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Undercover Boss Gives DirecTV CEO a Job Orientation

This week's Undercover Boss on CBS will explore the recurring theme of disconnect between frontline worker and front office in America's large companies. With his newly acquired scruffy beard, DirecTV CEO Mike White will go on service calls, work in one of the company's call centers, and spend some time in its warehouse.

An Emmy Win: It's More Than Just a Golden Statue

Prestige means a lot in Hollywood. TV companies use a show's Emmy Award to help sell commercial time, and advertisers enjoy the bragging rights of being associated with hot shows. Sometimes, an Emmy can even help a show avoid the ax.

Weekly Preview: What to Watch for in Earnings

After the crunch of quarterly reports over the past two weeks, things will be fairly quiet on the earnings front Monday, with Loews and Vulcan Materials the key names reporting. But the crush resumes Tuesday, with reports from Coach, MasterCard, Molson Coors, Pfizer and Parker Hannifin.

DirecTV Customer Service Lines Flooded After Glitch

DirecTV (DTV) customers who were planning to kick back on the couch to go channel surfing Tuesday morning were in for a rude awakening. A mysterious glitch caused high-definition recorders to get stuck on one channel.