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  • 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

  • Verizon Will Resell HBO NOW To Broadband Customers And Its Mobile Video Service Subscribers

    Verizon Will Resell HBO NOW To Broadband Customers And Its Mobile Video Service Subscribers

    HBO today announced its second deal with a pay TV provider, in this case Verizon*, to make its over-the-top streaming service HBO NOW available to broadband customers who don’t have a cable TV subscription. In addition, the terms of the deal also reference making HBO NOW available to Verizon’s other “digital platforms,” including its upcoming mobile video platform… Read More

  • What The Tech Bubble Means Outside Silicon Valley Crunch Network

    What The Tech Bubble Means Outside Silicon Valley

    It’s a place, a mindset, a nickname, a metonym, an innovation hub, a TV show and a standard against which all cradles of technology are measured. Silicon Valley prides itself on having a meta-status that defies easy categorization, but this cannot save it from the impending bubble. According to investors like Mark Cuban, Chris Sacca, Bill Gurley, Manish Goyal and Bharat Ramnani… Read More

  • HBO NOW Arrives Today On Amazon’s Appstore And Google Play, And Soon, Android And Fire TV Devices

    HBO NOW Arrives Today On Amazon’s Appstore And Google Play, And Soon, Android And Fire TV Devices

    HBO’s over-the-top streaming service aimed at cord cutters, HBO NOW, is today becoming available on Android devices and Amazon Fire tablet devices, the companies are announcing this morning, and will soon arrive on Fire TV, Fire TV Stick and Android TV streaming media devices in the “coming weeks.” The move signals the end of the Apple exclusivity window for the service. Read More

  • HBO NOW Scores With Cord Cutters – App Topped iOS Revenue Charts In May, Still Remains Strong

    HBO NOW Scores With Cord Cutters – App Topped iOS Revenue Charts In May, Still Remains Strong

    HBO’s premium content finally became available in April without requiring customers to have a cable or satellite TV subscription, thanks to the launch of the standalone streaming service HBO NOW. For the first time since its debut, app store analytics firm App Annie has analyzed the performance of the new application in terms of its ability to attract paying customers who are willing… Read More

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