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Comcast CFO Talks Netflix Deal, Wireless Rollout and Why DirecTV Now Doesn't Worry Him

Plus, how 'dominating big nights' paid off for NBC

Comcast isn't worried about competition from AT&T and Hulu's new streaming bundle services, nor is the company shy about competing in a new area of its own: wireless service. Mike Cavanagh,…

How CNN Heroes Has Inspired Brand Partners Like Subaru

'We could donate a car, but what good will that do?'

CNN Heroes has been inspiring folks and making everyone cry for the past 10 years. The special highlights people doing their best in their communities to help those in need.…

AT&T Says Early Demand for DirecTV Now Is ‘Exceeding Expectations’

Plus, Verizon details its 5G deployment plans

Last week's launch of DirecTV Now was plagued with errors, but AT&T says it's thrilled with the early interest in its new streaming bundle offering. "The early demand has been rather…

Netflix, CBS and Fox Execs Detail Their Plans for Streaming and Advertising in 2017

Talking mergers, growth and ad revenue

This has has been a roller coaster year for the television industry—ratings are falling, the upfront cost per impression is soaring, and there are major questions about the future of…

6 Takeaways From DirecTV Now, AT&T's Buggy, but Promising, New Streaming Service

'A big game changer'? Not quite yet

During Monday's press event announcing this week's launch of DirecTV Now, AT&T's over-the-top, streaming bundle service, execs weren't shy about proclaiming the product as the harbinger of a new era…

Walmart, Target and Verizon Have Spent the Most on Holiday TV Ads So Far This Year

Holiday ad spending is up 13.7 percent over 2015

Holiday TV ad spending is off to a strong start this year, with brands shelling out $869.7 million on holiday-themed national ads so far in 2016. That's an increase of…

Samsung and Viceland Debut Virtual Reality Trailer for Their Documentary About Syria

Bringing viewers into the warzone

Viceland and Samsung are bringing viewers to the center of the Syrian war with a virtual reality documentary that shows what it's like to rescue people from a bombing. It's no secret…

Netflix Made a Gilmore Girls 'Binge Candle' That Smells Different as You Burn Through Each Episode

Smell-O-Vision is almost real!

You can binge watch or binge read. And now you can even binge smell! Check out the Binge Candle, created by Netflix (with help from TBWA\Chiat\Day) to help promote the Gilmore…

You Can Now Watch Netflix Offline, Just in Time for Holiday Travel

Download your favorite videos for later

Here's some news from Netflix to make your travel and holiday plans a little easier. As announced earlier this morning, Netflix is bringing offline downloads to your phone or tablet. Available…

AT&T Unveils Pricing and Channel Lineups for Its DirecTV Now Streaming Bundle

Targets millennials with $35 monthly offer starting Wednesday

Starting Wednesday, cord-nevers, cord shavers and cord cutters will have a relatively inexpensive, easy new option to access live TV. AT&T finally unveiled pricing, channel lineups and more details about DirecTV…

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