The battle between Comcast and TiVo continues. TiVo says it’s filed a new round of lawsuits in California and Massachusetts involving features and capabilities of Comcast’s X1 platform. They include the ability to pause and resume shows on different devices and advanced search and voice functionality. TiVo is investing heavily in content discovery/recommendation based on viewer habits and has new advertising offerings associated with those offerings. Comcast recently disabled a feature from its Stream app for mobile devices and web browsers that enabled customers to schedule DVR recordings remotely.
Julie Chen is leaving her post on CBS daytimer The Talk. In a taped message on yesterday’s show, just over a week after her husband, CBS CEO Les Moonves, exited the company amid allegations of sexual misconduct, Chen said she was leaving to spend more time with Moonves and their young son. Chen thanked her […]
David Schwimmer (Friends) will guest as Noah, a curmudgeonly man Grace follows on Twitter, on the season two premiere of NBC’s Will & Grace revival on Thursday, October 4 at 9p.
PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan unveiled new innovations designed to elevate the FedExCup season – from the Regular Season through the FedExCup Playoffs and the TOUR Championship. Changes include a simplified scoring system at the TOUR Championship that will determine the FedExCup Champion and a new $10 million program for the FedExCup Regular Season sponsored […]
The IOC and Allianz formally announced that the insurer will join the ”Worldwide Olympic Partner” (TOP) Program in 2021. Allianz will work with the IOC to provide “innovative and integrated insurance solutions” to support the Olympic Movement, including the Organizing Committees of the Olympic Games, with the ambition of providing those insurance solutions to the […]
Before last night’s Emmys, co-host Michael Che promised, “We’re gonna come out on the wrong side of history for sure. We’re aiming toward it.” So did Che and his SNL Weekend Update co-anchor Colin Jost, in a broadcast overseen by SNL creator and exec producer Lorne Michaels, shake it up? After a “we solved it” […]