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  • Online All Star: Donnie Williams
    Remember that famous quote about the Battle of Waterloo being won on the playing fields of Eton? It has been said sports build character and can serve as solid preparation ...
  • RCN Boasts Fastest Net Speed In Boston, Ups Stream Experience
    RCN, the overbuilder that provides triple-play service in parts of the Northeast, looks to have faster Internet service than some of the country's largest cable operators. Netflix found RCN's average ...
  • A Buyer's Guide To E-Cigarette TV Ads
    Marketing of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs for short) continues to generate immense interest and controversy. So, with the controversy, where can e-cig marketers air TV spots? Check out this buyer's guide. ...
  • 'Big Bang' And 'NCIS' Lead Poll Of Favorite Shows
    CBS's position as the network with the most viewers is amplified in a new poll that has four of its shows topping the list of America's favorites. Based on the ...
  • Tribune Broadcasting Names Dollenmayer Marketing Head
    Brian Dollenmayer, who spent close to 20 years at Fox, is moving to Tribune in a top marketing role. Dollenmayer will oversee marketing at WGN America and will work with ...
  • Moonves: TV And Online Pricing Heading Towards Parity
    Some years ago, then-NBCUniversal chief Jeff Zucker authored that memorable warning about media companies needing to be careful in trading analog dollars for digital pennies. Economically, it didn't make sense ...
  • Industry Groups Work Toward Content Identification Standard
    The Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement and Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers continue to work toward joining a pair of identifiers for ad and video content, Ad-ID and ...
  • NBC Partners With Electus To Develop Telenovelas
    NBC has an arrangement with Electus to develop a trio of novelas, looking for one 13-episode version to make it to the network with multiple episodes running weekly. "We believe ...
  • Interested In Being A Media Mogul? Cross The Pond
    It's time to get over to the U.K. You'll be the most powerful person in media. You'll trump Page, Sandberg, Cook, Bezos, Murdoch and Sorrell. ...
  • CBS-TWC Grudge Match Ends As NFL Season Approaches
    After a month-long standoff, CBS and Time Warner Cable reached a deal Monday that brought CBS programming back to the homes of millions of TWC subscribers. The agreement restores CBS-owned ...
  • FCC Discouraged Time Warner Cable From Filing Complaint Against CBS
    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) discouraged Time Warner Cable (TWC) from filing a complaint against CBS as the two parties remained at an impasse in their month-long carriage dispute. The ...
  • CNBC Audience Purchased 38% Of Products Advertised
    CNBC has produced research that, if anywhere close to being on target, should have relevant advertisers flocking to the network. Data from the online survey commissioned by CNBC shows that ...
  • Nielsen Negotiates With FTC To Secure OK On Arbitron Deal
    Nielsen looks to be negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission on an agreement that would have it taking some action to get the federal agency's blessing to go through with ...
  • VH1 Research Finds Some Male/Female Humor Convergence
    Are women becoming more ribald and bawdy? Is there some planetary Mars/Venus alignment going on when it comes to TV viewing? VH1 has research suggesting females are embracing humor styles ...
  • Comedy Central Streams James Franco Roast
    Comedy Central is taking one of its showcases and streaming it free across multiple platforms. The "Roast of James Franco" will be accessible via CC.com, mobile platforms and an Xbox ...
  • Kia Drives 'Soul' Ads In Adult Swim Shows
    Turner has worked with Kia to create a trio of animated ads touting the automaker's 2014 Soul model. The spots will air exclusively on Adult Swim, the network targeting young ...
  • Netflix Star Kevin Spacey Says 'It's The Creatives, Stupid"
    Every summer, the Edinburgh TV festival calls for a prestigious MacTaggart lecture with a media luminary offering an evaluation of the TV landscape from his or her vantage point, often ...
  • Telemundo Taps Sarathy To Head Research
    As it looks to bolster its digital offerings, Telemundo has tapped Latha Sarathy to lead research for its Web platforms. Sarathy held a similar role at Radio One. ...
  • Cognitive Networks Integrates Advertising Into LG's Smart TV Platform
    Cognitive Networks, which has a system that can facilitate interactive advertising, has an arrangement with LG to integrate its product into the manufacturer's smart TV platform. The system picks up ...
  • Should DirecTV Offer TWC Subscribers 'Sunday Ticket' Free?
    It's likely one provocative Wall Street analyst would say Verizon exhibited substantial selfishness last week. He might tell you Verizon allowed itself to be a pawn in the Time Warner ...
  • Underwood, NFL Players Team For 'Sunday Night Football' Sequence
    NBC is putting its faith in a group of NFL players to strengthen its new opening sequence for "Sunday Night Football." Thirteen players, including the Manning brothers, will join Carrie ...
  • British Launch Study On TV Violence
    Ofcom, the British version of the Federal Communications Commission, will launch a study seeking to gain a sense of popular opinion about violence on TV in the U.K. The group ...
  • War Is Hell, But Not For Networks
    However sad and twisted, let it just be said: war can be a good thing for TV networks. At least in the beginning. As Iraq and Afghanistan have shown, over ...
  • Anderson Tapped As CMO, Roku
    Former News Corp. international executive Matthew Anderson has been tapped as chief marketing officer at Roku, which offers a device able to deliver digital content to TV screens. Already serving ...
  • 3 Million Homes Have No CBS Service Via TWC
    As Time Warner Cable and CBS continue their negotiating deadlock, Starcom MediaVest researcher Sam Armando has discovered how widespread the blackouts are individually in the New York, Los Angeles and ...
  • Perceived NFL Censorship Should Help PBS
    Lord Grantham has been a boon to PBS. Now, the lords of sports have offered up another gift to public broadcasting. ESPN has pulled out of its collaboration with PBS ...
  • Justice Reviews Proposed Gannett, Belo Merger
    The proposed $2.2 billion deal merging Gannett and Belo station groups has hit an initial snag in Washington. The Department of Justice has asked both companies for more information as ...
  • Cross-Platform Currency: Perfect Can't Be Enemy Of Necessity
    Several months ago, during the heart of this year's upfront negotiations, ABC's top sales executive Geri Wang lamented that logistical matters on the buy side can hold up cross-platform deals ...
  • TWC Antenna Distribution Plan Includes Best Buy
    Time Warner Cable says it has a limited number of antennas to give out free at its local stores starting Friday, but will also offer customers a $20 coupon to ...
  • Where Will Madison Square Garden Be In 10 Years?
    It was jarring recently to hear the New York City Council held a vote that could put in place a process that could force Madison Square Garden to leave its ...