The first fruit of Comcast’s development deal with Sony will result in a horror network that will launch on Halloween. The ad-supported network will launch via VOD and broadband; a wireless platform will be added eventually. The channel will use films from Sony’s horror library, Comcast pres, emerging nets Diane Rubina told CableFAX. So why is horror the 1st offering? Horror accounted for 20% of the films released last year; they gross $1bln/year; and attracts the 18-34 demo, Rubina said.

The Daily


Fox Giddy on Locast Victory

Fox Corps CEO Lachlan Murdoch is optimistic about retrans consent after a court ruling effectively shut down broadcast streaming app Locast.

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


Sep 17
Most Powerful Women – 2021 Final Deadline: Sept 17, 2021
Dec 7
Most Powerful Women CelebrationSave the Date!
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

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 for more information.