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TV Networks sue Dish Network over ad-skipper

May 25, 2012
Satellite TV provider Dish Network has a new digital recorder called AutoHop that cuts out commercials. Fox, NBC, and CBS are now suing to stop it.
Posted In: dish network, tv, Fox, CBS, NBC, lawsuit

Dish Network clashes with TV execs

May 17, 2012
The best laid advertising plans could be thwarted by a new service from Dish Network -- the satellite TV operator -- that lets users skip commercials all together.
Posted In: dish network, tv, advertising

Biggest suspense from upfronts are the lineups

May 14, 2012
It's upfronts week for the television industry, when networks announce for advertisers which shows are in, on their way in and out. Networking scheduling can be a bit of a "scientific art."
Posted In: Entertainment, television, tv, upfronts

The lowdown on this season's network upfronts

May 11, 2012
Variety's Andrew Wallenstein talks about the big trends on television next fall.
Posted In: Entertainment, television, tv, upfronts

ABC, Univision team up for English-language channel

May 8, 2012
The new 24-hour English-language cable channel will target Latinos. But it's an unproven market.
Posted In: Latino community, Hispanics, cable, abc, univision, tv

Why Hulu may not always be free

May 2, 2012
Services like Hulu want revenue, but it's moving toward relying on viewers -- in addition to advertisers -- to pay. The new model may mean that consumers may not be able to cut their cable cord quite yet.
Posted In: Entertainment, hulu, tv

'Today' show loses top rating held since 1995

Apr 19, 2012
ABC’s "Good Morning America" beats NBC’s "Today" show in ratings. More than bragging rights, the change could affect advertising dollars.
Posted In: Entertainment, tv, Good Morning America, Today show

The future of Hulu

Apr 18, 2012
The web video service is busting out original content. Plus, we recover from the Gmail outage.
Posted In: hulu, video, tv, Gmail

On your TV this fall: The sluggish economy

Mar 21, 2012
Horizon Media's Brad Adgate looks at all the new scripted pilots that have been ordered by the big television networks. He finds one big underlying theme.
Posted In: Entertainment, tv

Aereo may never get the chance to revolutionize TV

Mar 14, 2012
Aereo is supposed to launch today but it’s already being sued. The company's antennae system could change the way people can access television.
Posted In: Aereo, tv, apps, Wal-Mart, Vudu

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