Graham CEO’s Goal: STELAR Reauthorization Barred

Emily Barr, the Graham Media Group CEO and the NAB's Television Board Chair, wants Congress to abandon any thoughts on STELAR reauthorization. "Local broadcasters continue to believe that STELAR should expire at the end of this year, as Congress intended," she told key Senators on Wednesday.

TEGNA’s 7-cent Shareholder Bonus

Commenting on the decision to declare a healthy shareholder dividend, TEGNA EVP/CFO Victoria Harker said, "TEGNA continues to create value for our shareholders through our operational excellence, rigorous financial discipline, and execution on key strategic initiatives.” 

A Consolidated Choice for ‘Anywhere TV’ Accessibility

A MVPD with a 23-state service area has selected the MOBITV CONNECT Platform to power its new TV service, CCiTV, providing TV programming to customers "when they want, where they want, and how they want it." 

Fast Food, Sizable Spots At Cable TV

OK, so GEICO is No. 1 among all advertisers by number of commercial airings in Spot Cable for the week ending Oct. 20. But, look at all of the QSRs actively using spot cable to reach consumers!

Full Spectrum Of Channels Secured With Fox/Charter Deal

If you're a Spectrum subscriber in a market where Fox Corporation owns a local broadcast station, there's no worry over whether or not access to that station -- or any of Fox's cable TV networks -- will be blocked in the near future.

A Multi-Billion Note Offering Nod From Netflix

With its domestic subscriber growth engine sputtering and most of its rapid acceleration occurring overseas, the biggest threat to broadcast and cable television has just revealed that it intends to offer -- subject to market and other considerations -- roughly $2 billion worth of senior notes.

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."

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