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Since the 1950s television has been a part of American life, with at least one television in almost every home. But the industry is changing as consumers viewing habits change. If you are interested in what is happening, sign-up for the television industry news email from Wiser. In the United States, like in other countries, television remains one of the main forms of media used by consumers. It is made up of the main broadcast networks which deliver broadcast channels. There are also satellite and cable services. The main networks are NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox. The changes taking place in the industry are largely being driven by the way consumers want to view TV. There is a growth in on-demand services like Netflix, Apple TV and Amazon Prime. This is creating pressure on subscription services to offer more choice to consumers, rather than the pre-set, take-it-or-leave-it packages that have been available to date. In order to get the best television industry news and information, you should sign up for the Wiser daily email. We follow the key companies and figures in the industry to bring you the web's must-read articles every day.

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Murdoch, Tim Cook, Olympians among guests at Trump state dinner
yahoo.com • Reuters Videos
Trump's VA nominee allegedly banged on female employee's hotel door while drunk: report
The Hill • Max Greenwood
In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'
yahoo.com • Jonathan Lemire, Matthew Pennington
Donald Trump Roasted For Painfully Awkward Attempt To Hold Melanias Hand
yahoo.com • Rebecca Shapiro
Actress Allison Mack Is Released To Her Parents On $5 Million Bail In Sex Trafficking Case
yahoo.com • David Moye
2 Dallas Officers Shot At Home Depot, In Critical Condition
yahoo.com • Sebastian Murdock
This Mercedes-Benz Maybach SUV Concept Might Soon Become the Fanciest Car in the World
yahoo.com • Nick Mafi
Rapper Meek Mill freed after uproar over harsh term
yahoo.com • Afp
U.S. Supreme Court upholds legality of patent review process
yahoo.com
3 murdered Mexican film students caught in gang turf battle
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Murdoch, Tim Cook, Olympians among guests at Trump state dinner
yahoo.comReuters Videos
U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump invite guests including media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Olympic gold medalists and Apple CEO Tim Cook to Trump's first state dinner hosting French President Emmanuel Macon. No reporter narration.
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Trump's VA nominee allegedly banged on female employee's hotel door while drunk: report
The HillMax Greenwood
Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, President Trump's pick to become the next Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary, got drunk and banged on the hotel room door of a female employee during an overseas trip in 2015, CNN reported. The Secret Service intervened after Jackson's...
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In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'
yahoo.comJonathan Lemire, Matthew Pennington
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he...
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Donald Trump Roasted For Painfully Awkward Attempt To Hold Melanias Hand
yahoo.comRebecca Shapiro
More Sometime before Donald Trump picked “dandruff” off Emmanuel Macron’s shoulder and engaged in a bizarre handshake/cheek kiss moment with the French president on Tuesday, Trump tried to hold his wife Melania’s hand. The moment was not a smooth one, and MSNBC...
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Actress Allison Mack Is Released To Her Parents On $5 Million Bail In Sex Trafficking Case
yahoo.comDavid Moye
More Former “Smallville” cast member and accused sex trafficker Allison Mack was released on Tuesday to the custody of her parents in exchange for $5 million bail. The 35-year-old was charged with sex trafficking on Friday in connection with her alleged involvement...
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2 Dallas Officers Shot At Home Depot, In Critical Condition
yahoo.comSebastian Murdock
More Two on-duty police offers are critically injured after a shooting at a Home Depot in Dallas on Tuesday, with a civilian security guard also injured, according to authorities. The two officers were responding to a call by an off-duty officer to...
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This Mercedes-Benz Maybach SUV Concept Might Soon Become the Fanciest Car in the World
yahoo.comNick Mafi
At first glance, it would seem odd that the German juggernaut Mercedes-Benz would select China as the country to debut its new Maybach SUV concept. Yet, upon further examination, it makes absolute sense. For starters, the city of Hangzhou contains the largest...
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Rapper Meek Mill freed after uproar over harsh term
yahoo.comAfp
More New York (AFP) - Rapper Meek Mill won freedom from prison Tuesday after an unusually harsh sentence triggered protests that pointed to racial biases in US probation laws. The 30-year-old Philadelphia rapper, who was jailed in November over a case from...
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U.S. Supreme Court upholds legality of patent review process
yahoo.com
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday gave its stamp of approval to a government review process prized by high technology companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls" and others that bring patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled 7-2...
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3 murdered Mexican film students caught in gang turf battle
yahoo.comAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Three vanished film students whose case had become emblematic of Mexico's 30,000 missing people were killed after being caught unaware in the midst of a drug gang turf battle, officials say. Prosecutors in the western state of Jalisco...
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