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Topic: Streaming

Can't Figure Out What to Watch? Take a Spin With Netflix Roulette

Developer gets streaming service's attention by refining results

Once you're done binging on Orange Is the New Black and Scandal, browsing Netflix can start to feel like rummaging through the discount DVD bin at Target. But now there's…

Amazon Announces $99 Fire TV Set-Top Box

New device aggregates all your streaming subs into a single menu

The venue for the press conference was decked out like a swanky home theater, from the cushy chairs and giant TV on top of a low bookshelf to the Junior…

Video Game Streaming Site Twitch Goes Mobile

Hopes to expand audience to include casual gamers

Jayson Love works a regular 40-hour a week job. From Monday through Friday, the creator of the Twitch channel ManVsGame logs on around midnight to settle into eight hours of…

Nickelodeon Programming Exec Talks About What Defines the Post-Millennial Generation

Sarah Noonan also discusses finding the next hit kids show

Specs Who Sarah Noonan Age 44 New gig Svp, live-action content, Nickelodeon Old gig Svp, casting, Nickelodeon You’re best known for casting celebrity voices on SpongeBob as well as The Fairly OddParents and Jimmy Neutron.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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