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AT&T, A+E Reach Carriage Agreement

AT&T and A+E Networks have reached a comprehensive carriage agreement for the programmer's content on AT&T’s U-Verse and DirecTV platforms, the companies said. ...

MLB's Bob Bowman: Mobile Matters

New York – Major League Baseball business and media president Bob Bowman said the media industry still hasn’t quite put its finger on the true viewing habits of millennials, but he does know one thing: whatever is offered to them better be on mobile. ...

Cable Consolidation Wave Continues

Charter Communications’ pending $77.7 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable isn’t expected to stop the flow of deals in both the distribution and content areas, according to a recent Paley Center for Media event. ...

Binging Losing Its Cool

New York – Binge watching, a buzzword just a few years ago and one of the catalysts of subscription video on demand in its infancy, is starting lose its cachet according to a panel of top media executives at a Paley Center for Media event Thursday. ...

Murdoch: Industry Needs More Ad Innovation

21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch said content providers have to find more creative ways to attract viewers to ads, along the lines of the recent partnership between its Fox broadcasting show Empire and Pepsi. ...