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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

Ratings Slump Dings NBC’s Q1 Performance Voice hiatus a drag on revenue

Comcast on Wednesday reported weak results at its NBC broadcast division, as a first-quarter ratings slump negatively impacted the unit’s financial performance. NBC saw overall revenues drop 19 percent to $1.52…

May 1, 2013, 11:40 AM EDT

Time Warner App Brings Apple Users 'TV Everywhere' Mobile offerings include 11 national networks, video on demand

Time Warner Cable is offering live, out-of-home TV for the first time on its TWC TV app for Apple mobile devices, according to Bloomberg. Content is only available to subscribers…

April 17, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

Comcast Begins Encrypting Basic Cable Passive theft just got a lot harder

Comcast has decided to start encrypting its basic cable signal. If you have a cable box, this will mean absolutely nothing to you, but if you run the coaxial cable…

April 15, 2013, 3:50 PM EDT

Goodby New York Adds Another Leader Recruits Havas' Morton to steer strategy

The New York office of Goodby Silverstein & Partners is rounding out its management team with the addition of Tom Morton, who next week joins the upstart operation as head…

March 28, 2013, 2:59 PM EDT

Comcast's Brian Roberts Plays Down NBC Woes Says network will fare better under his management than GE

Only two days into full ownership of NBCUniversal, Comcast NBCU CEO Brian Roberts knows better than to step into the middle of the feud between Jay Leno and the network. "I…

March 21, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT

Malone’s Liberty Media Snaps Up Charter Stake Cable pioneer formerly known as “Darth Vader” locks in $2.6 billion deal

The cable pioneer who Al Gore once referred to as “Darth Vader” has fired up the tractor beam, as John Malone’s Liberty Media has snared a significant stake in Charter…

March 19, 2013, 2:03 PM EDT

Angry Birds Video Series Launching This Week on TVs, in Apps Rovio has nabbed ads from Activision, Paramount, Sony, BlackBerry

For those considering Rovio to be simply that Finnish company behind the Angry Birds mobile games, stop that right now. Rovio has been positioning itself as an entertainment company on…

March 11, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT

Syfy Bets $105m on a TV Series and Video Game [Updated] Takes big swing on apocalyptic space Western

At the risk of stating the obvious, $105 million is a lot of money. That’s about what Comcast and NBCUniversal have shelled out on the new Syfy series and video…

March 4, 2013, 11:37 PM EST

Consumers Could Start Receiving Anti-Piracy Notices This Week Persistent offenders could face slower Internet service

Consumers that illegally download movies, music or TV shows could start receiving warning notices from Internet service providers this week. Persistent downloaders might even see slower Internet connections. Beginning Monday, five…

February 25, 2013, 11:23 AM EST

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