Situational Awareness • After The Hub & Beyond Traditional TV

Two interesting items in this morning's NYTImes:


Hasbro Apres le Hub

The toymaker Hasbro is in advanced talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, potentially gaining a new big-screen outlet for its wares...
...Hasbro’s four-year joint venture with Discovery Communications to establish a children’s cable channel, the Hub Network, ended in October when Discovery bought a controlling stake and rebranded the channel Discovery Family.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE @NYTIMES, reported by ANDREW ROSS SORKIN and MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED • November 12, 2014 8:23 pm


Skating To Where The New Media Puck Is Going

"...with broadband coming in, the future of television is apps, smart TV, cord-cutting, so my goal is not to become a big network in the traditional sense.”
In producing content for the website, Mr. Harris is recruiting people who are already successful in the realm of video, whether on television, online or on social media platforms like Vine and YouTube.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE @NYTIMES, reported by By  STUART ELLIOTT • November 12, 2014