Here are the most read stories of the week.
Hulu's big bet on original series, live streaming
Despite — or perhaps because of — its connection to its corporate parents, Hulu LLC, which is owned by Walt Disney Co., 21st Century Fox Inc., Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Inc., has always seemed to lag in the subscription video-on-demand space. But Hulu is hoping to change that in 2017.
Cable One to buy NewWave for $735M
Cable One Inc. agreed to buy NewWave Communications for $735 million in cash from funds affiliated with private equity company GTCR LLC.
Netflix execs: Partnerships minor for record growth, no plans to add sports
Netflix Inc. notched record growth in the fourth quarter of 2016, which it credited more to internal strategies than to partnerships with companies such as Comcast.
TV execs: Bingeing is bad for business
A key mantra of the television industry has been to give viewers content when they want it, how they want it and where they want it. But that seems to be changing.
Lessons from Viacom CEO's international experience
Bob Bakish may be relatively new to his position as CEO of Viacom Inc., but the years he spent running Viacom's international operations could provide some strong lessons for his new role.