U.S. stocks closed higher after a two-day losing streak with tech and bank stocks rallying.
A step up from past LCD video walls, the new LED technology is increasingly featuring in new news set designs, enabling crisper images and more flexibility.
The long-running children’s television show and veteran actor will be among the honorees in a gala ceremony on Dec. 7, the Kennedy Center said Thursday. The ceremony will be broadcast on CBS on Dec. 15.
“Big Brother” held the top spot on Wednesday’s ratings, the only show on the broadcast nets to reach a 1.0 in the adults 18-49 demographic. “Masterchef” tied its season high in adults 18-49 at 0.8.
Popular library shows are commanding hefty price tags and prompting bidding wars among streamers. TV studios are now bringing reps for creators and some key actors to ensure they get their slice of the pie and that high-profile talents stay happy.
Mathew Ingram takes a jaded look at Facebook’s largesse toward struggling local media outlets via its latest Facebook Journalism Project Community Network grants. It’s “a giant, thorny conflict of interest with a check attached,” he writes.
The service picked up 2.7 million worldwide subscribers for the April-June period. That’s far below the 5 million subscribers forecast by Netflix. The slowdown worried investors already wondering how Netflix might fare against a new wave of competition coming this fall when both Walt Disney Co. and Apple plan to launch their own video streaming services.
The head of the group’s WOFL-WRBW Orlando and WOGX Gainesville has resigned to devote herself to a “family situation.”
Norah O’Donnell’s debut as the new CBS Evening News anchor drew much media fanfare but not so many viewers. The former co-host of CBS This Morning came in last place among evening shows on Monday despite a much-publicized premiere that included a sit-down with Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world.
Banning pornography from Tumblr was not necessarily meant to define Verizon Media’s strategy to turn around a collection of Internet has-beens. But that is how it has played out.
The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with NFL cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is leading a coalition of 38 media organizations, including RTDNA, in arguing against the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed changes to its Freedom of Information Act regulations.
The University of Miami is a top private research university with more than 17,000 students. It comprises 11 schools and colleges, serving undergraduate and graduate students across nearly 200 majors and programs. UM’s production demands increased with the 2016 launch of ESPN’s ACC Network, which was created exclusively to broadcast ACC sports. Drew Thomas, director of production services for UM, turned to EVS’ Dyvi software-defined switching solution as the foundation of the new production infrastructure.
Executives from Nexstar, Gray, E.W. Scripps and Meredith will weigh in on key issues facing broadcast from regulation to retrans as well as reviewing the outlook on monetizing TV’s future.
Jobs just posted last week on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center include openings in sales, news, creative services, and advertising research by ABC, Graham and BIA Advisory Services. These openings are in Texas, California, Virginia and in the Midwest.