Fox Broadcasting Company and Twitter will partner on a wide range of streaming initiatives to launch returning series Empire and The Mick, as well as the network’s new comedy, Ghosted.
Entertainment Studios IS launching its new, direct-to-consumer global streaming OTT subscription platform, Sports.TV.
US research firm eMarketer has reduced its estimate for US TV ad spending due to faster-than-expected growth in cord-cutting.
Altice USA Philippe Le May has been named CTO, and Terry Cordova has been promoted to vice chairman, business development – network & technology services.
Password sharing for SVOD services is common among young people in the US.
The North American SVOD sector is by far the most mature in the world, with 112 million SVOD subscribers to movie and TV episode platforms by end-2016.
37% of streaming media devices owned by US broadband households are Roku devices, up from 30% in Q1 2016, according to Parks Associates.
On Monday, August 21, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the Sun, and NASA Television will carry it live from coast to coast.
In the US, both Turner Broadcasting and NBC will be offering live football on a mix of traditional linear channels and OTT.
In the US, the legacy multichannel universe lost a record number of customers in the quarter ended June 30, 2017, but managed to keep the decline below the symbolic one-million threshold.