FROM Jon Nathanson
Why Dodgers TV Matters To Everyone The Dodgers open their season this weekend in Australia with a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. But here at home, there’s only one way to watch the team. A $7 billion deal between the Dodgers and Time Warner Cable has created a channel called SportsNet LA, which has exclusive rights to all Dodger TV broadcasts. If you have any other provider - Dish, U-Verse, DirecTV - you’re out of luck. We take a look at the new channel, and how its business model could change the way cable TV operates.
Revisiting showrunner Steven Bochco on his memoir Steven Bochco, the writer-producer behind record-breaking Emmy winners Hill Street Blues, LA Law and NYPD Blue, fought battles with everyone from out-of-control actors to network censors in his long career. He isn’t afraid to tell those tales in his memoir, Truth Is a Total Defense. This week we revisit the conversation where he shared some of his favorite stories with us.
Gov. Jerry Brown: California and China will fight climate change together President Donald Trump reportedly wants the U.S. to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, and he’s expected to announce a decision soon. California Governor Jerry Brown heads to China to strengthen climate and clean energy ties.