News of Note—Comcast, Discovery, Paramount and more

News of note

> Deutsche Bank analyst Matthew Niknam said that virtual MVPD services added around 900,000 users in the third quarter. Niknam also said that linear pay TV services lost more than 1 million video users in the same three-month period. FierceCable story

> Comcast said that select X1 customers with the right equipment can now watch Netflix 4K content. FierceCable story

> Paramount Network is gearing up for its official launch in January 2018, and today it announced it’s teaming with Time Inc. for multiple new nonscripted series. FierceBroadcasting story

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> Discovery Communications has a new deal in place to offer its flagship Discovery Channel on Amazon channels in Germany and Austria. FierceBroadcasting story

> The refrain of “fake news” might not be having as much impact on print and broadcast news sources as it is on social media platforms and online-only publications. FierceBroadcasting story

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