What to do about ad blockers? One solution: block the people using them. The New York Times has begun dipping its toes into those waters. The Gray Lady is targeting what it calls a “relatively small” number of readers, withholding content unless users voluntarily whitelist the Times or become subscribers. “We are opposed to ad blocking, which does not serve the long term interest of consumers,” a Times spokesperson told Digiday. “The creation of quality news content is expensive and digital advertising is one way that The New York Times and other high quality news providers fund news gathering operations.”
The groundbreaking royal wedding on Saturday included romance, a gospel choir, celebrities, adorable kids, dazzling couture, and an impassioned speech from an American bishop that all made for must-see TV. And almost 30 million U.S. viewers saw it live over 15 networks, despite the early hour, up from the 23 million who watched the televised […]
USA cancelled Falling Water after two seasons. The supernatural drama averaged a soft 461,000 viewers in its first season, but was renewed thanks to a deal with Amazon. There was no saving the show after it dropped to 349,000 during its sophomore run, with 90,000 among A18-49.
Friday will see history made for AXS TV, which will celebrate the 400th event for AXS TV Fights, with Legacy Fighting Alliance 40 broadcast live from The Bomb Factory in Dallas. Through 14 years, the division has showcased over 2,500 fights in 16 countries, with named that have included Fedor Emelianenko, Daniel Cormier, Cris Cyborg, […]
With Justify laying claim to the second jewel of the Triple Crown, NBC saw Saturday’s telecast of the Preakness Stakes notch a 5.5/12 in Nielsen overnight numbers, up 12% over last year’s equivalent. Top markets included Louisville with a 15.2/30, followed by Baltimore, Tampa, DC and Ft. Myers. Afterward, the Lightning’s win over the Caps […]
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