Aereo Inc. Chief Executive Officer Chet Kanojia challenged CBS Corp. and News Corp.’s Fox broadcast network to follow through on threats to go off the air and switch to cable to prevent the Internet startup from retransmitting their shows without permission.
News Corp.’s Fox Networks Group will seek a Japanese government license for a second channel to offer a digital satellite broadcasting service it wants to start next year, Nikkei English News reported, citing an interview with Fox Networks Chief Executive Officer Tony Vinciquerra.
Hulu LLC, the video streaming service controlled by Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox Inc., named Fox Networks distribution president Mike Hopkins as its chief executive officer after a months-long search.
Time Warner Cable Inc . is dropping channels from News Corp.’s Fox Networks, Viacom Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc. from its iPad application after the cable networks complained that such use isn’t authorized.