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February Was For the Nerds


February 27, 2014

Welcome to the February edition of highlights in cable entertainment and programming news. Here you will find insider information on TV ratings, show renewals, new networks and shows, unique programmer news, show-runner updates and more! Also, for previews of new cable seasons and sneak peeks for shows, don’t forget to check out NCTA’s TV Trailer Page. History…

Technology & Devices

It's No Fantasy... Football Season is Upon Us!


September 5, 2013

Last week I witnessed a live fantasy football draft for the first time. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I don’t know what I expected – a lot of chicken wings and beer? People yelling and haggling over statistical minutia and wearing oversized football jerseys? Well, to be honest, yes – I expected, and…

The Cable Show

Cable Industry Leaders on The Communicators

June 11, 2012

ESPN President John Skipper, CNN anchor John King and COX Business Vice President Phil Meeks were featured guests on C-SPAN’s The Communicators program. They discussed a variety of business and technology issues. These interviews are the last of a series that were taped in Boston during The Cable Show 2012 for C-SPAN’s weekly series, which…

The Cable Show

Live from The Cable Show

May 17, 2012

The Cable Show 2012 heads to Boston next week. If you can’t attend, we’ll have live streaming of the General Sessions and the Imagine Park events, presentations and activities. On Monday at 10:00 a.m. (ET), the opening General Session will include a look at how innovative companies are positioning themselves to take advantage of an…

The Cable Show

Social Media Now in the Mix

May 12, 2010

[UPDATE: Jay Byrne of v-Fluence posted his presentation online here.] New Media Minute’s Daisy Whitney led a group of cable communicators through a discussion of social media interaction with customers at The Cable Show Tuesday afternoon session, Conversation Starter: Social Media as a Mainstay of the New Communications Mix. Leading with a discussion of metrics…