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USA Network Ranked as 2013’s Top U.S. Basic Cable Channel

NEW YORK: According to Nielsen, USA Network is the most watched of the U.S. basic cable channels in prime time for 2013, averaging 2.68 million viewers. This compares with 2.92 million viewers in Nielsen's 2012 data. Disney Channel was second, with 2.44 million viewers. ESPN ranked third, with 2.21 million. ...

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Hulu Kids Offering Scholastic Media Content

NEW YORK: A trio of Scholastic Media television series, The Baby-Sitters Club, I SPY and Horrible Histories, are now available through Hulu Kids on Hulu Plus. All three titles are based on the books published by Scholastic. This non-exclusive deal signifies the first time that Scholastic Media's shows are being offered ...

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Travel Takes Off

This article originally appeared in the MIPCOM 2013 issue of TV Real. Producers are innovating the always-popular travel genre. Generating revenues of more than $1 trillion globally, tourism is very big business. And it’s not just hotels, tchotchke makers, restaurants and tour guides reaping the benefits of the universal desire ...

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Turner International Sends Pair of Channels to Tata Sky

SINGAPORE: Turner International India has placed the premium subscription services HBO Defined HD and HBO Hits HD on Tata Sky, a DTH platform in India. HBO Defined and HBO Hits will offer advertising-free Hollywood and Bollywood content as well as HBO originals through high-definition feeds on Tata Sky. Titles will ...

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Nearly 50 Percent of U.S. Broadband Households Use OTT Video

LAS VEGAS: New research from Parks Associates finds that roughly 50 percent of U.S. broadband households use subscription or transactional OTT video and OTT users spend more on video in general than the average household. The research finds that subscribers of OTT services spend more per month renting and buying ...

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Endemol Forms Pact with Israel’s Reshet

AMSTERDAM/LONDON/TEL AVIV: Endemol has picked up a 33-percent stake in Reshet, a top commercial broadcaster in Israel, as part of an agreement that is awaiting regulatory approval. The two companies have also inked a strategic cooperation deal that concentrates on ...

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ProSiebenSat.1 Sells CEE TV & Radio Stations

LONDON: Antenna Group has acquired Kiss TV, Kiss FM, Magic FM, One FM and Rock FM in Romania from ProSiebenSat.1, which sold off Prima TV to the Romanian media businessman Cristian Burci. Theo Kyriakou, the CEO of Antenna Group, said, "I'm delighted that we've been able to acquire these market ...

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TELETOON Canada President Announces Resignation

TORONTO: Len Cochrane, the president of TELETOON Canada, is planning to step down from his post by the end of the month. Cochrane is a founding board member of TELETOON Canada. He began serving as president of the company in October 2001. Since then he has supervised the activities of ...

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TV Everywhere Awareness & Usage Remains Low in the U.S.

BOSTON: A recent poll by RAMP reveals that 82 percent of respondents were unfamiliar with TV Everywhere services being offered by their cable providers. The poll, conducted by RAMP, which provides next-generation video and search experiences for media and enterprises, found that only 4 percent even knew their login details ...

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