- CelebrityYahoo Canada Style
- BusinessMotley Fool
During the fourth quarter, the six biggest cable television services (which account for more than 90% of the U.S. cable industry) collectively lost nearly 1.2 million customers. It comes as no surprise that AT&T (NYSE: T) led the charge, losing 616,000 "premium TV" customers (mostly DirecTV subscribers). The company has discontinued lower-priced plans and raised the price of remaining ones in recent months, seemingly unconcerned about preserving the satellite cable company's value in front of a frequently rumored sale of the service.
- EntertainmentThe AV Club
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is a movie for kids. More specifically, it’s a movie for making sure kids never look into a closet filled with stuffed animals or take out the trash without feeling like there’s potential for a glassy-eyed space monster to appear unexpectedly and scare them half to death. As it turns out, the lifetime of nightmares contained within the original film—already more than enough for the world’s children—could have been doubled if, as was planned at one point, we got a sequel called E.T. 2: Nocturnal Fears.