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Univision Holdings is now formally prepared to go public — a move that promises to be the largest media IPO in more than a decade. One of the reasons for that is its enviably loyal Hispanic viewership and smart content choices.

CBS last week said that it would launch a Showtime streaming service through Hulu in early July, making it the first time a premium channel is available on Hulu.

Google’s YouTube is launching a real-time video news service called YouTube Newswire. It’s meant to be a direct competitor to the power of other crowd-sourced social news sources, like Twitter, Periscope, Meerkat, Facebook and Instagram. But the real value may lie in pursuing an acquisition strategy to align synergies between YouTube and an existing market-maker.

Netflix saw a crazy spike in stock price this week, hitting three times its normal trading activity as investors pushed the stock to almost $700 before it settled back a bit. It stood at $660.93 per share at Friday’s close.

Ratings and measurement giant Nielsen has told station clients that its Ratings Stabilisation rollout is being pushed back to next year.

Netflix is on a runaway growth track, according to some analysts, in both subscribers and stock price.

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