Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) has been elected chairman of the House Communications Subcommittee. Doyle was the lead legislator on the House attempt to reverse the FCC's deregulatory Restoring Internet Freedom order repealing regs against blocking, throttling and paid prioritization. He has also pushed ...

Monday, January 14, 2019 — Anaheim, CA, January 14, 2019 — Andy Grammer’s pop music career has been on the rise since the 2011 release of his self-titled debut album, which included the hit singles “Keep Your Head Up” and “Fine By Me.” A few years later, his song “Honey I’m Good” — off his 2014 ...

With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit signaling it planned to hold the Feb. 1 oral argument in Mozilla vs. the FCC partial government shutdown or not, the FCC Tuesday (Jan. 15) asked the court to instead delay the arguments, a move that is OK with cable and telco ISPs. "The Commission ...

Even in science fiction, you can’t always integrate a product into a show, but NBCUniversal found a sanguine way to put Toyota in the driver’s seat as sponsor of the new Syfy series Deadly Class. The show, about an elite school that trains killers, is set in the 1980s punk rock era in San ...

Hulu is adapting the comic military novel Catch-22 to series, with George Clooney producing. The limited series will have six episodes and premieres in the spring. Joseph Heller wrote the novel, published in 1961, about Yossarian, a U.S. Air Force bombardier in World War II who is furious because ...

B&C has partnered with attention and conversion analytics company iSpot.tv to bring you a weekly chart we call Promo Mojo: exclusive data showing the top five TV promos ranked by TV ad impressions. These are the shows networks have been promoting most heavily to drive tune-in (our data covers ...

House Republican leaders have weighed into the issue of wireless carriers and how they secure and/or share geo-location data of their users. On Wednesday (Jan. 16), House Energy & Commerce Committee members sent letters to T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, and others in the wake of reports ...

The vast majority of Facebook users didn't know the company uses algorithms to classify their preferences for targeted advertising, including political leanings, life events food preferences, hobbies and the devices they use, and about half of them weren't happy to learn that was the case. That was ...

Georgia State law professor Nail Kinkopf told the Senate Judiciary Committee that the independence of federal agencies including the FCC are at risk under attorney general nominee William Barr's theory of executive power. That came in day two of Barr's confirmation hearing, which featured a lively ...

NBC won Tuesday prime ratings with a big number, riding the return of This Is Us to a 1.6 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 7 share. That topped the 1.0/5 put up by CBS. On NBC, Ellen’s Game of Games grew 13% to 1.7 before This Is Us did a 2.0, same as its fall ...