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ABC News is covering the midterms in augmented reality

Augmented reality is certainly the gimmick du jour these days. Case in point: ABC News is covering tomorrow’s U.S. midterms using a custom-made 360-degree stage and AR technology. The media orga

Overwatch League strikes a milestone deal with Disney and ESPN

If you’re sick of hearing about esports, you need to get over it. The space continues to grow, inching its way into the traditional media landscape. Today, in fact, Activision Blizzard announced

Roku adds news to its free channel, including the new streaming network ABC News Live

Last fall, Roku launched its own channel to provide its cord-cutting customers with access to free movies and TV shows in a single destination. Today, it’s adding live news to its channel, too.

Facebook Watch to live-stream ‘The Oscars: All Access’

Awards season might be coming to a close, but there is still one awards show left, and it’s a big one. The Academy Awards air Sunday, March 4. Obviously, the awards show will air live on ABC, bu

Hoodline is trying to fix local news deserts with a new automated news wire

Local news is kind of a mess. While the global platforms have been exploding, making it easier to follow events at a world wide level, local news sources have atrophied. Those two things are, obviousl

Original Content podcast: Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ are here, and they’re very cheesy

We’re breaking the rules a little for this one. While TechCrunch’s Original Content podcast is focused on new shows and movies from streaming services like Hulu and Netflix, we’ve al

Marvel’s ‘Inhumans’ still looks very bad in latest trailer

Marvel’s upcoming Inhumans might be the first truly bad thing to come out of its expanded cinematic TV and movie universe, judging by the early looks we’re getting at the series, which pre

Country music goes high tech with 360 videos for its ‘CMA Fest’ broadcast

On Wednesday night ABC will be airing the CMA Music Festival, Nashville's paean to the boot-scootin', honky-tonkin', hoedown throw-down music that the Grand Ole Opry helped build. As part of the celeb

Shonda Rhimes is bringing her award-winning talents to Netflix

Shonda Rhimes is coming to Netflix. The writer/producer whose television empire spans from West Coast hospitals to a scandal-wracked West Wing is joining the Netflix stable of exclusive content. It&#8

ABC News’ app adds support for multi-stream viewing on Apple TV

News junkies, rejoice. ABC News is rolling out an updated Apple TV application, live today, which makes the news division the first to offer a simultaneous multi-stream viewing experience in its tvOS

ABC launches a suite of local news apps for Fire TV

Disney-ABC is going after cord cutters with the launch of a suite of streaming TV apps for the Fire TV, aimed at bringing ABC stations’ local news to those who don’t pay for cable. The com

Hulu’s live TV streaming service will have channels from Fox & Disney, including ABC, ESPN & more

Hulu said today it has partnered with Disney and 21st Century Fox for its upcoming live TV streaming service, launching next year. The deals involve Fox’s news, entertainment, sports, and other

ABC relaunches its streaming service with expanded lineup, digital originals

ABC this morning has relaunched its streaming service in an effort to better target cord cutters, with an expanded lineup of shows, including dozens of “throwback” series as well as seven,

How To Stream The 2016 Oscars Tonight

The Oscars are finally here. Will Leonardo DiCaprio finally get his Oscar? Will we see another epic celeb-filled selfie from Ellen? If you want to catch all the action but won’t be in front of a

A Sneak Peek At ABC Family’s New Silicon Valley Reality Show Starring Tim Draper

The latest Silicon Valley reality series Startup U begins tomorrow night on ABC Family and we got a sneak peek at what the show is about. Startup U features 10 student entrepreneurs as they compete in

Yahoo And ABC Announce An Expanded Partnership, Including A “Good Morning America” Deal

Yahoo and ABC (Disney/ABC Television Group) announced this morning an expansion of their partnership first established in 2011, which will see the two companies further integrating each others’

The “Shark Tank” Effect On Apps

Sitting at the top of the iTunes App Store for the fourth day in a row and counting is Scholly, another one of the many mobile applications that found its way onto the national stage by way of ABC&#82

Network Giants Argue In Appeals Court: Aereo Should Be Treated Like A Cable Company

Today the Southern District Court of NY heard the oral argumentsfrom Fox, ABC, Univision and a handful of other cable broadcast providers who wish to see streaming network TV startup Aereo's business

Nielsen Teams With Disney/ABC To Measure Consumers’ iPad Usage Behavior

A little bit of news from <a href="http://www.nielsen.com/">Nielsen</a> that flew under the radar a few days ago hints at big things ahead for the measurement firm and its goals of understanding user

Video Apps Vs. Web Video: Apps Are Invisible To Search

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/beet-tv-video-panel.jpg"> Videos on the iPad and other tablets look great, and increasingly apps are being created specifically for watching
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