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Apple TV adds CBS All Access, NBC TV Everywhere app

CBS Corp. has made an important OTT device addition to its All Access SVOD service with the launch of an Apple TV app.

Comcast's NBC to launch $3.99/month Seeso streaming comedy service because there's 'enough TV channels'

Comcast's NBCUniversal today took the wraps off its new subscription on demand streaming video service, Seeso, which will launch in January for $3.99 per month with a variety of comedy clips from existing NBC properties like Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show alongside shows exclusive to the service from the likes of Community's Dan Harmon and the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe.

'Weak' TV shows fare better on social media, study finds

Social media may boost TV shows that score weak on traditional TV ratings. A new study by Engagement Labs that measures social data for online and offline conversations (word of mouth), found that series on Fox, ABC, NBC and other broadcast networks that have middling to low traditional TV ratings do well in terms of engagement scores.

Big Four broadcasters still more essential than ESPN in pay-TV bundle, survey finds

The Big Four broadcast networks are still more essential to American TV consumers than cable networks like ESPN and Discovery Channel.

Media General blacks out stations on Mediacom in 14 markets

Media General has blacked out 16 stations in 14 markets on Mediacom's cable system after failing to come to a broadcast retransmission renewal agreement with the MSO.

Mediacom reaches deal with Granite Broadcasting, ends blackout of three Midwestern NBC affiliates

Mediacom announced Thursday that it has reached an agreement with Granite Broadcasting on a new retransmission licensing contract, ending a blackout of three Midwestern NBC affiliates.

Dish retrans impasse with Dispatch Broadcast could lead to affiliate blackouts in Indy

Dispatch Broadcast Group has threatened to pull two of its network affiliates of Dish Network in Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis if a renewal to broadcast re-transmission licensing terms can't be agreed upon.

ACA, ATVA trade jabs with NAB's TVfreedom.org over Mediacom v. Granite retrans battle

The blackout of three Midwestern NBC affiliates on a mid-sized cable operator has sparked a nationwide war of words among trade groups representing the cable and TV broadcast industries. The situation highlights the increasing tension between cable operators and TV broadcasting companies as they face growing challenges from Netflix and other over-the-top providers.

NBC O&Os launch live TV Everywhere viewing, Android and iOS apps

TV Everywhere access to live NBC programming has finally arrived, provided you live in a metropolitan area close to one of the conglomerate's owned and operated stations.

Goodell says NFL will aggressively pursue OTT as Super Bowl shows limits of live streaming

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell used his annual "State of the League" pre-Super Bowl address to announce that the league is looking to stream a regular season game for the first time. All previous live streams of National Football League games have involved playoffs or the Super Bowl.