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WWE Network Will Stream on Connected Devices, Not Cable Long-gestating channel ready for prime time

At the Wynn Hotel and Casino on Wednesday evening, wrestlers including Triple H, Shawn Michaels, Steve Austin and WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon dropped another bombshell in the streaming…

January 8, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

Hulu Nabs New Original Series From Lionsgate Wilfred creators sell 10 half-hours to streaming service

Hulu has ordered 10 episodes of a new scripted supernatural comedy called Deadbeat from Lionsgate, with all episodes directed and exec produced by TV producing vet Troy Miller (credits include…

August 27, 2013, 2:17 PM EDT

Google Immediately Runs Out of Free Netflix Subs for Chromecast TV bridge device showcased streaming service in promos

That was fast. Google told the Los Angeles Times this morning that a three-month Netflix promotion offered in limited quantities is no longer available. That puts the kibosh on free Netflix…

July 26, 2013, 3:51 PM EDT

Netflix Buys Exclusive Rights to Bletchley Circle From PBS Broadcaster on a roll with expanded agreements

Just days after PBS' announcement that it was expanding its agreement with Amazon to include exclusive rights to Downton Abbey (along with non-exclusive rights to other shows), Netflix bought an…

July 3, 2013, 9:11 AM EDT

Discovery Walks Back Talk of Developing Streaming Service Company says passage in John Hendricks’ new book was misinterpreted

Discovery Communications is reportedly developing its own streaming service modeled after HBO Go. The company wants to charge cable subscribers an additional fee for on-demand access to programming like Here…

June 26, 2013, 1:13 PM EDT

Verizon's $1 Billion Deal Includes Streaming the Super Bowl Second-screen audiences continue to grow

As Americans continue to watch more TV on screens other than their televisions, Verizon Wireless has signed a multi-year $1 billion contract to expand its service giving customers access to…

June 5, 2013, 10:50 AM EDT

E-book Buyers Are 21% More Likely to Be Female And other facts about digital entertainment

From e-books to streaming music, people are moving to digital formats for their entertainment. But not all are moving at the same pace. The way we buy may be as…

June 5, 2013, 12:03 AM EDT

Looks Like the Windowing Wars Are Back When It Comes to Digital/Cable TV Amazon deal for Viacom from Netflix echoes HBO-Starz tiffs

At the FX upfront breakfast this year, John Landgraf said something surprising: the company was rolling out a new digital service called FX Now. Part of the service (which is…

June 4, 2013, 8:22 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

Spotify Launches Music Charts Service turns to data to stand out among competitors

A year after Spotify data began appearing in Billboard's Hot 100, the Sweden-based music streaming service has launched charts of its own. The Wall Street Journal reported that Spotify will rank…

May 21, 2013, 2:05 PM EDT

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