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The Cable Show 2012

The Cable Show 2012

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  1. NCTA: Elemental, Rights Holders Planning to Offer Ultra HD Coverage of FIFA World Cup

    4:22 pm PDT 05/01/2014
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    The company delivers Ultra HD using HEVC compression -- and is already working toward support for high dynamic range imagery. READ MORE

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  2. NCTA 2014: Tentpole Events Driving TV Everywhere, but More Work Is Needed

    8:21 pm PDT 04/30/2014
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    "Finding ways to drive awareness, make it easier for [consumers to use], and then eliminating the friction is the key to success," said Michael Angus, senior vp and general manager of video at Time Warner Cable. READ MORE

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  3. NCTA 2014: Could 4D Be Coming to a Living Room Near You?

    12:04 am PDT 04/30/2014
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    Exhibitors are aiming to bring 4K, HDR, immersion — and even 4D — to people's homes. READ MORE

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  4. NCTA CEO Michael Powell on High Sports Fees, Aereo and Why Cable Is in a 'Transformative' Period (Q&A)

    7:00 am PDT 04/29/2014
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    In the second of a two-part interview, Powell warns that consumers may not be able to absorb rising sports costs and says over-the-top video is a threat to cable. READ MORE

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  5. NCTA CEO Michael Powell Defends Rising Cable Costs, Talks Mergers and Net Neutrality (Q&A)

    8:00 am PDT 04/28/2014
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    The former FCC chairman also explains how the Internet has changed content distribution in the first of a two-part interview with The Hollywood Reporter. READ MORE

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  6. Marc Cherry Embraces Cable, Cracks Wise About 'Desperate Housewives' Trial

    10:32 am PDT 06/12/2013
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    Joining fellow showrunners Joe Weisberg and Mark Johnson at a cable show panel, the "Devious Maids" executive producer draws laughs for a joke about his well-publicized troubles with actress Nicollette Sheridan: "The only violence on 'Desperate Housewives' was really behind the scenes." READ MORE

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  7. Jennifer Lopez at the Cable Show: 'I Want to Change the Face of Television'

    9:03 am PDT 06/12/2013
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    The actress, singer and former "American Idol" judge appears to promote her role as chief creative officer of NuvoTV, a network in English for Latinos. READ MORE

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  8. Cable Show 2012: Sports Will Stay in Play for Years to Come

    12:22 pm PDT 05/23/2012
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    That’s the prediction of panelists at the NCTA convention, addressing the one form of programming it is impossible to copy and that people want to watch live. READ MORE

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  9. Cable Show 2012: Netflix's Ted Sarandos on Cannibalizing TV Ratings

    12:16 pm PDT 05/23/2012
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    "We have billions of hours of viewing," the chief content officer tells the NCTA, "so we are going to take away from something.” READ MORE

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  10. Cable Show 2012: Conan O'Brien Evangelizes Social Media, Admires Walt Disney

    11:31 am PDT 05/23/2012
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    "He always embraced the next thing," the TBS late-night host tells the NCTA convention of his unlikely hero. "My attitude the last couple years was adapt or die.” READ MORE

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  11. Cable Show 2012: Mark Cuban's Reinvented Cable Channel Will Be All About Live Programming

    5:00 am PDT 05/23/2012
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    HDNet becomes AXS in early July in partnership with Ryan Seacrest, AEG and CAA on a network that wants to be to music and pop culture what ESPN is to sports. READ MORE

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  12. Cable Show 2012: NCTA President Praises FCC's Broadband Campaign

    8:38 am PDT 05/22/2012
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    Michael Powell lobs softball questions at Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genochowski. READ MORE

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  13. Cable Show 2012: Protect IP, SOPA Defeat Jeopardizes Future Legislation

    3:59 pm PDT 05/21/2012
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    At the NCTA convention on Monday, a group of Congressional staffers acknowledged that new efforts to combat theft of intellectual piracy may face tougher challenges as a result of the decision. READ MORE

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  14. Cable Show 2012: 'We Don’t Know What the Customer Wants,' Says Discovery's David Zaslav

    9:57 am PDT 05/21/2012
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    The executive and panelists including Time Warner's Glenn Britt and AOL's Tim Armstrong converged in Boston to discuss the industry's uncertain future. READ MORE

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  15. Cable Show 2012: Tech Announcements Signal New Direction for Cable TV Industry

    9:21 am PDT 05/21/2012
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    Cable WiFi and Project Dayview are among the new services that would allow high-speed Internet and wireless to be available anywhere, any time consumers want them. READ MORE

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  16. Conan O'Brien, Julius Genachowski to Attend NCTA Convention

    5:00 am PDT 05/21/2012
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    Top cable TV industry executives from Turner Broadcasting, Comcast Cable, Time Warner Cable, ESPN, News Corp. and Fox Sports Media Group will be at the Boston event. READ MORE

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