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Anthony Crupi

Consumers More Accepting of Ads in Online Video

FreeWheel study suggests TV model can work in digital

After years of resistance, consumers are coming around to the notion that advertising is a reasonable enough tradeoff for free online video content. According to a new report from the video…

Web Video Again Fails to Diminish TV Upfront

Trying to swipe market share a flawed strategy?

Each May the digital video sales executives squawk about stealing ad dollars from television, as the national TV buyers begin gathering budgets in advance of the upfront market. But again…

Programmers Silent as Cablevision Launches iPad App

On the heels of similar offerings from Comcast and Time Warner Cable, Cablevision has begun rolling out an app that allows subscribers to stream live and on-demand content to their…

Cable Nets Riled Up by Time Warner App

TV rights holders this week have unleashed their legal eagles, warning Time Warner Cable that its new distribution scheme is for the birds.Network legal reps are issuing a flock of…

Elisabeth Murdoch's Next Frontier

In returning to the media colossus that controls the U.S.’s No. 2 broadcast network and one of the most successful cable entertainment outlets, 42-year-old Elisabeth Murdoch—whose company Shine was acquired…

Conan Tops Leno in DVR Viewing

Time-shifted viewing is giving Conan O’Brien a leg up on the competition, but Jay Leno is still holding a slim lead over his flame-haired rival when the crucial C3 metric…

Apps Irk Cable Nets

Comcast’s scheme to begin streaming live video content to iPads and other tablets precipitated a flurry of legal correspondence last week, as several cable network groups made it clear that…

Updated: Disney, Time Warner Clinch Carriage Deal

After weeks of intense negotiations and some spirited public jousting, Walt Disney Co. and Time Warner Cable have hashed out a new carriage agreement covering a roster of high-profile networks…

World Cup Boots Up Ratings

Even the B-flat drone of the vuvuzelas hasn’t tempered America’s enthusiasm for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, and as the tournament heads into the third round of the group stage,…

Nada Stirratt Exits MTVN for MySpace

NEW YORK MTV Networks digital ad sales chief Nada Stirratt is leaving the Viacom unit, having accepted the post of chief revenue officer at MySpace. She replaces Jeff Berman, who…

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