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Matt Pressberg / The Wrap:
A&E, Scripps, Discovery, AMC, and Viacom invest $25M in Philo, a streaming service offering programming from 35+ cable TV channels for $16 a month   —  Algorithms, like Netflix's recommendation engine, have been the secret sauce for streaming television, turning viewers on to shows they never knew they liked.
Nov 14, 2017, 8:40 AM - In context

Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab:
Al Jazeera to launch podcast network, Jetty, later in November with hybrid interview-narrative show Closer Than They Appear, more shows in early 2018   —  “We should get into the habit of thinking about audience in terms of customer relationship management and building communities around our shows' audiences …
Nov 6, 2017, 6:00 AM - In context

Brian Steinberg / Variety:
Discovery Communications Q3 revenue rises 6% YoY to $1.65B while profit remains flat; ad and distribution revenue offset cost of Scripps Networks acquisition   —  Discovery Communications said its third-quarter profit was essentially flat as improvements in operations due to revenue …
Nov 2, 2017, 9:25 AM - In context

Ken Doctor / TheStreet:
How an FCC relaxation of media ownership rules could work, based on the example of Raycom's merger with Community Newspaper Holdings   —  It was a tiny bolt out of the blue and, to those who have been watching closely, another act in a long-schemed planned outage.
Oct 30, 2017, 7:05 AM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Researchers: 41 sites linked to 301networks, which is closing, used session hijacking and other techniques in scheme to defraud major advertisers of up to $20M   —  A BuzzFeed News investigation reveals how seemingly-credible players in the ad supply chain can play an active role in — and profit from — fraud.
Oct 20, 2017, 7:15 AM - In context

Todd Spangler / Variety:
Pluto TV, which wants to build a Spotify-like free service for TV content, has raised $8.3M in a round led by Samsung's venture capital arm   —  Pluto TV, the startup aiming to build a Spotify-like free service for TV content, has received $5 million in funding from Samsung Venture Investment Corp. …
Oct 17, 2017, 10:05 AM - In context

Todd Spangler / Variety:
Snap and NBCUniversal form studio joint venture, with 50-50 ownership, to create original programs for mobile devices, announce first deal with Duplass brothers   —  Snap and NBCUniversal are creating a Hollywood studio dedicated to the future of app-centric entertainment.
Oct 17, 2017, 6:00 AM - In context

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Plex adds personalized, ad-supported streaming news service to its media player software, with over 190+ publishing partners including Sky News and FT   —  Media player software maker Plex is today making good on its acquisition of streaming news startup Watchup from earlier this year …
Sep 26, 2017, 9:45 AM - In context

David Lieberman / Deadline:
SEC filing: Scripps Network CEO Ken Lowe could receive $91.6M “golden parachute” from the company's sale to Discovery Communications   —  Scripps Networks CEO Ken Lowe could enjoy a $91.6 million golden parachute from his company's agreement to sell to Discovery Communications, according to an SEC filing today.
Sep 15, 2017, 1:35 PM - In context

Todd Spangler / Variety:
Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins says the streaming service will spend ~$2.5B on content in 2017, less than half of the $6B Netflix says it's spending this year   —  Hulu is spending a bundle on programming this year: Its content budget for 2017 is around $2.5 billion, CEO Mike Hopkins said Thursday.
Sep 14, 2017, 1:25 PM - In context

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