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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

Breaking News

Will NBC decide to keep Lester Holt in Brian Williams' seat at Nightly News?

NEW YORK (AP) — Lester Holt’s first report card as NBC’s choice to fill in for suspended anchor Brian Williams as “Nightly News” anchor found him maintaining the network’s ratings lead, although the competition has tightened. 822 more words


Network TV is getting blacker but still has work to do

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC’s “black-ish,” was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family’s efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television. 2,275 more words