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Title Date Source
Why Are the NBA’s Best Players Getting Better Younger? YouTube 05-16-2018 WSJ
YouTube channels are seeing a lift in live video viewership 05-16-2018 Digiday
AT&T to Introduce Broadband-Delivered OTT DirecTV Product 05-15-2018 Multichannel News
Ahead Of Royal Wedding, Meghan Markle Videos Have Received 94 Million Views On YouTube In 2018 05-15-2018 Tubefilter
ESPN President: Direct-To-Consumer Start Of 'Brand-New Era' 05-15-2018 Mediapost
AT&T’s DirecTV Now live TV service launches a DVR, upgrades the app with new features 05-15-2018 TechCrunch
Levy Wants 5% of TV Ad Budgets Spent on Audiences 05-14-2018 Multichannel News
CBS Taps Nielsen Gracenote ACR For Smart TV Dynamic Ad Insertion 05-14-2018 Mediapost
Why Traditional TV Is in Trouble 05-14-2018 NY Times
TiVo adds Alexa voice control to its DVRs 05-14-2018 TechCrunch
Netflix Content Chief Says 85% of New Spending Is on Originals 05-14-2018 Variety
YouTube TV turns on 'voice remote' feature for some users 05-14-2018 Engadget
YouTube Crane Kicks Into the Streaming Wars With ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel 05-14-2018 Bloomberg
Roku discounts players, offers free TV shows, movies with ads 05-14-2018 CNET
Comcast’s internet revenue is catching up to TV 05-13-2018 Recode
Bloomberg's TicToc creates an ad format for live events happening on Twitter 05-12-2018 AdAge
YouTube TV is Losing Money, But is There a Path to Profit? 05-11-2018 Multichannel News
Streaming Services Shake Up Japan’s Film Biz 05-11-2018 Variety
Apple Making Carpool Karaoke Available for Free in TV App 05-11-2018 MacRumors
Katzenberg’s NewTV Video Startup Raises $800 Million 05-11-2018 Bloomberg
NewFronts Takeaways: Why Digital Put the Spotlight Back on TV, What's After Pivot to Video 05-10-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
TiVo Exiting the Box-Making Business 05-10-2018 Multichannel News
Pay TV Subscriber Declines Stabilize in Q1 05-10-2018 B&C
IAB says online advertising grew to $88B last year - more spending than TV 05-10-2018 TechCrunch
Facebook’s proposed budgets for Watch news shows range from $1 million to $10 million 05-10-2018 Digiday
Ad buyers say Google’s YouTube and YouTube TV integration will help it rival Amazon in voice 05-10-2018 Digiday
TV Set Becoming Favorite Device for Video Streamers 05-09-2018 Multichannel News
Roku Earnings Beat Expectations as Ads, Services Surpass Hardware Revenue 05-09-2018 Variety
Facebook and Instagram videos can now be played in WhatsApp 05-09-2018 Engadget
FX & Hulu Nab New York Times Docuseries ‘The Weekly’ With Big Commitment 05-09-2018 Deadline
Hulu Launches Live TV Guide for its Streaming Service 05-09-2018 MacRumors
Publishers are wrestling with Facebook’s desire to own Facebook-funded Watch shows 05-09-2018 Digiday
A&E Networks will guarantee TV ads drive business results 05-09-2018 AdAge
Publishers of Facebook Live Videos Got 3 New Features to Play With 05-08-2018 Adweek
Iger Is ‘Confident’ Fox Deal Will Close 05-08-2018 Multichannel News
Patreon Has Paid Out $350 Million To Creators Since Its Founding 5 Years Ago 05-08-2018 Tubefilter
NBCU's Yaccarino: Media Giants Have 'Responsibility' For Data, Brand Safety 05-08-2018 Mediapost
ESPN’s New Streaming Service Lands Portion of UFC TV Rights for $150 Million Per Year 05-08-2018 The Wrap
fubo TV Launches Bigger Channel Package 05-07-2018 Multichannel News
5 questions advertisers have about Hulu’s offline ads 05-07-2018 Digiday
Los Angeles NewFronts Event Set for October 05-07-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube is using a new deal with Vevo, the music labels’ video venture, to boost ad sales 05-07-2018 Recode
Why Programmatic Is Fueling Digital Video Ad Spending 05-07-2018 Mediapost
NBCU to Measure TV Ads Based on Business Outcomes 05-04-2018 WSJ
YouTube Sets New Content Deals With Will Smith, Coachella and More, as CEO Promises Focus on Brand Safety 05-03-2018 Variety
Meredith’s NewFront: It’s Time To Focus On The Data 05-03-2018 AdExchanger
At NewFronts, It's The Publishers Embracing OTT 05-03-2018 Mediapost
Group Nine Media’s NewFront Was All About Obsession 05-03-2018 Adweek
BuzzFeed built its own editing tool for short, meme-y videos 05-03-2018 TechCrunch
YouTube has 1.8 billion logged-in viewers each month 05-03-2018 The Verge
Netflix CEO: "We Made Mistakes" With Cannes Controversy 05-03-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
T-Mobile Touts Wireless Broadband, Pay TV Ambitions 05-02-2018 Multichannel News
Oath Announces 10 New Video Series at NewFront 05-02-2018 B&C
Comcast is boosting internet speeds, but not for cord-cutters 05-01-2018 CNET
Some Notable Names in Media Are Rather Quiet About Ditching the NewFronts 05-01-2018 Adweek
Disney Digital to launch an over-the-top video app for millennials, as it woos advertisers burned by YouTube 05-01-2018 TechCrunch
Oculus TV launches this month with a ton of streaming partners 05-01-2018 Engadget
Conde Nast Entertainment Is Launching Individual OTT Channels For Brands Like Wired 05-01-2018 Tubefilter
Altice USA Adds Cheddar to Its New Platform 05-01-2018 Multichannel News
The New York Times Touts TV And Voice In NewFront Pitch 04-30-2018 AdExchanger
Google teams with NBC to build VR content for its TV shows 04-30-2018 TechCrunch
Twitter Signs More Than 30 Video Deals With Disney, NBC, Viacom 04-30-2018 Bloomberg
Viacom launches studio dedicated to shows for YouTube and Facebook 04-30-2018 Engadget
Even TV networks agree there are too many commercials 04-30-2018 Marketplace
In a sign of the times, NBCU’s NewFronts pitch leans on brand safety 04-30-2018 Digiday
YouTube Exec Says Three-Month-Old Brand Safety Measures Have Been “99% Effective” 04-30-2018 Tubefilter
Twitter says more than half of its business is video - what does that mean? 04-30-2018 Recode
Hulu Live TV Lineup Now Includes Nearly 600 Local Stations Across the U.S. 04-29-2018 Variety
YouTube Takes New Aim at TV Advertising Budgets 04-29-2018 Variety
Hilton Adds Free Showtime Streaming To Connected Rooms 04-29-2018 Mediapost
Viewers Are Ditching Cable For Streaming Faster Than Anyone Expected 04-29-2018 Fortune
Who’s Watching Digital Video? A Diverse, Expanding Audience, IAB Says 04-27-2018 WSJ
Digital Video Forecast To See Big Gains In TV Upfront 04-27-2018 Mediapost
Netflix, Amazon Would Be Forced to Maintain 30% European Content Quotas Under Proposed EU Law 04-26-2018 Variety
The NFL is streaming Thursday night games on Amazon again 04-26-2018 Recode
Tile brings video and voice to its trackers with help from Comcast 04-26-2018 Engadget
Attn:, The Millennial News Brand, Turns Its Attention To TV 04-26-2018 AdExchanger
Unskippable six-second video ads are coming to Snapchat 04-26-2018 Digiday
AT&T Aims to Ease ‘Margin Pressure’ on OTT TV Services 04-26-2018 Multichannel News
AT&T Misses Q1 Targets, as DirecTV Now Streaming Service Hits 1.46 Million Subscribers 04-25-2018 Variety
For the first time, parents can limit YouTube Kids to human-reviewed videos and recommendations 04-25-2018 TechCrunch
Netflix Plans BuzzFeed-Set Docuseries 'Follow This' 04-25-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Amazon teases ‘Fire TV Cube,’ may offer built-in always-listening Alexa to get an edge on Google 04-25-2018 9to5 Google
Comcast Pursues Sky While Assessing Bigger Move for Fox Assets 04-25-2018 WSJ
Hulu Beyond 'Handmaid's Tale': Execs and Stars on a Promising Yet Uncertain Future 04-25-2018 The Hollywood Reporter
Over-the-Top TV Viewing Up 114% in Q1, Conviva Says 04-25-2018 Multichannel News
Twitter’s comeback fueled by video focus and international growth 04-25-2018 Digiday
Viacom Renews and Expands Snapchat Deal, Plans New Shows From MTV, BET, Comedy Central 04-24-2018 Variety
Noggin to Launch on Amazon Prime Video Channels in May 04-24-2018 Multichannel News
Roku Channel adds live ABC News feed 04-24-2018 CNET
CBS All Access arrives in Canada to kick off international expansion efforts 04-23-2018 TechCrunch
YouTube networks drop thousands of creators as YouTube policy shifts 04-23-2018 Polygon
Netflix Breaks Up Audience Romance With Telenovela 04-23-2018 WSJ
Viacom, Comcast Cable Ink Long-Term Advanced Ad Deal 04-23-2018 Mediapost
ComScore Appoints 360i Chairman Bryan Wiener as CEO 04-23-2018 WSJ
Verizon launches its new Fios TV app, a better-looking version of its old FiOS Mobile app 04-22-2018 Android Police
With Go90 flatlining, Verizon sees Tumblr as home to original digital video programs 04-20-2018 Digiday
P&G Resumes YouTube Spend After 13-Month Boycott - As New Ad Controversy Looms 04-20-2018 Tubefilter
Vevo Hit by CTO Exit, Product and Engineering Team Layoffs 04-20-2018 Variety
AT&T chief quizzed in court over note on Time Warner deal 04-20-2018 FT