Independent Show—NCTC Head Talks TVE, Programming Deals and More
NCTC and ACA’s Independent Show gets underway in Orlando Mon. TV Everywhere will be at the forefront. The co-op has enabled more than 80 of its member companies to offer TVE authentication and has completed several deals with programmers for TVE rights. What major programmer doesn’t have a TVE deal with NCTC yet? Read on to find out.
Viacom nets returned to DirecTV Fri with the 2 reaching a long-term agreement for the 17 nets (plus HD channels) that the DBS provider lost on July 10. Now that the deal is done, everyone’s busy guessing what it all means for Viacom and DirecTV as well as the industry at large.