Metromedia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37696/all en Murdoch's Fox unveils sports network to rival ESPN http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/murdochs-fox-unveils-sports-network-rival-espn <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. on Tuesday announced plans for a new multi-sport network for the US market called Fox Sports 1 to challenge ESPN' dominance.</p> <p>The launch had been widely anticipated as the conglomerate pursues a plan to split its publishing operations from its film and entertainment units.</p> <p>"Our secret, admittedly a very poorly kept one, is now revealed," said Fox Sports Media Group co-president Eric Shanks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130305/murdochs-fox-unveils-sports-network-rival-espn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fox Sports Media Group Metromedia Television in the United States AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 22:18:08 +0000 5774330 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Under the Dome' remains a hit with viewers, helping CBS to a prime-time win last week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130717/under-the-dome-remains-hit-viewers-helping-cbs-prime-time-wi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NEW YORK, N.Y. - CBS' breakout hit "Under the Dome" has remained the favourite gathering spot for TV viewers. The Nielsen Co. says the summer thriller stayed ahead of the pack for its third airing last week.</p> <p>But nipping at its heels was the Wednesday edition of NBC's "America's Got Talent." It drew more than 10.7 million viewers, just 2,000 fewer than saw "Under the Dome."</p> <p>For the week, CBS logged six of the Top 10 programs and led overall in prime time with an average 5.34 million viewers. NBC was second, followed by ABC, Univision and Fox.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2013 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/130717/under-the-dome-remains-hit-viewers-helping-cbs-prime-time-wi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Human Interest Metromedia NBC Universal Television in the United States The Canadian Press Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:34:14 +0000 5885967 at http://www.globalpost.com Fox News sues TVEyes for copyright infringement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130801/fox-news-sues-tveyes-copyright-infringement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Sara Morrison</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Fox News Channel sued TVEyes, a $500-per-month TV and radio broadcast search service, for copyright infringement on Tuesday. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in New York, alleges that TV Eyes makes versions of the cable news network's "award winning programming" available on its site for paid users without Fox News' permission.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130801/fox-news-sues-tveyes-copyright-infringement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Data Fox News Channel Metromedia Thomson Reuters Fri, 02 Aug 2013 00:37:28 +0000 5900512 at http://www.globalpost.com In Boston case, Aereo wins another round against a broadcaster http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131010/boston-case-aereo-wins-another-round-against-broadcaster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Erin Geiger Smith</p> <p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - Online TV service Aereo Inc has logged another court victory, with a federal judge refusing to temporarily shut down the IAC-backed start-up in a lawsuit brought by a Boston station owned by Hearst Television Inc.</p> <p>U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton in Boston said Thursday that WCVB-TV had failed to show it was likely to prevail on copyright claims against Aereo, as he ruled that Aereo could continue providing users with WCVB programming while the lawsuit goes ahead.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131010/boston-case-aereo-wins-another-round-against-broadcaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aereo Inc Metromedia Television in the United States WCVB-TV Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:17:07 +0000 5957465 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. court OKs ban on political ads on public TV, radio http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131202/us-court-oks-ban-political-ads-public-tv-radio <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jonathan Stempel</p> <p>(Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court on Monday upheld a federal ban on political advertising on public television and radio stations, rejecting an argument that it unconstitutionally violated the First Amendment.</p> <p>By an 8-3 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco let stand a 1981 federal statute that prohibits public stations from transmitting paid advertisements on behalf of political candidates, issues of public importance or interest and for-profit entities.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131202/us-court-oks-ban-political-ads-public-tv-radio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business First Amendment to the United States Constitution Hospitality KMTP-TV Law Metromedia Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 02 Dec 2013 22:32:52 +0000 6006944 at http://www.globalpost.com