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  • PBS to Cover Dec. 9 Impeachment Hearing
    by John Eggerton on December 7, 2019 at 2:19 am

    The House Judiciary Committee has scheduled the next impeachment hearing and PBS said it will cover it live for its affiliates. The hearing, which will feature "Presentations from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Judiciary Committee," is slated for 9 a.m. on Monday ... […]

  • SKY NEWS AUSTRALIA INSTALLS VINTEN ROBOTICS AND AUTOSCRIPT INTELLIGENT PROMPTING IN REMOTE STUDIOS
    by Wall Street Communications on December 6, 2019 at 10:56 pm

    BURY ST EDMUNDS, U.K., and LONDON — Dec. 6, 2019 — Sky News Australia has made a major investment in state-of-the-art robotic camera support systems from Vinten and Intelligent Prompting solutions from Autoscript for its six remote studios located throughout Australia. With the latest build-out ... […]

  • Riedel Bolero and MediorNet Provide Comprehensive and Wide-Ranging Comms Solution for World-Renowned Winterthurer Musikfestwochen
    by Wall Street Communications on December 6, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    WUPPERTAL, Germany — Dec. 5, 2019 — For the seventh straight year, Riedel Communications Switzerland AG provided a comprehensive communications infrastructure for the Winterthurer Musikfestwochen, held last August in the historic old town of Winterthur, Switzerland. In its biggest commitment to ... […]

  • HBO Orders ‘80s Lakers Drama
    by Michael Malone on December 6, 2019 at 10:19 pm

    HBO has ordered a series about the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, which the network called “one of sports’ most revered and dominant dynasties—a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.” Adam McKay directed the pilot and executive produces the series. “Alongside Adam McKay and Max ... […]

  • FedNet Uses TVU Grid for Live Coverage of U.S. Presidential Impeachment Hearings
    by Wire Contributor on December 6, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – DECEMBER 4, 2019 – FedNet, the leading provider of multimedia content to the U.S. Congress, is providing live broadcast coverage of the impeachment inquiry hearings and the upcoming U.S. Senate trial against U.S. President Donald Trump this month using TVU Grid from TVU ... […]

  • Klobuchar Would Tie Net Neutrality to Government Contract Money
    by John Eggerton on December 6, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    Presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who has already promised universal access by the midpoint of her first term as President as part of an infrastructure package, has released a bunch more broadband-related proposals, including using government contracts to get ISPs to follow net ... […]

  • Quibi to Offer Season Seven of ‘Reno 911!’
    by Michael Malone on December 6, 2019 at 6:50 pm

    Season seven of comedy Reno 911! will run on Quibi. The ensemble comedy was created by and stars Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver and Thomas Lennon, all who will write and star in the new season. The show, about high jinks within the Reno Sheriff’s Department, ran for six seasons on Comedy ... […]

  • Middle Atlantic Broadens DC Power Support in the E.U.
    by InGear PR on December 6, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    FAIRFIELD, N.J. — Dec. 3, 2019 — Middle Atlantic Products, a brand of Legrand | AV, is building upon its commitment of delivering more solutions and support in the E.U. with local inventory and shipment of region-specific power plugs for its High Power DC Power Distribution Series. The versatile, ... […]

  • Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins With Cowboys-Bears
    by Michael Malone on December 6, 2019 at 5:05 pm

    Fox won Thursday prime by a mile, as a hearty Thursday Night Football gave the network a 3.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and an 18 share. In a distant second was ABC at 0.8/4. Fox had Cowboys versus Bears across prime. The previous Thursday was Thanksgiving, the on-air offerings a ... […]

  • FTC Finds Cambridge Analytica Engaged in Deceptive Practices
    by John Eggerton on December 6, 2019 at 4:53 pm

    The Federal Trade Commission has put its official stamp on what most already knew: data company Cambridge Analytica "engaged in deceptive practices, in violation of the FTC Act--to harvest personal information from tens of millions of Facebook users for voter profiling and targeting." It was ... […]