Biography for Steve Donohue
Steve Donohue is editor of FierceCable. He has covered the cable industry, Internet video and the interactive television business since 1996 for several industry publications, including Multichannel News, Light Reading, Electronic Media, CableFAX Daily and Interactive TV Today. Donohue began covering cable TV and the Internet business in 1996 at CableFAX Daily and Internet Week in Washington, D.C., where his beats included Capitol Hill and the FCC. He moved to New York in 1998, where he covered the international TV business and the cable industry at Electronic Media. He joined Multichannel News two years later, and spent eight years there as national editor and editor of digital news. Donohue attended the CTAM U executive management program at Harvard Business School in 2001, and is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he studied journalism and political science. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Articles by Steve Donohue
Madison Square Garden Co., which is controlled by Cablevision CEO Jim Dolan, said Tuesday that it signed a deal which will see rock legend Billy Joel perform monthly at its Manhattan arena indefinitely.
DirecTV said that it lost the feeds for ABC and Fox affiliates that cover the Springfield, Mass., market, after its retransmission-consent contract with Gormally Broadcasting expired on Sunday.
Time Warner Cable confirmed that it is beginning to offer subscribers a $29.99 monthly subscription bundle that includes local broadcast channels and HBO.
After failing to agree to terms for a contract renewal, AT&T said it decided to drop horse racing network TVG from its U-Verse TV lineup.
AT&T said Tuesday that it launched a new interactive weather application for U-verse TV subscribers.
Comcast is recruiting engineers for a project called Excalibur Back Office, according to a job listing it posted recently on its Comcast Careers site.
Add Cox Communications to the list of cable operators reportedly eying a bid for Time Warner Cable.
TiVo CEO Tom Rogers said Tuesday that more U.S. operators have told the company that they want to offer Netflix to their pay TV customers, but that Hollywood studios are blocking a service that some European providers are already including in their subscription bundles.
TiVo said the third-quarter was its best ever period of cable subscriber growth, as it picked up 295,000 net additions through distribution deals with Virgin Media, RCN, Grande Communications and other pay TV distributors.
Nearly three months after settling a bitter contract dispute with Showtime Networks parent CBS Corp., Time Warner Cable said Tuesday that subscribers can access TV Everywhere service Showtime Anytime.