Ahead of the final presidential debate Mon night, we checked in with Alex Wellen, CNN vp, video products and business, for the net’s strategy on Election ’12 with TV Everywhere. Here’s Wellen on TVE strategy, its effect on primetime ratings and sponsorships for online streaming.
More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
After a little more than a year as pres/CEO of TV One, Wonya Lucas will step down as Radio One pres/CEO Alfred Liggins adds oversight of the net to his job effective Nov 1.
Those Voom settlement talks proved fruitful (Cfax, 10/19), with DISH customers getting to watch Sun night’s “The Walking Dead” on AMC. Under the settlement, DISH will pay $700mln in cash (to be split between Cablevision and AMC Nets). Here is how it played for analysts.
NBCU made Mac Budill’s appointment official Mon, announcing the well-known Cablevision exec will serve as NBCU TV nets distribution pres.