Picking among all the streaming devices

Picking among all the streaming devices

Picking among all the streaming devices Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 21 February 2017 There is opportunity here for simplicity but the market is confusing now It’s Monday and I have an hour to spare after work. I decide to hit up an old standby. Best Buy,...
AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge

AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge

AT&T Time Warner merger could be huuuuge Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 December 2016 The AT&T Time Warner merger could change everything The proposed AT&T Time Warner merger is now being considered by a Senate panel. And the companies’ CEOs...
AT&T Time Warner deal a sign of things to come

AT&T Time Warner deal a sign of things to come

ATT Time Warner deal a sign of things to come   Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 October 2016    The future of television and mobile   The ground shook across the TV landscape when a potential ATT Time Warner deal was announced, forewarning...
Will LeEco kill the Vizio brand? You bet.

Will LeEco kill the Vizio brand? You bet.

Will LeEco kill the Vizio brand? You bet. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 July 2016 There’s a new TV player in town Chinese content provider LeEco announced that it will purchase US television brand Vizio for $2 billion. Until recently, few...
A new first-rate Netflix series: Stranger Things

A new first-rate Netflix series: Stranger Things

A new first-rate Netflix series: Stranger Things Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 19 July 2016 Let me put it this way. Stranger Things is fun. I have a new obsession. It’s a brand spanking new television series on Netflix called Stranger Things....
The unsuspected Play-Doh goldmine on YouTube

The unsuspected Play-Doh goldmine on YouTube

The unsuspected Play-Doh goldmine on YouTube Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 31 May 2016 Yes, Play-Doh is still a thing Here I go again, writing about Play-Doh. As I wrote before, my little granddaughter loves the stuff. She loves it just as much as she does...
Hulu ups the TV ante

Hulu ups the TV ante

Details are sketchy at the moment, but Hulu announced last week that it will unveil a TV streaming service next year that shows live programming, including sports. Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins confirmed that the streaming service is negotiating with Fox, ABC, ESPN, FX and...
Radiohead and brand identity

Radiohead and brand identity

Radiohead and brand identity Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 5 May 2016   Radiohead continues to look ahead   I admire the band Radiohead tremendously. It took me a bit of time to jump on board and call myself a fan. That’s not something I do...
Is virtual reality a gimmick?

Is virtual reality a gimmick?

Is virtual reality a gimmick? Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 28 March 2016 Will virtual reality make home viewing that much better? As a gadget guy, you’d think I’d be ecstatic to try out a virtual reality gadget but I may have reached the point where...
Stephen King is the market leader of terror

Stephen King is the market leader of terror

Stephen King is the market leader of terror Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 8 March 2016 Check out 11.22.63 Just as a forewarning, the following blog is about the master of horror, Stephen King. But you should have a preface before I dive right into him....
The curious evolution of TIDAL

The curious evolution of TIDAL

The curious evolution of TIDAL Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 1 March 2016 Is Tidal shady? My love of music is inescapable. Just last night, I was up late scouring over used Pono music players on Amazon. Sure, I realize this is something I don’t...
Peak TV means the networks lose

Peak TV means the networks lose

Peak TV Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 January 2016 Peak TV means the networks lose Peak TV Programing is a hot term. One of the recent pleasures of Twitter has been following television critics as they listen to network executives pitch their upcoming...