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The Most Memorable Cable TV Moments of 2013

@juliannetwin

December 13, 2013

What a year it was for TV – from record-breaking ratings to groundbreaking programming to raunchy MTV specials, 2013 had it all. We said goodbye to some amazing favorites and welcomed new ones. Cable TV is more diverse, creative, and edgy than ever before – and we can’t wait to see what 2014 as in store…

Industry News

Cable Wins Big at the Primetime Emmy Awards

@juliannetwin

September 23, 2013

Last night was the 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards and, for the second year in a row, cable programming took well over half of all awards. Trophies went to HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central, AMC, BBC America and USA Network. Homeland, Breaking Bad, Boardwalk Empire and The Newsroom won for many of the drama categories, while…

Industry News

Will Cable Continue to Dominate Primetime Emmy Awards?

@juliannetwin

September 19, 2013

We’re in the midst of a Golden Age of Television. Cable’s platform gives storytellers the flexibility to take risks and craft imaginative and groundbreaking programming. As a result, cable is home to some of the best television ever created. And today, cable is getting the most recognition at the The Emmy Awards, honoring the very best…

Economic ImpactIndustry News

New Report Cites Cable Video & Broadband Companies as “U.S. Investment Heroes”

@johnsolit

September 19, 2013

The Progressive Policy Institute, an independent think tank focused on U.S. economic growth, released a report this week ranking America’s top investment companies. Topping the list of non-financial companies was Comcast at number 10 and Time Warner Cable at number 17. Removing energy companies puts Comcast at number 5 and Time Warner cable at number…

Competition & GrowthIndustry News

Report Reveals More Consumers than Ever are Using Cable Apps

@johnsolit

September 4, 2013

Today’s competitive video marketplace is packed with free user-generated content, subscription OTT services, and even stolen and pirated content – not to mention other pay TV services like satellite and telco. To stake its claim to the future of entertainment, cable has to deliver better, more original, more diverse content on more devices in more…

Broadband & Internet

#BroadData Celebrates Labor Day

@johnsolit

August 27, 2013

Happy Labor Day from NCTA! For this week’s #BroadData, while you’re out celebrating the Labor Day holiday, take a moment to remember all the labor that it took to bring broadband Internet to 93% of American households. The cable industry has effectively invested $200 billion since 1996 in order reach that 93% and continues its…

Cable Programming

It's the Little Things that Make Breaking Bad Big

@johnsolit

August 15, 2013

I waited patiently. I desperately avoided Internet theories, show-runner interviews, and reddit AMAs.  When I found out the first five minutes of the first episode were screened at Comic Con 2013, I immediately stopped reading anything that even referenced the city of San Diego. I cloistered myself. Thanks to months of diligence and in spite…