Broadcasting & Cable
Preservation Awards to be Bestowed by AMIA at Annual Conference
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:55:13 GMT
At this year’s Association of Moving Image Archivists (AMIA) Annual Conference in Portland, four awards will be presented by the organization to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional work in the areas of archiving and preservation. The ceremony will take place on November 29 at the Portland ...
VITEC to Feature Its Comprehensive IPTV Distribution Solution and Military-Grade Encoders at GV Expo 2018
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:35:40 GMT
SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Nov. 13, 2018 — VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, today announced it will demonstrate its latest generation EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Platform, which features advanced distribution and playback capabilities for government ...
More Subscription Streaming Sites Will Soon Go Down, Fox Exec Predicts
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:53:56 GMT
Huntington Beach, Calif. — As Hollywood moviemakers desperately work a Change.org campaign to try to convince WarnerMedia from shuttering movie-buff-targeted SVOD site FilmStruck, the damn supporting many other niche-oriented subscription streaming platforms might be ready to break. Indeed, Parks ...
C3 Ratings Dropped By Double Digits in October
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:25:44 GMT
In October, the C3 ratings used to buy and sell advertising time dropped by double digits, according to an analysis of Nielsen data by Michael Nathanson of MoffettNathanson Research. Primetime ratings were down 11%, with broadcast dropping 12% and cable sliding by 11%. Nathanson notes that while ...
Syndication Ratings: Syndies Mostly Stable as November Sweep Kicks Off
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:22:51 GMT
Stability was the name of the game in the week ended Nov. 4, which also was the first full week of the November sweep running Oct. 25 to Nov. 21. Talk was the only genre in which all of the top-three shows moved up. CBS Television Distribution’s Dr. Phil led the pack for the 113th straight week ...
Television ‘Giants’ Seacrest, Abernethy, Lougee, Others Saluted
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:26:50 GMT
Eight television luminaries were named Giants of Broadcasting and Electronic Arts by the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation Tuesday in New York, with Fox Television Stations CEO Jack Abernethy, TV/radio host Ryan Seacrest and Tegna President/CEO Dave Lougee among the inductees. Juju Chang ...
USA Brings Back Reality Series ‘Temptation Island’
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 20:02:43 GMT
USA Network said it was bringing back the notorious reality show Temptation Island, which originally aired on Fox from 2001 to 2003. Original host Mark L. Walberg will also be back on the new USA version, which will premiere in January 2019. “As cable’s #1 entertainment network for 12 years and ...
Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins With Consistent ‘Voice’
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:43:50 GMT
NBC got top honors in Monday’s prime ratings, as The Voice led to a 1.5 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. In second was ABC at 0.9/4. NBC had The Voice at a flat 1.7 from 8 to 10 p.m. while Manifest fell 15% to 1.1. ABC had Dancing With the Stars down 18% at 0.9 from 8 ...
ANA Seeks Uniform National Privacy Standard
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:30:25 GMT
Advertisers are advising the Trump Administration to avoid regulating privacy along the lines of Europe's General Data Protection Rules (GDPR) or California's privacy law, overly restrictive approaches they argue would harm consumers and businesses by threatening the targeted digital ad model that ...
Facilis Technology Displays 8K and UHD Capabilities of Collaborative Storage Solutions at Inter BEE 2018
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:27:31 GMT
HUDSON, MA (November 13, 2018) – At Inter BEE 2018, Facilis (Stand 3217), a leading international supplier of cost-effective, high performance shared storage solutions for collaborative media production networks, will partner with its Authorized Reseller ITOCHU Cable Systems (ICS) to demonstrate 8K ...
Acorn TV’s Content-Packed December Slate Featuring Six Exclusive U.S. Premieres of Acorn TV Originals and Returning Fan Favorites
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:15:55 GMT
North America’s biggest streaming service focused on British and international television premieres more Agatha Raisin, Murdoch Mysteries and The Brokenwood Mysteries as well as new Irish drama Blood and Irish comedy Finding Joy November 13, 2018 - Following this month’s world premiere of Acorn ...
Leading Romanian Broadcaster, PRO TV, Chooses Pebble Beach Systems to Upgrade Entire Playout Operations
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:06:13 GMT
Weybridge, UK, November 13, 2018 –Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced that the largest commercial broadcaster in Romania, PRO TV, has chosen Pebble Beach Systems’ solutions to upgrade its entire playout operations. The ...
NUGEN Audio Announces New AMB Processor Enterprise Extension
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:01:16 GMT
LONDON, UK, NOVEMBER 13, 2018 - NUGEN Audio announces its new Audio Management Batch processor extension (AMB) that adds enterprise functionality to its modular software. To be shown for the first time at Inter BEE 2018 (Hall 1/Booth 1502 and Hall 2/Booth 2115), the AMB extension will expand the ...
Platinum Tools® Debuts New Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System; Now Available
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:39:31 GMT
NEWBURY PARK, Calif., Nov. 13, 2018 - Platinum Tools (www.platinumtools.com), the leader in solutions for the preparation, installation, hand termination and testing of wire and cable, is proud to announce the debut of the new Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System (p/ns 740C & 741C). The new ...
CNN Sues White House
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 17:26:01 GMT
CNN has filed suit against President Donald Trump and several aides to try and get senior White House reporter Jim Acosta's press pass restored. It was revoked after Acosta pressed the President in a press conference and briefly refused to give up his mic when approved by a White House intern. The ...
Videographer Christian Sasse Takes Sound Shark Parabolic Microphone Around the World and Back Again
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:43:21 GMT
VANCOUVER, CANADA, NOVEMBER 13, 2018 - Acclaimed Wildlife Videographer Christian Sasse recently added the Sound Shark parabolic microphone collector as a high-end recording solution for his face-to-face interview shoots and world-renowned wildlife photography. Developed by Klover Products™, ...
Justice Settles Investigations of TV Ad Communications
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:27:28 GMT
The Justice Department has settled with six groups of broadcasters over what DOJ said was the "unlawful sharing of competitively sensitive" information on advertising that reduced competition and harmed local business. It also signaled its continues to investigate. Sinclair had already signaled it ...
HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Back in April
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:08:53 GMT
The final season of Game of Thrones premieres on HBO in April, the network announced on social media. @GameofThrones shared on Twitter: “Every battle. Every betrayal. Every risk. Every fight. Every sacrifice. Every death. All #ForTheThrone,” before sharing that season eight starts in April. At the ...
Mediacan Speeds Up QC Operations and Enhances Content Quality With Interra Systems
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:00:07 GMT
CUPERTINO, Calif. — Nov. 13, 2018 — Interra Systems, a leading global provider of software products and solutions to the digital media industry, today announced that CUDO Mediacan, a Korean broadcast provider with multiple TV channels, has successfully deployed Interra Systems' BATON® file-based ...
Senate Dems Seek FTC Investigation of Kids Apps
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:55:27 GMT
A trio of Senate Democratic members of the Senate Commerce Committee are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate children's app marketing. In a letter to FTC chair, Joseph Simons and the other FTC commissioners, Sens Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Tom Udall (D-N.M.), and Richard Blumenthal ...

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