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Blame Netflix, Disney and the Dodgers for killing Americans’ cable-TV bundle

August 16, 2018 |

Every minute, another six people cut the cord.

The reason American consumers are abandoning their cable subscriptions is not a mystery: It’s expensive, and cheaper online alternatives are everywhere. But who exactly is responsible for the slow demise of the original way Americans paid for television?…


L.A. Times – Business

Viacom shares rise despite earnings declines magnified by cable-TV cord-cutting

August 10, 2018 |

Viacom Inc. touted its turnaround story Thursday but delivered fiscal third-quarter earnings that exposed the challenges of consumer cord-cutting — and just how much work the company must do to right the ship.

For the quarter ended June 30, revenue declined nearly 4% to $ 3.2 billion for the media…


L.A. Times – Business

Cable-TV Networks Speed Up Shows to Shoehorn in More Ads

February 19, 2015 |

Many top cable networks are jamming more ads into programming to prop up revenue despite falling ad prices. In some cases they are speeding up the shows to make more room for commercials.
WSJ.com: US Business

Netflix Pursues Cable-TV Deals

October 14, 2013 |

Netflix is talking with pay-television providers including Comcast to make its online video service available on their set-top boxes.
WSJ.com: US Business