A politically divided FCC has voted to convert the 2.5 GHz band from one reserved for educational (EBS) licenses to flexible licenses that can be used for 5G, and to auction current unassigned spectrum (white spaces) in the band. Republicans backed the plan, while Democrats saw it as sacrificing a ...

AUSTIN, JULY 10, 2019 – Working with independent filmmakers allows post-production audio professionals the opportunity to put an extra stamp of creativity on their projects. This is exactly the type of work that Korey Pereira, MSPE member and owner/creative director of Austin-based post house, ...

A politically divided FCC has voted to preempt a San Francisco ordinance to the extent it allows competitors to share the in-use wiring in apartments, condos and office buildings. Republicans argued the city had gone beyond its authority--they did not have an issue with mandated sharing of unused ...

Fox won the Tuesday ratings battle, the MLB All-Star Game setting the pace for the network’s 1.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 9 share. That beat NBC’s 1.4/7. The All-Star Game, won 4-3 by the American League, took up all of Fox’s prime. Last year’s game, also an American ...

Jeopardy! superstar James Holzhauer will have a chance for redemption in the syndicated game show’s upcoming Tournament of Champions, airing for 10 days November 4-15, 2019. Holzhauer and the woman who defeated him, Emma Boettcher, both will compete in a 15-player field that also includes Josh ...

The FCC was taking some heat Wednesday (July 10) after it voted to loosen its children's television rules, including from the Senator behind the Children's TV Act that mandated the FCC educational/informational (E/I) programming rule regime.  The FCC's Republican majority voted to allow for ...

A politically divided FCC voted Wednesday (July 10) to give broadcasters more flexibility in providing educational/informational (E/I) programming for children, changes Democrats said dis-serve kids. It is the first major update of the rules since they were implemented over two decades ago. The ...

As expected, the FCC has voted to tweak the broadcast TV station signal carriage election process. At the FCC's monthly meeting Wednesday (July 10) the commission voted unanimously to allow TV stations to transition their notifications to MVPDS of their carriage election--must-carry or retrans--to ...

The Circus returns to Showtime Sept. 22, with eight episodes detailing the race for the White House. John Heilemann, Alex Wagner and Mark McKinnon host. The trio “will crisscross the country as an unprecedented cast of Democratic candidates barnstorm key states in their quests to face off against ...

The FCC Wednesday (July 10) unanimously approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to allow cable and satellite operators to transition some of their paper notifications to broadcasters to electronic delivery. That came at the same monthly meeting that the commissioners voted ...

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