NBC won the Tuesday ratings race, with The Voice leading the way. NBC rated a 0.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. In second was CBS at 0.6/4.
DAZN Group said it named Kevin Mayer, the former top streaming executive at Disney, as chairman of the board.
Gracenote launched a new product that personalizes the images promoting titles in program guides and other user interfaces that the company said boosts viewing for video distributors.
Dish Network said it reached a strategic agreement that will bring DraftKings sports book and fantasy sports to Dish customers.
Digital Media Rights said it launched three digital linear channel on Vizio TV’s SmartCast platform.
Cable company’s chairman and CEO says that while linear pay TV services are being “priced out of the market,” the OTT platforms that are replacing them haven’t generated nearly as much profit
In SEC filing, U.S.-based manufacturer said its smart TV shipments spiked 20% last year to 7.1 million. But its real strength may be the 12.2 million active users for its SmartCast OS
The ‘New York Times’ and other media outlets seem to have declared the new SVOD service to be a hit. But with only 5 million U.S. subscribers, it still seems to be early days
With cable operator announcing Flex device support for its Xfinity Stream app Thursday, speculation heats up that it will soon follow through on talks to port the platform into smart TVs sold by Walmart
AVOD service is now streamable on new Chromecast and other Google TV devices. Support for other Android TV-based gadgets arriving ‘in the coming weeks’