Monthly Archives: May 2015

#Charter #Communications nears $55 #billion deal for #TimeWarnerCable – sources

via Yahoo Finance… via Reuters… http://finance.yahoo.com/news/charter-nears-deal-time-warner-160323240.html

#Commercials #Organizing & #Recapture #Initiative

ORGANIZE AND RECAPTURE.. WOW, FAR FROM BETTER BARGAINING STRENGTH… HUH?  via SAG-AFTRA… http://www.sagaftra.org/BestInTheBiz

Whatever Happened to Antitrust?

via Robert Reich… http://robertreich.org/post/119767465905

Moonves Shoots Down #Viacom #Merger #Rumors, Again, at #CBS Annual Meeting

“No company in better position to benefit from a dynamic shifting marketplace than CBS,” Moonves said during his state-of-the-company presentation. He emphasized the growing number of shows that CBS owns outright that are airing on the Eye, Showtime and CW — an important factor for the bottom line as content licensing becomes an increasingly important […]

#California’s #Expanded #Production #Tax #Credit #Draws 37 #TV #Applicants

via VARIETY… http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/californias-expanded-production-tax-credit-draws-37-tv-applicants-2-1201500239/

‘#GameofThrones’ Punches Up #New #Piracy #Record with 3.5 #Million #Downloads

via VARIETY… http://variety.com/2015/digital/news/game-of-thrones-piracy-record-downloads-1201500870/

SAG-AFTRA Launches Campaign Against Work on Non-Union Commercials

OH NOW THEY WANT TO COMBAT NON-UNION WORK… UH HUH… via VARIETY… http://variety.com/2015/tv/news/sag-aftra-non-union-commercials-campaign-1201496823/