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Shares in EchoStar Communications soared Thursday as the satcaster's first-quarter loss narrowed to $167 million from year-earlier red ink of $185.1 million amid big boosts to its customer base.
The government is pumping an extra $39 million into cash-strapped pubcaster the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. as part of a $326 million boost for the country's cultural industries.
NBC is uncorking the champagne: For the first time in decades, the Peacock's daytime lineup has tied with ABC for first place among women 18-49 season to date.