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  • CBS was the only Big 4 network that didn’t join the Hulu joint venture. But that hasn’t stopped the company from letting the streaming service offer its new Showtime stand-alone online package
  • ubscribers will be able to access Showtime through the Hulu app

  • NFL announced that Yahoo had acquired global streaming rights to a single regular-season game
  • two home TV markets (second- and third-smallest in the NFL, per StationIndex.com) will still get the game over the air
  • Internationally, those who don't or can't pay for the NFL's GamePass international streaming service will finally be able to tune in to a live match at a reasonable hour.

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  • this trend has developed in the aftermath of student protests over privatization and other crises, and needs to be considered in conjunction with them.
  • During all this, the overwhelming majority of faculty remained distant and passive. I’m not aware that Laura Kipnis was ever moved to editorialize about the plight of students who fought for political expression during these years; few feminist faculty were, despite their avowed beliefs.
  • In fact, aggressive vulnerability is neither a blind contradiction nor supposed to be celebratory. It can mean different things in practice, without those things’ implying that it is anyone’s model of what meaningful remediation would be.

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  • Walt Disney<!--  --> Co.<!--  -->  DIS      0.14  %        <!--  -->’s ABC will own or have a stake in almost 70% of its coming schedule, compared with 59% now and 48% in 2010
  • Fox, where 68% of the network’s 2015-2016 lineup is produced or co-produced by sister companies at its parent, <!--  --> 21st Century Fox<!--  -->,<!--  -->  FOX      -0.71  %        <!--  --> up from 52% the previous year.
  • CBS has ownership interests in 68% of its 2015-16 lineup, while NBC has 52%.

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  • Verizon's $4.4 billion planned acquisition of AOL
  • BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk. "Verizon is trying to move into an over-the-top pay TV business with a mobile-first strategy," he adds. "They're looking to monetize that and clearly AOL has some assets on the ad tech side that are attractive to them."

  • The chairman has circulated an order reversing the "effective competition" presumption given that the FCC has granted, in whole or in part, every such petition since 2013, primarily due to the presence of two national video competitors, Dish and DirecTV.
  • A finding of effective competition triggers basic cable rate deregulation regulation and removes the requirement that retrans stations be on that basic tier.

  • Just six months ago, industry analysts were already prognosticating the demise of the over-the-top (OTT) set-top box
  • it would seem the analysts may have gotten this one wrong.
  • OTT revenue is made up of all the subscriptions consumers pay for watching anything from Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime, iTunes, CinemaNow and so on — plus the advertising dollars they attract

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  • policymakers in Washington are moving away from exclusive licenses towards a new framework based on flexible use and shared access to spectrum bands.
  • Spectrum sharing is not a new idea. Indeed, it led to the development of one of the most important economically valuable wireless technologies: Wi-Fi.
  • Spectrum originally dismissed as “junk bands” and the home of modest technologies like garage door openers and cordless phones are now home to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other unlicensed technologies central to fueling the growing universe of mobile devices.

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  • the company's earnings call. "All TV will be going on-demand," Bewkes said.
  • Amazon is likely to sell HBO Now to its customers once Apple's exclusivity window expires.
  • other Turner networks like TBS, TNT or Cartoon Network could find their way to HBO Now or a similar service.

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  • Online streaming service Hulu acquired the exclusive subscription video on demand rights to new and upcoming primetime scripted series from AMC, IFC, BCC America, SundanceTV and WE tv
  • Hulu users will have access to AMC series prior to each season’s network premiere

  • Select content companies have been turning to San Diego-based Luth Research, which has assembled a sizable panel of Netflix subscribers in the U.S. as a means of determining the most popular programs on the streaming service.
  • Daredevil,” the first of multiple superhero dramas coming to Netflix as part of a deal with Marvel, premiered April 10, and is seeing strong sampling, with an estimated 10.7% of subscribers watching at least one episode in its first 11 days on the streaming service.
  • Still, any way you look at it, “House of Cards” is clearly a big attraction for Netflix.

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