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The blackout of Fox News and Fox Business News on Dish is coming to an end: Dish and Fox “have agreed to…
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The pace of change in the U.S. television business is notoriously glacial. There’s truth to the adage that buyers and sellers of…
Wikia, the hosting site for editable fan pages, has entered into a licensing deal with Sony to provide information in entertainment apps.
A new Apple TV is reportedly set to launch in the first half of this year and might feature a revamped OS and an app store.
Resolution isn’t the only reason to adopt a 4K Ultra High Definition TV. Costs are coming down and the TVs offer plenty of other technological tweaks.
Walther White’s lawyer is returning to the TV screen, and viewers in Europe and Latin America will get him exclusively via Netflix.
Much like detective Linden, Netflix (s NFLX) just can’t let go: The streaming service just revealed that it has renewed crime drama…
Everyone is well aware of how much late-night binge-watching has affected our television viewing habits, but Brian Stelter is pointing out in…
Xbox has announced its first wave of media apps for the Xbox One, which include participation from network stations.
There are good movies, there are bad movies, and there’s Sharknado. Missed the trashiest but also most-tweeted-about movie of 2013 when it…
The Wall Street Journal says that Samsung is finally teaming up with the NBA to bring televisions and tablets to the teams and officials.
Hulu seems to love getting its leadership from its parent companies. Just weeks after it announced Mike Hopkins, a former executive at…
Twitter is banking on its status as a “second screen” for TV content to drive a lot of the value it is promising as part of its public offering — but what if that value turns out to be a mirage?
Do a growing number of “cord-cutters” and “cord-nevers” mean the TV business is about to be battered like other traditional industries? Media investor Terry Kawaja doesn’t think so. Here’s why.
A new report predicts that this year for the first time ever, people will spend more time with digital media than watching television.
If you’re looking for the latest video clips from your favorite sports, you might soon find them on Twitter. The social media company has solidified a deal with ESPN that will let users check out the action via Twitter video clips.
It’s now common practice for canceled shows to find their way to fans via digital means, but there’s a big difference between uploading unaired episodes and truly coming back to life.
Twitter is reportedly in talks to add more content from television networks to its service, which would fit with the company’s recent moves toward courting TV and the people who watch.
Twitter has officially acquired Bluefin Labs, confirming earlier reports and demonstrating its intent to move into the television and media markets, working to understand how people are interacting with that content on social media.
Twitter is said to be looking at acquiring Bluefin Labs, which would fit the trajectory that the real-time information network has been on for some time. But is cozying up to traditional TV the only future for Twitter?
Reports came out on Monday that Twitter has acquired Bluefin Labs, a company that attempts to measure interaction around television and media on social media and provide feedback to businesses and marketers.
CBS is touting the upcoming Hawaii Five-0 episode “Kapu (Forbidden)” as a television first — the ending will be picked by those watching in real time, via Twitter and site voting. It’s an interesting experiment, but maybe not the right audience for it.
New forms of media are often disruptive to existing forms, but Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says that his network is complementary to traditional forms like television, because it adds the kind of real-time discussion we associate with the town square or the “pulse of the planet.”
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says the most powerful feature of Twitter is the way it can show us what others watching the same event are thinking, and that the best use of this feature is as a companion to a televised event like the Olympics.
As Twitter pushes for more control over the platform in order to monetize the content flowing through it, some prominent critics of this move argue the company is making a big mistake by focusing on the needs of advertisers rather than the needs of users.
Twitter is reportedly in talks with Hollywood producers and network executives about creating one or more reality-style TV shows that would be integrated into the network — but if it does decide to do this, the company risks alienating its core users and diluting its fundamental value.
Samsung’s latest ad promoting the gesture controls for its Smart TV line are the perfect combo of hilarity paired with sexiness — and not just of the TV itself! Watch what happens when dozens of men see a pretty girl gesturing at them through a window.
While pundits would prefer to focus on phone hacking, News Corp’s part-owned UK pay-TV operator BSkyB is buying further in to internet TV.
The winner of MIPCube Lab startup competition was a Swiss service for producing HTML5 video — but judging the best, most disruptive TV ideas on show proved a surprisingly difficult job.
Comcast struck a new agreement with Disney that gives it access to a wide range of content from ABC, Disney and ESPN networks across a number of screens and platforms. The 10-year deal also stipulates that the companies will collaborate on developing applications for new devices.
Bravo, the cable television network known for such reality shows as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and The Millionaire Matchmaker, is apparently looking for young professionals to star in an upcoming reality show based on Silicon Valley.
A generational shift is unfolding in the way we consume content. It’s a fundamental change in consumer behavior that will impact businesses across all industries. Will the inevitable disruption of internet TV be similar to the downslide of print media?
Facebook announced Thursday it has added Reed Hastings, the chairman and CEO of Netflix, to its board of directors. The addition of Hastings to Facebook’s boardroom is the latest signal of the Palo Alto, California-based social networking giant’s growing focus on the entertainment industry.
It’s sort of an Apple to oranges type of situation, but a report by analytics firm Flurry nonetheless shows the market potential represented by at least one type of iOS gaming. Social gaming is now arguably as popular as professional football is on any given Sunday.
If you’re a movie and/or television buff, then the iPad may be your new best friend. We’ve got a round up of six different apps to help you consume your favorite televisions shows and movies, from watching them on the iPad to researching them. Enjoy!
Apple (s aapl) has published the “best” and most popular choices for 2009 at the iTunes Store, and the results are interesting,…
PBS isn’t just about Antique Roadshow anymore, PBS Interactive SVP Jason Seiken told the audience at our NewTeeVee Live conference today. But…
Soulja Boy Gets Animated Web Series; Interscope records to launch Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em: The Animated Series, which follows the rapper as…