Thursday, August 28, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Television

NEW YORK (AP) - It's a time-honored rite harking back to an era of black-and-white TVs and the trio of networks whose programs they delivered: the grand unveiling of new fall fare.
NEW YORK (AP) - There was something embarrassing about the rash of repeat treating on Monday's Emmycast. It might have left viewers wondering if they had stumbled on a rerun of last year's show, or the one before that. Or maybe an awards show equivalent of "Groundhog Day."
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hulu has acquired exclusive streaming rights to Starz's cult comedy "Party Down," it was announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Without Miley Cyrus' twerking to get tongues wagging, ratings for MTV's annual Video Music Awards took a tumble.
NEW YORK (AP) - Here's a sign more households are going without cable or satellite TV: TiVo Inc. is making a digital video recorder just for so-called cord-cutters.
NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon is hoping to become the ESPN of video games.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC says the Emmys thrived despite a Monday airing in the dog days of August.
NEW YORK (AP) - The corporate parent of CNN, TNT and TBS on Tuesday offered voluntary buyouts to 600 veteran employees, part of an overall cost-cutting effort at the Atlanta-based broadcasting company founded by Ted Turner.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Have mercy!" Is "Full House" really coming back to TV? According to sources, a revival of the '90s ratings darling has been proposed, but it's not reality just yet.
CBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they're set to make television history.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show "Cops" as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities said Wednesday.