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Sept 29-Oct 8: Advertising Week 2020

Oct 5: WICT Leadership Conference

Oct 6-9: NAMIC’s 34th Annual Conference

Oct 12-15: SCTE-ISBE Cable-Tec Expo

Oct 19-29: NAB New York

Dec 4: 2020 Cable TV Pioneers Induction Ceremony

Research

➢ The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation at 59% of surveyed organizations, and 66% said they have been able to complete initiatives that previously encountered resistance.

➢ Some 55% said the pandemic has resulted in “permanent changes to our organizations strategy.”

➢ 64% have acknowledged a shift towards more cloud-based business activities.

(Source: IBM)

Quotable

“You’re reluctant—as somebody who has said from the very beginning that I wanted to be as invisible as possible, and to enable them to talk—to rise to the point at which you begin to interject more and more. First to say, please don’t interrupt,’ then ‘Plrase obey the rules,’ and third,’ This isn’t serving the country well.’ Those are all tough steps at real time, at that moment, on that stage… As a practical matter, even if the president’s microphone had been shut, he still could have continued to interrupt, and it might well have been picked up on Biden’s microphone, and it still would have disrupted the proceedings in the hall.” – “Fox News Sunday” anchor Chris Wallace talking to the NYT on the first presidential debate

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Monthly News Ratings

Fox News , MSNBC and CNN all wrapped October with ratings records. Fox News was the most-watched cable net in both total day and primetime, with its highest-rated October on record in primetime, earning 4.9mln

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