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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

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…

May 3, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT

Comedy Central Launches Twitter-Based #ComedyFest Microblogging service continues push for media dominance

Next week, Comedy Central will hold a five-day comedy festival that will take place almost entirely on Twitter, according to The New York Times. The partnership between Twitter and Viacom-owned…

April 22, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT

YouTube Again Beats Viacom Lawsuit Viacom says it will appeal yet again

Viacom first sued YouTube in 2007; the case is now back where it started. U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton, who first threw out the suit in 2010, had the case bounced…

April 18, 2013, 5:47 PM 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

Twitter Reportedly Seeking TV Deals With Viacom, NBCU Advertising would run next to video content, with revenues split

In a quest to add high-quality video content to its text-based offerings, Twitter is trying to close partnership deals with Viacom and Comcast's NBCUniversal, Bloomberg reported, citing unnamed sources close…

April 16, 2013, 10:04 AM EDT

Contently Wants to Help Brands Be Publishers Changes speak to growing pains of content marketing

Contently, a startup that helps brands find freelance writers, is rolling out a number of new features this week for brands that are pushing to communicate with consumers with stories…

March 25, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

Cablevision, Viacom War Could Cost a Bundle Few visible clues to be unearthed in heavily-redacted complaint

Cablevision, which is suing Viacom for illegally bundling its networks, on Thursday released a heavily-redacted version of its complaint against the cable conglomerate, which includes the charge that Viacom threatened…

March 8, 2013, 7:23 PM EST

A la Carte Wars: Cablevision Sues Viacom for Bundling MSO goes to the mattresses over widespread industry practice

In an apparent bid to set a legal precedent, Cablevision on Tuesday announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Viacom for “bundling,” the practice by which programmers force distributors…

February 26, 2013, 3:43 PM EST

Twitter Yawns at Jeep Hack Attack And was Burger King actually a big winner?

.@jeep Glad everything is back to normal. — BurgerKing (@BurgerKing) February 19, 2013 Per Socialbakers, Burger King netted 30,000 Twitter followers when the brand's account on the site was hacked yesterday. But when…

February 19, 2013, 5:44 PM EST

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