Analyst Insights

Don’t Change That Channel!

November 21, 2017

Don’t Change That Channel!

Roku announced its first quarter of financial results as a public company earlier this month, and the market loved it. Streaming video hours were up...

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Fake News

November 15, 2017

Fake News

Another strange week in the mediasphere. Comic Louis C.K. followed Kevin Spacey onto the celebrity scrap heap in a nearly shot-for-shot repeat of...

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And the Winner is..Sinclair! (Once Again)

November 09, 2017Rob Silvershein

And the Winner is..Sinclair! (Once Again)

By a party-line 3-2 vote, the FCC eliminated a 77-year old rule requiring local broadcast stations to maintain a physical presence in or near the...

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House of Cards

November 07, 2017

House of Cards

Last week proved that new-age studios like Netflix are not immune from old-school Hollywood problems. The SVOD giant fired star Kevin Spacey from...

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Land of the Giants

October 31, 2017

Land of the Giants

Another blowout last week on Wall Street, with Amazon, Alphabet, and Microsoft all announcing better-than-expected earnings and the Big-5 (Alphabet...

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Riding the Wave

October 24, 2017

Riding the Wave

Netflix announced another ridiculously good quarter on October 16, adding nearly 4.5 million more international subscribers (5.4m total additions)...

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Project Thor - Thunder or Blunder

October 19, 2017Rob Silvershein

Project Thor – Thunder or Blunder

In an attempt to prevent an exodus of advertising dollars from linear TV, a group of television executives met last week to determine if it makes...

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Just Add Channels

October 17, 2017

Just Add Channels

Interesting news earlier this month that Comcast is beta testing a new vMVPD service called ‘Instant TV.’ Priced at $18/month, the service...

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Not Better or Worse, Just Different

October 12, 2017

Not Better or Worse, Just Different

The fall TV season is well under way and a few things are apparent. First, live viewing continues to decline at a rapid clip. The combined live...

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Programmatic or Problematic?

October 05, 2017Rob Silvershein

Programmatic or Problematic?

Is Target’s NCBU Programmatic Ad Buy Truly a Watershed Moment? NBCUniversal recently announced that it would make national television inventory...

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