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

A Summer of Power

If there’s one thing that stands out as a technology darling for the summer of 2014, it’s the bo

As I Was Saying More As I Was Saying →

More Hints HBO, Showtime Are Moving Closer to Direct Streaming

Sometimes just a few words paint an immense picture. At this week's Goldman Sachs "Communicopia" con... 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 →

The Graying Of The TV Viewer

A new study on the rising age of television viewers, along with primetime ratings results from this ... More

Reynolds Rap More Reynolds Rap →

Hope for Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV

  In Shawshank Redemption, Morgan Freeman’s Ellis Boyd Redding character reads a letter fr... More

The Bauminator More The Bauminator →

i.TV Spins Up ‘Spit’ App For Sports Nuts

“Spit is awesome!”   Mark that down. This might be the first time you’ll see the wo... 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