News of Note—RLJ Entertainment, Nielsen Catalina and MobiTV

news of note

Here are the other stories we're following today:

> RLJ Entertainment said that combined subscribers to its two proprietary digital channels, Acorn TV and Urban Movie Channel or UMC, have surpassed 800,000, an increase of over 100,000 subscribers from December 31, 2017, and over 45% total growth from a year ago. Release

> Nielsen Catalina Solutions announced a new playbook for CPG marketers that can identify which TV and digital media targets are expected to drive the highest dollar sales based on brand traits and creative effectiveness. Release

> Video solutions provider MobiTV said today that it has secured streaming rights with more than 210 programming networks for the app-based managed pay TV service it will deliver to smaller operators starting this summer. FierceCable article