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 →

Who Gives A Gigabit?

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

As I Was Saying More As I Was Saying →

Mantra Migration as SCTE Gets Down to Business

In a blurb describing technical sessions at next week's  SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, a few words jum... More

MCN Guest Blog More MCN Guest Blog →

No Rush to Judgment on Net Neutrality

Surprisingly, the editorial board of The New York Times weighed earlier this month in with... More

Mixed Signals More Mixed Signals →

ACA/NCTC 2014: 2 Top Leaders

  The Pittsburgh-headquartered American Cable Association (ACA), and its sister organization... 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 →

L.A. Providers Scrimmage Over Sports

The battle for sports superiority in the Los Angeles area continues as Time Warner Cable, which has ... 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

'Forget It'

The broiling carriage dispute between Time Warner Cable’s SportsNet LA and DirecTV took a nasty tu

Picture This More Picture This →

Time To Open Up Director Ranks

As the cable industry devoted last week to diversity efforts, a new report from the Directors Guild ... More

Reynolds Rap More Reynolds Rap →

Wagering Against Goodell Losing His Gig

Green Bay + 2.5 versus Detroit. Seattle -5 against Denver. Roger Goodell will remain commissioner wh... More

The Bauminator More The Bauminator →

‘Gigasphere’ Has A Logo

DENVER – Cable-Tec Expo -- The cable industry introduced “Gigasphere” as the consumer-facing b... 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

Learning How to Lead at SCTE-Tuck

  For a newcomer to cable technology like myself, the agenda for SCTE Cable-Tec Expo this we... More