HBO President of Programming Casey Bloys said that he would like to see another season of "The Night Of" and that the show's writers are discussing ideas. Bloys also said that while the network is pleased with the performance of "Westworld," the company is waiting for a complete picture of the show's ratings before renewing.
Nissan had a leg up when it came to tying in with the new "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" movie thanks to its aptly named Rogue SUV. TBWA\Chiat\Day created a spot called "Battle Tested" that imagines an outer-space test facility.
Apple's new app that aggregates content from multiple providers is to hit iPhones, iPads and Apple TVs by the end of the year. The app -- called simply TV -- also has a suggestion engine and aggregates content from providers including Hulu, HBO, Showtime and Starz.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved privacy rules in a 3-2 vote that prevent internet providers from collecting and distributing sensitive information about consumers without permission. This includes data based on app use, web browsing and location but excludes certain types of data -- including email addresses -- that are categorized as nonsensitive.
Comcast CEO Neil Smit says that small and midsize businesses account for around 70% of Comcast's business sector customers but that midsize businesses and enterprises are seeing growth. The company is pushing that growth with plans for a multimillion-dollar fiber-based network expansion across Montgomery County, Md., that will provide more than 5,800 businesses with high-performance Ethernet.
Disney Channel has planned a spinoff of teen series "That's So Raven," which originally aired from 2003 to 2007. Raven-Symone, the original star of the show, is leaving her role as co-host of "The View" to produce and star in the reboot as a single mother of two preteens, one of whom has inherited her psychic powers.
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke says that the industry has a "healthy degree of skepticism" regarding over-the-top services' ability to reel in millions of new subscribers. Burke says he believes OTT services could be "modestly positive for NBCU" in the long run.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson has laid out a blueprint for how the company would operate after its planned merger with Time Warner in a "Magna Carta" memo to company officers that also seeks to tamp down antitrust concerns. Time Warner's ownership of dozens of satellite licenses may spur authorities to take a closer look at the deal.
In a survey we commissioned from Morning Consult, we asked people to rate satisfaction with their home wired internet download speeds. We're pleased to see 77 percent of respondents say they are either somewhat satisfied or very satisfied with the download speeds of their wired home internet connection. Read more.
Cleveland's WJW-8 has become the first station to air a live professional sports event using ATSC 3.0. The National Association of Broadcasters had a Federal Communications Commission experimental license to operate an ATSC 3.0 transmitter in Cleveland, making the airing of the 2016 World Series game between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs a reality.
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