JON LAFAYETTE, BROADCASTING & CABLEDecember 09, 2013 4:49 pm
Having signed its first “TV Everywhere” deal, Discovery Communications CEO David Zaslav said the traditional cable market “feels quite healthy.” But at the same time, Zaslav said Discovery is looking at putting more-recent content on cable competitors like Netflix and Amazon.
MIKE REYNOLDS, MULTICHANNEL NEWSDecember 09, 2013 4:24 pm
Sportsman Channel, in a move that underscores its commitment to outdoor lifestyle fare and one it believes will lift its profile overall, is set to premiere an original series next April, hosted by former U.S. vice presidential candidate and outdoor enthusiast Sarah Palin.
Radio Ink writes: Harris Broadcast CEO Charlie Vogt said, “It was our goal to help build a unique broadcast media center that was memorable while providing an easy learning curve for patients, hospital staff and local radio stations coming on site to produce special broadcasts. This was an incredible opportunity to give back to the community and help the Ryan Seacrest Foundation achieve its goal of encouraging optimism for patients during and after treatment.”
THOMAS R. RAY, III, RADIOINFODecember 09, 2013 2:38 pm
Thomas R. Ray, III of RadioInfo writes: Around Labor Day, I wrote an article that asked, “Where have all the broadcast engineers gone?” I was inundated with responses, which is why it has taken me so long to write a follow up article. Obviously, I hit a nerve with everyone.