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AEREO ALLOWING FREE ACCESS (FOR ONE HOUR A DAY)

August 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent effort to bolster its case vis-a-vis the litigating broadcast networks, Barry Diller’s Aereo on Thursday announced that consumers in the New York area can now receive its service for one hour a day free. They do not even have to provide a credit card. The only provision is that theyagree to receive […]

WILL FOX CHALLENGE ESPN?

March 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A report by Bloomberg News on Wednesday that Fox Sports is considering launching a new cable sports network that would rival ESPN has been dismissed by people familiar with the matter, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Thursday). The newspaper observed that should such a network actually transpire, it could touch off fierce bidding between […]

ABC BOOSTING PRICES FOR ADS DURING OSCARS

January 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Anticipating a resurgence of interest in this year’s Oscars given the probability that more popular blockbusters will be among the nominated movies than in recent years, ABC is reportedly raising its asking price for a 30-second spot to about $1.7 million from $1.3 million in 2010 and $1.5 million 2009, the Hollywood Reporter reported today […]