Aug 17- Alphabet Inc's Google has expanded its YouTube TV streaming service into 14 new U.S. markets to reach half of American households, with an additional 17 markets to launch in the next few weeks, the company said on Thursday. Television station operator Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc said in a statement on Thursday it had an agreement with YouTube TV to air its...
In this instance life shouldn't imitate art.
Netflix, consumer tax groups and tech trade organizations have voiced their opposition to taxes imposed by states, USA Today reports.
Field Garthwaite, IRIS.TV CEO, discusses how his company works and the digital streaming world at large.
Game of Thrones' episode six, due to be aired on Sunday, leaked and appeared on file sharing sites and a Reddit post, the Verge reports.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on changes the National Football League plans to make this season to keep fans engaged in the game.
Netflix really wants to be everything, says Ramin Setoodeh, Variety New York bureau chief, discussing the company's plan to provide and deliver content.
Apple is officially open for business in Hollywood.
The Canadian Media Producers Association commissioned research that estimated the decisions would reduce broadcaster spending on independent content of national interest over the course of the five-year license period by C $141 million. Mélanie Joly, the federal minister for Canadian heritage, said the government had heard "loud and clear" the voices of...
TORONTO, Aug 14- The Canadian government on Monday ordered the country's broadcast regulator to reconsider recent decisions to extend television broadcast licenses, saying their terms did not do enough to support the funding of independent, domestic content.
Cord-cutting and the future of television isn't as consumer-friendly as technology companies promised, N.Y. Times reports.
LONDON— The Daily Mail is branching into television, hiring ESPN football analyst Jesse Palmer to host a daily U.S. syndicated show starting next month. The company behind Britain's Daily Mail newspaper already has expanded internationally, with websites based in the United States, Australia and the U.K claiming 244 million unique visitors a month.
“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and other current shows will stay at ABC, but Ms. Rhimes has an exclusive overall deal to create new projects for the streaming giant.
Netflix is in "active discussions" with Walt Disney about keeping Marvel and "Star Wars" films after 2019 when new Disney and Pixar movies will stop appearing on the streaming service.
Guy Peddy, head of European telecom research at Macquarie, speaks about a proposed deal between entertainment giants Sky and Fox.
NEW YORK— Facebook envisions its new Watch feature as TV designed for social media, a place where users comment, like and interact with show creators, stars and each other— and never leave. While people watch a lot of videos on Facebook, these are mostly shared by their friends, seen as users scroll down their main news feed. Getting people to see Facebook as a video...
Under Bob Iger, Disney is starting Netflix-style services in a bold Hollywood move, N.Y. Times reports.
CNBC's David Faber reports on the fallout of Disney CEO Bob Iger's announcement that the company will be starting their own direct-to-consumer services for their film and sports content.
Bolling, the subject of a HuffPost article that said he had sent unsolicited photos to female colleagues, sued Yashar Ali, who wrote the article, for $50 million.
ROCHESTER, N.Y.— This just in: A Rochester television news anchor officially holds the world record for longest career as a TV news broadcaster. Guinness World Records last year listed Dave Ward of KTRK-TV in Houston as the holder of that record, with 49 years and 218 days. A reporter for the Democrat and Chronicle of Rochester wrote in June 2016 that Don Alhart had...