It isn’t broke yet, but it is clearly breaking. Taken from comments made by network owners and pay-TV distributors during their third quarter earnings calls.
Executives from Comcast concede that the way people watch TV is changing. But they say networks that go it alone may hurt their existing businesses.
People are very excited to quit cable and start watching TV exclusively online.
According to GLAAD’s annual studies.
Vice Media, which started as a tiny free magazine in Montreal, raised $500 million in a pair of deals that value the company at $2.5 billion. The investments, which come after talks about a deal with Time Warner’s HLN cable network fell apart, were from A&E Networks and venture capital firm Technology Crossover Ventures. Each company invested $250 million in return for a 10% stake.
On the company’s second-quarter earnings call, CEO Jeff Bewkes acknowledged that HBO GO has stiff competition in Netflix — and that the former will likely take a page from Netflix’s book in the future.
There’s a lot WANT in here, but also some DO NOT WANT. Proceed with caution.
The deal, announced Sunday night after roughly a month of negotiations, follows Comcast’s impending acquisition of Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion. Both deals will face intense regulatory scrutiny.
Plus the NYPD thought they were your friends and are disappointed you don’t remember the good times, the 10 best drugstore lipsticks, and deleted scenes that would have totally changed 6 awesome movies.
Steamy Romances is a category?
The satellite carrier removed the channel from its lineup in January after a battle over fees. Tuesday’s deal to restore service came with a set of major compromises.
Securing approval for its $45.2 billion deal will be a bare-knuckle brawl unlike any other Comcast has faced.
The $42.5 billion deal would make the country’s largest cable provider even bigger. And already people are unhappy.
Because TV is everything.
The network was pulled from 20 million homes at midnight Monday and replaced with competitor Weather Nation. Updated 2:30 p.m. ET Tuesday.
Reports emerged today that Comcast was exploring a possible bid for Time Warner Cable. The possibility of a deal between the two companies has been a decade in the making. Here’s why.
The guys behind It’s Not Just For Gays Anymore, which Neil Patrick Harris sang at the Tony Awards, and A Colbert Christmas, wrote opening number for Fusion, a new network from ABC and Univision.
It was tough, but it built character.
Perhaps the producers behind the new reality show The Pursuit Of Truth can convince John Krasinski to come on board as a guest judge next season.
A senior editor with the conservative website The Daily Caller compared the Texas senator’s influence on the Hagel confirmation to that of MoveOn.org during General David Petraeus’ 2007 report to Congress on the situation in Iraq.
The fiscal cliff! Class warfare! Syrian warfare! Loopholes!!! As Shep puts it, “Whatever.”
One of the many highlights from the video bomb Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity dropped on Fox News.
It’s weirdly difficult to avoid the “bundles” of cable, Internet and an archaic home phone line. Why? It’s a sort of long con. (Oh, and old people love them.)
ICYMI, #RNC2012 was off the hook. THNX CSPAN!
Microsoft’s plan to take over home entertainment was set into motion nearly four years ago. Today, all it had to do was hit “play.”
It’s starting to take shape, right now.
You’ve probably heard the latest report about CNN’s terrible ratings. Here’s what they could do to turn things around.
Except Microsoft wants to eat your living room.
The new Apple TV unveiled yesterday wasn’t the mythical Apple television. But it’s still the future of TV, in a manner of speaking.
This is what millions of Time-Warner customers saw on the cable menu during the NBC Republican Debate. Sloppy programming or sly satirical commentary? Probably the prior, but oh it would be great if it were the latter.