Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) expects to report an annual loss of $3.2 billion as the company struggles with the effects of the Japan tsunami and its recent Playstation Network outage. (See Japan Quake Shakes Pace.)
Ad agencies are counting online views for TV shows when they negotiate deals with advertisers. That's good news for Comedy Central's South Park, which ranks 211th in popularity in TV viewers, but fourth if online views are included, according to ad-buying firm Optimedia US.
— Steve Donohue, Special to Light Reading Cable, and Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Light Reading Cable