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  • Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days

    Count the TV audience? Not so easy to do these days
    Like Barry Allen of CW's "The Flash," the changes in TV viewing habits are moving at superhuman speeds. And the industry, which relies on accurate measurements of audiences, is racing to catch up. While the majority of viewers watch the old-fashioned...
  • Old media meets new media, and they like each other

    Old media meets new media, and they like each other
    It started out as a titanic clash between old and new media — and sort of petered out. Earlier this year, Google Inc. and Viacom settled what had been billed as a landmark lawsuit over alleged copyright violations at YouTube, which Google acquired...
  • TV seems to know what you want to see; algorithms at work

    TV seems to know what you want to see; algorithms at work
    Your TV is inside your mind. It knows what you watch. More than that, it knows how you watch. When you pause a program, your TV is taking notes. When you rewind or fast-forward, the machine jots that down too. But here's maybe the scariest part of...
  • How should television be defined nowadays?

    How should television be defined nowadays?
    What is television? It seems a fair and timely question to ask, now that it's coming at us from so many angles, on so many platforms, from so many producers. Let's begin near the beginning. Once upon a time there was a thing called a television set....
  • Globo CEO and President Honored with Emmy Directorate Award

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - When Roberto Irineu Marinho, now 65, succeeded his father, Roberto Marinho, as CEO and president of Brazil's Globo Group in 2003, he promised to continue his legacy. But Irineu Marinho, the recipient of the 2014 Intl. Emmy...
  • Cosby comedy shows to continue despite allegations

    Cosby comedy shows to continue despite allegations
    All three of Bill Cosby's live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually assaulted them decades ago. Cosby will perform Friday in...
  • Mexico's president, under pressure over mansion, discloses $3 million in assets

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Facing conflict of interest accusations over the Mexican first lady's mansion, President Enrique Pena Nieto disclosed late on Wednesday he owned nine separate real estate properties among his total personal assets worth at least...
  • CBS News President Rhodes to assume leadership of division

    (Reuters) - CBS News said on Thursday that its chairman, Jeff Fager, was stepping down to focus solely on "60 Minutes" as executive producer and that President David Rhodes would assume leadership of the news division effective Jan. 1. Fager is also...
  • David Rhodes To Take Over CBS News As Jeff Fager Steps Down

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jeff Fager will step down from leading CBS News and devote his full attention to the network's "60 Minutes" while CBS News president David Rhodes will take command of the unit, the network said Thursday. Starting on the...
  • Cosby comedy gigs to go on in midst of swirling allegations

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Nov 20 (Reuters) - All three of Bill Cosby's live comedy shows in November will proceed as planned, venue organizers said on Thursday, despite mounting allegations from multiple women saying the comedian sexually...
  • CBS and Dish agree to extend deadline; blackout averted

    CBS and Dish agree to extend deadline; blackout averted
    CBS Corp. and Dish Network have agreed to extend the deadline for a new contract -- at least for now averting a blackout of CBS-owned television stations for millions of satellite TV subscribers around the country. The move suggests the two sides are...