by Wayne Friedman on Mar 24, 12:51 PM
For consumers, the hardest part in deciding on a pay TV service -- legacy or virtual -- is comparing different network/app packages. And the FCC wants to change that.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 23, 9:00 AM
Look out, sports TV-focused networks and streaming platforms -- sports rights are still valuable. And you know what that means: open your wallets.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 22, 9:00 AM
Fox News Media wants us to know that 40% of its overall viewing comes from non-news content. That could be a good thing for advertisers looking to get audiences they don't normally get.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 21, 10:35 AM
Analysts now say Netflix may continue to see modest gains for its ad/media product, and much of its new and/or transitioning business to an ad-supported platform will achieve modest levels.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 20, 10:41 AM
YouTube TV has become one of the priciest virtual pay TV providers. Although many say virtuals can be cheaper than traditional TV, they can also be more expensive, depending on the specific channels.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 17, 1:52 PM
Consumers seem to want shorter TV series -- to move on to the next must-see thing. Blame the lure of so-called "peak TV" if you must.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 16, 9:00 AM
If Diamond Sports continues to go south, there's a plan by MLB to stream games for free to consumers. That is a tempting idea -- for the long term.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 15, 9:38 AM
How can we resolve local TV stations' "core" advertising challenges? How about packaging all advertising TV platforms into one big bundle?
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 14, 9:00 AM
Networks say affiliates have a choice: let networks negotiate carriage/retransmission deals or go on their own, which means less negotiating power that networks can bring.
by Wayne Friedman on Mar 13, 10:27 AM
Walt Disney's Bob Iger says Hulu is in a "very tricky" business -- and we wonder what that means exactly.