Television News Daily
Friday, January 4, 2019
  • TV Stations' M&A Deals Grow In 2018, Hit $8B

    U.S. broadcast TV stations' deal-making dollar volume rose from $5.03 billion in 2017 to $8.05 billion in 2018, according to Kagan. Read the whole story

  • 'Mystery Box' Branded Content Invades YouTube, 'Loot Box' Concerns Linger

    A wave of sketchy branded content videos have hit some of the most popular YouTube channels, promoting a service that is either a gambling … Read the whole story

  • Hackers Take Over Google Chromecasts To Promote YouTube Channel

    The "CastHack" takes advantage of a router setting that makes some smart devices, including Chromecast streaming video players, viewable on the public internet. Hackers … Read the whole story

  • Synamedia To Launch Software That Fights Credential Sharing

    The goal is to identify casual sharing, then find ways to monetize it without alienating consumers. Synamedia's clients include Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, Disney and … Read the whole story

  • Does TV Benefit From Less Social Media Sharing?

    Linear TV consumption doesn't have the same tools to leverage more viewing -- although many traditional TV networks do have their own websites. Read the whole story