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News Roundup

Title Date Source
Facebook starts rolling out funded shows for Watch 08-30-2017 Digiday
Many of the FCC’s record-breaking 21 million net neutrality comments are duplicates - or come from suspicious sources 08-30-2017 Recode
YouTube Rolls Out New Desktop Design to Everyone 08-29-2017 Variety
Report: Streaming Services Driving Up Cost of Talent 08-29-2017 Home Media
VidCon Names Jim Louderback as CEO 08-29-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Apple, Studios at Odds Over Movie Pricing Ahead of New Apple TV Rollout 08-29-2017 WSJ
Netflix Partnered With a Pot Dispensary to Distribute 12 Strains of Weed Based on Some of Its Shows 08-28-2017 Adweek
Matt Strauss Promoted to EVP, Xfinity Services 08-28-2017 Multichannel News
Interactive Mobile Video: Buffalo Wild Wings’ Secret Sauce 08-28-2017 AdExchanger
Hulu’s Live TV service to have all five major broadcast networks with addition of The CW 08-28-2017 TechCrunch
Amazon Expects More Straight-to-Series Orders, Output Deals 08-25-2017 Variety
Apple Is Planning a 4K Upgrade for Its TV Box 08-24-2017 Bloomberg
Snapchat Is Adding Manual Controls for Advertisers Concerned About Brand Safety 08-24-2017 Adweek
Redbox, Sony Ink New Distribution Deal 08-24-2017 Home Media
Snapchat Content Chief Expects First Scripted Fare This Year, Says "Mobile Is Not a TV Killer" 08-24-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube’s Direct Ad Spend Down 26% In Q2 Amid Brand Safety Crackdown 08-24-2017 AdExchanger
Analyst Forecasts 5% Decline in Total TV Advertising 08-24-2017 Multichannel News
How live video is evolving, in 4 charts 08-24-2017 Digiday
YouTube Testing New Interface For Minimized Videos During In-App Browsing 08-23-2017 Tubefilter
How Streaming Giants Are Spending Money for TV Push 08-23-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Disney Tops BuzzFeed In Monthly Social Video Views For First Time In A Year 08-22-2017 Tubefilter
LinkedIn Launches Native Video To Boost In-Feed Engagement 08-22-2017 AdExchanger
Premium VOD Paralysis Reflects Poorly on Studios, Exhibitors 08-22-2017 Variety
Hulu Live TV for Xbox 360 arrives: PS4 and Roku owners still waiting 08-22-2017 SlashGear
Dow Jones' Fellows To Head New NBCU Senior Digital Ad Post 08-22-2017 Mediapost
CNN is the latest to make a daily news show for Snapchat 08-21-2017 Engadget
Video series on Facebook are already driving higher engagement, which is a good sign for Facebook Watch 08-21-2017 Digiday
Netflix’s ‘Marvel’s The Defenders’ Poised for Binge-Viewing Pop, Data Indicates 08-19-2017 Variety
Google brings six-second video previews to mobile search 08-19-2017 TechCrunch
Skirting Netflix: Video Streamers Serve Up Horror, ’70s Fare, Anime 08-19-2017 WSJ
Hollywood, Apple Said to Mull Rental Plan, Defying Theaters 08-18-2017 Bloomberg
Breaking Up is Easy To Do - Netflix Rolls On After Disney Announcement 08-18-2017 Tubefilter
Facebook Lets Advertisers Unbundle Their In-Stream Video Buys 08-17-2017 AdExchanger
GroupM Softens Viewability Standards for Video Ads in Social Media 08-17-2017 WSJ
YouTube TV now available to 50% of U.S. households 08-17-2017 TechCrunch
NBC's daily Snapchat show posts monster numbers 08-17-2017 Axios
Mic is laying off staff as it prepares for a pivot to video 08-17-2017 Business Insider
Xfinity Mobile arrives to all of Comcast's markets 08-17-2017 Engadget
Turner Sports to Launch Streaming Network to Air Champions League 08-17-2017 WSJ
4C Surpasses $1 Billion in Annualized Media Spend and Introduces Pacing Dashboard 08-16-2017 Press Release
Amazon Signs Sports Streaming Deal With Discovery for Germany 08-16-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Media Titans Look to Engage Consumers Directly With Bold New Strategies 08-16-2017 Variety
The Young Turks Teams With Go90 for Climate Change Series 08-16-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
'Vice News Tonight' has breakout moment with Charlottesville coverage 08-16-2017 CNN
YouTube is filled with illegal streams of your favorite TV shows 08-16-2017 Mashable
Study: Most Virtual MVPD Subs Pleased With Value 08-16-2017 Multichannel News
ESPN’s Apple TV Update Lets You Binge-Watch Up to Four Live Streams at Once 08-16-2017 Variety
Verizon Ends Its YouTube Boycott 08-15-2017 AdAge
Walmart’s Vudu video service coming to Apple TV 08-15-2017 9to5 Mac
Oracle’s New Video Series Shows Off Its Customer Experience Chops 08-15-2017 Adweek
With cash from Jeffrey Katzenberg, The Young Turks looks to grow paid subscribers 08-15-2017 Digiday
Has Netflix’s Ted Sarandos Rescued (or Ruined) Hollywood? 08-15-2017 Variety
New Executive to Lead Dish's Sling TV 08-14-2017 Home Media
Poker Central Gets New Insight Into Audience After Going Direct-To-Consumer 08-14-2017 AdExchanger
Pandora names Sling TV founding CEO Roger Lynch as new CEO and president 08-14-2017 The Verge
Lionsgate Extends Agreement With Redbox To Offer Releases At Its Kiosks 08-14-2017 Deadline
Roku streaming stick just got a price drop to $40 08-14-2017 CNET
Hulu Rolls With Amazon’s Video Cloud 08-14-2017 Multichannel News
Some TV Networks Take a Hit from Cutting Ad Time, Benefits Yet to Materialize 08-14-2017 WSJ
The Trouble With Netflix 08-12-2017 Barrons
Whistle Sports Hires An AwesomenessTV Exec As Its First Chief Revenue Officer 08-11-2017 Tubefilter
OTT Growth Helped By Connected TV 08-11-2017 Mediapost
FCC faces backlash for saying Americans might not need fast home Internet 08-11-2017 Ars Technica
Netflix discussing keeping Disney's Marvel, 'Star Wars' films 08-11-2017 Reuters
‘Video budgets are fluid’: Facebook Watch could chip away at broadcasters’ revenue 08-11-2017 Digiday
YouTube Kids finally lands on Android TV 08-10-2017 9to5 Google
Amazon Prime in 50% of U.S. Households by Year's End 08-10-2017 Home Media
Videology Takes Out An $80M Credit Facility To Advance Its TV Platform 08-10-2017 AdExchanger
Facebook Courts Video Makers for ‘Watch’ Tab With Financial Incentives 08-10-2017 WSJ
PCCW Media raises $110M for its video and music streaming services in Asia 08-10-2017 TechCrunch
Verizon Struggles to Sign Up Studios for Online TV 08-10-2017 Bloomberg
Facebook Wants Tons of Original Shows - But It Doesn’t Want to Buy Them 08-10-2017 Variety
Fox Seeing Big Gains in Non-Linear Advertising Sales 08-10-2017 Multichannel News
Facebook Watch Is Death to Old TV Measurement and Birth of Audience Parting 08-10-2017 TV REV
Three reasons Seeso was destined to fail 08-09-2017 nScreenMedia
TV is moving to the internet faster than you probably think 08-09-2017 Recode
Coen Brothers coming to Netflix with six-part Western series 08-09-2017 CNET
TV’s Ad Apocalypse Is Getting Closer 08-09-2017 The Atlantic
Pinterest Unleashes Video Ads for All Advertisers With Third-Party Measurement Partners 08-08-2017 Adweek
Netflix faces a new challenge as Disney strikes back with its own streaming service 08-08-2017 LA Times
Snap’s original series “Good Luck America” is on a viewing streak 08-08-2017 Fast Company
Progressive media outlet The Young Turks has raised $20 million in venture-capital funding and plans to double its staff 08-08-2017 Business Insider
CBS Unveils ‘All Access’ Expansion, New Digital Sports Network 08-07-2017 WSJ
Sling TV’s Lynch: vMVPD under ‘intense margin pressure’ but has ‘cracked’ dynamic ad insertion 08-07-2017 Fierce Cable
Behind Amazon’s push into sports broadcasting 08-07-2017 Digiday
YouTube's Fastest-Growing Audience Is In the Living Room and Advertisers Want in 08-07-2017 AdAge
Hearst Leads $133M Funding Round for Iflix, Streaming Service for Emerging Markets 08-07-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Tremor Video sells DSP to Taptica for $50m to become pure sell-side platform 08-07-2017 The Drum
Netflix Buys Comics Publisher Behind Kingsman, Kick-Ass 08-07-2017 Variety
Lorne Brown, New CEO Of Sintec Media, Eyes TV's Future 08-07-2017 AdExchanger
DirectTV Now Strikes CBS Deal 08-07-2017 Multichannel News
GroupM North America CEO Brian Lesser to Depart for AT&T Role 08-06-2017 WSJ
Dish CEO: Sling TV Sub Growth Seasonal 08-06-2017 Home Media
TV’s Sports Problem 08-05-2017 Barrons
Viacom Sinks as MTV Owner Sees More Subscriber Losses Ahead 08-04-2017 Bloomberg
CBS Adds Facebook Vet David Lawenda to Bolster Its Digital Ad Sales 08-03-2017 Adweek
Are Sports Leagues Ready to Cut the Cord? 08-03-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Starz Against AT&T/Time Warner Merger 08-02-2017 Home Media
Newsy Expanding Linear Reach on Layer3 TV 08-02-2017 B&C
Millennials Unearth an Amazing Hack to Get Free TV: the Antenna 08-02-2017 WSJ