News of Note—Layer3 TV, Ajit Pai, CBS and more

news of note

> Layer3 TV is adding streaming financial news platform Cheddar to its programming lineup. Multichannel News article

> A group of Democratic Senators, along with Independent Senator Bernie Sanders, has called out FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for rule changes that appear to favor Sinclair Broadcasting. FierceBroadcasting article

> CBS and Gray Television today announced a renewed multiyear deal covering Gray’s 39 CBS-affiliated television stations in 32 markets. FierceBroadcasting article

FREE DAILY NEWSLETTER

Like this story? Subscribe to FierceVideo!

The Video industry is an ever-changing world where big ideas come along daily. Cable, Media and Entertainment, Telco, and Tech companies rely on FierceVideo for the latest news, trends, and analysis on video creation and distribution, OTT delivery technologies, content licensing, and advertising strategies. Sign up today to get news and updates delivered to your inbox and read on the go.

> Roku today announced its new Roku OS 8 smart TV interface and all of the fresh integrations it has baked in for over-the-air broadcast television content. FierceBroadcasting article

> FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s confirmation for a new five-year term appears to be all but sealed as the U.S. Senate voted 55 to 41 on Thursday to advance his nomination. FierceTelecom article

Read more on

Suggested Articles

A massive media conglomerate like Comcast/NBCUniversal makes news often but this week was particularly busy with an acquisition, a big name reveal and a major…

DAZN, a subscription sports streaming service that launched in 2018, has a new distribution deal in place on Comcast’s X1 and Flex video platforms.

Given the accelerating rate at which consumers are going online for entertainment, Roku said that streaming TV viewers could surpass the amount of pay TV…