Tag: Viacom

Vaping Ads Going Up In Smoke

As flavored vaping products continue to become a national pariah—with headlines about health-related incidents impacting youth and outright bans mounting on the state level—three media behemoths have decided to drop all e-cigarette... Read More

Local Streaming Apps Are Here

It’s been a big week for local broadcast networks and OTT. Sinclair launched STIRR, their new app that combines their local broadcast channels with some really forgettable VOD content. The New York Times ran a big story on Locast, aka... Read More

HBO says #WinterIsHere, but Netflix doesn’t get cold

Heavy is the head that wears the crown at HBO.  The gold standard for premium, adult, edgy programming had to watch Netflix come to the party and use personalization to eat away at its influence.  You’ve got to hand it to HBO, with franchises... Read More

FOX Is Going To Buy Sky TV

21st Century Fox, the parent company of all Fox-named properties, reached a preliminary agreement to take over all of pay-TV giant Sky for an all-cash deal valued at around $23.3 billion. Fox currently owns around 40% of Sky, so while surprising, the... Read More