• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest


Latest News

  1. Judge Denies Comcast Request to Stop DirecTV Ad Campaign

    5:14 pm 8/9/2011

    Comcast sued DirecTV earlier this month claiming that a national campaign was intended to mislead football fans into thinking they would be getting "free" football with with their service.Read more

    • 0
  2. Pay TV Sub Slump in Second Quarter Likely to Reignite Cord Cutting Debate

    3:42 pm 8/9/2011

    U.S. satellite TV operators posted their first-ever sub decline, and the broader industry may post its biggest drop ever after two quarters of slight gains.Read more

    • 0
  3. Analysts Warn of Possible Downside of Digital Boon for Entertainment Giants

    3:14 pm 8/5/2011

    While such Hollywood conglomerates as CBS and Viacom beat earnings expectations due to deals with the likes of Netflix, BTIG's Richard Greenfield warns that the "love affair with digital licensing may not play out as anticipated."Read more

    • 0
  4. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke: 'We're Off to a Great Start'

    7:03 am 8/3/2011

    Six months after cable giant Comcast acquired a 51 percent stake in the company, the executive again urges patience for a turnaround of NBC and says his team is investing more in shows, such as "The Voice," local news and other initiatives. Read more

    • 0
  5. NBCUniversal Financials Grow in First Full Quarter Under Comcast Control

    7:52 pm 8/2/2011

    The cable giant, which owns a 51 percent stake in the entertainment company, reported stronger overall second-quarter results, but once again lost basic video subscribers as NBCUni's film division posted strong gains.Read more

    • 0
  6. Versus to Be Rebranded as NBC Sports Network

    9:04 am 8/1/2011

    "It’s a complete repositioning of the brand to provide value for marketers, consumers as well as all our affiliates and distributors," said NBC Sports Group chairman Mark Lazarus about the name change that takes effect in January. Read more

    • 0
  7. Judge Threatens to Hold up Comcast-NBCUniversal Merger Approval

    5:45 am 7/28/2011

    A federal judge is threatening to hold up court approval of the antitrust settlement that allowed the cable giant to acquire a 51 percent stake in the entertainment company, citing concerns about arbitration terms for online content providers.Read more

    • 0
  8. Analyst: Comcast Stock Price Values NBCUniversal at 'Close to Zero'

    2:45 pm 7/21/2011

    Barclays Capital's James Ratcliffe says that while "some conglomerate discount is justified for Comcast," the current stock discount is "excessive."Read more

    • 0
  9. AT&T Adds 202,000 U-verse Pay TV Subscribers in Second Quarter

    8:59 am 7/21/2011

    Miller Tabak analyst David Joyce estimates that the overall industry saw slight video customer growth in the quarter. Read more

    • 0
  10. Online Video Will Replace Pay TV in 4.5 Million Homes by Year-End (Report)

    1:19 pm 7/20/2011

    SNL Kagan estimates that nearly 4 percent of occupied U.S. homes will opt for Internet video options in a projection that will likely return the cord cutting debate to the spotlight.Read more

    • 0
Syndicate content