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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015
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Media firm TV18 Broadcast Ltd and Cable News Network, Inc (CNN) will end their partnership at the end of their 10-year-old brand licensing agreement in January next year. In a filing to the BSE, TV18 Broadcast, which operates English news channel CNN-IBN, said the company and CNN “will be successfully…

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Gannett has completed the split of its print and broadcasting divisions into separate companies. The broadcasting and digital arm, which will be called Tegna Inc., will run the company's television stations and websites such as CareerBuilder. It will also include Cars.com. Tegna will start trading on the New York Stock…

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Arris and Pace said they have each received requests for additional info from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection to Arris’s proposed $2.1 billion acquisition of the U.K.-based maker of set-tops, broadband gear and software products.     Arris and Pace said the “Second Request” from the DoJ is part…

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China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of cloud-based application platforms and conditional access ("CA") systems which enable China's digital cable television market to offer and secure diversified content services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Jianhua Zhu, co-founder of…

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Building on its expansive footprint in sports, TSN and Sport Chek’s Flagship store in Toronto’s Maple Leaf Square will be home to a first-of-its-kind, fully integrated, broadcast-ready studio. Built in collaboration with Sport Chek, the studio is located in the heart of Toronto’s sports hub and will provide consumers with…

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Cinedigm nabbed a minority interest in multiplatform media company Shout! Factory, the companies announced Thursday. The deal expands their strategic partnership and extends Cinedigm’s existing home entertainment distribution contract with Shout! Factory and its library of content. Shout! Factory also announced it will jointly relaunch its existing OTT digital channel,…

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AT&T let loose with a slew of app-related updates that bulk up its mobile offerings and its authenticated streaming app for the Xbox One console. On the mobile side, its U-verse app for smartphones and tablets has added 26 more live channels for viewing outside the home, including FX, HBO2,…

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SiriusXM and FOX News today announced the launch of FOX News Headlines 24/7, a new national headline news service and full-time satellite radio channel produced by a dedicated team of FOX News journalists and contributors. The channel, part of a multi-year agreement, will launch in the fall of 2015 to…

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The Studio Center Network, a division of Studio Center, announced a new production partnership with iHeartMedia's 8-station cluster in Louisville, WAMZ-FM, WQMF-FM, WHAS-AM, WNRW-FM, WLGX-FM, WTFX-FM, WKRD-AM and WKJK-AM. The Studio Center Network, a world class audio and video creative platform offered exclusively through KMG Networks, a division of Krantz…

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015
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Mark Cuban-founded AXS TV has signed a deal with Disney-ABC Television Group for off-network cable rights to the first three seasons of ABC's drama series Nashville, with initial episodes joining the AXS primetime lineup this fall. Financial terms were not disclosed. AXS TV has previously acquired off-network rights to series…