Television News Daily
Thursday, August 13, 2015
  • Cord-Cutting Slams Pay TV, More Subscriber Woes

    Pay TV providers were hit with their largest loss of TV subscribers ever in the second quarter of this year, as cord-cutting concerns continue … Read the whole story

  • NBCU Invests In Vox Media

    Moving deeper in its investments in digital publishing platforms, NBCUniversal has agreed to make a $200 million equity investment in Vox Media. NBCU is … Read the whole story

  • Social Networking Preferred On Mobile, Tablets Favored For TV

    As ad revenue trends from Facebook and its rivals make clear, social has become a mostly mobile pastime. Smartphones are predominantly being used for … Read the whole story

  • News Corp. Revs Dip On Newspaper Declines

    Now entering its third year as an independent company, following its spinoff from Fox in June 2013, News Corporation is still struggling with the … Read the whole story

  • Viewability Crashes, Drops To 44%

    The ad industry still hasn't cracked the viewability nut. During the second quarter of 2015, only 44% of digital display ads were viewable. That's … Read the whole story

  • FX Chief Bemoans Big, Bad Programming Glut

    I've often wanted to write a piece called "Why Bad Things Happen to Great TV." More often than not, the impulse happens when it's … Read the whole story

  • Streaming's Growth May Create A Very Fickle Audience

    In commercially supported, Nielsen-rated television, junk leaves because people don't watch it and advertisers don't want to spend on the losers. For online pay-content … Read the whole story

  • TV Viewers Can Be Lazy With Fast-Forwarding

    You think you're in control of your media? Better look closer, especially when you have a TV remote in one hand and a smartphone … Read the whole story

  • OTT Churn Rises As Consumers Switch And Sample

    Lest pay-TV providers start thinking that their hotshot over-the-top rivals have it all, consider this latest tidbit: OTT services are dealing with churn, too. … Read the whole story