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Discovery Just Bought A TV Channel For Your Dog

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

Finally, there's a way for your dog to relax after a ruff day. Discovery Communications, which owns Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet, just ...

Jon Ward

You Cannot Escape The Cyborg Campaign Ads Of The Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Welcome to the future of inescapable campaign election ads. It's the fall of 2016 and a 20-something couple is sitting down to watch ...

20 Million DirecTV Customers Lose The Weather Channel

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — About 20 million DirecTV customers nationwide are without The Weather Channel because of a dispute over fees between the channel ...

NFL Sunday Ticket On The Move?

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

By Ken Fang, Awful Announcing The National Football League is in negotiations for the NFL Sunday Ticket out-of-market pay per view package. DirecTV...

Colorado Fire Victim Burned By Cable Company

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.17.2013 | Denver

Jeremy Beach lost his home in Black Forest, Colo., Tuesday after a devastating wildfire destroyed his, and more than 370 other houses, in the most des...

Actor Jarod Joseph of Rogue and Arrow Talks About His First Tattoo Disaster

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.15.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Jarod Joseph is quite the man! Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Jarod is a spaghetti-eating sports-loving guy who has the capability of transforming himself into believable characters.

Kavan Smith Takes on Crime Drama in Rogue

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.18.2013 | TV
Ilana Rapp

You may recognize Kavan Smith as Major Evan Lorne in the Stargate series and Deputy Andy in Eureka. Now, Kavan plays Tom Travis, a devoted father and dedicated high school teacher in the new crime drama series Rogue by DirecTV.

What Television Frustration Says About Globalization

Mohamed A. El-Erian | Posted 02.08.2013 | World
Mohamed A. El-Erian

Expectations of a relaxing Sunday in front of the television watching football gave way to frustration and disappointment. In the process, I gained insights on the challenges facing G-20 officials when it comes to managing the global economy.

TV Worth Watching: Link TV Expands Your World View One Program at a Time

Joel Brokaw | Posted 01.01.2013 | Media
Joel Brokaw

Filling a void by bringing to light societal issues rarely covered by mainstream media is a major reason why Link TV has not only thrived but is expanding. It is perhaps the only television channel in the world that measures its success not in ratings, but in getting people off their sofas into engagement and action.

Farewell to Damages, One of the Great Dramas of the Last Decade

Ed Martin | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

Damages did much to support my hindsight appreciation of TV drama in recent years. Powered by a narrative dynamic that often played with chronological exposition, it was an uncommonly complex and challenging show.

WATCH: Where Did BET Go?

Posted 09.19.2012 | Comedy

A contract dispute between DirecTV and Viacom may have recently resulted in 26 channels like Comedy Central and Nickelodeon being pulled from the air,...

Viacom, DirecTV Dispute Rages On

latimes.com | Joe Flint | Posted 09.17.2012 | Media

A top executive at Viacom said Wednesday that talks with DirecTV over a new agreement have broken down....

Behind TV Channel Blackouts

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 09.15.2012 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Channel blackouts such as the one that resulted from the recent spat between Viacom and DirecTV have become far more common over t...

Bad News For 'Daily Show' Fans

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 07.13.2012 | Comedy

The battle between DirecTV and Viacom has just claimed a big casualty: Online streaming episodes of "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report." Viac...

Chris Harnick

Is Ellen Parsons Dead? 'Damages' Has An 'Incredible Twist' Ahead

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

After watching the Season 5 premiere of "Damages" (Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on DirecTV Audience Network) viewers were left wondering: Is Ellen Parsons ...

Kelly Ripa's 'Damages' Confession

Posted 07.11.2012 | TV

"Damages" fans around the world -- including Kelly Ripa -- have become invested in the relationship between Patty Hewes and Ellen Parsons. "The che...

DirecTV Drops Viacom Channels

AP | Posted 09.10.2012 | TV

NEW YORK — Viacom is ramping up its war with DirecTV over how much it is paid for shows including "The Daily Show" and "SpongeBob SquarePants." ...

Chris Harnick

Goodbye, Patty Hewes: Glenn Close On The End Of 'Damages'

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Harnick | Posted 07.02.2012 | TV

Glenn Close is saying goodbye to Patty Hewes, the character she has played on "Damages" since 2007. It was a cool day in March when I went to the ...

New 'Damages' Trailer: It's Patty Vs. Ellen

Posted 06.15.2012 | TV

"Damages" is ending and it's all come down to this: Patty Hewes vs. Ellen Parsons. "Trust me, she's winning the mind game," Ellen (Rose Byrne) says...

Chloe Sevigny Is A Pre-Op Transsexual In New 'Hit & Miss' Teaser

Posted 06.05.2012 | TV

Chloe Sevigny returns to TV in "Hit And Miss." The "Big Love" star plays a pre-op transsexual contract killer on the new DirecTV six-part miniserie...

A Very Bloody 'Damages' Final Season Preview

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

"Damages" is coming to an end during the summer of 2012, and in this Season 5 preview, one of the two beloved lead characters doesn't look too good. ...

Final Season Of 'Damages' Gets July Premiere

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

The fifth and final season of "Damages" will premiere in July. Glenn Close and Rose Byrne return for a 10-episode Season 5 debuting Wed., July 11 at 9...

Loren Berlin

DirecTV Install Hell

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 04.09.2012 | Money

We've all been there. The company says it'll come at a certain time to set up your premium TV service. You reschedule your life so you can be home to ...

Tribune, DirecTV Reach Deal

AP | Posted 06.05.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — DirecTV subscribers in 19 U.S. markets have regained access to a host of channels that had been blacked out since Sunday because of ...

Tribune Broadcasting: No Deal Reached With DirecTV

AP | Posted 05.31.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — DirecTV Inc. subscribers in 19 U.S. markets have lost access to certain programming, after Tribune Broadcasting said it failed to re...