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  • Netflix Inks Time Warner Cable Pact to Pay for Direct Internet Connections

    Netflix has agreed to pay Time Warner Cable for guaranteed bandwidth to deliver its streaming-video service to the cable operator's broadband users, following similar deals with Comcast, AT&T and Verizon. The No. 1 streaming service, which represents...
  • New cloud-based TV service launching in Chicago

    New cloud-based TV service launching in Chicago
    A new cloud-based TV service is launching in Chicago Wednesday enabling local cable subscribers to watch their full channel lineups live online, from any location.    NimbleTV, a two-year-old company funded in part by Chicago-based Tribune Media, streams...
  • Univision Wins Second Straight Week Among Young Adults

    NBC again edged ahead of its Big Four rivals in adults 18-49 last week, but Univision has made it two straight frames as the top-rated network overall in the key demo. With its year-round slate of firstrun telenovelas, the Spanish-language Univision...
  • Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service, Drawing Legal Scrutiny

    It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV -- which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet -- has attracted the attention of industry lawyers who are examining whether the service is legally in...
  • Netflix, Time Warner Cable reach deal on streaming quality

    Netflix Inc. has signed a deal with Time Warner Cable that should bring more consistent, high-quality streams of movies and TV shows to the cable company's Internet subscribers. “Time Warner Cable reached an agreement with Netflix in June and we...
  • Research firm Screen Engine acquires ASI Entertainment

    Research firm Screen Engine acquires ASI Entertainment
    With the goal of bringing together industry leaders in film and television research, consulting firm Screen Engine announced on Wednesday that is acquiring ASI Entertainment. "This will be a game changer for all of us and especially for our clients,"...
  • CBS Giving 'Madam Secretary' A Second Premiere-Night Airing

    CBS is giving viewers two chances to catch the premiere of drama "Madam Secretary" on Sept. 21, slotting a quickie repeat of the Tea Leoni series for later that night. Cable networks often replay episodes of shows on the night they premiere --...
  • Screen Engine Buys TV Program Researcher ASI Entertainment

    Four-year-old movie researcher Screen Engine is expanding into TV research by acquiring ASI Entertainment for an undisclosed price. Screen Engine will continue to focus primarily on film-related research and Screen Engine/ASI will service the TV and...
  • Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot

    Emmys 2014: Pick and share your winners on the play-at-home ballot
    The 2014 Emmys telecast approaches, and although the television academy's official voting period is over, it's not too late to make your predictions about who will walk away with a statuette from the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. Use our play-at-home...
  • Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race

    Visconti Qualifies For Governor's Race
    HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office. But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
  • Media and Entertainment Mega Mergers Increase 50%

    Size matters in media. The big companies keep getting bigger, with the number of mergers and acquisitions between major players increasing substantially during the past year, according to a report by PwC. This year has already seen a number of splashy...