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  • Netflix Couldn’t Look More Like A Global HBO

    Netflix Couldn’t Look More Like A Global HBO

    It’s been years in the making, but Netflix has finally pivoted to a premium channel for the web. It started as a DVD subscription service and evolved into a Spotify for movies. But now that Netflix is available everywhere around the world, it is just like HBO without a cable channel. Read More

  • HBO Takes On Netflix With A New Kids Section Featuring “Sesame Street” And More

    HBO Takes On Netflix With A New Kids Section Featuring “Sesame Street” And More

    HBO’s quest to more directly compete with streaming service rivals like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu is kicking off this week, with the company’s launch of a new “Kids” section in its mobile application and the rollout of new children’s programming on its TV network. At launch, the Kids section will feature popular kids shows like “Sesame Street,”… Read More

  • Streaming Services Dominate 2016 Golden Globes, But Amazon Takes The Win

    Streaming Services Dominate 2016 Golden Globes, But Amazon Takes The Win

    Streaming services showed up in force for Sunday night’s 73rd Golden Globe Awards, but it was Amazon’s year to shine. Though Netflix had led the pack this year with a total of eight nominations – even beating out HBO – the streaming service didn’t take home the top prize in any of the categories it competed in. Instead, it was Amazon that was tonight’s… Read More

  • Jon Stewart Is Coming To HBO In Four-Year Deal Focused On Short-Form Digital Content

    Jon Stewart Is Coming To HBO In Four-Year Deal Focused On Short-Form Digital Content

    HBO, which launched its first over-the-top streaming service this year with the debut of HBO NOW, has just scored a notable new deal with former Daily Show host, Jon Stewart, who will be tasked with creating “timely short-form digital content” for HBO NOW, HBO GO and other platforms, the network announced today. The exclusive four-year production pact will begin with a… Read More

  • HBO NOW Goes Live On Roku

    HBO NOW Goes Live On Roku

    As some noticed when Roku this week announced its upgraded 4K-ready streaming media player, the Roku 4, the product packaging featured a highly-anticipated addition to Roku’s channel lineup: HBO NOW. The premium network’s over-the-top offering has been one glaring omission from an otherwise robust lineup of programming options on Roku’s platform, which today includes more… Read More

  • TC Cribs: A Trip To TV Land With Hulu

    Sit back, relax and don’t turn that dial. This week’s episode of Cribs takes us to the online television platform, Hulu. The company’s giant 90,000-square-foot headquarters sit betwixt Hollywood and the tech world in Santa Monica, California, in the same building as HBO. And it has changed the way we watch television. Shows like the Mindy Project and the Last Man on Earth… Read More

  • HBO NOW Is 2015’s Top Video Streaming App By Revenue, Study Finds

    HBO NOW Is 2015’s Top Video Streaming App By Revenue, Study Finds

    Video streaming apps that target cord cutters and those who want to watch video on their mobile phones are on the rise. According to new data from app store analytics firm App Annie, apps like the still relatively new HBO NOW, along with Hulu, are dominating the top app store charts by revenue, while others like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, Amazon’s Twitch and more, rank… Read More

  • Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 11: Adding Showtime To Your Cord-Cutting Mix)

    Diary Of A Cord Cutter In 2015 (Part 11: Adding Showtime To Your Cord-Cutting Mix)

    2015 has been a good year to be a cord cutter. There are more ways than ever to watch television and movies over-the-top without a subscription to a cable or satellite TV service. And now, some of the premium cable TV channels you used to have to watch via your set-top box are available via online and mobile streaming, as well. Earlier this year, we took a look at HBO’s newer option for… Read More

  • HBO NOW Adds Support For Google’s Chromecast

    HBO NOW Adds Support For Google’s Chromecast

    HBO’s over-the-top streaming service may not be making money just yet, but it is rapidly expanding its footprint. Starting today, the service will support Google’s Chromecast for streaming from your mobile device to your TV, according to the update text in the iOS version that just arrived on the iTunes App Store. The Android app has not yet been updated, as of the time of writing… Read More

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