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  • FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites

    FCC chairman expresses concern about TV networks blocking websites
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler expressed concern during a congressional hearing over the growing practice of programmers blocking access to their websites during fights with pay-TV and broadband providers. Asked by Rep. Peter...
  • Fox Upgrades Video App to Add Personalized Show Recommendations

    Fox Broadcasting has released a new version of its Fox Now video app for Apple devices that suggests shows users might want to watch based on their preferences and viewing history -- a feature designed to keep people watching more video. The 2.0...
  • Cable Association Alerts FCC After Viacom Blocks Access to Its Own Websites

    The American Cable Assn., which represents small- and medium-sized cable and Internet providers, says that Viacom is retaliating against some of its members who refuse to pay "exorbitant fee increases" for low-rated channels by blocking access to Viacom...
  • Comcast Shakes Up Management at ThePlatform Online-Video Unit

    Comcast announced that Ian Blaine, co-founder of its white-label video subsidiary thePlatform, will step down as CEO effective June 20 to become a strategic adviser to the company. The cable operator promoted two execs of thePlatform as co-CEOs to take...
  • USA, Syfy Launch Xbox Apps with Access Restricted to Pay-TV Customers

    "Sharknado 2" is coming to Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console -- but you have to subscribe to a participating cable, satellite or telco TV service to gain access to it. NBCUniversal has launched apps for cablers USA Network and Syfy on Xbox One, the...
  • The M&A Wars Seem Tame Without Sumner Redstone's Raids

    MEMO TO SUMNER REDSTONE: Where are you when we need you, Sumner? You used to thrive in this sort of chaotic media environment, with takeover rumors rampant and harried bankers shuttling between meetings. But you've let Rupert Murdoch, your longtime...
  • Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene

    Dodgers' season to date largely unseen, needs L.A. mayor on the scene
    The baseball season has reached its traditional halfway point, and Dodgers fans continue to lead the league in strikeouts. While caught in the crossfire between Mis-DirecTV and Sports-Nyet LA, is there anything they haven't missed? Josh Beckett became...
  • World Cup: Univision Puts Live-Streaming Behind Pay-TV Wall for Final Rounds

    Univision Communications let anyone in the U.S. watch its broadcasts of the opening rounds of the 2014 FIFA World Cup live online and via mobile devices -- and scored record digital usage. The media company said Tuesday's USA-Belgium match delivered a...
  • Secrets shared on Whisper's app become fodder for new TV network

    Secrets shared on Whisper's app become fodder for new TV network
    From the stream of anonymous posts on the social network Whisper, an edgy, new television network plans to find quietly discussed issues and trends that it can plug into broadcast stories. The collaboration between Fusion and Whisper, one of several...
  • Supreme Court Rules Against Aereo in Victory for Broadcasters

    The Supreme Court delivered a big blow to Aereo on Wednesday, ruling that its streams of broadcast TV channels violated copyright law. The justices ruled 6-3 that because Aereo functioned essentially like a cable system, its streams of broadcast...
  • Media Companies, NAB Applaud Supreme Court Ruling Against Aereo

    Media conglomerates and the National Assn. of Broadcasters were quick to cheer the Supreme Court's 6-3 decision Wednesday finding that Internet-streaming startup Aereo violated the Copyright Act. "Aereo characterized our lawsuit as an attack on...