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  • TiVo Report Sees New TV Data Shaking Up Measurement
    by Jon Lafayette on May 23, 2018 at 7:00 am

    TV measurement is going through big changes, according to a new whitepaper from TiVo. After years of audience estimates being based on small samples or panels of viewer, big data has come to TV in the form of set-top-box data and automated content recognition. Those new forms of data “are set to ... […]

  • VAB Plans Campaign Showing Digital Firms Using TV to Grow
    by Jon Lafayette on May 23, 2018 at 4:01 am

    The Video Advertising Bureau is launching a multi-screen campaign that shows upstart digital-native companies turned to TV to grow their businesses. The campaign uses the theme “Television. Be Known” and will run for at least 11 weeks on more than 70 networks and in nearly all TV networks via ... […]

  • Sohonet Supports the 2018 British Arrows
    by Ignite Strategic Communications on May 22, 2018 at 11:08 pm

    Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity, remote collaboration and network security for the media and entertainment industry, sponsored this year’s BRITISH ARROWS ceremony. The BRITISH ARROWS, the only British advertising awards dedicated solely to moving image advertising, were held Wednesday ... […]

  • EditShare Expands Americas Territory Sales Team
    by Wire Contributor on May 22, 2018 at 11:04 pm

    Boston, MA - May 22, 2018 - EditShare, a technology leader in intelligent scale-out storage, automated QC and media management solutions, welcomes new team members Jason Quast to the territory sales director position for Southeast U.S. and Dave Spraker for the territory sales director role for ... […]

  • Triveni Digital and ATEME Demonstrate End-to-End ATSC 3.0 SHVC Ecosystem at ATSC Next-Gen TV Conference
    by Dundee Hills Group on May 22, 2018 at 9:08 pm

    Real-Time, Scalable HEVC Solution Increases Bandwidth Efficiency for ATSC 3.0 Broadcasts Delivered Over the Air and Broadband PRINCETON, N.J. — May 22, 2018 — Triveni Digital today announced that it will demonstrate an end-to-end, real-time, scalable HEVC (SHVC) workflow with ATEME, a global leader ... […]

  • CBS Says It Will Challenge Amendments to Bylaws
    by Jon Lafayette on May 22, 2018 at 8:51 pm

    CBS said it plans to challenge amendments to its corporate bylaws made by the family of Sumner Redstone that prevent the CBS board from diluting the Redstones’ stake in the company. The move is the latest in the war between CBS and Sumner Redstone’s daughter Shari Redstone over the future of CBS. ... […]

  • Senate Commerce Approves Rural Broadband Comparability Act
    by John Eggerton on May 22, 2018 at 8:34 pm

    The Senate Commerce Committee has by voice vote favorably reported S. 2418, the Rural Reasonable and Comparable Wireless Access Act of 2018 to the full Senate for a vote. The bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Sens. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.V.), would attempt to close the ... […]

  • CBS Shares Summer Premiere Dates
    by Michael Malone on May 22, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    CBS has announced premiere dates for its summer schedule, with suspense thriller Salvation debuting Monday, June 25; Big Brother kicking off Wednesday, June 27; and TKO: Total Knock Out, hosted by Kevin Hart, starting Wednesday, July 11. Season two of Salvation sees that the world learned about the ... […]

  • NBC Claims Season Title in Viewers 18-49
    by Michael Malone on May 22, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    The September-to-May TV season has nearly concluded, and NBC has clinched the top rating in viewers 18-49, while CBS won a narrow total viewers race, edging out NBC, according to Nielsen data. NBC has averaged a 2.2 in “most current” adults 18-49, ahead of the 1.5 put up by ABC, CBS and Fox, ... […]

  • Syndication Ratings: At May Sweeps' Mid-Point, 'Judge Judy' Reigns
    by Paige Albiniak on May 22, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    Judge Judy is the queen of the May sweep at the midpoint of the ratings period, which runs April 26 through May 23. In the session ending May 13, CBS Television Distribution’s court-show leader and its fellow top-five gavelers all were up week to week while everything else in first-run was flat or ... […]