As the broadcast and media industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, TV Tech is hosting a week-long series of events in March to discuss how the industry is responding to these changes. We’re calling it “The Tech Leadership Series.”
A number of E.W. Scripps Company multicast networks are set to move over to Ion stations. Per Scripps, Bounce, Court TV, Court TV Mystery, Gritt and Laff networks will be carried on Ion stations starting on March 1.
ViacomCBS and Dish Media have taken a step forward in the ushering in of addressable advertising, announcing that they delivered addressable impressions within a live national broadcast via MVPD set-top boxes.
News organizations have sent a joint letter to federal law enforcement agencies requesting greater transparency and timely information about the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots and the possibility of further violence, particular in regards to the inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden.
Broadcasters’ transition to IP and the cloud is essential if the industry is to remain relevant in the decades ahead. Virtualized playout—a key part of this transition—provides far more flexibility and time savings, and—if done right—more security for stations deploying new channels.