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Brits Stream Murray but Prefer McEnroe Dis BBC biggest live Web audience since 2012 Olympics

Andy Murray made history on Sunday, drawing millions of U.K. viewers to their TV sets. But on the Web, Murray’s win couldn't top an angry Kirsten Flipkens berating a broadcaster or…

July 8, 2013, 12:57 PM EDT

BBC's Experimental 'Perceptive Radio' Will Personalize Content Uses light sensor, proximity sensor and mic to monitor noise

BBC has developed an experimental piece of hardware called Perceptive Radio that intelligently changes broadcasts based on the listener's location, weather, the level of background noise and other factors. The…

May 23, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT

Report: NBC News Sets Sights on Deborah Turness Appointment would make ITV News vet the first female U.S. network news chief

ITV News editor Deborah Turness is on the verge of becoming president of NBC News, which would make her the first woman to helm a network TV division in the…

May 10, 2013, 1:48 PM EDT

Hannibal Star Hugh Dancy Requires White Noise For the baby, of course

Specs Who Hugh Dancy Age 37 Accomplishments Stars on NBC’s Hannibal as Special Agent Will Graham (Thursdays, 10 p.m.); recently appeared on Showtime’s The Big C and in the films Hysteria and…

April 10, 2013, 6:47 AM EDT

BBC America to Adapt Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Into 7-Part Miniseries Beeb's stateside sister net will co-produce period fantasy drama

BBC America is getting deeper into scripted territory with a new miniseries based on English fantasy writer Susanna Clarke's 2004 bestseller Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, a nearly 800-page tome…

April 8, 2013, 2:45 PM EDT

Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 8 Ads Four unique in-app ad treatments for brands like Jeep, Paramount, Delta

Microsoft’s goals with Windows 8 and its Surface tablet are nothing if not lofty. The company wants to reboot computing, provide a serious challenge to Apple and, oh, revolutionize digital…

February 12, 2013, 6:29 PM EST

AOL Uses Incentives to Boost Video Biz Taps Swagbucks to help grow viewership

AOL entices users to watch its videos by giving away free stuff—not that there’s anything wrong with that. The company’s budding syndication arm, AOL On, distributes content to Swagbucks, a rewards…

December 4, 2012, 7:15 AM EST

Cable Grows a Pair Zombie-loving young men aren't likely to opt for 'The Good Wife' over 'The Walking Dead'

Where, oh where is a broadcast show with some chest hair? Cable series are better bets for young men by a margin that seems to get wider every fall. There are…

September 10, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

New York Times Co. Taps Outgoing BBC Exec as CEO Mark Thompson led digital expansion

Nearly eight months to the day since Janet Robinson resigned as the CEO of the New York Times Co., the owner of The Gray Lady has finally found a replacement…

August 14, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT

Information Diet: Alton Brown Food Network star has no qualms about binging on books, magazines

Specs Age 50 Accomplishments Creator and host of Peabody Award-winning Good Eats on Food Network; host of Iron Chef America; mentor on The Next Food Network Star; recipient of 2011 James Beard…

August 10, 2012, 7:46 AM EDT

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