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Hearst TV promotes Ling

Laura Ling, an award-winning journalist and veteran of local and network television news and documentary production, who since 2021 has served as Hearst Television’s director of programming for its streaming video services group, has been promoted to vice president of Very Local, a division of Hearst Television, overseeing programming for the rapidly growing streaming unit. […]

February 1, 2023

Report: 2022’s TV ad rankings

TV measurement company iSpot has released its 2022 TV Advertising Report, containing exclusive insights from currency initiatives with US TV Networks, findings from CTV verification studies and tallies from measuring every second of advertising on linear, time shifted and VoD on TV. The report contains rankings by ad impressions and spend for top networks, shows, […]

January 5, 2023

NBCUniversal hosts inaugural Local Innovation Forum

On December 8th, local business owners and agency partners in the Philadelphia area will join NBCUniversal advertising and local executives along with MSNBC Host, ‘Velshi’ Ali Velshi at the Comcast Technology Center for the inaugural Local Innovation Forum: Philadelphia in Focus. Centred around local marketers, the goal of this interactive forum is to connect local […]

December 6, 2022

Peacock US adding live stream of NBC stations

Peacock Premium Plus customers in the US will soon have 24/7 access to watch their local affiliate station through a channel on their Peacock homepage.  The live stream channel, which will be available in all 210 NBC affiliate markets on November 30th, will include NBC’s full lineup of local news, sports and weather, market-by-market, as […]

November 9, 2022

ContentBay goes live

ContentBay, an entertainment platform which allows users to explore, analyse, compare, share and trade content, has gone live. ContentBay says its intention is to “revolutionise the content marketing, distribution and media buying landscape. by providing a seamless way to make analytical and insight-led decisions when programming content, resulting in increased sales and better acquisitions, at […]

October 3, 2022

Hearst, NBC bring Harlem Globetrotters back to TV

The Harlem Globetrotters are returning to US broadcast network television in an exclusive partnership with Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG), on the premiere of Harlem Globetrotters: Play it Forward. The 30-minute weekly series, debuting October 1st on NBC’s The More You Know programming block, marks a return of the Harlem Globetrotters in a weekly television […]

September 14, 2022

NBC local news channels on Roku

Roku is partnering with NBCUniversal Local to bring several NBC local news channels in the US to The Roku Channel. Starting immediately, the channels will be available for users to access through The Roku Channel’s Live TV Guide. Through the partnership, NBCUniversal Local will bring local news channels from its NBC stations in major markets […]

June 29, 2022

Peacock reveals Originals scripted slate for H2 2022

Peacock has announced the premiere date schedule for a number Originals scripted slate for H2 2022, including all-new programming from upcoming dramas, comedies and kids titles. Peacock Original series include: Trigger Point, a six-part drama thriller from Jed Mercurio’s HTM Television, starring Vicky McClure and Adrian Lester.   Days of our Lives: Beyond Salem, the spin-off […]

June 29, 2022

NOW adding new Alibi, NBC News

Sky’s streaming service NOW is adding two new channels, Alibi and NBC News NOW, available at no additional cost from June 28th. This is further growth on the back of an increased content slate with the launch of Peacock and new channels Sky Comedy, Sky Nature and Sky Documentaries also added to the Entertainment Membership. […]

June 22, 2022

Netflix tops US ‘must keep TV’ list

Netflix once again tops consumer research and insight consultancy SRG’s ‘Must Keep TV’ list in 2022 for the fourth year in a row, solidifying its presence as the leading ‘Must Keep TV’ brand in the US, despite reporting its first-ever loss of subscribers in its Q1 results earlier this year. SRG’s annual ‘Must Keep TV’ […]

June 16, 2022