Broadcasting & Cable
China’s Shanghai Media Tech Outfits OB Van and EFP System With Calrec Artemis Consoles
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:26:27 GMT
HEBDEN BRIDGE, UK, AUGUST 15, 2018 — Calrec’s Artemis consoles are getting a workout in live sports this year in the wake of a deal with the China-based Shanghai Media Tech (SMT). SMT recently outfitted its HD9 OB van and Electronic Field Production (EFP) system with an Artemis Shine and Artemis ...
Food Network Gives ‘The Great Food Truck Race’ TV’s Biggest Promo Push
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:00:00 GMT
B&C has partnered with attention and conversion analytics company iSpot.tv to bring you a weekly chart we call Promo Mojo: exclusive data showing the top five TV promos ranked by TV ad impressions. These are the shows networks have been promoting most heavily to drive tune-in (our data covers ...
C3 Ratings Get Booted in July, Nathanson Says
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:15:08 GMT
Commercial minute ratings fell in July led by a double-digit decline on cable, which had its worst month since May 2017, according to an analysis of Nielsen data by Michael Nathanson of MoffettNathanson Research. In prime time C3 ratings among 18 to 49 year olds, a key metric for buying and selling ...
In AT&T-Time Warner Case, You Don't Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:37:56 GMT
Talk about a shellacking. In his recent opinion in the latest incarnation of U.S. v. AT&T, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected, in no uncertain terms, the U.S. Justice Department’s efforts to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner. AT&T is one of the nation’s largest ...
‘Ballers’ and ‘Insecure’ Are Back: Here’s How Viewers Are Reacting
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:41:32 GMT
HBO is kicking off its fall season with the premieres of two of its hit shows, Ballers (now in its fourth season) and Insecure (season three), which both aired Sunday night. According to emotion measurement AI company Canvs, while Ballers only garnered a little over 1,800 Emotional Reactions ...
Syndication Ratings: ‘Dr. Phil’ Hits 100 Straight Weeks as Top Talker
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:06:49 GMT
CBS Television Distribution’s Dr. Phil marked a milestone in the week ending Aug. 5, notching 100 straight weeks, with two ties, as syndication’s top talker. That’s the first time any talk show has had a run that long at the top since Oprah Winfrey departed syndication in May 2011. Talk is ...
VOA China Correspondents Released
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 20:14:02 GMT
The Voice of America said Tuesday (Aug. 14) that Mandarin Service Beijing correspondent Yibing Feng and Ai Lun, Feng's cameraman and assistant, have been released by Chinese authorities after being detained and interrogated. “While we’re glad our reporters have been set free, it is outrageous that ...
Scripps Hires Kalutkiewicz for Corporate Development
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:37:07 GMT
The E. W. Scripps Co. said it hired Robert Kalutkiewicz as VP of strategy, new business and corporate development. Kalutkiewicz, most recently with Tronc, is responsible for helping to develop the company’s strategy and evaluating investment, acquisition and partnership opportunities in national ...
ChyronHego at IBC2018
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 19:19:06 GMT
News and WeatherAt IBC2018, ChyronHego will preview CAMIO 4.5, the next release of the company’s industry-leading graphic asset management solution, with key features designed to make producer-driven news workflows even more versatile, flexible, and cost-effective. CAMIO 4.5 enhancements include a ...
Enforcement Bureau OK With Ending Sinclair-Tribune Hearing
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:44:26 GMT
The FCC's Enforcement Bureau says it has no issue with the FCC's administrative law judge (ALJ) terminating a hearing into Sinclair's representations about the now-imploded Tribune deal, though that apparently has not happened yet. The FCC docket was still open. An FCC spokesperson deferred ...
Piksel to unveil new features for flagship Fuse Metadata Manager at IBC 2018
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 18:13:04 GMT
York, United Kingdom – 14 August, 2018 – Piksel, a global provider of software solutions for the media and entertainment industry, has today announced updates to Fuse Metadata Manager to allow customers to leverage metadata across their entire ecosystem. Fuse Metadata Manager puts metadata at the ...
Helios & Matheson CFO Stuart Benson and Jeana Stanley, VP of Finance for Hearst Corporation, to Co-Chair “Media Outlook 2019” Seminar in NYC
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:32:37 GMT
Jeana Stanley, Vice President, Finance for Hearst Corporation, one of the nation's largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses, and Stuart Benson, CFO of Helios & Matheson, a provider of information technology services and solutions and ...
House Dems Push Pai for Answers on DDOS Non-Attack
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:05:12 GMT
Four House Democrats are pressing FCC chair Ajit Pai for answers about the FCC's mis-identification of a flood of net neutrality comments as a DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack, specifically when he and others at the FCC found out about the inaccurate diagnosis, suggesting the chairman ...
Comcast Lets ‘AGT’ Fans Vote Via X1 Voice Remotes
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:48:28 GMT
Comcast said fans of NBC’s America’s Got Talent will be able to vote for their favorite acts via their X1 voice remote controls. Comcast, which owns NBC, said subscribers will be able to say “vote for America’s Got Talent” or “vote for AGT” into the voice remote when prompted during the live ...
Primetime Ratings: ABC and NBC Tied for First
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:37:39 GMT
ABC and NBC took primetime ratings according to Nielsen overnights in adults 18-49. The networks ranked a 1.0 and a 5 share. ABC took last week's ratings with the finale of The Bachelorette. Bachelor in Paradise was back to back from eight to ten p.m. and ranked a 1.3 with more than 4.5 million ...
Hulu Renews Limited Series ‘Castle Rock’ for Season Two
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Hulu said it has renewed its limited series Castle Rock for a second season. Castle Rock, based on an original Stephen King story, is produced by Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The sixth episode of the series will premiere on Hulu Aug. 15. When it premiered, ...
Watchdog Group Barks at Edge Imbeds in Political Campaigns
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:52:53 GMT
Watchdog group Campaign for Accountability is calling for an investigation into political campaigns' use of "imbedded" Facebook and Google staffers. It wants the House and Senate Rules Committees to investigate the practice and whether new laws are needed to prevent what it says are edge providers ...
Euronews and Dalet Nominated for the IBC2018 Innovation Award
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:38:58 GMT
Paris, France – August 14, 2018 – Dalet, a leading provider of solutions and services for broadcasters and content professionals, announced today that they have been shortlisted alongside Euronews for the IBC2018 Innovation Awards content creation category. Lauded as one of the most coveted awards ...
VITEC to Feature IPTV and Digital Signage Platform, HEVC Innovations at IBC2018
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:26:41 GMT
Company Expands Capabilities of Award-Winning EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Platform, Debuts MGW Diamond Portable Quad-Channel HEVC Encoder PARIS — Aug. 14, 2018 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will showcase the new video wall ...
Pebble Beach Systems Showcases ‘IP in Action’ with Multiple Vendors
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:29:57 GMT
Weybridge, UK, August 14, 2018 –Pebble Beach Systems, will be demonstrating interoperability with a range of best of breed solutions across multiple IP standards in an ‘IP in Action’ feature on stand 8.B68 at IBC this September. Pebble’s IP Playout Pod is the latest initiative from the automation, ...

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