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  • Media Stocks Fall After Discovery Report Stirs Advertising Worries

    Stocks in the media sector tumbled noticeably Tuesday after executives at Discovery Communications suggested advertising demand for TV was less than robust. Ad demand in "the last month or so" has "gotten a little bit softer," said Discovery CEO David...
  • Dish Network could drop CNN from lineup for good

    Dish Network is prepared to permanently unplug a pillar of cable television — CNN, the pioneering 24-hour news network whose fortunes have faded. The satellite giant's 14 million subscribers haven't been able to watch several Turner Broadcasting...
  • IAB Forms Digital-Video Unit, Chaired by Hulu's Peter Naylor

    The Interactive Advertising Bureau has launched a division focused on research and development of digital video, with the trade group naming Hulu SVP of ad sales Peter Naylor as chairman of the new Digital Video Center of Excellence. IAB's Digital...
  • CBS Unveils Digital Moves: Streaming News Programs and Sony OTT Pact

    CBS, best known for its linear TV broadcasts of top-rated programs like "2 Broke Girls" and "The Good Wife." said it had taken two big steps to ensure its programming would be consumed by viewers adopting new habit thanks to new technology. The company...
  • AOL Posts 18% Ad Growth for Q3, as Monthly Traffic Climbs

    AOL reported healthy top-line results thanks to higher advertising revenue in the third quarter, as total monthly users rose 14%. The Internet media company posted total revenue of $626.8 million for the period, up 12% from the year-ago quarter and...
  • Moviefone Picks New 'Mr. Moviefone' as Voice and Face of Brand

    Moviefone, as part of an overhaul to its 25-year-old brand, has a new spokesman: Kevin Thompson, a TV host who's been named the new "Mr. Moviefone." Thompson, former warm-up man for "The Wendy Williams Show" and current host of BET's "Claim to Fame" game...
  • Machinima Launches 'Heroes Rise' Tagline, Adds Tools for Talent Network

    Digital network Machinima has adopted a new tagline -- "Heroes Rise" -- and logo to drive home its focus on fanboy and gamer culture, and has rolled out new programs designed to cater to its network of 12,000 creators. The "Heroes Rise" slogan is part of...
  • Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue

    Sony unveils web-based TV service PlayStation Vue
    Sony Network Entertainment International LLC, a unit of Sony Corp of America, unveiled a new cloud-based TV service, PlayStation Vue, expected to be commercially launched during the first quarter of 2015. The web-based television service allows users...
  • FCC Pauses Comcast-TW Cable, AT&T-DirecTV Merger Reviews

    The FCC said that it was pausing its review of the proposed mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T with DirecTV, as it tries to resolve an issue over who can access confidential programming contracts. The FCC's action means that it will...
  • With HBO and CBS Cutting the Cord, Which Networks Will Follow Suit?

    With two swift strokes, HBO and CBS have opened new doors to a future where you won't have to pay for a huge bundle of channels to get their TV shows. Now the questions are which networks will follow suit -- and how seriously the movement will threaten...
  • FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews

    FCC stops clock on Comcast, AT&T-DirecTV reviews
    Like many frazzled parents, the Federal Communications Commission has called for a temporary timeout. The FCC on Wednesday halted the 180-day clock that has been ticking on the government's review of Comcast's proposed $45-billion purchase of Time...