Standard And Poors

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Comcast Tops in Veeps

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How many VPs does it take to screw in a light bulb? In network broadcasting, more than you might think. For 30 years, Johnny Carson skewered NBC for the number of vice presidents at the Peacock…

"King of the Nerds"
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More 'Nerds' for TBS

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"King of the Nerds" will have a second season on TBS. The Atlanta-based cabler has ordered eight episodes of the reality series, with a return set for some time in 2014. First season wraps March 7…

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Gold
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Review: 'Gold'

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This involving, naturalistic period piece, full of tension and immediacy, satisfyingly exploits the conventions of the late-era Western as well as its ruggedly majestic landscapes.

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Cable stocks rule S&P

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The year just ended was a good one for stocks, and an even better one for showbiz equities. Standard & Poor's Composite 1500 index, a measure of large-, mid- and small-capitalization stocks, showed a…

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Media on the slide

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Media and entertainment companies had the greatest number of "ratings actions" (bond-rating speak for upgrades and downgrades of credit ratings) in the third quarter, according to Standard & Poor's…

Media bonds 'troubled'

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According to a recent study by Standard & Poor's Ratings, media and entertainment is one of the three most troubled sectors of the bond market. (The other two are consumer products and health care.)

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Review: 'Holiday Inn'

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Loaded with a wealth of songs, it's meaty, not too kaleidoscopic and yet closely knit for a compact 100 minutes of tiptop filmusical entertainment. The idea is a natural, and Irving Berlin has…

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