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Number of Original Scripted TV Series Reaches All Time High

If you’re like me, the end of the year means eagerly reading every “best of” list you can get your hands on. This probably also results in your “must watch” list tripling in length. That list might get even longer than usual this year. According to new figures released by FX Networks Research, the number […]

Top Five Moments at #INTX2016 + VIDEO

With INTX 2016 now in the books, we can sit back and reflect on some of the exiting, surprising, even profound moments that took place this year in Boston. To help put it all in perspective, we’ve pulled our five favorite moments from the show. These are the snapshots that best embody both the spirit of […]

The Future of Live Broadcast News in an On-Demand World

As NCTA President & CEO Michael Powell noted in his opening remarks to #INTX2016, every screen is now a television. That’s a double-edged sword. As more opportunities exist to consume video everywhere, the concept of traditional broadcasting is in upheaval. Entertainment programming has started to respond to this disruption rather successfully with shows like “Fargo” […]

FCC Report Reveals Broadband Growth and Development

The FCC today released their annual “Measuring Broadband America” report which tests consumer broadband performance in the U.S.  The report’s findings underscore that the U.S. enjoys a healthy, growing, and competitive broadband marketplace. The good news from a cable perspective is that providers are delivering speeds that consistently meet or exceed advertised numbers.  That isn’t […]

Congratulations SAG Awards Winners!

The 19th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were held last night and continuing their pattern of resounding success at the Golden Globes and the Emmy’s, cable shows took over half of the TV awards given. Notably, HBO had a strong performance with Julianne Moore winning for “Game Change” and “Game of Thrones” winning best performance […]

2012 Political Conventions Turned to Cable for Telecom Services

For the national political conventions this year, cable was heavily involved with the telecommunications systems. Cable operators provided critical infrastructure for convention-goers to communicate with each other, and for political parties to communicate with the world. In Tampa, Bright House Networks – the nation’s tenth largest multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) – was the official […]

Cable Continues Focus on Improving Diversity

Next week in New York City is cable’s Diversity Week, an annual event where the cable industry comes together to highlight and honor the importance of diversity.  It is a busy week, filled with activities sponsored by cable’s diversity organizations: Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT), the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and the […]