US Media, Cable & Satellite News -- 3/15/16 -- Credit Suisse U.S. Media Team

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Must Read: Paramount Stake Auction: DMG Entertainment Emerges As Surprise Suitor -- Deadline; CBS Mulling Acquisition of Pay Cable Network Starz -- Deadline; The 11 Executives, Lawyers and Celebrities Overseeing Viacom -- NYT

Media & Entertainment

Sony PlayStation Vue Launches 'Slim' TV Bundles Nationwide Without Live Broadcast Channels – Variety (3/14/16, 11:30 AM)

'Batman v Superman' Advance Ticket Sales Pacing Ahead of 'Deadpool', 'Avengers' & 'Furious 7' –Deadline (3/14/16, 7:19 PM)

Sony to Buy Out Michael Jackson Estate for Music-Publishing Unit – WSJ (3/14/16, 10:17 PM)

Walking Dead' to Swarm Universal Studios Year-Round – NYT (3/14/16)

Ratings Drop for CBS's Longer NCAA Tournament Selection Show Amid Leak – WSJ (3/14/16, 3:53 PM)

Comic-Con Will Launch A Streaming Service On May 7thThe Verge (3/14/16, 12:13 PM)

 'Little Big Shots' Soothes NBC's Post-Football Blues – AdAge (3/14/16)

Mashable to Make Web Shows with Bravo – AdAge (3/14/16)

 

Cable, Satellite & Telecom

NBC Warns Dish Network Subs That Channels May Go Dark On Sunday – Deadline (3/14/16, 3:57 PM)

Altice Lifts Profit as it Stems French Sales Decline – WSJ (3/15/16, 6:24 AM)

AT&T, Univision Extend Access Treaty For A Few More Days – Update – Deadline (3/11/16, 3:55 PM)

Mediacom Pledges To Invest $1B Over Three Years In Broadband Infrastructure – FierceCable (3/14/16)

 

Advertising

Why YouTube Is a More Important Platform Than Snapchat for Luxury Brands – AdWeek (3/14/16, 2:35 PM)

NCAA Corporate Sponsors Kick in 50% of Record Hoops Haul – Broadcasting & Cable (3/14/16, 11:40 AM)

Broadcast CPMs Rebound In February, Rise To Highest Level Since 2013 – MediaPost (3/14/16, 11:57 AM)

 

Industry News & Thought Pieces

The FCC Is Auctioning Off Airwaves: Here's What That Could Mean for Your Mobile Phone Service – Re/Code (3/14/16, 9:30 AM)

Combating TV Piracy: How Nexguard Is Helping AMC Prevent Illegal Leaks – The Drum (3/14/16, 1:58 PM)

Moneyball for Book Publishers: A Detailed Look at How We Read –NYT (3/14/16)

 

MustRead with Links

Paramount Stake Auction: DMG Entertainment Emerges As Surprise Suitor – Deadline (3/14/16, 5:24 PM)

CBS Mulling Acquisition of Pay Cable Network Starz – Deadline (3/14/16, 3:28 PM)

The 11 Executives, Lawyers and Celebrities Overseeing Viacom  – NYT (3/14/16)

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