Canadian producer Guru Studio has launched a new interactive division to develop original digital IP and brand extensions for existing TV series.
Guru Arcade’s initial focus is developing original games IP including… [Read more on C21Media]
Amazon has quietly been building a library of short-form video clips that are streaming on a special hub on the company website, and which are organized by genre.
The content is categorized on the “Video Shorts” site and is supported by… [Read more on StreamDaily]
Germany’s second-largest cable operator Unitymedia Kabel BW has secured a movie package from US… [Read more on Broadband TV News]
Rhapsody International, the parent company of music-streaming services Rhapsody and Napster, has just announced it is now home to two million paid subscribers. That sum may… [Read more on Engadget]
People have been predicting cable TV’s demise for decades now. However, despite all of the gloomy projections, many companies in the cable TV industry still experience substantial revenue growth year after year. This has caused many to believe the upcoming cord-cutting… [Read more on The Motley Fool]
Fresh from increasing its focus on games with a dedicated fund for developers, mobile messaging company Tango is pushing itself as a place to share… [Read more on The Next Web]
In what it claims is a TV audience targeting first, AT&T will enable advertisers to plan and buy TV shows based on the composition of wireless… [Read more on MediaPost]
Apple is close to buying the Pandora-for-talk-radio app Swell, according to multiple sources.
The deal is worth about… [Read more on Re/Code]
Netflix arrive! Das Netflix kommt! However you want to say it, Netflix is heading to France, Germany, and four other German- and French-speaking… [Read more on The Motley Fool]
Dedicated follower of film: Nollywood produces more films per year than any country bar India
An episode of Shuga, a popular soap opera set in Kenya, is playing on a screen at the offices of iRoko TV – an online platform commonly dubbed the “Netflix of Africa”.
In a corner of the room, facing the rest of the… [Read more on BBC News]
People are perpetually seeking the sure sign that cord-cutting is so rampant it threatens the entire cable ecosystem — and that movement create a huge advantage for online video. I don’t see… [Read more on MediaPost]
A digest of the top business technology news stories from the past week, beginning with the news Snap Ireland is expanding its digital marketing services through the… [Read more on SiliconRepublic]
Germany’s WDR Media Group, an affiliate of public broadcaster ARD, is looking to revive plans to launch a VoD platform, after regulators blocked…
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Connected TV has an exciting future as an extension of linear TV and online video. Although there are hurdles, marketers must find ways around them in order to drive more client success.
Connected TV is all… [Read more on ClicZ]
Time Warner may have some surprises up its sleeve as it tries to hold on to HBO, home to popular shows like “Game of Thrones.” Photo: AP
“HBO GO” is taking on new meaning inside Time Warner as the media giant contemplates a possible defense against 21st Century Fox.
The idea being bandied about is… [Read more on New York Post]
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Cars are living rooms; phones are TVs. Streaming has become mainstream. And binge-watchers’ insomnia is a thing. Don’t look now, but in the entertainment sphere, revolution is the new normal. Freedom of choice is creating… [Read more on The Denver Post]
Streaming music is going to be better, faster, stronger than ever
The download is dithering, but is streaming music all it’s cracked up to be? Free or subscription-based services like Spotify, Deezer, Rdio and Pandora are all great, but they’re mostly either stuck on your… [Read more on TechRadar]
86% of all Dutch television homes now have digital reception, up from 82% in December 2013. One in three homes have a PVR, while… [Read more on Broadband TV News]
This week Netflix made several announcements regarding their streaming properties that will forever change the shape of video content consumption.
Netflix’s announcement that they had increased their subscriber base this quarter by… [Read more on The Fiscal Times]
Wholesome entertainment is now available everywhere on iPads to personal computers with a new video on demand service called Iamflix.com. The entertainment platform was… [Read more on Digital Journal]
Joel McHalem from left, Gillian Jacobs and Jim Rash attend the “Community” panel on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. INVISION — Photo by Tonya Wise
SAN DIEGO — Just because “Community” is going online to Yahoo doesn’t mean it’s in for a lot of changes.
In fact, creator Dan Harmon says he has… [Read more on The Fresno Bee]
Noah Hawley (left) and Warren Littlefield, executive producers of the FX series Fargo, speak at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour. Image credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images
The voice came from over my shoulder, a shouted greeting in a room crowded with journalists, publicists, network executives, producers and stars.
I tuned to see David Boreanaz, star of the Fox TV show Bones, calling out to me like… [Read more on NPR]
One of the most frustrating things about Google’s HDMI Chromecast dongle is that is that you can’t use it with Spotify. While the device… [Read more on The Washington Post]
Leading online entertainment media guide Rabbit TV today announced that it is prepared to pay NBC, CBS, ABC and FOX the same $5 monthly per-subscriber retransmission fee paid by…
…[Read more on Broadway World]