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  1. September 30, 2015

    CBS kicks off push to include digital viewers in TV ratings

    CBS will become the first US broadcast television network to count digital viewers in its Nielsen TV ratings — the...

  2. September 30, 2015

    ComScore-Rentrak: measure for measure

    ComScore’s takeover of Rentrak has been long and eagerly anticipated by media and advertising companies, who like to...

  1. August 21, 2015

    US TV: over the top, under the gun

    There were good reasons to sell shares in US television companies (those that make programming and those that...

  2. August 20, 2015

    Gold miners climb on global macro fears

    Gold miners climbed on Thursday as the haven asset hit a five-week high, buoyed by investor concerns that the global...

  3. August 14, 2015

    TV flickers as viewers find new screens

    When 24m US viewers tuned in to watch Donald Trump slug it out with his rivals for the Republican presidential...

  4. MBA blog

    July 27, 2015

    Meet the incoming MBA class

    For the start of the academic year in September, we have signed up another group of bloggers to share their experience...

  5. June 23, 2015

    Hulu deal with Showtime to offer internet video service

    Hulu, the online streaming company, has struck a deal with Showtime to offer the premium cable channel’s new internet...

  6. June 11, 2015

    21st Century Fox: the sons also rise

    At least there will be no Sumner Redstone redux at 21st Century Fox. The 90-something chairman of CBS and Viacom has...

  7. June 4, 2015

    Revolution of the Eye, The Jewish Museum, New York — review

    You could argue that nothing has had a more decisive impact on the stylistic preferences of millennials than Mad Men....

  8. May 19, 2015

    George Lucas makes $2.2bn paper profit on Walt Disney stake

    George Lucas has made a $2.2bn paper profit on the Walt Disney stock he received in exchange for the rights to Star...

  9. April 19, 2015

    Comcast and TWC to address antitrust concerns over $45bn merger

    Comcast and Time Warner Cable will hold a vital meeting with the US Justice Department this week in an attempt to allay...

  10. March 24, 2015

    Hispanics shine bright amid US television’s advertising gloom

    The US television industry is at a turning point, as broadcasters and cable networks digest the first evidence of what...

  11. March 17, 2015

    Apple: unbundle of joy

    Dealing with the Hollywood jet set seems glamorous at first. But once the stardust settles, their demands become...

  12. March 15, 2015

    Assad must come to negotiating table, says Kerry

    The US is reasserting its willingness to negotiate with President Bashar al-Assad’s regime to end the conflict in Syria...

  13. March 5, 2015

    TV taps data to stem stream of ad dollars to smaller screens

    Media groups are stepping up their efforts to make television advertising work more like data-driven digital campaigns,...

  14. February 22, 2015

    Broadcasters fear falling revenues as viewers switch to on-demand TV

    With YouTube to watch, Instagram pictures to take and Facebook, Snapchat and other social media platforms to explore, a...

  15. February 16, 2015

    CBS: radio silence

    Is the most intriguing dealmaking at CBS about radio, not television? TV has been the centre of attention recently,...

  16. February 13, 2015

    TV sports rights: Show them the money

    Netflix spent $100m on two series of House of Cards. Walt Disney invested significantly more in the last instalment of...

  17. February 13, 2015

    Jon Stewart, television satirist

    Jon Stewart was, for once, lost for words. He had waited until the end of Tuesday’s taping of The Daily Show and his...

  18. January 29, 2015

    Wall Street considers CBS and Viacom without Sumner Redstone

    If the US’s most enduring media moguls were to meet for dinner one evening, there would have to be a prime place at the...

  19. January 14, 2015

    The prudent mogul breaks up his empire

    There comes a time in most people’s lives, usually very late in the lives of self-made billionaires, when they settle...

  20. January 9, 2015

    Pay TV: bundle of joy

    Opening the monthly US cable TV bill is a punch to the gut. Add $19.99 for this fee to $7.99 for that service and the...

  21. January 4, 2015

    TV Advertising: Very mad men

    Kill the messenger. That might be an extreme reaction for America’s television networks, who have a grievance with...

  22. November 5, 2014

    CBS takes 24-hour news battle online

    CBS will launch a 24-hour digital news channel on Thursday as the US broadcaster behind the Big Bang Theory shifts its...

  23. November 4, 2014

    Fox warns that the traditional US cable bundle is ‘fraying’

    The traditional US cable bundle is “fraying” as younger viewers flock to Netflix and other streaming sites, but pricey...

  24. FT Tech Hub

    October 21, 2014

    Omnicom says digital ads are stealing share from TV

    Television’s $70bn advertising business isn’t dead yet. So says John Wren, chief executive of Omnicom, one of the...

  25. October 21, 2014

    Nielsen launches system to measure online audiences

    Nielsen, the measurement company whose television ratings underpin billions of dollars in advertising sales, is rolling...

  26. October 21, 2014

    Amazon strikes new Simon & Schuster deal

    Amazon has signed a new multiyear deal with Simon & Schuster that returns significant control over ebook prices to the...

  27. October 19, 2014

    TV’s big guns turn their sights on the digital upstarts

    Television is cutting the cord. As viewers take control over what they watch and when they watch it, the companies...

  28. October 16, 2014

    CBS to stream TV live over the internet

    CBS is to become the first US broadcaster to offer households a live stream of local TV stations over the internet,...

  29. October 12, 2014

    Starz to launch in international markets

    Starz, the US pay-television network behind shows such as Spartacus and Black Sails, has struck a deal to build an...

  30. September 14, 2014

    Sporting icons fall victim to changing habits

    Change is good but also unsettling. The old order can be comfortable, familiar, reliable, in life as in sport, which,...

  31. September 8, 2014

    ITV makes case for retransmission windfall

    ITV has intensified its calls for BSkyB and Virgin Media to pay millions of pounds to carry its channels, saying that...

  32. August 21, 2014

    Gore sues Al Jazeera America

    Al Gore, the former US vice-president and co-founder of Current TV, has alleged Al Jazeera America “manufacture[d]”...

  33. August 15, 2014

    Amazon & publishers: book groups

    Like a cheetah picking off sickly gazelles, Amazon planned to go after the publishing houses one by one. This is how...

  34. August 7, 2014

    Basketball catches CBS on the rebound

    Net income at CBS dropped 7 per cent in the second quarter as the US broadcaster’s advertising revenues were hit by the...

  35. July 17, 2014

    US media: Who else might be in play?

    What Murdoch would be getting Rupert Murdoch has tried to buy Time Warner for $80bn, but 21st Century Fox is not the...

  36. July 16, 2014

    Fox / Time Warner: big time

    The names in this potential mega-merger say it all: it’s about legacy. Twenty First Century Fox – $79bn in market value...

  37. July 10, 2014

    United soars on airline optimism lift-off

    A turbulent month for the US airline sector, marked by pockets of pessimism from Europe’s two largest carriers, came to...

  38. June 30, 2014

    Aereo: think local

    Forget CBS, Disney and Fox. The parties most desperate for a victory in last week’s Supreme Court decision about...

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