Stocks posted small losses on Friday. Investors dealt with fresh concerns about the impact on businesses of the U.S. trade dispute with China. Some late-day gains in banks and insurers helped temper the market’s losses.
Panelists from a range of news organizations explain how they decided if they should build or buy the technology necessary to launch their streaming services.
The Toronto Raptors’ first-ever NBA championship gave ABC strong ratings Thursday night, ending the six-game series with a second straight big showing.
The first Democratic primary debates for the 2020 presidential election will be held later this month in Miami across two nights, and aired on NBC, and now we know which of the (many) candidates will be sharing a stage with whom.
NBCUniversal expects to hire 330 fulltime, year-round production workers in Albuquerque over the next 10 years, with a goal of pumping $500 million in direct production spending into the local economy as it begins the redevelopment there of a state-of-the-art film and television studio.
Executives from leading local and national news players in the OTT space discuss their various options for packaging and presenting content on the platform. Also crucial is figuring out how best to differentiate one’s OTT service from the many competing options, overcoming a lack of viewing metrics and personalizing content for viewers.
What has really attracted advertisers’ attention is that 43% of fans have annual household incomes of $75,000 or more and that “58% of fans that are aged 25 or older live with children in their household.” These are audiences that are less likely to watch traditional television.
CBS has unveiled its fall premiere game plan for the 2019-20 TV season, and The Neighborhood will be first out of the gate on Monday, Sept. 23. The sophomore sitcom will serve as the lead in to new series Bob Hearts Abishola (at 8:30) and the legal drama All Rise (at 9).
“A great disservice to the audience.” That’s how ABC News President James Goldston described the inaccurate assumptions that drove flawed coverage of the last presidential election. With 20/20 hindsight, mainstream media missed the story. With 2020 foresight, network news executives are determined not to let that happen again.
The possibility of a host-less Emmys is among the leading options being considered by Fox and the Television Academy as it preps for this year’s telecast.
MadHive recently took a look at OTT advertising requests in the open marketplace and discovered that a large percentage of them were suspicious.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave the job at the end of the month, President Donald Trump said Thursday. In a pair of tweets, the president said Sanders will return to her home state of Arkansas. He thanked her for what he called a “job well done.” “I hope she decides to run for Governor of Arkansas — she would be fantastic!” Trump tweeted. He did not immediately announce who would replace her.
This past week was a busy one on TVNewsCheck’s Media Job Center, as Cox, NBC, Gray and Insite Wireless posted ads for openings in sales, news, marketing and engineering in Chicago, San Diego, Columbia, Boston and New York, and one opening where you can live anywhere you want.