News of Note—Fox tinkers with ad breaks, Hulu says 44% of its subscribers are bingers, more

News of note
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> 21st Century Fox will continue tinkering with ad breaks by reportedly prepping short video segments that will run during ad breaks and are available for sponsorships. FierceVideo story

> Cheddar, a tech and business news network focused on younger audiences, said it has added another distribution outlet via a carriage deal with fuboTV. Multichannel News story

> Hulu said that 44% of its viewers binge at least once a week, and that the average viewer is watching ten different shows at one time, typically a mix of Hulu originals, comedies, dramas and reality shows. Multichannel News story

> "Comcast/NBCU’s offer to buy ‘must have’ Fox programming assets should raise red flags for federal and state competition enforcers because of the grave harm it would cause to consumer welfare should the combination be consummated,” said American Cable Association President and CEO Matthew Polka. ACA press release