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Atlanta Goes Aereo Joins New York, Boston in 22-city expansion

In January, Aereo drew ire from broadcast networks by announcing plans to expand to 22 cities. Atlanta will be Aereo's third market, after New York and Boston, CNET reported. Aereo will…

May 14, 2013, 12:48 PM EDT

ESPN, Twitter Expand Partnership Deals add high-quality video, ads to social site

In a bid to secure highly-coveted video advertising dollars, Twitter has been seeking deals with TV networks. Coinciding with the networks' upfronts, the social company reached deals with Fox and…

May 14, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT

Report: NBC News Sets Sights on Deborah Turness Appointment would make ITV News vet the first female U.S. network news chief

ITV News editor Deborah Turness is on the verge of becoming president of NBC News, which would make her the first woman to helm a network TV division in the…

May 10, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT

Viacom Asks Federal Court to Toss $1 Billion Cablevision Suit Similar case involving both parties was thrown out last year

Viacom is calling for a federal court to toss out Cablevision's $1 billion lawsuit alleging that the company's policy of bundling unpopular channels violates antitrust law, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The lawsuit…

May 9, 2013, 12:09 PM EDT

Popular TSN SportsCentre Anchors Head to Fox Sports Live Net reportedly scoping other talent for 3-hour programming block

Popular TSN SportsCentre anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O'Toole are leaving the Canadian net for Fox Sports, according to Sports Illustrated. A year after The Wall Street Journal wrote that the…

May 8, 2013, 3:57 PM EDT

CBS May Acquire TVGuide.com Network making bigger investment in TV Guide Network properties

CBS Corp. is in talks to take full ownership of TVGuide.com, according to Deadline. The company is in negotiations with 50/50 partner Lionsgate to acquire its half of the company…

May 7, 2013, 12:15 PM EDT

USA Network: Show Me the Funny Drama heavy rolls the dice on a new genre or two

USA Network on May 16 will make an upfront pitch to advertisers that will emphasize sitcoms and reality shows. Network execs acknowledge the need to branch out from USA’s successful…

May 6, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT

Mobile Content Providers Targeting Tech-Savvy Hispanics Demo growth and impact front and center at Univision NewFront

Sponsor Univision highlighted the importance of targeting a Hispanic audience on the Web at the Digital Content NewFronts in New York. Univision, Telemundo and other companies with substantial Hispanic units…

May 2, 2013, 11:38 AM EDT

Nielsen Launches Product to Measure Online Audiences NBC, Fox, ABC, AOL, CBS, Univision, Discovery, A+E all part of pilot program

Nielsen will now measure online TV audiences with its new product, Digital Program Ratings, The Wall Street Journal reported. Broadcast and cable networks such as NBC, Fox, ABC, AOL, CBS,…

April 30, 2013, 3:01 PM EDT

Soap Heavyweights One Life to Live, All My Children Revived Online Massive advertising campaign touts retooled shows and more youthful approach

The soap opera All My Children is the most-watched show on Hulu, and retooled Web versions of that show and One Life to Live are among the most popular content…

April 30, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT

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