Hulu with Live TV tops a million subscribers
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Hulu with Live TV tops a million subscribers

Hulu’s live TV streaming service has hit a milestone number of more than 1 million subscribers. That’s up from the estimated 450,000 CNBC reported at…

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The Best Horror Show On Television Returns With A Wild Start
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The Best Horror Show On Television Returns With A Wild Start

“American Horror Story” returned this week with the new season “Apocalypse.” As I’ve pointed out before, I’m a big fan of “AHS,” but some seasons…

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‘The Last Ship’ Returns For Its Final Season With A Bang. Here’s What Happened [SPOILERS]
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‘The Last Ship’ Returns For Its Final Season With A Bang. Here’s What Happened [SPOILERS]

“The Last Ship” returned to TNT Sunday night to kick off the fifth and final season, and it was awesome. I have been hyping up…

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‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Is Almost Back. Here’s Everything You Need To Know
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‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Is Almost Back. Here’s Everything You Need To Know

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” returns for its 13th season Wednesday night on FXX. This season of “Sunny” has been one of the most hyped…

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Playstation Vue expands its lineup with 200 more local channels
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Playstation Vue expands its lineup with 200 more local channels

Sony’s Playstation Vue, the over-the-top TV streaming service that’s now up against a host of new competitors including Hulu and YouTube TV, is expanding its…

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Everybody’s Favorite Military Show Is Almost Back. Here’s What You Need To Know
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Everybody’s Favorite Military Show Is Almost Back. Here’s What You Need To Know

We’re about a week and a half away from the final season of “The Last Ship” beginning September 9. The plot of the fifth season,…

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CBS brings its ad-supported streaming service to Amazon Channels
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CBS brings its ad-supported streaming service to Amazon Channels

CBS in the beginning of the year brought its streaming service for cord cutters, CBS All Access, to Amazon’s a la carte TV service, Prime…

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Streaming TV services now reach 5% of U.S. Wi-Fi households, up 58% since last year
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Streaming TV services now reach 5% of U.S. Wi-Fi households, up 58% since last year

The number of U.S. households watching streaming TV services – those that deliver cable TV-like programming over the internet – has grown a remarkable 58%…

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Disney may offer a discounted bundle of Hulu, ESPN+ and its new streaming service
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Disney may offer a discounted bundle of Hulu, ESPN+ and its new streaming service

Disney may offer its customers the option to purchase a discounted bundle of its three streaming apps – Hulu, Disney’s upcoming streaming service, and ESPN+…

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Roku’s free, ad-supported streaming channel is now live on the web
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Roku’s free, ad-supported streaming channel is now live on the web

Roku is today bringing its free, streaming entertainment destination, The Roku Channel, to non-Roku devices for the first time, with a launch on both the…

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Chilling effects
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Chilling effects

The removal of conspiracy enthusiast content by InfoWars brings us to an interesting and important point in the history of online discourse. The current form of…

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CBS launches local news streaming services
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CBS launches local news streaming services

CBS is today debuting a new portfolio of streaming services designed to deliver local news to cord cutters and other digital media consumers. The services,…

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TV Time debuts an analytics platform for the streaming era
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TV Time debuts an analytics platform for the streaming era

TV Time, the consumer app that helps bingers keep track of where they are with favorite shows and socialize with fellow viewers, is today expanding…

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Amazon is planning to give Prime Video a big makeover
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Amazon is planning to give Prime Video a big makeover

Could user profiles and better personalization features be coming to Amazon’s Prime Video app at long last? The company’s new Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke just…

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Discovery may launch its own streaming service, too
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Discovery may launch its own streaming service, too

Following Discovery Communications $14.6 acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive in March, the company is now toying with the idea of launching its own direct-to-consumer service….

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U.S. cord cutters to reach 33 million this year, faster than expected
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U.S. cord cutters to reach 33 million this year, faster than expected

The pace of cord cutting in the U.S. is increasing faster than expected, according to a new forecast released this week by eMarketer. The analyst…

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Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix
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Ellen Pao memoir adaptation among 7 new Shonda Rhimes projects for Netflix

When Shonda Rhimes left ABC last August for Netflix, both she and the studio kept a tight lid on their plans. We could only imagine…

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Netflix redesigns its TV interface with new navigation, full-screen trailers
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Netflix redesigns its TV interface with new navigation, full-screen trailers

Netflix this morning announced the launch of a new interface for those who watch the streaming service on TV. The updated design is aimed at…

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