Fake News. Survivalists. No thank you.

Fake News. Survivalists. No thank you.

Fake News and Survivalists. I’m Scared. Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 26 January 2017 Fake News and The End of Everything Survivalists have always seemed on the outside looking in to me. Fake news and alternative facts never seemed really dangerous...
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...
Sponsoring the Today Show and others

Sponsoring the Today Show and others

The Today Show Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 20 October 2016 Sponsoring the Today Show and others Advertisers have been scrambling for the last few years to find new channels to reach target audiences. People are cutting the cord, watching TV on streaming...
FS1 making its pitch even if it’s hard to find

FS1 making its pitch even if it’s hard to find

FS1 making its pitch even if it’s hard to find Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 17 October 2016 World Series raising profile of FS1 You’re not alone if you’ve been searching your TV guide looking for the baseball playoffs and becoming confused. The...
The appealing brand of Shark Tank

The appealing brand of Shark Tank

The appealing brand of Shark Tank Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 September 2016   You actually learn something about brand on this show   I am not the easiest audience to impress. Just ask my son, who this past weekend attempted to share a...
PBS has a winner with Daniel Tigers Neighborhood

PBS has a winner with Daniel Tigers Neighborhood

PBS has a winner with Daniel Tigers Neighborhood     Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 13 September 2016     My grandchildren have no control over me whatsoever     I’ve written a bunch about my newly minted role as a grandfather....
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....
A market study in the era of Peak TV

A market study in the era of Peak TV

Peak TV A market study in the era of Peak TV The winners and losers of Peak TV, and what Apple TV can do about it We are living in the world of Peak TV, a term coined by FX President John Landgraf a few years ago – and he was right in many ways. We are living in an...
Facebook as news. Where will it stop?

Facebook as news. Where will it stop?

Do we now view Facebook as news? Is it a news source? After a live, 10-minute video of a police officer shooting a black man (Philando Castile) in Minnesota was posted on Facebook, there is a great deal of chatter about Facebook’s role in news and its responsibility...
How Netflix has killed the sequel blockbuster

How Netflix has killed the sequel blockbuster

How Netflix has killed the sequel blockbuster Tom Dougherty, CEO – Stealing Share 27 May 2016 Netflix is changing the industry in more ways than one The present-day adage is that there are no original thoughts anymore. That is, if something has been done or...