The FCC’s Media Bureau is seeking comment on a request that it create a report on content vendor diversity. Fuse Media led a coalition of minority-owned media groups that sought the new report, which would include requiring such data from any company that relies on an FCC license, or any subsidiary of that company. That would include any number of streaming services as well as traditional content producers and platforms — with Disney, Comcast and Paramount among them.
Latino-owned TV and media company Fuse Media is rolling onto the streaming battlefield with the official launch of Fuse+, priced at $2 per month as a standalone service and available at no extra cost to customers of participating pay-TV operators. Above, Sex Sells is one of its originals.
Fuse Media says the acquisition empowers its management team to take the cross-platform, multicultural media property to the next level in serving Latino, multicultural millennial and GenZ consumers.
Fuse Media, a cross-platform entertainment media brand serving a multicultural Millennial and Gen Z audience, is today kicking off “Be Heard. Be Change.” — the latest iteration of its call-to-action initiative that launched earlier this year. The campaign will feature Stacey Abrams, a member of the board of advisors for Climate Power 2020, founder of Fair Fight and the Southern Economic Advancement […]
Fuse Media president and CEO Michael Schwimmer is stepping down. Schwimmer’s last day at Fuse will be April 12. Mike Roggero, COO-CFO of Fuse, has been named interim CEO.
Comcast announced on Sunday that it will be dropping Fuse, a multicultural-focused cable network partially owned by Jennifer Lopez, from its services in the new year. Fuse CEO Michael Schwimmer called the decision “both surprising and troubling.”
Interpublic’s Mediabrands unit has formed an alliance with more than 15 minor TV networks to develop and organize data and technology that would enable the agency and its clients to buy their advertising inventory programmatically. The initiative, which is being led by Mediabrands’ Magna Global unit, so far includes more than 15 networks, about half of which are not even measured by Nielsen.
Sean Combs, the hip-hop mogul now known as Diddy, has bid about $200 million for the Fuse cable channel, according to three people with knowledge of the situation. He would convert Fuse, owned by New York-based Madison Square Garden Co., into Revolt TV, which has backing from Comcast Corp., said the people, who requested anonymity because the talks are private.
Fuse could be worth $300 million to $400 million in a sale, but never really achieved the popularity that MSG had hoped.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Fuse television network has turned to news veteran Rick Kaplan, who has run CNN and MSNBC and produced programs like “Nightline,” to develop a music news program aimed largely at people some 40 years younger than him. “Fuse News” is set to debut Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. Eastern time […]
At the center of Time Warner Cable’s dispute with Madison Square Garden is the fate of Fuse music channel, which the Garden bundles with the MSG sports network.