TV Fuels Canada’s Corus In Q3, Amid Radio Woes

Is Corus Entertainment a profitable operation in a market that's had its unique set of challenges? Yes, the company's just-released Q3 results indicate. There's just one problem: its radio brands are suffering, while its TV properties -- led by the Global network -- are riding high.

TEGNA Continues Climb Toward New ’19 High

On Sept. 3, TEGNA shares hit $16. By Oct. 1, they were back down to below $14.50. By the end of the month, a stock price even higher than $16 could be seen -- putting a company surrounded by rumors at a fresh year-to-date high on Wall Street.

A New England LPTV’s Gray Grab

On the eastern side of the Connecticut River separating Vermont from New Hampshire is the tower for a low-power TV station featuring programming from the Heroes & Icons digital multicast network. This could change in weeks. The LPTV has just been acquired by one of the nation's biggest TV station owners.

A Holy Sail For A Tulsa TV Property

With programming geared toward Baby Boomers and a mix of syndicated programs, KWHB-47 has served Tulsa and Northeast Oklahoma as a broadcast property tied to a popular Christian-themed tour operator. Now, a transition of ownership has taken place. Will a shift in programming follow?

Netflix’s Q3 Surpasses Expectations, But U.S. Slowdown Is Seen

With the TV and entertainment industry's anticipating a battle for OTT audiences come November with the launch of potential competitors, Netflix on Wednesday released third-quarter financial results that beat Wall Street expectations. But, a U.S. slowdown is clearly seen.

Video Software Maker Teams With Triveni On NEXTGEN TV

A video software provider actively working with television companies across the world has joined forces with a top program guide and metadata management, data broadcasting and service quality assurance tools provider on a plan designed to bring a seamless transition to NEXTGEN TV for broadcasters across the U.S.

Entravision Shares Slide To A Fresh Five-Year Low

On Monday, all eyes were on CBS Corporation and merger partner Viacom, as each of the company's stocks succumbed to prices that have not been so low in more than five years. A day later, the same concern can be placed on Entravision shares.
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Scripps Solidifies A C-Suite Swarm At NAB Show N.Y.

Come Wednesday, a host of top executives from The E.W. Scripps Company will find themselves ready to participate in sessions across a range of topics focused on next-generation media technology at the increasingly popular NAB Show New York.

Whip It: TV Time Buys CVM Cloud Platform, Takes New Name

TV tracking and insights platform TV Time has acquired the company behind a "Content Value Management" cloud platform used by some of the world's biggest entertainment companies. The deal, says Los Angeles-based TV Time, is designed to "drive increased customer value through data-driven solutions."

Netflix: A Domestic Negative For ‘Traditional TV’

Subscription video on demand (SVOD) services such as Netflix are proliferating around the world. While that's not necessarily a negative for broadcast and cable TV in all countries, its growth has been particularly troublesome on a domestic level, GroupM analyst Brian Wieser notes in a new report.

On Target With Its Spot TV Commitment

As seen in this week's Spot 10 Radio report, GEICO and McDonald's believe in broadcast media that can touch consumers via audio and visual messaging. For one department store chain, it is spot TV that is a preferred method for building ROI. This week, it stands out from such competitors as Walmart.

APTS, NAB Team On FCC ‘SFN’ Ask

America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) and the NAB on Oct. 3 filed a Joint Petition for Rulemaking that asks the FCC to amend section 73.626 of the Commission’s rules relating to Distributed Transmission Systems -- a.k.a. single frequency networks. Here's what they seek.

A Top Analyst Gives Altice A Long-Term Thumbs Up

Amid all the chatter about cord-cutting and declines in MVPD subscriber rolls, one provider that's relatively new to the U.S. market seems to have a long-term recipe for success. At least, that's the assessment of a Wall Street analyst at respected financial house Pivotal Research Group.

Advanced TV Solutions: A Big Local Market Advertising Shift Agent

Specialists in local media buying and planning are looking at data-driven and advanced TV solutions to help clients reach their customers in new ways. It is one key takeaway from a survey of FreeWheel's Strata platform users, most of whom work in local ad planning and buying. 

Byron Allen’s Multi-Million Deal Includes LPTVs

USA Television Holdings, the Bob Prather-led entity, on Oct. 1 revealed that it is agreeing to sell 11 broadcast television stations to Byron Allen’s Allen Media Broadcasting for $290 million. It is now known that the blockbuster deal includes several low-power TV stations.

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