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Binge Viewing, Cord Cutting and Streaming Platforms Are All the Rage at NATPE ‘The syndicated model is broken’

Some hot issues are sure to be addressed at the annual National Association of Television Program Executives gathering this week in Miami—among them, cord cutting, binge viewing, social media and…

January 26, 2014, 8:52 PM EST

NBCU Olympic Ad Revenue Is Snowballing Report sees Peacock booking more than $1 billion in Sochi sales

NBCUniversal forked over some $775 million for the media rights to the 2014 Sochi Olympics, but if history is any guide, the network is all but certain to recoup the…

January 23, 2014, 11:22 AM EST

This Chicago-based Agency Specializes in Multicultural Work Commonground's clients include Coca-Cola, NBCUniversal, Miller Lite and Verizon

Specs Who Co-founders and managing partners Sherman Wright (l.) and Ahmad Islam What Marketing agency Where Chicago Agency vets Wright and Islam bumped into one another while vacationing in Cancun and bonded over the…

January 23, 2014, 5:42 AM EST

Digging Deeper Into Time Warner's Rejection of Charter's $37.8B Offer Charter CEO appeals to TWC shareholders. Might Comcast try next?

Charter's most recent offer for Time Warner Cable has earned jeers from TWC brass. The potential cable conglomerate merger would have cost Charter some $37.8 billion, but Time Warner rejected…

January 14, 2014, 1:09 PM EST

NBCUniversal Invests in Mobile Startup NowThis News Aims to ensure reach of millennials

As the audience for TV news ages, NBCUniversal News Group wants to make sure that it has a pulse on those mobile-first millennials. The media conglomerate has taken a minority stake…

January 12, 2014, 10:49 PM EST

WWE Network Will Stream on Connected Devices, Not Cable Long-gestating channel ready for prime time

At the Wynn Hotel and Casino on Wednesday evening, wrestlers including Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin and WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon dropped another bombshell in the streaming…

January 8, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

The War for Control of Your Living Room 5 players duke it out to be the conduit to your TV

All right, so you’ve heard CES is about the wearable Internet this year —the gadgets you whip out at a party or over dinner or (God forbid) in the car.…

January 6, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

Supreme Court Soon to Consider Whether to Take Aereo Case Could decide future of broadcast TV model

The Supreme Court may decide Jan. 10 whether to review broadcasters' beef against Aereo. The court will announce soon thereafter if it will hear the case in 2014. Broadcasters, including TV…

January 2, 2014, 3:03 PM EST

NBCU's Esquire Network Hones In on Guys Original series supplanting programming placeholders

For a lifestyle network that’s being positioned as a destination for what David Granger calls “the high normal American male,” a port of call for well turned-out gents who take…

December 8, 2013, 9:46 PM EST

Up Late With Alec Baldwin Calls It a Night Show's disciplinary hiatus becomes permanent

Up Late With Alec Baldwin has been canceled, Baldwin's publicist Matthew Hiltzik and the network, MSNBC, said on Wednesday. The show's run on the NBCU news cabler was brief but…

November 26, 2013, 4:43 PM EST

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