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  • ESPN Video Apps Now Streaming to Google Chromecast

    ESPN has updated the WatchESPN video-streaming apps for Android and Apple's iOS to connect to Google's Chromecast HDTV adapter, but you'll still need a pay-TV subscription to watch live sports. In addition, ABC's Watch ABC and video apps for Disney's...
  • Kevin Hunt: Did Cox Cut His Service During Search For Cable Thieves?

    Kevin Hunt: Did Cox Cut His Service During Search For Cable Thieves?
    The cable television thief had it so much easier in the 1990s. A simple set-top box, available for less than $100 in back-of-the-magazine advertisements, was often all it took to receive monthly programming for free. Cable theft was everywhere, even...
  • AMC Networks To Revamp WE tv In Quest For Broader Viewership

    AMC Networks is mindful that its We network has a predominantly female audience. But the company also recognizes there's a broader crowd that might turn to the outlet if served the right fare. Since 2001, when then-owner Cablevision Systems launched "WE:...
  • 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...
  • Apple TV Adds Channels for A&E, History and Lifetime, But It's Just a Taste for Most

    A+E Networks has launched dedicated channels on Apple TV for its top three networks: A&E, History and Lifetime. The free, ad-supported content offers all Apple TV customers in the U.S. access to select full episodes of programming including "Project...
  • 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...
  • In Aereo case, Supreme Court to weigh public (performance) vs. private

    In Aereo case, Supreme Court to weigh public (performance) vs. private
    The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the most important copyright case of the year, and possibly the most important one since it took up file-sharing piracy in MGM vs. Grokster. The new case, ABC vs. Aereo, tests the reach of a...
  • Justices Express Concern Over a Sweeping Aereo Ruling

    WASHINGTON -- With no less than the future of free, over-the-air TV at stake, Supreme Court justices expressed concerns about issuing a ruling that would have the unintended consequences of impacting another technology, that of cloud computing. But...
  • The Supreme Court's struggle to grasp Aereo's tiny TV antennas

    If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind. Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
  • A+E Networks Taps David Granville-Smith As Exec VP, CFO

    A+E Networks has appointed veteran investment banker David Granville-Smith (Digger) as exec VP and CFO. Nancy Dubuc, A+E Networks president and CEO, announced Monday that Granville-Smith will succeed Gerard Gruosso, who is retiring after 30 years with...
  • Kevin Hunt: What Is $1.50 'Broadcast TV Fee' On Cable Bill? (It's Worth Billions)

    Kevin Hunt: What Is $1.50 'Broadcast TV Fee' On Cable Bill? (It's Worth Billions)
    Q: "My latest Comcast bill includes a new fee, the Broadcast TV Fee, for $1.50. The explanation is the 'fee recovers a portion of the cost of retransmitting television broadcast signals.' Isn't that basically what cable TV does? Why a separate fee? A...