Television News Daily
Friday, August 14, 2015
  • NBC Banks On Comedy Pros

    NBC looks to improve on its winning season -- first this fall with more dramas, and then later in the season with more comedies. … Read the whole story

  • Discovery Taps Ross As Group President

    Boosted by strong ratings gains recently, Discovery Communications will give Discovery Channel chief Rich Ross added responsibilities. Ross will now become group president of … Read the whole story

  • Report: No Apple TV Revolution, Again

    Another summer will come and go without the souped Apple TV service everybody has been waiting for, according to a report from Bloomberg.   … Read the whole story

  • 'Watch!' Comes To Walmart

    Watch!, a new entertainment magazine from CBS, has struck a distribution deal with Walmart that will give it a newsstand presence in over 2,000 … Read the whole story

  • Tribune Revs Up, Rockets On Retrans Fees

    Tribune Media witnessed weak TV advertising growth in its second-quarter reporting period -- but continued sharp gains from retransmission/carriage fees from pay TV providers. Read the whole story

  • AT&T, Now With DirecTV, Points Way To Future

    "We have the opportunity to create a new category, build new products and services that will truly delight customers, and become a company unlike … Read the whole story

  • Oceania Chooses PBS' Series For Brand's First TV Integration

    The two-year sponsorship deal with "Curious Traveler" is much more than a paid placement," James Rodriguez, senior vice president, sales and marketing for Oceania … Read the whole story

  • Saving The TV Business Model

    With the greatest respect, I say to my friends in the industry: I can't help but feel frustrated by your slow pace implementing solutions … Read the whole story

  • Late-Night Talk Shows Spike More Ad Interest --- And Reruns

    Wondering how the late-night talk show scene will shake out come September -- when Stephen Colbert starts on CBS's "The Late Show"? Soon adding … Read the whole story

  • Cablevision Ordered To Stop Saying Verizon Lies About Broadband

    A federal judge has ordered Cablevision to stop running ads that accuse Verizon of lying about its FiOS service. Read the whole story