Peloton Looks To Spot Cable To Pedal Its Comeback

The woes surrounding home fitness brand Peloton appear to be in its rearview mirror. Peloton Interactive shares improved strongly on Monday after Adobe Analytics data show a particularly beneficial Black Friday performance for the company. Maybe a significant Spot Cable campaign had something to do with it?
Las Vegas

Digital Networks Arrive On a New Las Vegas TV Station

Southern Nevada television viewers can now tune to five digital multicast networks, now accessible via a recently launched low-power television station found on Channel 51.

‘Hometown Stations’ Widen Their TV Broadcast Capability

Block Communications' "Hometown Stations of Lima" operation in the Buckeye State has expanded their station’s broadcast capability through the use of two NVerzion technology offerings in conjunction with equipment from Telestream and Grass Valley.
A view of Detroit from the Ambassador Bridge during the 2022 Detroit Free Press International Marathon on October 16.

America’s Thanksgiving Parade: For WDIV, It’s A Local Affair

WDIV "Local 4" will not be airing the network's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, handing the in-market live broadcast to CBS's WWJ-62. Why? The station, like most Michiganers, is eagerly anticipating "America’s Thanksgiving Parade presented by Gardner White," and the GMG station is the exclusive TV broadcast partner of the annual Detroit-based affair.

TCA Is Back, But Three Networks Are Not

January 2023 sees the long-awaited return of the Television Critics Tour, courtesy of the Television Critics Association (TCA). But, the Nexstar Media Group-owned television network won't be there. The same goes for Paramount Global's network, and the entity headquartered in Century City.

TheGrio Awards Gets CBS Prime-Time Telecast

A star-studded black-tie event held at the Beverly Hilton that saw the successful staging of the inaugural honors presented by media mogul Byron Allen has earned a prime-time slot on the CBS Television Network, with a Saturday evening national airing now on the schedule.

Connected Video Devices To Top 1.1B Installed Through 2026

The installed base for internet-connected video devices is on course to rise at a 2.3% compound annual growth rate from 2021 through 2026 in the U.S. according to new S&P Global Market Intelligence analysis. As such, it places just slightly behind high-speed broadband household growth.
Kyle Krebs

Imagicomm Selects A New ‘FOX13’ Leader

It's the owner of former Cox Media Group stations that made its mark as the owner of the MVPD-distributed INSP channel.  Imagicomm Communications today owns broadcast television stations from the Mississippi to the Redwood Forest. Now, it's named a new GM in Memphis.
The 100-foot Christmas tree on display in downtown Delray Beach, Fla.

Christmas Spots Start To Sparkle At TV

Come November 25, the full fuel behind what many hope will be the biggest gift-giving season in three years will likely be sparked. What brands have taken a head start in promoting their goods and services? Two big retailers — one of which had a dismal third quarter.

FCC Moves Ahead With Local TV Market Determination Guide

The FCC has approved a Report and Order that updates its rules to use the most up-to-date market information for determining a television station’s local market for carriage purposes. As a result, the Commission has finalized its replacement for the now-retired Nielsen Station Index Directory. 

FINTECH.TV Saddles Up To Katz Digital Video

The nation’s largest media sales organization, delivering dynamic advertising solutions and insights for brands and agencies, will exclusively represent the domestic sales of FINTECH.TV’s advertising assets, including streaming inventory and sponsorship opportunities.
Amy Reisenbach

A President of CBS Entertainment Is Selected

Leadership of all prime-time, daytime and late-night creative departments at the CBS Television Network — including comedy and drama development, alternative, specials, current programming, scheduling and casting — is going to a 17-year CBS veteran. She succeeds Kelly Kahl.

TV On The Audio App: TuneIn Scores Scripps Pair

TuneIn is heralding the addition of two new stations to the audio streaming platform with a global footprint. Only, they aren't broadcast radio stations or podcast-first purveyors. They are digital multicast TV stations owned by The E.W. Scripps Co.

Nexstar C-Suite Leaders Sit With Stephens

Tom Carter and Lee Ann Gliha participated in a "Fireside Chat" on Wednesday as part of a financial conference for institutional investors. Didn't catch it because of the Forecast conference or other obligations? Not to fret: A replay is available to view.

A ‘Future-Forward’ Website Redesign For Sinclair

Get ready to engage in a new corporate website "experience" unveiled by the broadcast media company that owns such stations as WBFF-45 in Baltimore, three digital multicast networks, and MVPD-distributed offering The Tennis Channel.