|
|
|
The Times
  • Morning Jolt: DirecTV, Viacom strike deal

  • DirecTV and Viacom announced Friday that they have reached a deal, which will mean that popular channels like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV will be returning to the satellite TV provider.  The companies initially cou...
    • email print
  • In the news: DirecTV and Viacom announced Friday that they have reached a deal, which will mean that popular channels like Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and MTV will be returning to the satellite TV provider.  The companies initially couldn't come to a deal on pricing, but terms were worked out Friday, though no number was announced.  Happening today: Perhaps the most anticipated movie of the summer opens this week: “The Dark Knight Rises,” the last in the Batman trilogy from Christopher Nolan. The PG-13 movie stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy and Anne Hathaway.
    Gas update: GasBuddy.com reports that the lowest gas prices can be found in South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas and Louisiana.
    Motivational quote: “Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous.” - Abd-el-Kadar
    Watercooler talk: Colombian toddler rescued from sewer
    A 3-year-old boy is rescued from a sewer system in northern Colombia after disappearing the day before.
     
    GateHouse News Service
     
     
      • calendar