl... More

Jeterian Rewrite

Some people are blessed.   With meteorologists calling for steady rain that would drop in

The Bauminator More The Bauminator →

Google Two-Pronged TV Play

Google still hasn’t revealed a sales or  shipment figures for the Chromecast since the stream... More

Squee! BBC America's The Musketeers

Television Critics Association, Beverly Hills - Well, this could be great fun… BBC Americ... More

Viewpoint More Viewpoint →

Honorable Mentions

TV viewers looking for some strong female-driven dramas have two terrific new options this summer, o... More

Cable Needs A Tailwind

  You would be hard pressed to find a better performing category of stocks than cable –


When the 108-year-old hickory tree came crashing through our family room on Monday night, the hou

Kids of Summer

Sometimes you can win a game just by letting your competitor make mistakes.Our cover story this we

Capacity Observations

DENVER — Capacity. It’s always a hot ticket at tech-fests, like the 2014 Society of Cable Teleco... More