Coming of Age Story Dear Young Rocker Debuts

Dear Young Rocker premieres January 15. The first-person, coming of age story about the struggles of young adulthood and the power of music, hosted by Chelsea Ursin, is produced by Double Elvis Productions in partnership with iHeartRadio. Disgraceland’s Jake Brennan exec produces. The show is a scripted, narrative memoir intended to present an honest dialogue […]

Google Looking to Make Third-Party Cookies Obsolete

Google offered a timeline for phasing out support for third-party cookies in Chrome. In addition to its plans to limit insecure cross-site tracking starting in February, by treating cookies that don’t include a SameSite label as first-party only, and require cookies labeled for third-party use to be accessed over HTTPS, the company intends to phase […]

The Daily Show Launches Parody Podcast

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah has launched a  five-episode miniseries parodying a variety of popular podcasts, featuring Noah, Daily Show correspondents, and special guests. Episodes include:   Slowbama – Mystery. Scandal. Lattes. Pod Save Little Creek Elementary – They won’t take this lying down—unless it’s nap time. These American Lies – Stories about lies and the […]

Netflix Orders Season 3 of You

Netflix renewed You for a 10-episode season three. Stars Penn Badgley and Victoria Pedretti will reprise their roles in the stalker drama, from Berlanti Productions and Alloy Entertainment in association with Warner Horizon Scripted Television. You started on Lifetime, then moved to Netflix for season two, where it ranked as the streamer’s #5 most popular […]

Tru Optik Now Includes NCSolutions Purchase-Based Audience Segments in Their OTT Data Marketplace

Tru Optik, the identity resolution company for OTT and CTV, struck an agreement with NCSolutions, a company aimed at improving advertising effectiveness for the CPG  ecosystem. NCS segments will now be available on the Tru Optik Data Marketplace for OTT/CTV, streaming audio and gaming advertising campaigns.  “CPG is one of the largest growing advertising verticals […]

Comcast Launches SportsTech Startup Accelerator

Comcast NBCUniversal launched a startup accelerator that will give accepted ventures $50,000 in equity-based funding and participation in a boot camp. “Comcast NBCUniversal SportsTech is not your ordinary accelerator,” says the company on its website. “We’re changing the way sports are played, both on and off the field.” Driven by Comcast NBCUniversal and partners, brands, […]

01/14/20: Sunday’s NFL action fuelds gains for FOX and CBS

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    Tuesday January 14, 2020 Sunday’s NFL action continued to drive network numbers. FOX Sports reports that the Packers’ win over the Seahawks in the NFC Divisional game delivered 38.039 million viewers across FOX, FOX Deportes and streaming platforms. That, according to FOX Sports, projects to be the most-watched event of the weekend, and […]