Summit set a record this year, with 3,157 attendees pre-registered. In some ways, it looks like Summit has stepped in as the industry’s second trade show, with more than 20 exhibitors setting up shop in the demonstration area. — Ralph Roberts emerged as the unquestioned star of the opening video. In a brief appearance, Roberts played Burgess Meredith to Dave Watson’s Rocky-steadying a side of beef, while Watson slugged it during his "training" regime. — Is the fix in? Conference co-chair Watson was on the winning team during Sunday’s golf tournament. — Keeping with CTAM’s Thrilla in Philla theme, Philadelphia’s own Joe Frazier made an appearance before the opening keynote. — No big name talent at the opening night party at Philly hotspot Chrome, but it was nice to see MTV and BET donate some of the party’s budget ($25K) to Children’s First Fund. — CTAM attendees can hit the exhibit floor today to watch HDNet’s live coverage of Space Shuttle Discovery’s launch. The telecast, which is being brought to CTAM in cooperation with Motorola and Comcast, will be available on an NEC HDTV monitor in Motorola’s booth (center ring, booths 3 & 4). Liftoff is slated for 10:30am, although HDNet’s coverage will begin as early as 6am.

The Daily

Subscribe

Report: NBCU Pondering future of RSNs

It looks like Sinclair isn’t not the only one thinking about the future of regional sports networks. NBCU has been grappling with whether to place RSN content on Peacock or attempt to sell the assets off

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up

Calendar

Jun 10
The FAXIES Awards – Virtual CelebrationSave the Date! - June 10, 2021
Jul 16
Diversity List – 2021 Nominations Due: July 16, 2021
Sep 10
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Nominations Due: Sept 10, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar

Jobs

Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?
VIEW JOBS

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact John@cynopsis.com for more information.