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Title Date Source
TiVo Bolt Vox is a voice-controlled 4K DVR starting at $200 10-24-2017 CNET
Chromecast Ultra delivers the best casting experience with Daydream 10-23-2017 VR Heads
The 6-Second TV Ad Is The Next Big Thing For The Advertising Industry 10-23-2017 AdExchanger
Snap is turning to programmatic ads for Snapchat shows 10-23-2017 Digiday
Didja Takes Dozens of TV Stations Over-the-Top in the Bay Area 10-23-2017 Multichannel News
Netflix to Raise $1.6 Billion More Debt to Fuel Content-Buying Binge 10-23-2017 Variety
At BuzzFeed, a Pivot to Movies and Television 10-22-2017 NY Times
Hulu With Live TV Launches National Campaign Focusing On Football 10-20-2017 Mediapost
Conde Nast's Dawn Ostroff on Turning Magazine Articles Into Movies and New TV Plans 10-20-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Google launches TV content explorer and a series of other updates for programmatic TV 10-20-2017 Campaign
‘We’re cleaning up the mess’: Publishers prepare for a post-autoplay world 10-20-2017 Digiday
CFO Says Verizon Seeking OTT Option as Video Subs Depart 10-19-2017 Home Media
Google Makes TV Ad Buys Smarter - Programmatically 10-19-2017 Mediapost
How Reuters is helping one-time newspapers transform themselves into broadcasters 10-19-2017 The Drum
How to play YouTube in the background on Android and iOS 10-19-2017 The Verge
GfK Posits Streaming Video Undermines Disc, Digital Download Ownership 10-18-2017 Home Media
Verizon Is Eyeing Spring for the Start of Delayed Online TV Service 10-18-2017 Bloomberg
Binge Racing: ‘Gilmore Girls,’ ‘Fuller House’ Are Top Netflix Series That Viewers Finish in First 24 Hours 10-18-2017 Variety
You can now control YouTube TV via Google Home devices 10-18-2017 Android Authority
Netflix plans to make 30 more original anime shows 10-18-2017 The Daily Dot
Can Netflix Slay The Mouse? 10-18-2017 Fast Company
At Long Last, Nielsen Will Publicly Share Ratings for Netflix Shows 10-18-2017 Adweek
Discovery Teams With Snap on Olympics Coverage in Europe 10-18-2017 Multichannel News
Facebook Renews Several Original Shows as Programming Strategy Takes Shape 10-17-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo Invests in Whistle Sports 10-17-2017 Variety
Roku Launches Service in South America 10-17-2017 Home Media
How LG Works Advertising Into Smart TVs 10-17-2017 AdExchanger
Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned in the wake of sexual harassment allegations 10-17-2017 Recode
Library Content Drives Streaming Service Subscriptions 10-17-2017 Mediapost
Free streaming TV service Pluto TV raises $8.3M, in new round led by Samsung 10-17-2017 TechCrunch
IHS: Scripted TV Production Declines 10-16-2017 Home Media
Snap, NBCUniversal Form Studio Joint Venture, Tap Duplass Brothers for Original Shows 10-16-2017 Variety
Google wants to own the future of TV ad infrastructure 10-16-2017 Business Insider
How Disney’s New Streaming Services Could Stack Up Against Netflix 10-16-2017 Fast Company
Video Distribution Startup Zype Raises $4.9 Million in Series A 10-16-2017 Tubefilter
Why YouTube doesn’t (yet) spend as much as Netflix on original shows 10-16-2017 Recode
TV Networks Meet on Thor, New Effort to Prove Their Ads Work 10-16-2017 AdAge
Adobe partners with 15 adtech firms to make all fees transparent 10-15-2017 The Drum
Amazon Shelves Prime Video Showcase in Europe Following Roy Price Suspension 10-13-2017 Variety
Pay-TV Companies Are in Crisis Mode 10-13-2017 Bloomberg
Hulu’s Web UI Gets a ‘Dynamic’ Grid Guide 10-12-2017 Multichannel News
Netflix Audience Older, Wealthier and Male 10-12-2017 Home Media
Amazon Suspends Top Exec Roy Price in Wake of Harassment Claim 10-12-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Twitch's new channels are all about funny viral clips 10-12-2017 Engadget
To Meet Video Demand, Time Inc. Turns To Google’s Mobile Outstream 10-12-2017 AdExchanger
AT&T to Lose 390K ‘Traditional’ Video Subs, Offset by 300K OTT Gains 10-12-2017 Multichannel News
Facebook Announces $199 Oculus Go Standalone VR Headset 10-11-2017 Variety
Hollywood studios join Disney to launch Movies Anywhere digital locker service 10-11-2017 The Verge
Once Dominant, Netflix Faces An Increasing Number Of Video Challengers 10-11-2017 NPR
Could Amazon Win a Major Chunk of the Video Ad Market? 10-11-2017 eMarketer
As Facebook Live video dreams fade, publishers look again to Twitter 10-11-2017 Digiday
How The New York Times, BuzzFeed and others stack up in video 10-11-2017 Digiday
Inside Twitter's TV Push: Morning Shows, Live Sports and News-Driven Fare 10-10-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Amazon is considering a more serious bid against YouTube, ad industry sources say 10-10-2017 CNBC
Hulu Drops Ad-Supported Plan Price 10-10-2017 Home Media
Apple Strikes Deal With Spielberg’s Amblin for ‘Amazing Stories’ Reboot 10-10-2017 WSJ
Google tinkering with autoplay videos in the YouTube app 10-10-2017 Android Authority
Disney and Fox Join Forces With Other Studios for New Download Service 10-10-2017 Bloomberg
How to Make Money Off Amazon's Little-Known Video Platform 10-09-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Scripps Networks Making New Shows for Facebook 10-09-2017 Multichannel News
Hulu Dives Into eSports With Pact for Four Shows From ESL 10-09-2017 Variety
Some of TV’s Greatest Hits Move From Netflix to Well-Funded Hulu 10-09-2017 Bloomberg
Disney’s Big Bet on Streaming Relies on Little-Known Tech Company 10-08-2017 NY Times
‘Narcos’ Is the Most Popular Show On Netflix 10-06-2017 Tubefilter
Where Amazon Is Failing to Dominate: Hollywood 10-06-2017 WSJ
YouTube Changes Algorithm As Fake News Rises To Top Of Search Results 10-05-2017 Mediapost
Nearly four million people in the U.S. still subscribe to Netflix DVDs by mail 10-05-2017 Recode
Anime media brand Crunchyroll is expanding into events, commerce and more 10-05-2017 Digiday
Netflix is raising its prices on some plans 10-05-2017 CNBC
Netflix Gets Into Game Development With A Mobile Tie-In For ‘Stranger Things’ 10-04-2017 Tubefilter
HBO Not Looking to Match Netflix's $7 Billion Content Spend in 2018, CEO Says 10-04-2017 Home Media
Broadcast networks' premiere week ratings take a hit as viewers watch on delay 10-04-2017 LA Times
BuzzFeed says its morning news show ‘AM to DM’ is reaching 1M daily viewers 10-04-2017 TechCrunch
ESPN Forms Content Partnership With Laundry Service Sibling Cycle 10-04-2017 AdAge
YouTube Grows Up: Inside the Plan to Take on Netflix and Hulu 10-04-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
The media company behind NowThis and Thrillist is betting on an ad agency insider to help its revenue catch up with its huge aud... 10-04-2017 Business Insider
CBS: 'Star Trek: Discovery' Driving Record 'All Access' Sub Growth 10-03-2017 Home Media
Ted Sarandos: Peak TV Is a ‘Backwards Idea’ 10-03-2017 Variety
Chernin Group Forms Subscription Service Targeting Sports Betting And Fantasy Markets 10-03-2017 Tubefilter
Vox Media Will Begin Livestreaming Circuit Breaker, The Polygon Show on Twitter 10-03-2017 Adweek
Disney's Robert Iger shares new details on streaming services 10-03-2017 CNET
Katzenberg’s Big Ask: $2 Billion for Short-Form Video Project 10-02-2017 NY Times
Walmart’s Vudu Taps SpotX To Better Target Video Ads 10-02-2017 AdExchanger
YouTube Stars Are Upending Hollywood's Gifting Economy 10-02-2017 The Hollywood Reporter
Roku’s new TV sets blend streaming TV with real TV, for free 10-02-2017 Recode
Pivot to pennies: Facebook’s key video ad program isn’t delivering much money to publishers 10-02-2017 Digiday
Google Play Slowly Matching iTunes 4K Movie Pricing 10-01-2017 Home Media
Amazon's new Fire TV supports picture-in-picture and recording 09-30-2017 Engadget
Roku CEO Anthony Wood Talks IPO, Advertising and the Future of Streaming (Q&A) 09-29-2017 Variety
Nearly two million people watched NFL livestream on 09-29-2017 Reuters
Amazon’s First Live NFL Stream Solid, Not Perfect 09-29-2017 Multichannel News
Netflix Commits to Spend At Least $400 Million in Canada Over Next Five Years 09-28-2017 Variety
YouTube blocks non-partner creators from linking to Patreon and other sites 09-28-2017 Mashable
TiVo: Connected Blu-ray Disc Player Ownership Still Trumps Roku, Google, Amazon, Apple Devices 09-28-2017 Home Media
Studio71: How Video Multichannel Networks Fight To Break Through The Noise 09-28-2017 AdExchanger
Pivoting-to-video publishers face a big monetization gap 09-28-2017 Digiday
Roku Rises in Nasdaq Debut 09-28-2017 Multichannel News
Hulu’s new deal with NBCU brings ’30 Rock’ and other shows to its on-demand service 09-27-2017 TechCrunch
Amazon Studios Looks to Shake Up the Movie Business as it Moves Into Self-Distribution 09-27-2017 Variety
Starbucks Streaming Reality Series on Amazon Prime Video 09-27-2017 Home Media