HBO to Launch Standalone Over-the-Top Service in U.S. Next Year

In a bold surprise, HBO plans to launch a stand-alone over-the-top service in the U.S. next year, CEO Richard Plepler confirmed Wednesday. "This will be transformative for our company," Plepler... |
YouTube Pays Out $1B With Content ID

YouTube has confirmed a big milestone to Billboard: $1 billion in payouts from its ContentID copyright earmarking system since its launch seven years ago. The system is made available to select... |
Should HBO Open A News Division?

A traditionalist would tell you John Oliver ought not be mentioned in the same breath as Scott Pelley, David Muir, or Brian Williams. In just a few years, however, traditionalists won't be the... |
Peering Deals Speed Up U.S. Netflix Streams, But European ISPs Still Faster

Good news for FIOS customers: Verizon's fiber network is now officially the fastest way to access Netflix in the U.S., at least if you discount regional ISPs with smaller footprints like Google... |
Netflix Arrives On Linux

Seven years after first launching its streaming service, Netflix officially arrived on Linux this week: Linux users can now access Netflix streams without resorting to any complicated workarounds... |
Nielsen's Technical Error Causes Months of False TV Ratings

A software bug has resulted in TV ratings being allocated incorrectly among broadcast and syndication programming since March, according to executives at Nielsen, the measurement service whose... |
Kidoodle.TV's Parent Company Closes $10M in Angel Financing

A Parent Media Co. Inc. ("APMC") today announced the successful completion of its fully subscribed Angel Round of financing in support of its online... |
A&E Sets 2-Year Deal for Critics' Choice Movie and TV Award Shows

A&E Network has cut a two-year deal with the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association to carry the Critics' Choice film and TV kudocasts in 2015... |
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