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Apple orders first animated show from ‘Bob’s Burgers’ creator

Apple has more original content news: It picked up two seasons of a new musical animated comedy from Loren Bouchard, the creator of Bob’s Burgers. The series is called Central Park, and is co-wr

Hulu Live TV finally adds game start notifications with launch of new March Madness hub

One of Hulu’s big promises with its Live TV service was that it would take advantage of being a digital platform to offer new experiences to viewers that wouldn’t have been possible with t

YouTube TV will be all over the World Series for two more years

As promised last month, YouTube TV is today launching the MLB Network on its streaming TV service, and with it, comes the announcement of an expanded promotional partnership with Major League Baseball

CBS All Access is ‘doubling down’ on originals, planning expansion to Canada and Australia

CBS All Access, the network’s over-the-top streaming service for cord cutters, will invest in more original programming, as competition in the market heats up thanks to upcoming entries from Via

A group of industry insiders is putting Russian election meddling up for ad awards

A small group of advertising industry insiders have developed a novel campaign for this years’ ad awards season — nominating Russia’s misinformation and manipulation efforts for an a

Hulu’s ‘Hard Sun’ trailer definitely makes me want to watch the new series

Hulu Original Hard Sun is streaming starting on March 7, and the show looks great based on this trailer. It’s a combination speculative fiction/detective show, based on a rare PRE-apoclaptic pre

Viacom to launch its own streaming service this year

Is there room in the market for yet another streaming service? Viacom thinks so. The company, on its earnings call on Thursday, said it’s planning to launch its own ad-supported streaming servic

Hulu rolls out support for 60fps, a top request from sports fans

Hulu announced on Wednesday it has begun to rollout 60fps (frames per second) to its Live TV service – something that’s been one of the most-requested features, especially from those who s

DreamWorksTV launches its first over-the-top streaming service on Amazon Channels

Awesomeness, the digital media company acquired by Comcast for $3.8 billion in 2016, is today bringing kid-friendly programming, including original content, to Amazon Prime subscribers with the launch

Amazon adds single sign-on for Fire TV

Signing on to all of your favorite networks’ apps on Amazon TV just got a little easier. The company, which had teased single sign-on for Fire TV in September, is now bringing the service to net

YouTube TV and Hulu Live TV now have hundreds of thousands of subscribers, says report

Hulu and YouTube are battling for subscribers for their respective live TV streaming services, according to a CNBC report out this morning, which says that Hulu Live has grown to 450,000 paying subscr

Apple greenlights new Reese Witherspoon-backed comedy series starring Kristen Wiig

Apple has landed its first half-hour comedy series, according to a new report from The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which will be exec-produced by and star SNL vet Kristen Wiig, hails from Reese Wi

Hulu’s next big update will include a new Live TV guide, plus personalization improvements

Hulu, which this morning announced it now reaches 17 million subscribers, showed off an upcoming version of its user interface at CES. The new interface includes features designed in response to user

Alexa support comes to 2018 TVs from Sony, Hisense and LG

Alexa continues to make its way to the TV — going beyond attached players like Amazon’s Fire TV and Fire TV Stick or the Fire TV Edition televisions. At CES, a number of TV manufacturers a

Apple adds a documentary series about extraordinary homes to its streaming lineup

Apple has greenlit a new documentary series called “Home,” according to a new report from Variety out today. The series will give viewers an “inside look” at extraordinary home

Amazon’s a la carte TV service, Amazon Channels, adds CBS All Access

Amazon’s a la carte TV subscription service, Amazon Channels, just added another big name to its lineup. Today, Amazon and CBS announced that CBS’s over-the-top streaming service, CBS All

Game of Thrones isn’t coming back until 2019

Winter isn't coming any time soon. Today HBO broke it to dedicated fans the world over that Game of Thrones won't be returning until 2019. Game of Thrones star actress Sophie Turner gave as much away

TiVo debuts its ‘Next-Gen’ platform for pay TV providers looking to fight cord cutting

TiVo today introduced a new “Next-Gen Platform,” as it’s being called, that will allow pay TV operators to better keep up with the changes in how consumers prefer to watch television

Roku joins the voice computing market with smart soundbars, speakers and more built by partners

Roku, which sells the most popular brand of streaming media players in the U.S., is now aiming to carve out a niche for itself as the voice control platform for home entertainment. Today, Roku is unve

Apple picks up a new space drama from the creator of ‘Battlestar Galactica’

What the frak is this? According to a report from Deadline, Apple may have actually gotten its hand on a good show – a new space drama from “Battlestar Galactica”¬†creator, Ronald D.
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