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CBS Broadcasting Inc. (CBS) is a major US commercial broadcasting television network, which started as a radio network, and continues to operate a radio network and a portfolio of large market television and radio stations. The name is derived from the initials of the network’s former name, Columbia Broadcasting System. It is the second largest broadcaster in the world behind the BBC. The network is sometimes referred to as the “Eye Network” in reference to the shape of the ...

Streaming Media West 2012, A Quick Guide and Planner – Help Us Decide What to Report On

Streaming Media West 2012, A Quick Guide and Planner   Help Us Decide What to Report On

I have done it! I have convinced Mark to unchain me from the desk and get me to an upcoming show. The show is, obviously, Streaming Media West 2012 which will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in L.A. October 30-31. Oh, Halloween in …

Online Video Advertising Adapts to the TV Advertising Game

Online Video Advertising Adapts to the TV Advertising Game

It's that time of the year again, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and advertising are writing checks. Wait, what? Yes folks, it's TV upfront season, that time when the broadcasters show off what they've got in terms of content for placing ads …

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Streaming Media East is ready to hit New York City next week and we've got the top reasons why you should be attending. As an added bonus, we've also got a discount code for you to shave off a bit of the price to make …

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

The CEOs of both CBS and now Time Warner have spoken out in favor of Hulu moving to an authentication model. Personally, it seems like an anti-trust suit to me in regards to Time Warner, who should have no say in the matter. Their CEO …

Microsoft Expands Video Ad Offerings on Xbox LIVE Run of TV Apps

Microsoft Expands Video Ad Offerings on Xbox LIVE Run of TV Apps

Microsoft is looking to expand the amount of video advertising on its Xbox 360 console and its video entertainment partner apps including ESPN, CBS, Gamespot, Last.fm, Manga Entertainment and MUZU.TV who all joined the new Xbox LIVE Run of TV Apps program. The ads are …

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Toot the tooters and clink the clinkers, honk the honkers and hoot the hooters, it's comScore video metrix time again. OK, maybe skip the hooters. Did you know that 181 million Americans watched video online in March? Did you know that online video advertising impressions …

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, February 3: Telekinesis, Saving Whales, & Life After Harry Potter

Online Movie Trailers For Friday, February 3: Telekinesis, Saving Whales, & Life After Harry Potter

This past January was a good one for Hollywood, although it goes to show that year-over-year comparisons for specific months is a pretty short-sighted way of looking at this particular business, which entirely relies on product.  Subjective product.  And whenever Hollywood has a comparatively bad …

Over 7.4 Billion Video Ads In October As Tremor Video Tops A Billion

Over 7.4 Billion Video Ads In October As Tremor Video Tops A Billion

comScore has released the October 2011 Video Metrix report and the first thing that caught my eye, which I prognosticated on over a month ago, was Tremor Video topping one billion video ads a month, and they did it… and are continuing to close in …

UFC To Hit Mobile Screens With New UFC Android App

UFC To Hit Mobile Screens With New UFC Android App

The Ultimate Fighting Championship recently came to the Fox network, and people who had never watched the UFC before got to see a fight that lasted a little over a minute.  While that was disappointing, I'm sure, to previously-undefeated Cain Velasquez, the UFC, and anyone …

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Remember when I was writing about Sony the other day, well really it was about Google TV and stuff, but I mentioned that Howard Stringer, the Sony CEO, was talking about big R&D in a new TV. Well, some speculation has launched into what that …

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