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News Roundup

Title Date Source
'World's largest' sports streamer makes US debut September 10th 07-17-2018 Engadget
NBCU Relaunches Craftsy Network as Bluprint, a How-To Subscription-Video Service 07-17-2018 Variety
Snapchat is launching a news partnerships initiative 07-17-2018 Axios
Netflix CEO Says U.S. Rollback of Net Neutrality Rules Is No Big Deal 07-16-2018 Variety
Netflix’s stock crash won’t make the Big Media moguls feel any better 07-16-2018 Recode
The Washington Post is starting a channel on Amazon-owned Twitch 07-16-2018 Digiday
Roku Is Making TV Speakers, But They Only Work With Roku TVs 07-16-2018 Wired
Amobee wins bankruptcy auction to take control of Videology assets 07-15-2018 The Drum
Something That Would Destroy HBO 07-15-2018 Vanity Fair
Justice Department Appeals Ruling Allowing AT&T-Time Warner Merger 07-12-2018 WSJ
After Go90's Collapse, Who's Buying "Snackable" TV Now? 07-12-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Univision Informs Viewers of Alternatives in Dish Blackout 07-12-2018 Multichannel News
Netflix captures most Emmy nods title from HBO 07-12-2018 USA Today
YouTube TV Offers One-Week Credit After World Cup Outage 07-12-2018 Variety
Eater, NBA Team For Video Series 07-12-2018 Mediapost
USA Today finds there’s still money to be made from feel-good videos on Facebook 07-12-2018 Digiday
Fox Gets U.K. Approval to Buy Sky Amid Bidding War With Comcast 07-12-2018 WSJ
YouTube TV Outages Interrupt World Cup Semifinals Match 07-11-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
AMC Premiere Launches on YouTube TV 07-11-2018 Multichannel News
YouTube will now notify some creators when their videos are stolen 07-11-2018 The Verge
Aquaman actor Jason Momoa will star in Apple TV series 07-11-2018 Cult of Mac
Facebook's breaking news video push begins next week 07-11-2018 Engadget
BBC Touts Progress on Gender Pay Gap, Warns of West Coast "Threat to British Content" 07-11-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Bloomberg's Facebook Watch Series Teaches Millennials About Finance 07-10-2018 Mediapost
BuzzFeed News Taps NPR’s Audie Cornish for Facebook Watch Interview Series 07-10-2018 Variety
Sinclair’s Fox News: The Conservative Broadcaster Plans To Launch A Streaming Service Called STIRR 07-10-2018 BuzzFeed
YouTube’s Incognito mode for private watching is widely rolling out on Android 07-10-2018 9to5 Google
Philo Banks $40 Million in Funding Led by AMC Networks, Discovery, Viacom 07-10-2018 Variety
Reese Witherspoon Launching VOD Channel 07-10-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
WPP’s Essence Promotes Former ABC Executive to Global President of Media 07-09-2018 Adweek
Here’s what HBO’s new boss really said about the company’s plans under AT&T 07-09-2018 Recode
YouTube says it has a plan to stem the flow of misinformation videos 07-09-2018 CNN
Netflix Is Expected to Spend up to $13 Billion on Original Programming This Year 07-08-2018 Fortune
YouTube Kids passes 50 million installs on the Play Store 07-08-2018 Android Police
YouTube TV Expands 60 FPS Channel Support & Adds Restart from Beginning to Roku 07-08-2018 Cord Cutters News
Netflix is removing online reviews in August 07-06-2018 CNET
Disney’s Deal Playbook: Target a Company That’s Not for Sale 07-06-2018 WSJ
Facebook in Talks for Cristiano Ronaldo Reality Show, Which Could Be Its Biggest Original Yet 07-05-2018 Variety
How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than What’s on Tonight 07-05-2018 NY Times
Vizio Reaches 'Potential Settlement' Of Privacy Class-Action 07-04-2018 Mediapost
Wired goes over-the-top with new streaming TV channel 07-04-2018 Digiday
Philo, A Skinny Bundle For Non-Sports Viewers, Raises $40 Million From AMC, Discovery, Viacom 07-03-2018 Tubefilter
Netflix reportedly mulling new ‘Ultra’ plan, cutting ‘Premium’ streams from 4 to 2 07-03-2018 9to5 Mac
Netflix Is No. 1 Choice for TV Viewing, Beating Broadcast, Cable and YouTube (Study) 07-03-2018 Variety
How publishers are using Instagram’s new long-form video feature, IGTV 07-02-2018 Digiday
AT&T promised lower prices after Time Warner merger - it’s raising them instead 07-02-2018 Ars Technica
Google Play Movies & TV adds HDR casting to Nvidia Shield, Sony Android TVs 07-02-2018 9to5 Google
Facebook will stream live boxing fights starting next month 07-02-2018 Engadget
‘Never had a chance’: Inside Verizon’s $1 billion bad bet on Go90 07-02-2018 Digiday
Coming soon from Netflix: Three dozen billboards in Hollywood 07-02-2018 Reuters
Dish and Sling TV lose Univision channels in price dispute 07-01-2018 Engadget
DirecTV Now to increase its prices on all its plans 06-30-2018 Android Central
T-Mobile CEO John Legere Pokes Fun at Verizon’s Go90 Closure 06-29-2018 Variety
Confusion Over Streaming Live Events Reduces Cord Cutting 06-29-2018 Multichannel News
Trade Desk's chief client officer on AT&T's AppNexus deal and the future of TV 06-28-2018 AdAge
YouTube Premium Orders Jordan Peele Sci-Fi Anthology Series ‘Weird City’ 06-28-2018 Tubefilter
Verizon is shutting down its original video app Go90 06-28-2018 The Verge
YouTube is testing auto-generated video thumbnails that replace custom thumbnails 06-28-2018 9to5 Google
Hulu’s Fate Hinges on Outcome of Fox Bidding War 06-28-2018 WSJ
Sling Offering Channels On an A La Carte Basis 06-28-2018 B&C
Forecast: Netflix Could Grow To Nearly 90 Million Subs In 12 Years 06-27-2018 Mediapost
How Food Network, HGTV and other Discovery properties are making short-form video work 06-27-2018 Digiday
Apple May Create Subscription Service Bundle That Includes Original TV Content, Apple Music and News 06-27-2018 MacRumors
Roku Lets Publishers Sell Inventory Using Its Audience Data 06-27-2018 AdExchanger
AT&T’s AppNexus acquisition may be as much about Comcast as it is about Google 06-27-2018 Digiday
Internet TV Services Get Big Boost From World Cup 06-26-2018 Variety
fuboTV Preps 4K Beta 06-26-2018 Multichannel News
Sony’s Crackle Will Cease Service In Canada On June 28 06-26-2018 Tubefilter
NBCU Holds Top TV Ad Share For 2017-2018 Season 06-26-2018 Mediapost
Hulu Hires Jeremy Helfand as VP and Head of Advertising Platforms 06-26-2018 Multichannel News
How brands are using Instagram’s new long-form video feature, IGTV 06-26-2018 Digiday
Hulu CEO Randy Freer on Company Reorg, Future of ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ 06-25-2018 Variety
Essence strikes deal with TrueX to advance connected TV advertising 06-25-2018 AdAge
Daily Beast Sets CBS TV Studios First-Look Deal 06-25-2018 Variety
CBS will stream its NFL games on smartphones starting this season 06-25-2018 The Verge
AT&T to Acquire Digital Ad Firm AppNexus for $1.6 Billion 06-25-2018 WSJ
Discovery, ProSiebenSat.1 Invite Broadcasters to Join Their Streaming Offensive 06-25-2018 Variety
AT&T managers encouraged unethical DirecTV Now sales pitches 06-24-2018 Engadget
Study Finds Consumers Prefer Longer, Not Short-Form Ad Units 06-22-2018 Mediapost
‘Building 360-degree businesses’: How video creators are making money today 06-22-2018 Digiday
Fox Sports App Sees Big Lift From World Cup 06-22-2018 Variety
Instagram can’t be the new TV until it figures out how to pay for its TV shows 06-21-2018 Recode
YouTube launches paid subscription membership, merch shelves 06-21-2018 CNET
Study: 85% of U.S. Millennials Subscribe to At Least One OTT Video Service 06-21-2018 Multichannel News
Digital Media Company Whistle Sports Announces $28 Million Funding Round 06-21-2018 Tubefilter
Apple Plans to Stream Children’s Shows From Sesame Workshop 06-21-2018 NY Times
T-Mobile: Layer3 TV Hindered by High Programming Costs 06-20-2018 Multichannel News
Instagram Announces IGTV, An Entertainment Hub With Hour-Long Videos And Content From Social Stars 06-20-2018 Tubefilter
Survey reveals how Netflix freeloaders enjoy the site for free 06-20-2018 BGR
Facebook launches gameshows platform with interactive video 06-20-2018 TechCrunch
Starz Is Coming to YouTube TV as a $9 Add-On 06-19-2018 Variety
Now Facebook is putting autoplay video ads inside Messenger 06-19-2018 Recode
With Twitch, Amazon Tightens Grip on Live Streams of Video Games 06-18-2018 NY Times
Hulu: Average Viewer is Watching 10 Shows 06-15-2018 Multichannel News
Facebook Bets $1 Billion on Content, but Will It Pay Off? 06-14-2018 Variety
Apple Is Close to a Deal for an Animated Movie 06-14-2018 Bloomberg
What Will Comcast's Fox Offer Mean For Hulu? 06-14-2018 Mediapost
Young Turks Network Sheds Senior Employees in Staff Shakeup 06-14-2018 The Wrap
AT&T’s Play Against The Duopoly Hinges On Scaled Addressable TV And Brand Dollars 06-14-2018 AdExchanger
Publishers turn to Hollywood talent agencies for help breaking into TV 06-14-2018 Digiday