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7/13/2016
Levels of broadcast-only reception and Internet-only video subscriptions have both risen over the past year, with fully one-quarter of all US TV households now going without cable and satellite reception.
7/13/2016
Super PACs and nonprofit groups have already spent at least $101 million in most of the states hosting contested Senate races that will determine which party controls the chamber in 2017.
7/13/2016
Democrats Mark Warner of Virginia and Chuck Schumer of New York plan to send a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking the regulatory body to examine the persistent challenge of fraudulent ads in online advertising.
7/13/2016
According to Seth Winter, executive vice president for ad sales for the NBC Sports Group, the ad revenue total for Rio is approaching $1.2 billion, with orders still being taken.
7/13/2016
ABC isn’t the only TV network generating its own digital series right now. But unlike NBC’s Seeso, or the “Star Trek” reboot CBS is going to run on its All Access service, the ABC stuff is free. And it doesn’t require a pay TV subscription, either.
7/13/2016
Fox said it would begin live-streaming its primetime programming in a bid to target viewers who want to tune into programs on the web instead of traditional TV. It will be available in 210 TV markets nationwide through its website and the Fox Now app.
7/13/2016
With a political trifecta that includes close races for president, U.S. senator and governor, TV stations in the state, especially in markets east of I-95, could see record political ad revenue this year after a slow-ish start.
7/11/2016
CBS News and Twitter said they entered a partnership to stream live coverage of both events.
7/11/2016
New Parks Associates research shows bilingual Spanish-language broadband households in the U.S. are more likely to have pay-TV and OTT video service subscriptions than the average U.S. broadband household.
7/11/2016
What should be obvious to critics and skeptics is that Trump’s success in the GOP primaries was the very embodiment of the power of TV in politics. Lest we forget, “The Donald” had the benefit of more than a decade of weekly primetime TV exposure
7/11/2016
“TV advertising seems to have rebounded from the concerns over the last couple of years,” says a new report from Barclays analyst Kannan Venkateshwar.
7/11/2016
Honda’s campaign for the 2017 Ridgeline pickup truck aims to appeal to the brand’s expanding market of Hispanic customers. It launches with the Ridgeline’s official sponsorship of the Univision Deportes’ broadcast of “Campeón de Campeones,” the Mexican soccer championship match.
7/11/2016
Democrats Mark Warner of Virginia and Chuck Schumer of New York plan to send a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking the regulatory body to examine the persistent challenge of fraudulent ads in online advertising.
7/11/2016
After months of strategizing, local news teams are heading into the conventions with intricate coverage plans and the latest in broadcast wizardry. Steve Lanzano, president of TVB, says local TV should see the predicted total of $3.3 billion-$ 3.6 billion in political dollars by Election Day.
7/7/2016
U.S. auto sales may be slowing, but they still set a record in the first six months of this year. Sales through June were up 1.5 percent to 8.65 million, eclipsing last year's record of 8.5 million, according Autodata Corp.
7/7/2016
Cable giant Comcast will allow popular web video streaming service Netflix onto its X1 platform, the companies confirmed.
7/7/2016
TV deals accounted for about $681.2 million, with 80% of those TV sales coming from spinoffs resulting from the Nexstar/Media General deal.
7/7/2016
A new survey of 1,000 consumers by IBM-owned Clearleap has some interesting data about our subscription VOD habits that help define the contours of consumers' yen for OTT providers.
7/7/2016
In the earliest phase of her air war against Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has placed her biggest bets on Orlando, Denver, and Raleigh.
7/7/2016
The streaming service Netflix revealed today that it has entered into a new exclusive agreement with broadcast network the CW that will keep complete previous seasons of all CW scripted series on Neftlix.
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