Broadcasting&Cable

Google Says Digital Activity Impacts Television Viewing

Google and YouTube say they have a significant impact on television viewing.

ACA, NTCA Raise Comcast/TWC Issues

The American Cable Association and NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association, wrote the Senate Judiciary Committee in advance of the hearing on the proposed Comcast/TWC merger saying that as currently constituted it would cause harms to consumers and

Hearst Stations Go Dark on Dish

Hearst Television stations went dark to Dish Network subscribers after the parties failed to reach a retransmission consent agreement by the 9 p.m. Central Time deadline.

NAB: FCC Commissioners Pai, Clyburn Meet With Fox Affiliates Board

Federal Communications Commissioners Mignon Clyburn and Ajit Pai dropped in on the Fox affiliates board meeting April 7, educating the broadcast group leaders on how to better communicate their vitality to Washington.

Senate Judiciary Sets Comcast/TWC Witnesses

The Senate Judiciary Committee has set the witness list for the April 9 hearing on the proposed Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger.

NBCU’s Upfront Pitch Puts Assets ‘All Together’

The pride is back in the peacock.

FCC: All Stations Must Post Political Files Starting In July

It looks like all TV stations will have to start posting their political files -- records of their contracts for political ads, including prices -- beginning July 1, 2014.

Local TV Plus Radio Equals Advertising Reach

A new analysis done by Nielsen with CBS found that advertising campaigns combining local television and local radio doubled the campaign’s reach in certain markets.

Zenith Forecasts Better Worldwide Ad Growth

Media agency ZenithOptimedia forecasts that global advertising spending will return to the kind of growth rates seen before the financial crisis.

Transforming Hollywood: DeBevoise -- Television Is No Longer a Television

The television industry has evolved in recent years and that evolution is just beginning, according to panelists at Transforming Hollywood 5: The Future of Television.