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News Roundup

Title Date Source
Innovid Key turns to improve secure ad targeting 09-16-2021 Rapid TV News
IAB Tech Lab Rolling Out Two New Measurement Tools For CTV 09-16-2021 AdExchanger
Whatnot raises another $150M for its livestream shopping platform, evolves into a unicorn 09-16-2021 TechCrunch
Behind Addison Rae’s Multimillion-Dollar Netflix Film Deal 09-15-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
Roku Survey Finds Consumers Upbeat Heading Into Holiday Shopping Season; Spending Expected To Tick Up 5% 09-15-2021 Deadline
Close Email, Open Netflix. How TV Replaced the Commute as a Workday Wind-Down. 09-15-2021 WSJ
YouTube Launches First Podcast, Exploring How Online Creators Have Found Success 09-15-2021 Social Media Today
Comcast will soon launch smart TVs under its new XClass TV brand 09-14-2021 Protocol
Apple TV Plus' $500 Million Marketing Push Has Already Begun 09-13-2021 Multichannel News
Measurement: Advertisers Least Satisfied With Digital Video, Linear TV, Digital Audio 09-13-2021 Mediapost
How Co-Broadcasting Emma Raducanu's U.S. Open Victory Paid Off for Channel 4 and Amazon Prime 09-12-2021 Adweek
ViacomCBS to Restructure Paramount Pictures 09-12-2021 WSJ
LG Ads rolls out new River OS for smart TVs 09-10-2021 Fierce Video
TV audience for NFL kickoff highest in six years 09-10-2021 LA Times
Amazon likely front-runner for multiyear NFL Sunday Ticket deal, sources say 09-10-2021 CNBC
Consumers Don’t Mind Ads If They Get Lower Streaming Subscription Prices, Study Says 09-09-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
Verizon Extends NFL Tech and Marketing Partnership With 10-Year Deal, Telco Drops Live Streaming Rights 09-09-2021 Variety
Analyst Says Xfinity Flex Could Have 5.6 Million Subs by 2025 09-09-2021 Multichannel News
YouTube TV Adds 8 Channels To Its ‘Sports Plus’ Package 09-09-2021 Tubefilter
Nielsen Chief: We'll Regain Accreditation In Months, But Focus Is On 'Nielsen One' 09-09-2021 Mediapost
Jim Cramer Signs CNBC Deal That Includes ‘Investor Club’ Subscription Content 09-09-2021 Deadline
TV Trade Group Forms Measurement Task Force Amid Nielsen Issues 09-09-2021 AdAge
Samsung Ads Debuts Connected TV Predictive Planner to Boost AVOD Ad Buys 09-09-2021 Adweek
Amazon starts making its own TVs with new Fire TV Omni and 4-Series 09-09-2021 The Verge
Innovid Expands IAS Integration To Include CTV Measurement 09-09-2021 Mediapost
TikTok Star Addison Rae Signs Film Deal With Netflix 09-08-2021 Variety
Susan Zirinsky to Lead New See It Now Studios Unit for CBS 09-08-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
Hulu Sets $1 Monthly Price Hike for October 09-07-2021 Adweek
TV aggregator Roku to launch its players in Germany 09-07-2021 Reuters
How’s Hollywood to Plan When It Doesn’t Know Who’s Watching What? 09-06-2021 NY Times
MRC Revises OTT/CTV Guidance, Aligns Definitions With Prevailing Industry Usage 09-03-2021 Mediapost
‘Seinfeld’ Streaming Debut Helps Netflix Extend Advance 09-02-2021 Bloomberg
Spotify Taps Former Paramount+ Executive Julie McNamara as Head of U.S. Studios and Video 09-02-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
HBO Max Is Now Streaming on Vizio SmartCast TVs 09-02-2021 Variety
Charli and Dixie D’Amelio, TikTok Titans, Want to Become the Next TV Stars 09-02-2021 WSJ
MRC Strips Accreditation from Nielsen’s National and Local TV Measurement Services 09-02-2021 Adweek
Locast loses key defense against major networks' copyright claims 09-01-2021 Reuters
YouTube’s Music Service Eclipses 50 Million Subscribers 09-01-2021 Bloomberg
Mediaocean Switches Private Equity Owners, As It Evolves For An Internet-Delivered Age 09-01-2021 AdExchanger
Telegram uncaps live stream viewers as part of big version 8.0 update 09-01-2021 The Verge
LinkedIn tells advertisers it is shutting down Stories videos 08-31-2021 AdAge
Disney Shifts Hotstar Programming To ESPN+ And Hulu; Stand-Alone Hotstar U.S. Service To Sunset In 2022 08-31-2021 Deadline
ESPN Explores Sports-Betting Deal Worth at Least $3 Billion 08-28-2021 WSJ
TikTok Tests Longer Video, More Options For Advertisers 08-27-2021 Mediapost
MMI Says It Uncovered CTV Fraud Costing Advertisers $20 Million Per Month 08-27-2021 AdExchanger
TikTok Creators Turn to YouTube Shorts Amid “Insane” Subscriber Growth 08-27-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
Here’s How Connected TV Platforms Are Expanding Their User Bases 08-26-2021 Adweek
Celeb Livestreaming Startup Bright Raises $15M, Investors Include Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer, Shawn Mendes 08-26-2021 Variety
YouTube will finally roll out picture-in-picture mode to all iOS users 08-26-2021 Engadget
Netflix takes first stab at mobile gaming in its Android app, but only in Poland 08-26-2021 CNET
‘YouTube magic dust’: How America’s second-largest social platform ducks controversies 08-25-2021 The Washington Post
Fox Corp. Leads $100M Funding Round With Strategic Investment In Blockchain Firm Eluvio 08-25-2021 Deadline
Hulu’s Looming Content Crisis Underscores Need for Original Hits 08-25-2021 Variety
Streaming video subscriptions will total 277M by 2026: Parks 08-25-2021 Fierce Video
Vizio snags $100 million in upfront ad commitments 08-24-2021 AdAge
YouTube says its Partner Program now has 2 million members 08-24-2021 The Verge
Lionel Messi Gives Amazon’s Risky French Venture a Boost 08-20-2021 Bloomberg
Wurl claims 38% revenue spike in Q2 08-19-2021 Fierce Video
Academy of Country Music Awards Move to Amazon for 2022 08-19-2021 The Wrap
FuboTV CEO Forecasts 50M vMVPD Users by 2026 08-19-2021 Mediapost
After Beating Netflix, Richard Li’s Viu Looks to Next Battle 08-17-2021 Bloomberg
IMDb TV Launches Free App on Comcast Platforms, Streamer’s First Pay-TV Partnership 08-17-2021 Variety
TV Data Initiative taps NBCU, Roku execs for advisory group 08-16-2021 Fierce Video
How Tokyo played out on YouTube 08-13-2021 YouTube blog
Sports Streamers Bet Picture-in-Picture Ads Can Bring Revenue Without An Ad Break 08-12-2021 AdExchanger
Disney+ beats expectations to reach 116 million subscribers in Q3 08-12-2021 TechCrunch
Why Trusted Media Brands acquired viral video publisher Jukin Media 08-12-2021 Digiday
Nielsen, Under Pressure and Under Audit, Takes Hiatus From Industry Backing 08-12-2021 Variety
Rachel Maddow Seriously Considers Leaving MSNBC 08-12-2021 Daily Beast
Telemundo Launching Division to Develop Shows For Peacock 08-11-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
Snap creators say they’re leaving the app’s Spotlight feature as payments dry up 08-11-2021 CNBC
Streaming Pay-TV Provider FuboTV Breezes Past Wall Street Q2 Forecasts 08-10-2021 Deadline
TCL announces new 6-series and 5-series TVs that come with Google TV instead of Roku 08-10-2021 The Verge
Integral Ad Science Buys Ad-Tech Company Publica for $220 Million 08-10-2021 WSJ
YouTube sets TV data deals with Comscore, Parrot Analytics 08-09-2021 Fierce Video
Tokyo Olympics Draw Smallest Summer Games TV Audience Since 1988 08-09-2021 NY Times
The Trade Desk Doubles Revenue (In A Weird Year) And Bets The Farm On CTV 08-09-2021 AdExchanger
Sony’s Funimation Closes $1.2B Crunchyroll Acquisition From AT&T 08-09-2021 Variety
Disney Needs to Offer ‘All-You-Can Eat’ Streaming, Says Dan Loeb 08-08-2021 Bloomberg
With 42 Million Subscribers, ViacomCBS Strikes South Park Deal to Boost Originals 08-05-2021 Adweek
Most Consumers Still Prefer to Stream, J.D. Power Report Says 08-05-2021 Multichannel News
Sharing videos on social media from Tokyo Games is not allowed - IOC 08-05-2021 Reuters
Fox Corp: No High-Cost Tubi Programs, Ad Revenue 40% Higher To $982 Million 08-05-2021 Mediapost
NBC's Summer Olympics ratings are in free-fall 08-04-2021 CNN Business
Streaming space tourism is the new reality TV 08-04-2021 Recode
Disney vs. Scarlett Johansson: Why “a Ton of Lawsuits” May Be Next 08-04-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
Roku Tops Q2 Financial Expectations, but Total Streaming Hours Decline by 1 Billion from Prior Quarter 08-04-2021 Variety
Google’s Tara Walpert Levy on What's Driving a Shift in TV Viewership 08-03-2021 Adweek
Fandango Merges On-Demand Streaming Platform With Vudu 08-03-2021 The Hollywood Reporter
YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan on the algorithm, monetization, and the future for creators 08-03-2021 The Verge
Inside YouTube's Struggle to Win TV Ad Dollars 08-02-2021 AdAge
DirecTV Stream Becomes Single Brand for Former AT&T Video Services 08-02-2021 Next TV
‘Lord of the Rings’ Amazon Series Sets Premiere Date, Drops First-Look Image 08-02-2021 Variety
Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over ‘Black Widow’ Streaming Release 07-30-2021 WSJ
DoubleVerify's CTV Revenues Spike 89%, Integrates CTV Tech With Streamers 07-29-2021 Mediapost
Peacock Reaches 54 Million Signups, 20 Million Monthly Active Accounts 07-29-2021 The Wrap
Hulu Adds NFL Network to Core Live TV Package 07-29-2021 Next TV
Dish Finally Offers HBO Max, Re-Adds HBO to Lineup After Resolving WarnerMedia Standoff 07-29-2021 Variety
Hollywood Head Spinner: Universal Spends Big for New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy 07-28-2021 NY Times
NBCU Says Time Spent on Digital Platforms Will Equal Linear By Late 2022 07-28-2021 Adweek
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