The AT&T-owned satellite operator says it offers “other, more popular” financial news networks. Bloomberg was also dropped from DirecTV Stream and Uverse.
TV streaming service Philo today announced that it is adding Crackle, an AVOD (Ad-supported Video on Demand) service owned and operated by Crackle Plus, bringing thousands of movies and TV episodes on demand to its lineup and significantly increasing the amount of VOD content available to all subscribers. In addition to Crackle, starting today, […]
The former president of ABC News, along with Bloomberg anchor Stephanie Ruhle, will host Bloomberg Go, a new morning show scheduled to launch Oct. 5 on Bloomberg TV. Bloomberg hopes the show will cultivate a crowd beyond traders seeking tips before the U.S. stock market opens, such as financial executives in Hong Kong or business leaders seeking new ideas from video delivered via tablet or smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter has chosen a television journalist, Peter Cook, to be his main spokesman. Cook most recently worked as Bloomberg TV’s chief Washington correspondent. A written statement by Carter on Friday said Cook would begin as his press secretary in July. Cook replaces John Kirby, who left the Pentagon earlier […]
CNBC hit a 20-year low in its 25-54 demo, according to Nielsen data, and since 2008, daytime viewership has fallen more than 50%. Fox Business Network declined to 58,000 from 71,000 in the past year. And Bloomberg LP has failed to turn a profit off its TV network. Kevin Magee, EVP of Fox Business said people can get stock prices from anywhere today. “Aside from that, there is general unhappiness with the economy these days, and it isn’t always fun to watch news that’s bad.” Wall Street Journal subscribers can read the full story.
Big changes are ahead after another management overhaul of the financial news outlet’s TV operation. Problem is, no one is really sure what they are — or where they stand.
Aereo, the Barry Diller and IAC-backed TV streaming company, has reached a deal to add cable network Bloomberg TV to its lineup, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Aereo will pay Bloomberg for its content, the cmpanies said, without diclosing the terms of the deal. The streaming TV service has been defending itself in court against the major broadcast networks, who have sued the company for streaming the broadcast signals of their New York stations without permission. WSJ subscribers can read the full report here.
The owner of the business news cable channel has written a letter to the FCC asking it to force Comcast to comply with a previous order to move Bloomberg TV closer to rival CNBC.
NEW YORK — Twice last week CNBC, the nation’s most popular business network, stayed on pre-taped programming when important economic news broke in the evening while its two smaller rivals were covering the events live. Bloomberg Television and Fox Business Network both extended live coverage on Friday night, when the Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services […]