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“The Killing,” a dark cop drama about a serial killer in – where else? – the Pacific Northwest (home to Ted Bundy and a gallery of notorious murderers), might as well have been titled “The Phoenix.”
The (very) dark cop procedural was almost cancelled by AMC after a rocky season 2, but was saved when Netflix stepped in and partnered with the cable network for one more season.
The global online video platform market is poised to grow at a CAGR of better than 13% through 2018, a new report says.
You may know him from C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett on Bloomberg TV, but get ready to see a lot more of the former Eastman Kodak CMO as he launches a new over-the-top, on-demand video play, C-Suite TV.
His report on Bloomberg has been on weekly since October 2013. Hayzlett says he’s not discounting the broadcast show’s success, but there’s a lot more opportunity for an OTT play.
A common topic of concern among pay-TV operators is the rising cost of content, and nowhere is that pain point more obvious than in the arena of sports content where the NFL and college football have demanded – and received – Midas-like paydays.
The NBA wants in on the action, and reports say the league is looking to double the amount of money it earns for the TV rights to its games when its contract with networks comes due at the end of this season.