So you want to watch Fox shows on Hulu?

We tried (unsuccessfully) to access Fox shows using its new authentication system on Hulu, getting hung up by the pay TV login that only works for Dish subscribers. Since Dish is the only distributor on board, everyone else's experience will probably be similar to our own.…

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TV Everywhere is the new DRM

Online TV viewing is about to get a whole lot more complicated soon, as Fox.com and others are introducing pay-TV walls that force consumers to authenticate themselves as paying customers. It's like DRM for online video — and, once again, consumers are getting screwed.…

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Is TV Everywhere a carrot or a stick?

By implementing TV Everywhere–type authentication for broadcast content online, Fox is eliminating some of the friction that's cropped up in its negotiations with cable and satellite providers. But it could also use access to online video as a way to drive ever-higher retransmission fees.…

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WatchESPN App Now iPad-Optimized

Less than two months after it first made live video streams of its cable channels available on mobile devices, the WatchESPN app is now optimized for iPad viewing. The release brings a bigger-screen resolution to sports fans that happen to be subscribers of select cable systems.…

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Cox Jumps On the TV Everywhere Bandwagon

Cox is the latest provider to join the TV Everywhere party, introducing a new site enabling its subscribers to view tens of thousands of videos online. Cox subscribers can now sign in and watch more than 15,000 pieces of content from cable and broadcast networks.…

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