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NBCU to sit out Apple TV? Maybe not.

March 17, 2015 5:45 pm

NBCU may not be able to hold back programming from the rumored Apple TV service, as the Wall Street Journal reported today. In fact, the merger conditions imposed by the FCC and DOJ on Comcast when it acquired NBCU in 2011, may require NBCU to cut deals with over-the-top services, according to [...]

Blockbusted: NCM, Screenvision Call Off Merger

March 17, 2015 8:52 am

Story courtesy MediaPost – March 17, 2015 – There won’t be a Hollywood ending for National CineMedia and Screenvision after all. The country’s two leading cinema advertising networks announced Monday they are canceling their merger agreement, first revealed in May 2014, due to regulatory [...]

FCC to big media mergers: Not so fast

March 15, 2015 10:30 am

Comcast, Time Warner Cable, AT&T, and DirecTV, all in the final days of merger review, will have to wait a little longer to find out if they can hook up. The FCC paused its 180-day informal review “shot clock” for both mergers on Friday because of a pending court case that could give the [...]
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