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Spartacus Must Choose Between Personal Vengeance And His Men

Posted 01.23.2012 | TV

"Spartacus" fans got a real treat Friday night when DirecTV aired the premiere episode of "Spartacus: Vengeance" (Fri., 10 p.m. EST on Starz) ahead of...

Cenk's Back

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 02.03.2012 | Media
Rep. Alan Grayson

Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks and former MSNBC host, returns to TV tomorrow night, on Current TV. And he has invited me to be a guest on his first show.

Lucas Kavner

Good Night, Friday Night Lights | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.14.2011 | Home

Even though I consumed every episode of "Friday Night Lights'" fifth and final season on DirecTV well before this evening's "official" series finale o...

Will Torchwood and Damages Thrive on Their New Networks?

Ed Martin | Posted 09.11.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Starting tonight, we'll be able to see just how different two shows may become while still in first-run status simply because they change home networks.

WATCH: Eli And Peyton Manning Are 'Football Cops'

Posted 08.23.2011 | Sports

Football fans who are uncertain about how they'll handle Sundays if the NFL lockout reaches the regular season could have their answer. Introducing...

It's Time for the FCC to Step Up for Sports Fans

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.14.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

The FCC has leveled the playing field and the Courts have upheld their authority. Now it's time for the FCC to actually enforce its own ruling

Why You're Not Watching Friday Night Lights

Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Lucas Kavner

Friday Night Lights, which has only gotten better in recent years, debuted its final season to middling ratings. Why can't this phenomenal show succeed?

Friday Night Lights: A Fond Farewell

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

One of the finest drama series in the history of television comes to an end this week -- and, sadly, most people won't even be aware of it. Then again, that's nothing new for Friday Night Lights.

It's Not Always Sunny for Philadelphia and New York Sports Fans

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Comcast has used its control over two regional sports networks to withhold sports programming from competitors and should make sports fans wary of the pending Comcast-NBCU merger.

Sports Abbreviating

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

DirectTV has a program called the "Red Zone Channel" that allows subscribers to feast on only the most exciting, inside-the-20-yard-line bits from all games going on around the league.

Sony to Release This Is It Sequel, This Is Also It

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

"When we put together This Is It, we thought it was it, but it turns out it wasn't it," said Sony spokesperson Carol Foyler.

New Apple iPhone, OS Available; Tethering Not: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer June 18, 2009

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Apple released the new iPhone 3GS, as well as the iPhone 3.0 OS, yesterday afternoon. While the new iPhone did not receive the same of pre-sale hype t...

Ben Silverman, "Friday Night Lights" Savior: Saved Show By "Yelling At A Lot Of People"

New York Times | Bill Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC completed a deal Monday with DirecTV that will again split the next "Friday Night Lights" season between the satellite company and the NBC network...

Charlie Ergen Assures: I May Let Mel Karmazin Stay At Sirius XM

Business Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Echostar's Charlie Ergen and Liberty's John Malone continue to tug at the carcass of Sirius (SIRI). It sounds as though Charlie has the upper hand, p...

Sirius XM, DirecTV In Talks As Karmazin Tries To Fend Off Ergen

New York Times | ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and ZACHERY KOUWE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sirius XM Radio, the satellite radio giant that is on the brink of bankruptcy, is in preliminary talks with Liberty Media, the conglomerate controlled...

"Friday Night Lights" Set To Premiere — But Only On DirecTV

New York Post | Mike Battaglino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

'FRIDAY Night Lights" used to rely on shoulder pads as useful equipment. Now it needs a satellite dish, too. The critically acclaimed but minimally w...

NBC Saves "Friday Night Lights" With Help From DirecTV

Deadline Hollywood Daily | Nikki Finke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

This is great news to that small but passionate audience for the best TV series you're not watching. I'm told that Jeff Zucker, Marc Graboff and Ben S...