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Apple's Internet TV: How many TV networks will make the cut?

”What cable channels make the cut and are included in Apple’s expected Web TV service could take on more significance after the recent sell-off in media and entertainment stocks,” Reinhardt Krause reports for Investor’s Business Daily. 328 more words


FCC Proposes Rules To Reduce TV Blackouts, Potentially (But Probably Not) Lower Prices

The FCC has proposed a kind of arcane-sounding rule change that on the surface might not seem to affect consumers very much. But if all goes well, the rule will prove to be the kind of upstream change that prevents all the you-know-what from flowing on downhill to everyone else, and makes one of the most annoying things about cable TV into ancient history. 605 more words

Netflix On Track To Be Bigger Than The Combined Broadcast Networks


Netflix is on a roll, and heading towards eclipsing ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox. Bgr.com reports that in the first 3 months of 2015, they added 4.9 million new subscribers, bringing the total to 62.3 million. 127 more words

Here's Why Apple's TV Service Won't Launch Nationwide

Want access to Apple’s long-rumored live TV service, once it launches sometime later this year, in, say, rural Maine or Wisconsin? Good luck with that. 469 more words


The Vertically Integrated Upfronts: Nets' Big Push For Program Ownership And Its Impact On Independent Studios, Viewers

After a big push into content ownership among the broadcast networks in the early 2000s, they loosened the grip, resulting in several megahits from non-affiliated studios, including the biggest comedies on television, CBS’ … 1,486 more words

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