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Topic: Television

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Google's Chromecast: Fancy Name and Slick Package for Something Everyone Saw at CES

Tech industry sees something shiny!

If you were paying attention at CES—which, clearly, no one was—you saw guys at the Samsung booth showing off their new DLNA-enabled devices. That alphabet-soup acronym—digital living network alliance, if…

Hispanic Networks Bring in Auto Dollars in a Weak Year for Broadcast

Telemundo and Univision write increases

This year, Univision and its main competitor Telemundo (which control roughly 90 percent of the market between them, with Univision the larger network) have seen upticks in categories that are…

Dylan Lauren Wrote a Book on Her BlackBerry

Daughter of Ralph, founder of Dylan's Candy Bar

Specs Age 39 Accomplishments Founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar retail stores and brand; author of Dylan’s Candy Bar: Unwrap Your Sweet Life; daughter of fashion designer Ralph Lauren Base New York What’s the first…

Zeebox Adds New TV Rooms Social Feature

Bravo taps app for 100th episode of The Real Housewives of Orange County

Zeebox, the social network-enabled second-screen app, is adding a feature called TV rooms, which the company describes as a Facebook to connect TV fans, creators and actors. Variety reports that Bravo…

Broadcast TV Will Try Not to Suck This Summer

Ambitious scripted slate

Once contented to hang up the “gone fishing” sign and stockpile their summer schedules with lowest common denominator reality fare, the broadcast TV networks are taking a decidedly different approach…

When Will There Be One Metric for All Screens?

Get used to low accuracy

The dream of every client and media agency is simple: one metric that works across every single screen—television, tablet, smartphone, computer. But, either ironically or inevitably, depending on who you…

Is Cable Finally Getting Parity With Broadcast?

Both are changing

On Monday, top executives at both NBC and Fox upfronts did something you don’t usually see in a network presentation. They admitted they weren’t happy with their product, either. “We…

Forecast: Scatter Sags, but There’s Light at the End of the Tunnel

Magna Global report eyes 2014 rebound

The scatter market may not be as strong as media conglomerates are reporting, but according to Magna Global, things should begin to pick up speed over the next several months. In…

Chris Bosh Has a Media Plan

Better than yours

Age 29 Accomplishments Power forward-center for the Miami Heat, currently the defending NBA champions (currently in the first round of the playoffs); eight-time NBA All-Star; gold medalist at the 2008 Summer…

CNBC Gets Serious About Web Video With Puppets and Bacon Tacos

Going lighter and broader

When you think of CNBC, naturally you think of gossipy puppets and bacon tacos, right? OK, maybe not. But that’s where the power suit crowd-serving cable network wants to take viewers,…

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