Time Warner

Too Many Video Options? But Wait, There's More!

Do you have too many video choices to consume? Just wait. There is far more to come.<p>Clearly, the warning about more scripted/original TV shows is not …

Advertising Industry

ADT IPO: What Investors Need to Know

The security services company not only wants to guard your home and property, it wants to sell you some of its new stock, too.<p>On any drive around …

Stocks

US government lawyers have subpoenaed approximately 30 third parties for information on AT&T's $85B takeover of Time Warner with trial set to start March 19

7:00 AM ET, January 15, 2018<p>Fred Vogelstein / Wired:<p><b>Facebook's head of News Feed Adam Mosseri says the recently announced overhaul, designed to help</b> …

Project Veritas

FCC Gets Complaints About News Shows That Said 'Shithole' on Air

A handful of people have filed complaints with the Federal Communications Commission against two television networks for using the word “shithole” on …

Tech Industry

Why Are Rivals Netflix and Amazon Teaming Up?

On the surface, Netflix and Amazon Prime Video are heated rivals; the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox of streaming services. As the two most …

Entertainment

Facebook's News Feed Changes Again; AT&T-Time Warner On The Boil

<i>Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up… Want it by email? Sign up here.</i><p><b>Facebook Changes</b><p>“Recently we've gotten feedback from our community that …

U.S. Department of Justice

Drama Over Hulu’s Fate Nearing Final Season

Of all the epic meandering dramas to come out of the television industry in recent years, Hulu’s struggle to define itself could rank among the best. …

21st Century Fox

Defanged regulations have big media licking their chops

Though we're in the midst of an unpredictable regulatory environment, it seems likely that Disney's purchase of Fox assets will proceed.<p>This won't …

Disney XD

As AT&T Merger Looms, Warner Bros. Revamps Its Film Ranks

There’s been a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on at Warner Bros. movie studio over the past month. This week, in a major management shift, Toby Emmerich …

Randall Stephenson

Turner CEO Expects AT&T-Time Warner Deal to Close – Bloomberg

Turner CEO Expects AT&T-Time Warner Deal to Close<p>Turner CEO Expects AT&T-Time Warner Deal to Close<p>Turner CEO Expects AT&T-Time Warner Deal to …

Business

Turner CEO John Martin 'Hopeful' AT&T Merger Will Go Through

“In the history of the U.S., no vertical merger that looks like this has ever been blocked,” executive says at CES<p>Turner CEO John Martin said he’s …

Entertainment

Inside the Warner Bros Shakeup and What It Means for AT&T Merger

Analysis: If AT&T merger doesn’t happen, the studio must prepare a backup plan<p>The shakeup at Warner Bros. on Tuesday seems aimed at making the studio …

Entertainment

Disney-Fox deal will give companies more incentive to merge: Fmr. Verizon CEO

Former Verizon (VZ) Wireless CEO Denny Strigl said the potential approval of mega-deals between AT&T (T) and Time Warner (TWX) as well as the Walt Disney Co. (DIS) and 21st Century Fox (FOXA) will give other media companies a greater incentive to merge.<p>"Everybody needs scale," Strigl told FOX …

Business

Blockchain! Cannabis! DBOT mini-exchange raises millions in Wilmington from Chinese and U.S. investors

"The first and only blockchain-based Alternative Trading System fully licensed by the SEC."

Bitcoin

'Game of Thrones' To Officially End In 2019

<i>By Chloe Melas</i><p>PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — “Game of Thrones” viewers will have to wait until next year to see how the HBO drama will come to an end.<p>While …

Game of Thrones

Retired? 2 Stocks You Should Consider Buying

These companies deliver both solid fundamental growth and generous dividends.<p>Ah, retirement. That glorious period in our lives when we can kick back, …

Stocks

You Can Stream All 8 'Harry Potter' Movies for Free Right Now

But there's a catch.<p>HBO is shining a Lumos-powered wand on its library of <i>Harry Potter</i> movies.<p>The network announced Monday that its HBO NOW streaming …

Harry Potter

Breakingviews - TV content wars will have grisly season finale

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - The golden age of TV programming is heading for a grisly finale. Netflix, Amazon, Apple and Hulu are on course to boost their spending on new shows and movies at a faster clip than the growth of the overall video-streaming market. Consolidation among traditional …

Walt Disney Company

Five regulatory fights facing tech in 2018

Technology firms are facing tough regulatory fights in the coming year after a turbulent 2017.<p>Emerging technologies, such as self-driving cars and …

Net Neutrality

Amazon’s best-selling mesh Wi-Fi system is discounted again

The Google Wifi mesh wireless system has been Amazon’s best-selling mesh solution ever since it was released. It’s easy to understand why, of course …

Wi-Fi

It was a topsy-turvy 2017 for AT&T, and the ride isn't over yet

For Dallas telecom giant AT&T, it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. This year, the company saw net neutrality rules that it had …

Texas

The 16 stories that shook media and advertising in 2017

In so many ways, 2017 was not normal. That's true for the world at large, and of course in the media and advertising business.<p>Consider that at the start of this year, no company on the planet was hotter than Snapchat. Now every few months it's as if the media world braces for its …

Advertising

Over-the-top platforms are increasing their TV ad spend

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Over-the-top (OTT) platforms are increasing their spend on national TV commercials, according to iSpot.tv.<p>In 2017, the average US adult spent just under four hours per …

Advertising

AT&T is likely 'going to court' over Time Warner deal: We...

I think case law is on their side, says Jennifer Fritzsche, Wells Fargo Securities, weighing in on AT&T's fight for Time Warner.

Wins & Losses: Hulu Became a Major Player in 2017 With ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Hulu had a whirlwind of a year in 2017 — launching a $40 streaming-bundle tier in May that includes the major broadcast and cable channels, winning a …

Entertainment

Comcast, DirecTV, Dish, Charter Set Rate Hikes for 2018

Traditional pay-TV operators are bleeding subscribers — and that’s not likely going to improve, as major U.S. cable and satellite providers are …

Televisions

OTT Platforms Hike National TV Ad Spend

New OTT (over the top) TV providers -- video-on-demand services and digital live TV network platforms -- continue to raise their national TV …

Advertising

AT&T And Time Warner Agree To Another Extension Of Merger Deadline

AT&T and Time Warner have agreed to extend the deadline for their long-delayed merger until June 21, according to an SEC filing Thursday.<p>The …

Entertainment Industry

AT&T and Time Warner push merger deadline

AT&T and Time Warner have extended the deadline to close their proposed $85 billion merger until June 21, 2018, per a filing with the SEC. The …

Business

AT&T, Time Warner extend merger deal deadline

AT&T (NYSE:T) and Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) agree to extend the deadline for their merger deal to June 21, 2018, according to an SEC filing; the …

Business