FCC Asked to Vet Broadcaster Refusal To Air Local Choice Ads

MusicFIRST has asked the FCC to investigate the fact that some CBS radio stations are refusing to air ads in favor of Local Choice, a Senate Commerce Committee proposal that would allow cable and... |
China's Popular Online Video Sites Face New Regulations

China has ordered video-streaming sites to get state approval to run foreign TV shows and films as authorities in the world's largest Internet market tighten online control. |
CRTC Report Says Canadians Watched Less TV in 2013 But Streamed More

Canadians spent a little less time channel surfing last year but still watched more TV content overall when accounting for streaming, suggests a report by the CRTC. The average Canadian aged two... |
Pay TV penetration continues to decline as new households don't get cable

The number of new homes in the U.S. is growing, but pay TV numbers are not. People who move are especially prone to cutting the cord. New evidence that cord cutting is happening comes from the... |
CRTC Proposes Small Basic Cable Package

In a discussion paper released two weeks ago, the CRTC proposed the creation of a small basic package of channels. It would include local TV stations including CBC, educational channels... |
Slow Comcast Speeds Were Costing Netflix Customers

Why did Netflix pay Comcast to stream its videos faster? Because Netflix was losing customers. That's according to a petition Netflix filed to the Federal Communications Commission this week in... |
Netflix Acquires 'The Blacklist' For $2M An Episode

In what is believed to be the biggest subscription video-on-demand deal for a TV series, I've learned that Netflix has acquired the rights to hit NBC drama The Blacklist from Sony Pictures TV in... |
OWN Launches 'Who Am I' Digital Web Series

The Oprah Winfrey Network is expanding its original programming into the digital space, the network announced Thursday. The net will premiere web series "Who Am I" on the newly re-launched... |
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