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News Roundup

Title Date Source
Comcast beats earnings expectations, adding 350,000 high-speed internet customers 01-24-2018 CNBC
AT&T says it supports net neutrality - but it’s staying quiet on whether it could charge more for faster access 01-24-2018 Recode
Spotify Retools Content Strategy With a Pivot Away From Video 01-24-2018 Variety
YouTube Unveils Plan to Consolidate Artists' Channels 01-23-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Funny Or Die Cuts Staff For The Second Time In Two Years 01-23-2018 Tubefilter
Tegna Makes Strategic Investment in Tubi TV 01-23-2018 Multichannel News
Ad buyers want more flexibility and stats for Facebook Watch ads 01-23-2018 Digiday
News Corp’s Murdoch Urges Facebook to Pay Publishers for Content 01-22-2018 WSJ
'Mosaic': How an HBO App Lured Fans Months Before the Miniseries' Premiere 01-22-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix Execs Say They’re Not Afraid of Disney’s Streaming Service 01-22-2018 Variety
For Second Straight Year, YouTube Recruits Agencies To Showcase Six-Second Ads At Sundance 01-22-2018 Tubefilter
Facebook Inked a Big-Time Esports Livestreaming Pact With ESL 01-22-2018 Adweek
Lotame Extends Smart TV Relationship With Inscape 01-22-2018 Multichannel News
In their battle against big cable, YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV have signed up hundreds of thousands of subscribers 01-22-2018 CNBC
Dan Rather launching weekly show with progressive outlet The Young Turks Network 01-21-2018 CNN
Twitter may lose the exec driving its live video strategy 01-21-2018 Engadget
Facebook hires Eurosport chief for multibillion live push 01-21-2018 Guardian
NBCUniversal Content Studio Plucks Peacock TV Talent for Branded Video 01-20-2018 Variety
BAMTech Taps Apple Veteran to Lead Disney OTT 01-19-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Facebook Decides Against Thursday Night Football Bid 01-19-2018 Bloomberg
Facebook Watch a Hit? Study Finds 40% of Users Tune In to Video Weekly 01-19-2018 Variety
CBS Digital Makes Executive Changes 01-18-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Snap Lays Off Two Dozen Employees 01-18-2018 Cheddar
Spotify's revamped podcasts will include more photos and video 01-18-2018 Engadget
Twitch challenges YouTube with new video producer tools, Disney partnership 01-18-2018 Ars Technica
Amazon Studios to cut back on indie films in programming shift 01-18-2018 Reuters
NBA, Verizon Pact for Live-Game Subscriptions on Yahoo, Tech Development 01-18-2018 Variety
Xfinity Mobile Launches Bring Your Own Device Option 01-18-2018 Multichannel News
News-feed change raises questions for the future of Facebook Watch 01-18-2018 Digiday
TiVo/Google patent agreement covers YouTube TV 01-18-2018 Advanced Television
Comcast Technology Solutions and DLVR Announce Partnership to Deliver Quality of Experience Across Any Screen 01-17-2018 Press Release
Fubo TV's Live Ad Insertion is Just in Time for Olympics and Super Bowl 01-17-2018 AdAge
NBC To Stream Olympics Opening Ceremonies Live For The First Time 01-17-2018 Mediapost
Kristen Wiig to Star in Apple Comedy Series From Reese Witherspoon 01-17-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Amazon makes it easier to find live shows on Fire TV 01-17-2018 Engadget
Redbox Says Disney Engaging in Copyright Misuse to Protect Coming Streaming Service 01-17-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube signs NBA's Durant, upping ante with Facebook, Twitter 01-17-2018 CNET
YouTube Sets Stricter Requirements for Creator Partners in Response to Advertiser Concerns 01-16-2018 Variety
Ricky Van Veen Says Facebook Watch Will Filter Out Spoilers From Your News Feed 01-16-2018 Deadline
Frequency Capping Is Far From Solved In Connected TV 01-16-2018 AdExchanger
With no sign of Watch, Facebook mid-roll ads yield slim prospects for UK publishers 01-16-2018 Digiday
George Clooney Is Heading To Hulu In A ‘Catch-22’ 01-16-2018 Tubefilter
Snapchat Content Chiefs Talk Redesign, Scripted Programming 01-15-2018 Variety
HBO to Talent: You Won’t Get This Much Love at Netflix 01-15-2018 WSJ
NBC brings two Winter Olympics preview shows to Netflix 01-14-2018 Engadget
YouTube Execs Talk Logan Paul's "Unfortunate Missteps," Potential Redemption 01-13-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Streaming of NFL 'Thursday Night Football' Rises on Amazon 01-11-2018 Multichannel News
Hulu Looks To Take On YouTube And Facebook With Shorter Videos 01-11-2018 Mediapost
How Roku Morphed From a Quirky Hardware Startup to a TV Streaming Powerhouse 01-11-2018 Variety
Google Plans to Vet YouTube Premium Video Content 01-11-2018 Bloomberg
TiVo DVRs will take commands from Alexa and Google Assistant 01-11-2018 Engadget
NBC Sees $1.4 Billion in Ad Sales for Super Bowl, Winter Games 01-11-2018 Bloomberg
U.S. vs. AT&T: A Court Fight Over the Future of TV 01-11-2018 WSJ
'We're ahead of the curve': WWE's marketing chief says the wrestling brand is already where ESPN wants to be 01-11-2018 Business Insider
More Evidence That Netflix and Amazon Have Joined a Legal War Against Piracy 01-10-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube's AI is the puppet master over most of what you watch 01-10-2018 CNET
Horizon Teams Up With 4C To Customize Cross-Platform TV Plans 01-10-2018 AdExchanger
At CES 2018, Hulu says Netflix isn’t the high roller you think 01-10-2018 CNET
CES 2018: Getting a Fix on Audience Fragmentation 01-10-2018 Multichannel News
Dish DVRs will soon work with Google Assistant 01-10-2018 Engadget
Disney-ABC TV Chief Ben Sherwood Touts Iger’s Streaming Strategy at CES 01-10-2018 Variety
Kerry Washington on Her New Facebook Show and How Technology Is Diminishing Hollywood’s Gatekeepers 01-09-2018 Variety
Tom Brady Gave a Filmmaker Unusual Access to His Private Life 01-09-2018 NY Times
NBC To Stream Olympics Video In Virtual Reality 01-09-2018 Mediapost
‘We have to make it work for our partners’: Facebook’s Fidji Simo on Watch 01-09-2018 Digiday
Sources: Overwatch League-Twitch Deal Worth At Least $90M 01-09-2018 Sports Business Daily
NBC Gives State Farm Premium Placement in ‘This is Us’ 01-09-2018 B&C
Publishers are treating Facebook Watch like YouTube 01-09-2018 Digiday
Viacom to Acquire Influencer Platform WhoSay 01-08-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
2018 Could Be Big Year For Sports Streaming Rights 01-08-2018 Mediapost
Facebook and Sony/ATV Music Publishing Announce Licensing Agreement 01-08-2018 Variety
TCL unveils its voice-enabled, Roku-connected Smart Soundbar 01-08-2018 TechCrunch
Consumer Spending on Streaming Services to Reach $19.5B 01-08-2018 Multichannel News
Roku CEO on How the Disney-Fox Merger Impacts Streaming Video 01-05-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Facebook says people are OK with video ads that interrupt content, as long as they are short 01-05-2018 Business Insider
487 Original Programs Aired in 2017. Bet You Didn’t Watch Them All. 01-05-2018 NY Times
These sunglasses record video like Spectacles but can post straight to Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram 01-05-2018 The Verge
Amazon holds talks over Premier League UK TV rights 01-05-2018 Telegraph
Facebook beats YouTube and TV as best place to launch new ad campaign in survey of ad buyers 01-05-2018 CNBC
Ad-Free CBS All Access Available Via Amazon Channels 01-05-2018 Multichannel News
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his appearance at CES because of death threats 01-04-2018 Recode
NBC News got 4 million subscribers in 5 months to its Snapchat show 01-04-2018 Digiday
Apple joins group pushing for efficient mobile video 01-04-2018 Engadget
CBS Late-Night Shows Launch on Facebook Watch Video Platform 01-04-2018 Variety
Sorenson Media CEO: Addressable TV Will Put More Power Into Programmers’ Hands 01-04-2018 AdExchanger
At CES, giants old and new battle over TV's future 01-04-2018 CNET
Programmatic TV Player WideOrbit Now On 1,000+ TV Stations 01-04-2018 Mediapost
TiVo Goes Device-Agnostic with New Platform for MVPDs 01-04-2018 Multichannel News
Sling TV Partners With comScore To Start Cross-Platform Addressable Measurement 01-04-2018 Mediapost
Apple Developing Reese Witherspoon And Peter Chernin-Produced Thriller ‘Are You Sleeping’ 01-03-2018 Tubefilter
Amazon Echo owners spend more on average than Prime members 01-03-2018 Fast Company
CNN-backed Great Big Story sees YouTube success with evergreen videos 01-03-2018 Digiday
Here’s How Brands Should Be Using Facebook Live 01-03-2018 Adweek
A+E Networks To Create Digital Content in New Verizon Deal 01-03-2018 Multichannel News
Golden Globes Partners With Facebook for Exclusive Preshow Live Stream 01-02-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Logan Paul Controversy Highlights YouTube Brand Safety Concerns 01-02-2018 Mediapost
2018 will be a pivotal year for Facebook’s video ambitions 01-02-2018 Digiday
Vice Suspends Two Top Execs in Wake of Sexual Harassment Allegations 01-02-2018 Variety
HBO NOW passes 10 million installs on the Play Store 12-31-2017 Android Police
Inside the Hollywood Home of Social Media’s Stars 12-30-2017 NY Times