Kurt Angle, TNA Wrestling set for new beginning on Destination America cable network

...sports-entertainment industry.TNA ? short for, Total Nonstop Action ? had been in limbo as it searched for a cable network for most of last year and lost franchise stars Sting and A.J. Styles to other promotions. Like a wrestling champ...

Ex-Auburn coach Gene Chizik expected to join North Carolina staff as defensive coordinator

...the first half instead of the WatchESPN stream.The cable network's online feed of the first College Football Playoff...That makes it the best performing Dec. 31 trio in the cable network's history.Georgia Tech's Orange Bowl victory over...

ESPN gears up for final NASCAR race after sport's long run on network

...several defining moments in NASCAR's rise in popularity, but few have had a more-lasting effect than ESPN.The cable network has broadcasted the stock-car series for the past 28 years.It provided NASCAR with a weekly platform at a time...

New cable network to target auto enthusiasts

...said the concept has potential but starting a new cable network is a difficult task. "We're a car culture, so you...upward of $100 million to $125 million to launch a cable network and reach profitability. Each year, a dozen or so...

CBS Eye on People cable network sold

NEW YORK -- CBS Corp. is selling its half of the CBS Eye on People cable network to partner Discovery Communications Inc. less than two years after the network was launched. Discovery, owner of several cable...

Winfrey, partners forming cable network for women

NEW YORK -- Three of the most successful women in television are banding together to form Oxygen, a cable network aimed at women. Former Nickelodeon president Geraldine Laybourne's company, Oxygen Media, announced today it will team with...

HBO unleashes streaming from cable contracts

...accelerated as Netflix's Internet video service expanded into original programming and bought the rights to show popular cable network shows such as "Breaking Bad" and "American Horror Story." Netflix's 36 million U.S. subscribers now watch...

USA Network tries something new

...NEW YORK -- When you program a cable network that aspires to reach a big...USA was the top-rated basic cable network. Now, Lifetime, Nickelodeon...wartime experience in the Navy. The cable network is also racing NBC to be the first...

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Comcast scrutinized after raising Netflix stream fees

...streaming Netflix videos over its cable network.Julius Genachowski, the chairman...Netflix videos downloaded over the cable network has soared. Level 3 is now sending...to send more traffic over its cable network without paying for it. Typically...

Network geared toward gays and lesbians slated for February

NEW YORK -- Logo, an MTV-backed basic cable network aimed at the gay and lesbian community and long in the...reality-oriented shows. Viacom had been discussing a gay cable network since at least 1994, but put it on the back burner...