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  1. 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...

  2. 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 exhausting....

  1. 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...

  2. 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, in...

  3. 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...

  4. 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, with...

  5. 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 The...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 their...

  9. 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 total...

  10. 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 Nielsen,...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

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    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 world’s...

  14. 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 out...

  15. 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...

  16. 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 behind...

  17. 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, without...

  18. 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...

  19. 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, of...

  20. 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 this...

  21. 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]” claims...

  22. 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 the...

  23. 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 loss...

  24. 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 only...

  25. 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 –...

  26. 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 an...

  27. 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 television...

  28. June 25, 2014

    Q&A: what exactly is Aereo?

    On Wednesday the US Supreme Court ruled that online TV service Aereo was illegal, in a landmark decision that dissenting...

  29. June 25, 2014

    US refiners hit by Pioneer’s export move

    US oil refiners fell by their greatest rate in more than two and a half years after a Texas company was given permission to...

  30. June 25, 2014

    Supreme Court rules Aereo is illegal

    US television networks including CBS and Fox saw off a serious challenge to their business models on Wednesday when the...

  31. June 11, 2014

    CBS rise on split from the great outdoors

    Shares in CBS, the owner of the most-watched US television network, bucked the weaker trend among US equities, after...

  32. May 2, 2014

    Content king Redstone comes to UK shores

    Sumner Redstone does not do deals very often. But when he does, he tends to make a splash. The nonagenarian billionaire hit...

  33. April 22, 2014

    Stephen Colbert’s late-night laughs

    A couple of weeks ago, I was on stage at the University of Colorado’s Conference on World Affairs when a fellow panellist,...

  34. April 21, 2014

    US broadcasters set for court battle with Aereo’s streaming service

    A tiny antenna the size of a dime is provoking one of the largest legal battles in the history of the television business....

  35. April 10, 2014

    Stephen Colbert to succeed David Letterman as ‘Late Show’ host

    CBS has moved quickly to fill one of the most important slots in its TV schedule by hiring Stephen Colbert to replace David...

  36. April 4, 2014

    Letterman’s CBS exit ends an era for his industry

    David Letterman’s announcement that he will be giving up his long-time roost on US network television next year heralds the...

  37. March 28, 2014

    CBS $3.3bn billboard spin-off signals end of era

    CBS’s spin-off of its $3.3bn billboard business into a public company, which began trading on Friday, signals the end of an...

  38. March 28, 2014

    Digital v human: the new debate

    A couple of years ago Brian Arthur, an academic affiliated with the Palo Alto Research Center, made a startling prediction....

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