Time Warner Cable reports fall in video subscribers

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(Reuters) Time Warner Cable Inc, the second-largest U.S. cable TV operator, lost more residential video customers in the third quarter than in the preceding quarter. Net income attributable to common shareholders also fell to $499 million, or $1.76 per share, in the quarter ended Sept. 30, from … [Read more...]

Marvel Aftershocks: Avengers: Age of Ultron Clip and Agent Carter Teaser

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Hey, remember when I said it was likely that they would premiere the footage I saw at San Diego Comic-Con, where the Avengers were just hanging out, drinking beer and trying to pick up Thor's hammer in Avenger Tower for last night's episode of Agents of … [Read more...]

Did the FCC Just Pave The Way For The Apple Television?

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New Proposed rules allow for live broadcast streaming on the Internet, Could be Aereo's Salvation By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It's the rumor that just refuses to die. Even though the Apple television (sometimes called 'iTV') had all but turned into vaporware, this hasn't been from technical … [Read more...]

Comcast settles lawsuit over overcharging cable TV subscribers

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By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) Comcast Corp has reached a $50 million settlement in a decade-old lawsuit accusing it of overcharging cable television subscribers, 1-1/2 years after the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a larger version of the class-action case. The preliminary settlement, which … [Read more...]

House of Cards actress Elizabeth Norment dies at age 61

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NEW YORK (Reuters) Elizabeth Norment, the American actress best known for her role on the Netflix political series "House of Cards," has died at the age of 61. The actress passed away on Oct. 13 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, according to media reports. No other details … [Read more...]

Ewan McGregor Confirms Trainspotting Sequel in 2016

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Ewan McGregor has revealed that Trainspotting 2 is scheduled to shoot in 2016. The Velvet Goldmine actor, who appeared in Danny Boyle's cult classic in 1996, confirmed that he is excited about returning to the role of Renton. He said (via Details): “'It looks … [Read more...]

More Details On The Crow Remake; Dracula Untold’s Luke Evans Not Yet Signed To Star

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) As earlier reported, producer Ed Pressman has confirmed that The Crow remake will begin shooting next spring. The filmmaker, who was speaking at Abu Dhabi Film Festival, described the project as “the anti-Spider-Man." He also detailed to THR that they will be … [Read more...]

Aereo Loses Quest to Become Labeled Cable Company

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) In hopes of keeping their dying business model on life support, Aereo went to court in the quest to be reclassified as a cable company in order to skirt around this past summer's crushing legal defeat that all but ended their broadcast-leaching TV service. Last … [Read more...]

Doctor Who Review: In the Forest of the Night

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) This episode is true blue Doctor Who. The Doctor seems to think the TARDIS is stuck somewhere, because he ends up in the middle of a forest, when he should have landed in Trafalgar Square in London. But when he meets up with a little girl in a red coat, who assures … [Read more...]

Is David S. Goyer Developing Krypton, A Superman TV Series?

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Man of Steel writer David S. Goyer is reportedly developing a Superman spin-off TV show called Krypton. The producer, who helped pen Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight trilogy, is involved in yet another exciting DC Comics-related project, according to Bleeding … [Read more...]

London Film Festival Movie: Cannon Films Documentary

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) The 1980's was an interesting time for movie fans. From the explosion of VHS, the rise of blockbuster films, and the prevalence of sex and violence in mainstream cinema, the decade was undoubtedly unique. One production company, Cannon Films, exemplified the decade … [Read more...]

Marvel Plans To Release Even More Avengers: Age of Ultron Footage!

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel was all set to premiere the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron during the next episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., but unfortunately for them, the trailer leaked prompting Marvel to release the official high-definition trailer a week earlier. To … [Read more...]

Saturday Night Live interns settle NBCUniversal wage lawsuit

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By Jonathan Stempel - NEW YORK (Reuters) Thousands of former interns at NBCUniversal, including on the late-night TV show "Saturday Night Live," have reached a $6.4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming they should have been paid for their work. The settlement resolves claims … [Read more...]

Halloween TV Specials For All Ages, But Mostly Kids

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By Brock Cooper(doddleNEWS) Halloween may be about ghosts and goblins, but at its heart, the macabre holiday is all about children. Nights of trick-or-treating are some of the greatest memories of any childhood, and for one night we all got to become our greatest heroes, or worst … [Read more...]

UPDATED! Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Reveals Mockingbird Suit, Will Debut Avengers 2 Trailer

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UPDATED: Following the Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer announcement, it leaked, and Marvel put it out officially. See it here! By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel struggled to bring the quality of their films to the small screen with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the first season. The only … [Read more...]

FCC pauses clock on AT&T-DirectTV, Comcast-TWC merger reviews

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday paused its informal "shot clock" deadline on the reviews of the proposed mergers of AT&T Inc and DirecTV, and of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc over the issue of confidential programming agreements. The FCC, … [Read more...]

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