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  • Second Spectrum and L.A. Clippers Select AWS as Official Cloud and Machine Learning Provider of Clippers CourtVision
    by Raz Public Relations on February 15, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    Seattle and Los Angeles – February 15, 2019 – Today, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that AWS is now the primary cloud computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence provider of Clippers CourtVision, the live, augmented game-watching ... […]

  • Black Box Radian Flex Software-Based Video Wall Platform Earns ISE Best of Show Award
    by Dundee Hills Group on February 15, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    PITTSBURGH/UTRECHT — Feb. 15, 2019 — Black Box, an industry-leading provider of pro AV connectivity and signal distribution systems, today announced that the company's Radian Flex software-based video wall platform won an ISE Best of Show Award from AV Technology Europe, a Future Publishing ... […]

  • Cox Sells Broadcast Group to Apollo Global Management
    by Jon Lafayette on February 15, 2019 at 7:09 pm

    Cox Enterprises said it reached a deal to sell a majority interest in Cox Media Group’s broadcast stations and newspapers to fund managed by Apollo Global Management. The group involves 13 TV stations that reach a combined 31 million viewers. It also includes radio stations and newspapers in Ohio. ... […]

  • FCC's O'Rielly Names Chief of Staff
    by John Eggerton on February 15, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    FCC commissioner Michael O'Rielly has hired Joel Miller as his chief of staff. He succeeds Brooke Erickson who exited the FCC for the private sector. Miller has been deputy chief of staff and legislative director for Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), working on communications for the congressman, who is ... […]

  • Primetime Ratings: ABC, CBS Tie on Weak Night
    by Michael Malone on February 15, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    ABC and CBS tied for the win in Thursday prime ratings, both putting up a 1.0 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That beat the 0.9/4 that NBC posted. For ABC, Grey’s Anatomy lost a tenth of a point for a 1.4 and A Million Little Things was a flat 1.0, then How to Get Away ... […]

  • POTUS: Fox News Does Not Set His Agenda
    by John Eggerton on February 15, 2019 at 6:01 pm

    Billing it as "PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S BORDER SECURITY VICTORY," the White House issued a press release touting the appropriations bill as part of that victory and his declaration of a national emergency at the border as the other. That followed a press conference during which the President ... […]

  • Graham Seeks DOJ Meeting Before Decision on ASCAP/BMI Consent Decrees
    by John Eggerton on February 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Senate Judiciary Committee chair Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has asked the Justice Department to hold off on lifting the consent decrees on music licensing groups ASCAP and BMI until he has had a chance to discuss them with antitrust chief Makan Delrahim. The decrees affect how those organizations ... […]

  • Dorrego Named Fox Corp. Chief Investor Relations Officer, Nelson is Fox Stations CFO
    by Michael Malone on February 15, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    Joseph Dorrego, chief financial officer of Fox Television Stations, has been named chief investor relations officer and executive VP of corporate initiatives at Fox Corporation, as the company will be known after 21st Century Fox’s merger with Walt Disney. Dorrego will lead the development and ... […]

  • KCET Original Programs Now Available for Streaming on the Free PBS Video App
    by B&C Staff on February 15, 2019 at 2:35 pm

    Burbank, Calif. – Feb. 14, 2018 ­– The Public Media Group of Southern California, formed by the merger of KCET and PBS SoCal, announced today that KCET Originals series are now accessible for streaming on the free PBS Video app, expanding the availability of these diverse, award-winning programs ... […]

    by Sheila Morris on February 15, 2019 at 2:26 pm

    TOKYO, JAPAN – February 15, 2019 – Nippon TV is proud to announce that it has acquired the rights for the Japan broadcast of the South Korean drama series “Mother”, a remake of its very own drama series “Mother.” It will air on Nittele Plus, a channel operated by Nippon TV group company CS Nippon ... […]