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Fox Makes Up Ground in World Series Game Two

mobile.blogs.wsj.com — A more competitive game boosted the ratings for Fox's coverage of the World Series.

For Fox and MLB, Game One Of The World Series Strikes Out

blogs.wsj.com — Zumapress.com O Game one of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals was one for the record books, but not in the way Fox Broadcasting or Major League Baseball would have liked. About 12.19 million people watched the Giants trounce the Royals on Fox, making it the least-watched game one [...]

Dish Network dumps CNN, other Turner Broadcasting channels

denverpost.com — By Joe Flint and Shalini Ramachandran Dow Jones Newswires Posted: 10/21/2014 10:01:11 AM MDT Updated: 10/21/2014 10:03:25 AM MDT Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. is no longer carrying several channels owned by Time Warner Inc.'s Turner Broadcasting cable unit, including CNN and Cartoon Network, after the companies failed to agree on a new distribution deal.

Dish Network Dumps CNN, Other Turner Channels

online.wsj.com — Satellite broadcaster Dish Network is no longer carrying several channels owned by Turner Broadcasting including CNN and Cartoon Network after the companies failed to agree on a new distribution deal. In a statement, Dish said Turner Broadcasting removed the networks after the two companies were unable to come to terms on a new distribution...

The networks' have a big rival at 10 p.m.: Their earlier shows on DVR

articles.latimes.com — The hour of appointment viewing being used for delayed viewing is a new challenge for broadcasters, but they're stepping up with a number of new shows for the time slot. Not so long ago, the broadcast networks trumpeted their 10 p.m.

Cable Cord-Cutters Beware: Prices Could be Higher, Not Lower

online.wsj.com — With HBO and CBS planning stand-alone streaming services, the oft-maligned pay-TV bundle has begun to loosen. But it's not clear the brave new streaming world that replaces it will actually be cheaper for consumers. By offering their networks directly to consumers via the Internet, HBO and CBS are cutting out the middleman-cable and satellite companies-and potentially undermining the backbone of the television business.

Tribune Media Signs Deal to Keep Seattle TV Station Affiliated With Fox Network

online.wsj.com — Tribune Media Co. signed a multiyear deal to keep its Seattle television station affiliated with the Fox network, ending a closely watched turf battle between the two media companies over the cost of content. The new agreement, unveiled Friday, comes after Fox parent 21st Century Fox Inc.

Prices Add Up With a la Carte TV

online.wsj.com — With HBO and CBS planning stand-alone streaming services, the oft-maligned pay-TV bundle has begun to loosen. But it's not clear the brave new streaming world that replaces it will actually be cheaper for consumers. By offering their networks directly to consumers via the Internet, HBO and CBS are cutting out the middleman-cable and satellite companies-and potentially undermining the backbone of the television business.

CBS Launches Online Subscription Video Service

online.wsj.com — CBS is launching an online subscription video service that will feature both current and classic programming as well as a live stream of its broadcast network. The platform, called CBS All Access, is making its debut Thursday at a price of $5.99 a month.

Time Warner to Lay Out Its Plan Forward

online.wsj.com — Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes has boosted the entertainment company's stock price and bottom line primarily by shedding assets such as AOL, magazine publishing and cable systems. Now Mr. Bewkes will spend the next day and a half trying to make the case to investors over drinks Tuesday night and during a presentation Wednesday morning that Time Warner is better off in his hands than it would be if the rest of the...
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Oct 23, 2014

Is there a breakdown of Manning's TD passes by yards? Curious to know how many inside 10 yard line.

Oct 23, 2014

Game 2 of World Series up for Fox but numbers still low compared to last year. blogs.wsj.com/cmo/2014/10/23…

Oct 23, 2014

Game 2 of series averages 12.92 million viewers, up from game one. Fox Deportes adds 279,000 viewers.

Oct 22, 2014

A game one blowout means a new low in terms of viewers for Fox's World Series coverage. blogs.wsj.com/cmo/2014/10/22…

Oct 22, 2014

@TVMoJoe also least-watched which is easier to explain to mass public.

Oct 22, 2014

RT @badgate: First game of World Series avg. audience (in millions) 2014 12.19 2013 14.44 2012 12.24 2011 14.17 2010 15.01 2009 19.51 2008 14.64

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