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Title Date Source
Nielsen: 16M U.S. homes now get TV over-the-air, a 48% increase over past 8 years 01-15-2019 TechCrunch
Steve Burke on NBCU’s Streaming Plans, Fate of Hulu Stake and Winnowing His Direct Reports 01-14-2019 Variety
Verizon and Amazon reportedly working on their own mobile game streaming services 01-14-2019 Android Authority
Sling TV debuts free streaming option on Roku 01-14-2019 Engadget
NBCU Crafts Bluprint For A New Kind Of Influencer 01-11-2019 Tubefilter
YouTube Premium remains small potatoes for video publishers 01-11-2019 Digiday
Hulu Will Start Offering ‘Attribution’ Measures for Advertisers 01-10-2019 Variety
Amazon's IMDb Launches Free Streaming Service Freedive 01-10-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
TiVo will add apps for smart TV boxes and WiFi for Mini this year 01-10-2019 Engadget
AT&T Hopes To Leverage 'Treasure Trove' Of WarnerMedia Content In Streaming Push 01-10-2019 Mediapost
Viacom CEO Bob Bakish: Mobile Will Be a Catalyst for the TV Industry 01-09-2019 Variety
YouTube Announces Star-Studded Guest Lineup For Jordan Peele’s Upcoming Premium Series 01-09-2019 Tubefilter
Twitter hopes you want to watch NBA games from a camera focused on just one player 01-09-2019 Recode
Amazon Fire TV tops 30 million active users, seeming to beat Roku 01-09-2019 CNET
BuzzFeed's Netflix Show Will Not Return for Second Season 01-09-2019 The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix on course for best year ever at UK's BAFTA film awards 01-09-2019 Engadget
Publishers are mostly recycling YouTube videos for IGTV 01-09-2019 Digiday
Hulu Tops 25 Million Subscribers, Claims Nearly $1.5 Billion in 2018 Ad Revenue 01-08-2019 Variety
NBCUniversal is slashing even more TV ads 01-08-2019 Axios
Nielsen Adds YouTube To Total Ad Ratings 01-07-2019 Mediapost
Roku Soars After Reporting 68% Jump in Streaming Hours 01-07-2019 The Street
Twitter and BuzzFeed extend ‘AM to DM’ for another year 01-07-2019 Digiday
5G? We'll double it! Cable companies push '10G' at CES 01-07-2019 CNET
Netflix Revises Operating Expenses, Revealing Higher Streaming Costs Than Previously Reported 01-04-2019 Variety
HQ Trivia Has Clocked $10 Million In Ad Revenues To Date 01-04-2019 Tubefilter
Hackers Take Over Google Chromecasts To Promote YouTube Channel 01-03-2019 Mediapost
New Netflix CFO to Tackle Cash Flow Conundrum 01-03-2019 WSJ
AT&T tries to trademark ‘Verge TV’ as if we’re going to let them get away with it 01-03-2019 The Verge
YouTube Expands Coachella Partnership, Will Exclusively Live-Stream Both Weekends of Music Fest 01-03-2019 Variety
Channels starting to get cut as cable TV struggles for life 01-02-2019 Axios
Netflix hires Spencer Neumann from Activision Blizzard as new CFO 01-02-2019 CNBC
5 things we learned about AT&T’s media and advertising business in 2018 12-31-2018 Digiday
Netflix ditches iTunes billing option for new subscribers 12-31-2018 Cult of Mac
OTT Overload: All the Media Companies Preparing to Launch New Streaming Services in 2019 12-27-2018 Adweek
Facebook Watch may have been the best thing in company's bad year 12-21-2018 CNET
Media’s Big 2019 Challenge: Building New Netflixes While Consumers Keep Cutting Cords 12-20-2018 Variety
Android TV Now Claiming Over 100 Pay TV Operator Partners Worldwide 12-20-2018 Multichannel News
AT&T to launch 5G mobile service on Friday 12-20-2018 Axios
Jukin Media Has Paid Out More Than $20 Million To Amateur Video Creators To Date 12-20-2018 Tubefilter
Xandr CEO Tees Up 2019 Priorities: Build Premium Ad Market, Led By Video 12-20-2018 Mediapost
DC Universe Streaming Service Launches on Amazon Fire TV 12-20-2018 Multichannel News
Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi Builds Out Powerhouse Executive, Operational Teams 12-19-2018 Tubefilter
Bloomberg Is Expanding TicToc Social News Network Beyond Twitter, After Hitting Year-One Goals 12-19-2018 Variety
T-Mobile Is Scrapping Plan to Offer TV Service This Year 12-19-2018 Bloomberg
Apple TV’s first ‘zero sign-in’ partner delays feature until 2019 12-19-2018 The Verge
CBS News’ streaming video network, CBSN, is going local 12-18-2018 Digiday
YouTube 4K Content Goes Live on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 Set-Tops 12-17-2018 Variety
Netflix’s Movie Blitz Takes Aim at Hollywood’s Heart 12-17-2018 NY Times
YouTube adds 1.75x playback speed on the web 12-17-2018 Android Police
Fox News is taking a membership approach to its new subscription service 12-17-2018 Digiday
Channing Dungey to Oversee Originals With Cindy Holland at Netflix 12-17-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
NBA League Pass is free on Amazon Prime Video Channels through Dec. 20 12-16-2018 Android Central
Smithsonian Networks Sets Smithsonian Channel Plus OTT Service 12-13-2018 Multichannel News
YouTube removed 58 million videos in latest quarter 12-13-2018 The Hill
AT&T Brings Cheddar to All Video Platforms 12-13-2018 Light Reading
Almost 500 Scripted Shows Aired in 2018, But We Still Haven’t Hit Peak TV 12-13-2018 Vulture
Facebook wants you to buy HBO on Facebook and watch HBO on Facebook 12-13-2018 Recode
Have you ever heard of Facebook Watch's biggest shows? 12-13-2018 CNET
Verizon Brightens the Corners on Pay TV Platform with Fios TV One 12-12-2018 Multichannel News
Google CEO Sundar Pichai Probed Over YouTube’s Conspiracy Problem At Congressional Hearing 12-12-2018 Tubefilter
Verizon Takes $4.5 Billion Charge Related to Digital Media Business 12-12-2018 WSJ
Jeffrey Katzenberg, Meg Whitman Go Long on Short-Form Entertainment 12-11-2018 Variety
WarnerMedia Streaming Service to Feature Three Tiers, Debut in Q4 2019 11-30-2018 Multichannel News
Yospace reduced ad load for OTT 11-29-2018 Advanced Television
A+E Joins Nielsen Test of Linear Dynamic Ad Insertion 11-29-2018 B&C
YouTube Expands ‘Stories’ Feature To All Creators With At Least 10,000 Subscribers 11-29-2018 Tubefilter
Disney and Google Ink Broad, Multiyear Digital Advertising Deal 11-27-2018 Variety
YouTube to Pull Back on Scripted in 2020 Amid Ad-Supported Push 11-27-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
NBCUniversal Taps Machine Learning to Tie Ads to Relevant Moments on TV 11-26-2018 Adweek
WarnerMedia Puts AT&T Exec Brad Bentley In Charge Of Upcoming Streaming Service 11-26-2018 Tubefilter
Tiger-Phil Match Deemed ‘Huge Success’ by AT&T, Despite Glitches 11-26-2018 Bloomberg
Streaming Sports Service DAZN Aims to Introduce Ad Model Without All the Repetition 11-23-2018 WSJ
How evolving user patterns drive new ad experiences on YouTube 11-21-2018 Google Ads blog
Apple TV grows in popularity and passes more affordable Google & Roku options, data shows 11-21-2018 9to5 Mac
Apple reportedly considered creating a Chromecast-style TV dongle 11-21-2018 Engadget
Hallmark Movies Now streaming service has more than 500,000 subscribers 11-20-2018
Condé Nast Taps Tastemade Vet Oren Katzeff To Serve As Chief Architect Of Video Biz 11-20-2018 Tubefilter
Amazon bids for Disney's 22 Regional Sports Networks 11-20-2018 CNBC
Facebook's Other Battle: Luring Viewers to Original Shows 11-19-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
OTT? CTV? OMG What’s The Difference? 11-19-2018 AdExchanger
How Will Disney Manage Hulu and Launch a Competing Streaming Service at the Same Time? 11-18-2018 The Wrap
YouTube is now showing ad-supported Hollywood movies 11-16-2018 AdAge
Apple signs deal with with Oscar-winning production company to make original movies 11-15-2018 CNBC
DAZN Steps to the Plate with MLB Digital Rights Deal 11-15-2018 Multichannel News
Comcast will let you watch Tubi TV like a cable channel 11-15-2018 CNET
Amazon Touts ‘Thursday Night Football’ Total Viewers Up 22% to 14.7 Million in First Seven Weeks 11-15-2018 Variety
AT&T is inviting DirecTV Now users to test its upcoming streaming box 11-15-2018 The Verge
John Malone Says Netflix's Direct-to-Consumer Strategy Leaves Studios, Networks Ripe for M&A Activity 11-14-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
‘We wanted people to know we were big’: How Defy Media went from YouTube heavyweight to abrupt shutdown 11-13-2018 Digiday
New TV Season, Same Sinking Viewing Numbers 11-13-2018 Mediapost
WarnerMedia-Backed Video-Tech Vendor You.i TV Raises $23 Million Led by Causeway Media Partners 11-13-2018 Variety
Netflix will test a cheaper pricing tier, possibly in Asia 11-12-2018 Engadget
YouTube CEO calls EU’s proposed copyright regulation financially impossible 11-12-2018 The Verge
Welcome to the Age of the Hour-Long YouTube Video 11-12-2018 Wired
Disney to invest in more original content for Hulu, expand service internationally 11-10-2018 TechCrunch
At Netflix, Who Wins When It’s Hollywood vs. the Algorithm? 11-10-2018 WSJ
Bob Iger Talks Disney+, Hulu Plans and His Vision for Enlarged TV Studio 11-08-2018 Variety
As Streaming Wars Escalate, CBS May Not Need to Beat Netflix - Just HBO 11-08-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Netflix steps up original Asian content to hook international viewers 11-08-2018 Reuters
Google expands in Playa Vista in historic Spruce Goose hangar 11-08-2018 LA Times