Tag archive for ‘cable’
Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Vessel’s Jason Kilar Bangs Drum for Early-Access Online Video Sector

New startup Vessel is looking to carve a niche for itself in online video as activity picks up in the promising field, Chief Executive Jason Kilar said in an interview with the Guardian. “We want to make More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

Watch: Sarah Silverman and Chelsea Handler’s Super Bowl Ad

The world’s two funniest Jewish women, Sarah Silverman and Chelsea Handler, teamed up for the Super Bowl. The two appear in an ad for T Mobile. Close in age to one another, the two comics took different More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Informs Investors of ‘Substantial Savings’ (Layoffs)

Viacom’s stock closed down 4.4% on Friday following a disappointing quarter in which the company missed Q1 revenue estimates as it faces concerns about inventory and fewer stock buybacks, as reported More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman Cuts Cord on Nickelodeon

Viacom is the latest cable company to cut the cord (at least partially), or in industry lingo, to go “over the top” and offer direct-to-consumer streaming, according to Reuters. While the regular More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Google to Become Own Cellphone Company

Get ready for Google the phone company. According to various reports it is planning to jump into the mobile telephone market. Google will use the pre-existing infrastructure belonging to the cell phone carriers More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Huge Investment in SpaceX May Vault Google into Satellite Internet Lead

Google’s investment of $1 billion in Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) for satellite Internet service could enable the search giant to eventually overtake cable companies in the field, a report said. In More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Rob Reiner, Mel Brooks, Guests on Billy Crystal’s ‘The Comedians’

Legendary directors Rob Reiner and Mel Brooks have been booked to appear on Billy Crystal’s new cable series “The Comedians.” Other guest stars on the show will include Jimmy Kimmel and Steven Webber. The More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Jeff Zucker Says CNN is Not Being Sold to Yahoo

CNN head Jeff Zucker has denied rumors that Yahoo is considering buying the network from its current owners Time Warner. Zucker made the comments in a town hall meeting which he held with CNN employees. He also More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Syfy Network to Develop ‘51st State’ with Executive Producer Peter Chernin

The Syfy network is adding a futuristic prison drama to its slate of programs in development, a report said. The network is teaming with Craig Borten, Peter Chernin and Fox Television Group’s cable division More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Patrick Drahi Buys 7 Magazines From Belgian Publisher

  Patrick Drahi, known to some as the “cable cowboy, ” is going to buy seven magazines from Belgian-based Roularta Media Group, as reported by Reuters. Drahi, founder of Altice, won More...

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