As cable continues to make TV Everywhere strides, we checked in with TVE guru Jeremy Legg, Turner’s svp, business development and multi-platform distribution. “TV Everywhere has really moved from being a project to just the way business is done,” he said. He weighed in on where he thinks TVE is headed this year and what needs to be done.
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OWN did get a big audience for Oprah’s exclusive sit-down with Lance Armstrong Thurs night, but the 3.2mln viewers failed to top the 3.5mln OWN drew for Whitney Houston’s family last March. More on Lance here.
Magna Global reduced its ’13 forecast for total normalized media spending (excludes political & Olympics) to +1% from +1.3%. More on the reasons for the revised forecast here.
In a meeting with the US Conference of Mayors Fri, FCC chmn Julius Genachowski proposed establishing gigabit communities to accelerate the creation of “a critical mass of markets and innovation hubs with ultra-fast Internet speeds.”