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Dade Hayes

As Sundance Kicks Off, Execs Hail Blurring of Film-TV Line #Sundance

In their opening-day press conference Thursday, Sundance Film Festival organizers celebrated the rise of television as a cultural and festival force as Park City, Utah braced for an unprecedented wave of TV activity. ...

OTT Plans Proliferate As Angst Level Rises

January has already featured a near-record flurry of over-the-top-viewing talk, at least judging by recent headlines emanating from CES and TCA. NATPE, unfolding this week in Miami, figures to be no different. From the show’s Brandon Tartikoff Legacy Awards (see special section beginning after page 10), which will honor Netflix’s Ted Sarandos, to panels boasting speakers from a host of...

CES: Traditional Media Brands 'Sucking Up' Tech More Than Ever

The rapidly shifting world of media content and brands offers seemingly boundless opportunity — but you'd better act fast. ...

CES: Amid Futuristic Tech Talk, Seacrest and Pittman Make Case for Radio

Ryan Seacrest and Bob Pittman, two entertainment figures with significant digital and TV notches in their belts, visited CES and its inaugural C Space track to make the case for radio. It has far more clout than most people realize, they argued, citing social impressions and reams of statistics pointing to the sense of companionship many listeners feel with the century-old medium. ...

CES: Moonves Says CBS OTT Offering Is Not Just Retrans Weapon

Las Vegas — CBS Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves conceded "it's not bad" to own an OTT service like CBS All Access when striking carriage deals with MVPDs, but he insisted the service is more of a supplementary offering to ensure CBS content reaches cord-free audiences. ...

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