Broadband, Broadcast & Cable

CTAM SmartBrief

Marketing news for the cable industry

CTAM SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

Discovery shows strength in news demo, renews "Deadliest Catch"

4/27/2015

  • Deadline.com

Discovery Channel finished No. 1 among cable networks in the 25-to-54 demographic for the second full week in April based on Live+3 ratings. Discovery's "Deadliest Catch" was the top unscripted cable … Read More

NAB SmartBrief

Broadcast TV and radio industry news

NAB SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Association of Broadcasters

ABC interview with Bruce Jenner brings in 16.9M viewers

4/27/2015

  • TVNewsCheck (free registration)

Diane Sawyer's Friday night interview with former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner on ABC's "20/20," in which Jenner revealed that he identifies as a woman, drew 16.9 million viewers, Nielsen said. That r… Read More

SBCA SmartBrief

Satellite broadcasting industry news

SBCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Satellite Broadcasting & Communications Association

Report: OTT subscription revenue to reach $31.6B by 2019

4/21/2015

  • Rapid TV News (U.K.)

Revenue from over-the-top subscriptions is expected to hit $31.6 billion by 2019, up from about $8 billion last year, according to Juniper Research. Consumers are rapidly shifting from pay-TV subscrip… Read More

USTelecom dailyLead®

Telecommunications news

USTelecom dailyLead®

Published in partnership with: United States Telecom Association

Report: Regulators are leaning toward AT&T-DIRECTV approval

4/27/2015

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • CEDMagazine.com

AT&T's proposed $49 billion purchase of DIRECTV appears to be meeting favor with the same federal regulators who were prepared to scuttle the now-abandoned Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal. Federal Comm… Read More

NCC Media SmartBrief

Cable industry advertising news

NCC Media SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: NCC Media

Spike's "Lip Sync Battle" hits all the right notes

4/17/2015

  • Vulture

Spike TV's new series "Lip Sync Battle" is a breakout success, garnering the network's biggest audience for a series launch and leading to almost 100 million online views. The show's popularity reflec… Read More

SCTE SmartBrief

Cable telecommunication news.

SCTE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers

Deloitte: U.S. viewers now prefer streaming to live TV

4/23/2015

  • Variety

Consumers in the U.S. prefer to stream movies and television shows rather than watch live TV, a Deloitte survey found. More than half of consumers surveyed said they stream TV shows and movies each mo… Read More