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  • Who Are the Winners and Losers in Pay TV's Unbundled Future?

    The pay-TV bundle is a gigantic iceberg that's slowly melting. As Internet-video options proliferate, consumers will have a growing list of reasons to stop paying $90 or more per month for multichannel television. And the jockeying is now under way among...
  • Summer slump expected to hit movie studios' earnings

    For the leading movie studios, coming off one of the worst summer box-office seasons in recent memory, next year can't come soon enough. Theater operators such as Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment have already reported downturns in both...
  • AMC warns DirecTV subscribers the network could go dark

    AMC warns DirecTV subscribers the network could go dark
    Taking an unusually early step, cable network AMC used commercial breaks on its most popular show, “The Walking Dead,” to let viewers know that they may miss episodes next year if they have DirecTV satellite pay-TV service. With its DirecTV...
  • 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...