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NFL Looks To Streamline Its Broadcasts In An Effort To Boost Its Tumbling Ratings


The commissioner of the National Football League, Roger Goodell, recently announced that broadcasts of NFL games for the 2017 season will streamlined and will run fewer commercials in an effort to speed up the games and keep fan interest in the broadcasts. The NFL’s television ratings have been dropping severely over the past several seasons and it looks as if ...

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Dielectric Celebrates 75 Years And Plans To Bring The Celebration To The 2017 NAB Show


Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, this year celebrates its 75th anniversary as the company prepares for brisk business associated with the US TV spectrum repack; and continued global investment in FM radio infrastructure. Based in Raymond, Maine in the Sebago Lake region just north of the City of Portland, Dielectric helped ...

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Hollywood Studios Ponder Releasing Films On Demand Just Weeks After Theatrical Openings


Six of the largest movie studios in Hollywood have begun making plans to distribute their films by way of on demand services just a few weeks after the films have been playing in theaters worldwide. While first run movies rarely make it to an on demand or pay per view situation sooner than three months after playing, the studios are ...

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New Deloitte Research Points To An Ever Shifting Broadcasting Landscape


Recent research from Deloitte has found that the only true constant in today’s broadcasting industry, regardless of genre, is change. Deloitte has recently released its 2017 Digital Democracy Survey and it reveals, for the most part, the power of emerging and evolving technologies that have put the viewer in charge of programming like never before. Major shifts are seen on ...

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Hulu Set To Launch An All New Live TV Service


Hulu, the live streaming company owned by Disney, is poised to launch an all new live TV service. It is currently being beta tested and looks to launch later this year. While Hulu has added many channels to its future line up, NBC has yet to sign on. While the other major networks, CBS, Fox and ABC have all encouraged ...

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Dielectric Retools Manufacturing Center To Increase Production As TV Spectrum Repack Looms

Dielectric, a pioneer in purpose-engineered antennas and RF systems for TV and radio broadcasters, has reorganized its production floor strategy in preparation for the impending US TV spectrum repack. Mike Spugnardi, recently appointed as Manufacturing Engineer, will lead the strategic initiatives around inventory control, production planning and maximizing capacity facility-wide. This includes revised floor plans to better accommodate specific operations ...

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South Korea Looks To Attract Heavy TV And Film Production Investments With Huge Tax Breaks


The government of South Korea has recently announced that it is trying to attract television and film investments from around the world by offering exclusive tax breaks to production companies. These particular tax breaks had only been previously given out to major world manufacturers. The South Korean Ministry of Culture announced at the end of last week that special revisions ...

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2017 NAB Show To Award Engineering Achievement Awards To Badalamente, Lyons And Kean


The 2017 National Association of Broadcasters Show this April in Las Vegas will award its 2017 Engineering Achievement Awards to a trio of engineers who are leaders in their fields. John Kean, former senior technologist at National Public Radio, and John Lyons, assistant vice president and director of broadcast communications at The Durst Organization, are the 2017 recipients of the NAB ...

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ABC News Decides To Risk Billions In A South Dakota Defamation Trial


ABC News, and it parent company, Disney, may just decided to risk a court judgment that could end up being in the billions to defend itself against a defamation lawsuit. The lawsuit has been brought by a South Dakota meat packing company, Beef Products, Incorporated, who claims they were defamed and lost a huge chunk of business after ABC News ...

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Red Bull Media House documentary , Blood Road, opened Sun Valley Film Festival

Blood Road documentary at Sun Valley Film Festival

Inspiring Voyage of Self-Discovery follows Idaho Native and Professional Cyclist Rebecca Rusch as she Pedals the Rugged Ho Chi Minh Trail in Search of the Crash Site that Claimed her Father’s Life During the Vietnam War. World Premiere: Wednesday, March 15th | Encore Screening: Saturday, March 18th Red Bull Media House’s feature length documentary, BLOOD ROAD, opened the Sun Valley ...

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Sun Valley Film Festival Kicks Off this Weekend

Geena Davis will be a special guest at the Sun Valley Film Festival March 15-19 in Sun Valley, Idaho

SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND Sun Valley, ID (March 13, 2017) – Known for its stunning mountain setting and intimate environment, the Sun Valley Film Festival, presented by Zions Bank, returns this year with special guests Geena Davis, Allison Williams, John Hawkes, the Farrelly Brothers and more over a weekend that promises to be an unforgettable experience. ...

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AccuWeather To Reveal Striking Upgrade To Its StormDirector+ System at 2017 NAB Show


AccuWeather, the global leader in weather information and digital media, today announced exclusive product innovations in StormDirector+, the industry-leading interactive weather system, to be demonstrated live at the 2017 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show to be held April 22-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas. AccuWeather is a global leader in digital media, developing award-winning AccuWeather ...

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