‘Star Trek: Discovery’ debut led to record sign-ups for CBS’s streaming service

CBS’s big bet on “Star Trek: Discovery,” the first Star Trek TV series since “Star Trek: Enterprise” wrapped in 2005, is also serving the network’s big bet on its o

Google launches crowdsourced TV show and movie reviews, but only in India

Google has added a new feature that allows web users to contribute their own movie and television reviews right within Google search results – a step towards the possible implementation of Googl

Reelgood’s app for cord cutters helps you find something new to watch

Reelgood, a service aimed at helping cord cutters find new shows and movies to watch from across streaming services, is now available on mobile devices. The company this week launched on iOS – i

Fox will premiere its new show ‘Ghosted’ on Twitter before it airs on TV

Fox is partnering with Twitter to promote its fall TV shows by airing select episodes and other related content on Twitter’s social network. This includes the new comedy series “Ghosted,&#

Hulu’s new look and Live TV service arrive on Roku

Good news, Hulu subscribers with a Roku. (Or bad news, maybe, if you’re not a fan of Hulu’s big makeover.) The streaming service announced today its new Live TV service is now available on

Netflix and HBO cleaned up at the Emmys

Hulu made Emmys history last night by becoming the first streaming service to win an Emmy for Best Drama (“The Handmaid’s Tale”), but it was Netflix that actually took home more awar

A cord cutter’s guide to watching tonight’s Emmy Awards

This year, it’s finally easy to live stream tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards if you’re a cord cutter. While you could always invest in a digital antenna to watch broadcast stations, t

Hulu to spend $2.5 billion on content in 2017, add 7 more original series

Hulu is spending around $2.5 billion on content this year, according to a report from Variety, citing remarks made by Hulu CEO Mike Hopkins at an event this week at the Paley Center for Media in New Y

Sling TV is now giving away digital antennas to those who prepay for its service

Dish’s streaming service for cord cutters, Sling TV, is now offering consumers without access to local broadcasts channels the ability to add an over-the-air (OTA) antenna to their existing setu

56.6 million US consumers to go without pay TV this year, as cord cutting accelerates

Bad news for traditional pay TV: cord cutting is accelerating at a pace faster than previously estimated. According to a new industry report from eMarketer, there will be 22.2 million cord cutters age

Apple’s ‘TV’ app to expand to more countries, add live sports features

Alongside the introduction of the new 4K and HDR ready Apple TV, the company today also announced that it's bringing its "TV" app to more countries outside the U.S. The TV app, which works on Apple TV

Comcast’s X1 cable boxes now serve up YouTube videos alongside traditional TV

Comcast’s cable boxes are getting YouTube. The cable TV company and Google today announced the addition of a YouTube app across Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service nationwide, which will allow

Plex’s Live TV service comes to the web and Fire TV

Plex’s Live TV service, a service offering cord cutters a way to watch and record live television via an antenna, is now available to use via the web as well as on Amazon Fire TV. From the desk

AT&T’s DirecTV Now is testing a cloud DVR with 100 hours of storage

AT&T’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, DirecTV Now, hasn’t yet publicly launched a cloud DVR feature – something all major rivals today offer – but we now know what

Hulu’s Live TV service to have all five major broadcast networks with addition of The CW

Hulu today announced a new agreement with The CW Network, a joint venture between CBS and Warner Bros., which will allow Hulu to offer the network to subscribers of its newer Live TV service. The deal

CBS is expanding to Australia with buyout of troubled broadcaster Network Ten

CBS is to branch into Australia after it announced a deal to acquire struggling broadcaster Network Ten. The deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, could save the network from a difficult pat

HBO NOW’s app has pulled in $19 million since the “Game of Thrones” premiere

The “Game of Thrones” effect is in full force for HBO NOW, the premium network’s streaming service for cord cutters. According to new data from app market data provider App Annie, th

Over a third of millennials say they’ll pay for Disney’s streaming service, survey finds

Disney’s forthcoming streaming service may be able to carve out a niche for itself because choosing a subscription service is not a zero-sum game. A number of recent studies have already indicated t

Walmart’s streaming service Vudu hits Apple TV

As reported earlier this month, Walmart’s streaming service Vudu has now arrived on Apple TV… with a few limitations. The new app allows you to watch the movies and shows saved to your Vud

YouTube TV now available to 50% of U.S. households

Following July’s expansion which tripled its footprint, Google today announced that YouTube TV is now available to 50 percent of U.S. households, thanks to a rollout to 14 new markets. The compa
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