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Thousands of firings expected after Disney closes Fox deal - BNNBloomberg.ca
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Thousands of firings expected after Disney closes Fox deal BNNBloomberg.ca Disney seals $71B deal for Fox entertainment, takes over ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Deadpool’ Global News Disney closes $71B US deal for Fox entertainment assets CBC.ca Disney closes $71B dea… more…

What channel is TruTV? How to find channel for March Madness games
USA Today

It's that time of year again when college basketball fans flock to their channel guide to find TruTV on their cable or satellite providers. more…

Hulu vs. Amazon Prime Video: Which streaming service is best for you?
Digitaltrends.com

It's hard to dispute Netflix's leadership in on-demand streaming video, but there are other options that might be more to your liking. Two of them are Amazon Prime Video and Hulu; each with its strengths and weaknesses. We help you decide which one is worthy … more…

Comcast launches new $5/mo streaming box, MPAA report highlights strong streaming growth
9to5mac.com

Apple is expected to introduce its streaming video service in just a few days, but the market is already incredibly crowed with other streaming services. Adding to that today is Comcast, which is launching its new Xfinity Flex Internet streaming TV service. I… more…

The Ratings Game: Viacom stock sinks as network disruption looms, but AT&T-DirecTV could be the real loser, analyst says
Marketwatch.com

Shares of Viacom sank Wednesday in the wake of the entertainment content company’s warning of a disruption of service, for those accessing its TV networks through AT&T Inc.’s DirecTV satellite TV service, but DirecTV may actually have more to lose. more…

Streaming subscriptions overtook cable in 2018
Engadget

Cable companies have been nervous about streaming services for a while, but now they have a particularly good reason to be jittery. An MPAA report citing IHS Markit data has shown that there were more subscriptions worldwide to online video services... more…

Wednesday's Best Deals: Bissell Carpet Cleaner, Timex, Bird Deterrent Tape, and More
Theinventory.com

A discounted mesh WiFi system, Perry Ellis’s suit sale, and a wine refrigerator lead off Wednesday’s best deals. Read more... more…

Roku Streaming Stick Plus review
Androidauthority.com

The Roku Streaming Stick Plus supports Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video, and more. Plus, it's 4K and HDR compatible. Here's our review! more…

Streaming News: Streaming Subscriptions Beat Cable in 2018; Comcast Has Their Own Streaming Service; and More
Slashfilm.com

Streaming content is both the present and the future, and everyone wants in on it. So much so that day by new, more and more streaming services are popping-up. Will they all last? It’s doubtful. But they might have a chance simply because streaming is what co… more…

Thousands of Firings Expected After Disney Closes Fox Deal
Bloomberg

Walt Disney Co. completed its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainments assets, and now must get to the task of squeezing out promised cost savings, an effort that will lead to thousands of firings in the film and TV business. more…

Why I Finally Cut the Cord With Cable
Fool.com

Even those most willing to pay for traditional cable have a breaking point. more…

ESPN Is Betting Big on UFC to Grow Its Streaming Service
Fool.com

The new seven-year deal makes ESPN+ the exclusive home of pay-per-view content from the mixed martial arts organization. more…

Netflix Doesn't Have to Worry About Apple -- Yet
Fool.com

Apple will announce a video streaming service on Monday, but its gains won't initially come at the expense of Netflix. more…

The Former Chick-Fil-A Manager Paving the Crossroads of Conservative Media
Ozy.com

Can Gaston Mooney's Blaze Media go head to head with Fox Nation? more…

Agency ad buyers say there isn’t enough addressable TV inventory
Digiday.com

As more households can be targeted with ads on linear TV, ad buyers want more TV inventory to be available for addressable campaigns. The post Agency ad buyers say there isn’t enough addressable TV inventory appeared first on Digiday. more…

NBCUniversal And Sky Boost Unified Ad Offering In Sign Of Synergy To Come
Deadline.com

Offering a sign of synergies to come, NBCUniversal and Sky have announced a unified expansion of the company’s AdSmart suite of tech-enabled ad solutions. It is the first joint advertising effort since Comcast acquired Sky last year. Among AdSmart’s capabilit… more…

Viacom Warns Customers Of DirecTV Blackout Chance Ahead Of Friday Deadline
Deadline.com

In the latest pay-TV carriage battle, Viacom is rolling out ads across Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and other networks warning viewers that DirecTV could soon be pulling the plug. AT&T -owned DirecTV and Viacom are nearing the deadline of the current deal, whi… more…

YouTubers Are Fighting Algorithms to Make Good Content for Kids
Vice News

Animated videos dominate the kids YouTube space. Humans are fighting against YouTube’s algorithm to try and compete. more…

Americans Now Pay More For Streaming Services Than Cable TV
Forbes.com

Streaming services like Netflix and Hulu are becoming more popular than traditional cable TV. more…

Will Viacom Channels Go Dark On DirecTV?
Forbes.com

Viacom is taking its case directly to DirecTV customers after failing to come to terms on a new distribution agreement with the satellite TV provider's corporate parent AT&T. more…