Television industry

Denver news comes to Southwest Colorado via city of Durango station

The city of Durango has found a way to broadcast Denver’s KUSA 9News on its public television station in response to residents clamoring for Colorado news. The city is broadcasting 9News for 8½...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Golden Globes: A watchable revolution, with Oprah leading the way

Less an awards show and more a prolonged statement of cultural correction, Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards telecast nevertheless managed to keep things fairly entertaining in the midst of revolution....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

George RR Martin to headline film forum in New Mexico

SANTA FE – Author and producer George R.R. Martin will be among the experts participating in an upcoming forum on the film industry and its effects on New Mexico. The discussion is scheduled for...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Getting Denver TV stations in Durango not imminent despite FCC decision

The inner limits of author William Faulkner’s famous quote that “even waiting will end ... if you can just wait long enough,” are truly being tested by La Plata County residents who for decades...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Netflix standing on the threshold of 100 million subscribers

SAN FRANCISCO – Netflix is on the verge of surpassing 100 million global subscribers, a testament to how much the video streaming service has changed the entertainment landscape since its debut a...

DATE: April 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Trump budget clouds Public Broadcasting Act’s 50th year

LOS ANGELES – The federal act that created public broadcasting is marking its 50th year, but if President Donald Trump has his way, it could be a hollow celebration. Trump’s 2018 budget proposal...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Albuquerque broadcasters oppose Denver TV for La Plata County

Albuquerque television stations have petitioned the Federal Communication Commission to block Denver stations with the same network affiliations from reaching La Plata County viewers. La Plata...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

DirecTV wants to be the next online substitute for cable

NEW YORK – There are already a few online services that aim to replace cable, but they haven’t attracted many users yet. AT&T’s DirecTV hopes to change that with a new service announced Monday....

DATE: Nov. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

FCC taking public comments on Denver TV access

As La Plata County officials work to make Denver television access a reality, residents can voice their opinions on in-state programming. Residents can submit comments to the Federal Communications...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County takes step toward Denver TV access

La Plata County took another step in a decades-long journey toward Denver TV access this week as county commissioners unanimously voted to petition the Federal Communications Commission for a...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

DISH certification brings La Plata County closer to Denver TV

Weather, Broncos games, elections – when it comes to Colorado news, local residents can’t get it on television. As an “orphan county,” La Plata County, like Montezuma County, receives its...

DATE: July 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Over-the-air TV watchers are all ears regarding antennas

I’m one of those folks without cable, satellite or Internet TV. I use the old rabbit ears antenna, which actually gets PBS, CBS and FOX plus some Spanish stations. In the last year, things have...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2016 | COLUMN: Action Line

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