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  • Vimeo launches a TV store featuring top series from Lionsgate, STARZ

    Vimeo launches a TV store featuring top series from Lionsgate, STARZ

    Well-received TV series including “Orange is the New Black,” “Casual,” “The Royals,” “Mad Men,” and “Weeds” are now available for sale on Vimeo, which today launched its own television storefront in partnership with Lionsgate and STARZ. The store will feature nearly the entire Lionsgate catalog of TV shows, which includes the above… Read More

  • CBS is turning “Candy Crush” into a game show

    CBS is turning “Candy Crush” into a game show

    In what’s surely one of the early signs of the end times, Candy Crush is soon to be a live action game show over on CBS. Yes, the mobile game. A TV show. With contestants. And prizes. And some giant, interactive game boards. And candy, apparently. CBS isn’t divulging a lot of specifics at this point about how the game will work, or what teams will win – prizes? cash? Read More

  • HBO’s Westworld is the robotic cowboy headtrip that you didn’t know you were waiting for

    HBO’s Westworld is the robotic cowboy headtrip that you didn’t know you were waiting for

    Expectations are ridiculously high as Westworld rides onto HBO tonight. The first season cost a reported $100 million to make, and it’s being pitched in some quarters as the new Game of Thrones. When you’ve got any TV show with that much hype, some disappointment seems inevitable, but judging from the first two episodes, Westworld is even better than anticipated. Based on a 1973… Read More

  • Plex partners with Amazon to launch a hardware-free media server, Plex Cloud

    Plex partners with Amazon to launch a hardware-free media server, Plex Cloud

    You no longer need an always-on PC or any other network-attached hardware in order to use Plex’s media player. The popular service, which allows you to watch TV and movies from your own collection, including those you’ve recorded via an attached digital antenna, is making itself more accessible to mainstream users via a new online option, called Plex Cloud. Instead of installing… Read More

  • The CW goes after cord cutters with its own free, cross-platform streaming service

    The CW goes after cord cutters with its own free, cross-platform streaming service

    As the number of cord cutters in the U.S. continues to grow, The CW is doubling down on its own, subscription-free, over-the-top streaming service, which will now become the only way to watch in-season episodes of the network’s shows. The service will also expand across platforms, including support for Roku, Chromecast, AirPlay, Apple TV, Xbox, and Amazon Fire TV, in addition to… Read More

  • CBS’s streaming service debuts a $10 per month ad-free tier

    CBS’s streaming service debuts a $10 per month ad-free tier

    CBS’s streaming TV service for cord cutters, CBS All Access – and soon to be home to the new “Star Trek” series – is today rolling out the option of a commercial-free subscription for the price of $9.99 per month. The existing subscription is still available at $5.99 per month, and includes the same content lineup. The launch comes at a time when the network… Read More

  • FOX Sports Go hits Apple TV, allows viewing of four games at once

    FOX Sports Go hits Apple TV, allows viewing of four games at once

    FOX Sports GO has now arrived on Apple TV, allowing viewers to watch up to four games at the same time, thanks to an innovative split-screen interface that lets you arrange video feeds side-by-side, picture-in-picture style, or in a mosaic pattern. With the app, you’ll be able to stream from channels including Fox Sports 1, Fox Sports 2, Fox Soccer Plus, Fox Deportes, and Fox College… Read More

  • YouTube gets a new TV app

    YouTube gets a new TV app

    With more people than ever cutting the cord, watching via smart TVs, and turning to streaming media players like Roku and others, YouTube decided it was time to update is TV application to be easier to use on the big screen. A new version of the application rolling out now will feature a different look and improved organization of categories, in order to better fit in with how people… Read More

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