The latest results from Kantar's report focused on "Entertainment On Demand" service in the U.S. is out, and it only further illustrates just how many consumers are paying for a SVOD service.
The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously voted to approve a MVPD engaged in a "Good Faith" complaint with Gray Television to emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The decision comes three months after the FCC gave its blessings.
Seven weeks ago, Nielsen and Roku shared details about "a new strategic alliance" that the companies believe will help shape the future of media and TV measurement. This saw Roku purchase Nielsen's Advanced Video Advertising business. As of today, that transaction is now complete -- as is the transition of Kelly Abcarian.
For 16 years, she's been a key executive at Nielsen, rising to GM and Head of Product Advanced Video Advertising in January 2019. For 12 years, he's been a product development leader who in April 2019 ascended to the role of GM and Head of Product for Audience Measurement. Both will soon be former employees, presenting Nielsen with, perhaps, a new challenge.
On March 25, a FCC filing indicated that Marquee Broadcasting Group had agreed to acquire a trio of low-power television construction permits, two located in Albany, Ga., and a third licensed to Augusta, Ga. It now appears the Augusta station is heading to a different buyer, a newly filed asset sale agreement from HC2 Holdings-controlled DTV America shows.
The media consumption data-focused company seeking to chip away at Nielsen's dominance in the broadcast TV industry has just secured a renewal agreement with a broadcast online software and information provider — allowing it to use a platform to aggregate as-run television schedules from its affiliates.
A little more than 50 years ago, the FCC settled a mutually exclusive hearing for a construction permit for UHF Channel 45 in Baltimore. It was awarded to an entity named "Commercial Radio Institute," led by controlling shareholder Julian Sinclair Smith. With that Commission OK, the birth of Sinclair's first station came to be.
A new technology that gives sellers the ability to deliver video advertising on an addressable basis across platforms from a central decisioning center -- bridging linear and digital video delivery methods -- has been launched by Comcast's FreeWheel arm.
Erica Mandy runs a multiple six-figure podcast business and is taking home more money than she made working for KCBS-2 in Los Angeles. She is also now one of the most successful podcasters in the space. How did she do it? You can hear Erica's story of how she became a successful podcaster and how she's making money doing what she loves at “How to Make Real Money Podcasting.”
"His career was filled with accomplishments," begins a three-minute report that encapsulates as best as possible the life and professional career of Ted Koplar. Koplar, whose family helped make KPLR-11 in St. Louis one of the nation's most-viewed independent television stations, died April 4.
With more growth very much part of its founder's plans, Allen Media Group arm is partnering with one of the nation's biggest wireless services companies in hosting a Black-owned Media Summit for a yet-to-be determined day in May -- right in the heart of Upfront time.
With early to mid-May still the Upfront window for the TV industry, an upstart Hispanic media company will offer two marketer and advertiser presentations. One is entirely focused on digital opportunities -- setting this company apart from its peers.
In Q4 2016, Viacom agreed to purchase Telefe, a major Argentine TV operation, for $345 million. Now, the company that is today ViacomCBS is crossing the Andes to purchase a WarnerMedia asset.
In the latest divestment move from HC2, it is shedding a trio of LPTV permits under the HC2 Station Group licensee name and another three LPTV permits from HC2-held DTV America Corp.
In October 2020, Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group acquired MGM‘s over-the-air broadcast television networks This TV and Light TV, offered as digital multicast networks with national distribution, for an undisclosed price. Now, This TV is getting a boost, bringing it to more U.S. locales.