Archive for category: video

Exclusive: Fox Networks Group Cuts Ad Sales Staff
/ January 8, 2015 8:32 am
Exclusive: Fox Networks Group Cuts Ad Sales Staff

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Fox Networks Group is cutting its ad sales staff following the consolidation of broadcast and cable ad sales units and Lou LaTorre, who had been president of ad sales for the Fox Cable Entertainment Networks is leaving his post." . Read More

CES: TiVo’s Over-The-Air Model Goes National
/ January 8, 2015 8:32 am
CES: TiVo’s Over-The-Air Model Goes National

Multichannel News reports "You can remove the “limited edition” label from TiVo’s recently introduced Roamio OTA DVR, a model that is targeted to cord-cutters and consumers who have never taken a traditional pay-TV package.". Read More

TV Apps Were Supposed to Keep People Subscribed to Cable, But They’re Creating Confusion Instead
/ January 8, 2015 8:32 am
TV Apps Were Supposed to Keep People Subscribed to Cable, But They’re Creating Confusion Instead

Adweek reports "First the good news for network execs: More cable subscribers are starting to use official apps to stream programming. Now the bad news: The apps are proving confusing to customers and nearly impossible to measure." . Read More

John Hoffman Named EVP Documentaries And Specials At Discovery Channel
/ January 8, 2015 8:32 am
John Hoffman Named EVP Documentaries And Specials At Discovery Channel

Deadline reports "Making his strongest statement yet about the direction in which he’s taking Discovery Channel, its new president Rich Ross announced this morning he’s named HBO veteran John Hoffman as Executive Vice President of Documentaries and Specials.". Read More

Guillermo Del Toro, Tommy Lee Jones Among Texas Film Awards Honorees
/ January 7, 2015 9:08 am
Guillermo Del Toro, Tommy Lee Jones Among Texas Film Awards Honorees

Variety reports "Guillermo del Toro, Tommy Lee Jones, Luke Wilson and Bonnie Curtis will be inducted into the Texas Film Hall of Fame in March as part of the Austin Film Society’s 15th annual Texas Film Awards, which celebrate the work of prominent Texans in the film industry.". Read More

ASC Awards Nominees: ‘Birdman’, ‘Unbroken’, ‘Mr Turner’ On Cinematographers List
/ January 7, 2015 9:08 am
ASC Awards Nominees: ‘Birdman’, ‘Unbroken’, ‘Mr Turner’ On Cinematographers List

Deadline reports "The American Society Of Cinematographers unveiled the feature film nominees for its 29th ASC Awards this morning, a list that featured staples Roger Deakins (for Universal’sUnbroken) and Emmanuel Lubezki, who won the society’s award last year for Warner Bros’ Gravity and went on to take the Oscar." . Read More

CES: Charter Unveils Its ‘Worldbox’
/ January 7, 2015 9:08 am
CES: Charter Unveils Its ‘Worldbox’

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Charter Communications and Cisco Systems used this week’s gadget-fest to unveil the “Worldbox,” a hybrid IP/QAM video device that will use downloadable security and a cloud-based interface that will serve as central components of the MSO’s next-gen video platform.". Read More

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