ABC News is the first major news broadcaster to launch on the Apple TV, which will include free live hourly updates with no pay-TV subscription required. Live content will come from some of the network’s big players like Good Morning America, Nightline, 20/20 along with streams of breaking news, the daily White House press briefing and nine local news affiliates. Variety reports ABC News is skipping the authenticated step in order to reach a larger audience. “The idea of this is to put users in control of their news,” said Joe Ruffolo, SVP of ABC News Digital. Apple TV also updated to include apps from AOL On, PBS Kids, Flickr and Willow TV.
The Biebs is saying “Sorry” to Stephen Colbert. Justin Bieber canceled his appearance on The Late Show, tweeting just before the show was scheduled to tape, “My apologies to @colbertlateshow as I won’t be able to make it to nyc tomorrow for the show. I look forward to making it up to you soon.” The […]
Can you tell me how to get to HBO? Sesame Street will launch season 46 on HBO on January 16 at 9a with the boldest changes yet to the show, including 30-minute episodes, new show open and closing songs, an updated set, new segment “Smart Cookies” and new cast member Nina. Season 46 episodes will […]
The Man In the High Castle presents some unique marketing challenges. A dystopian drama about a universe in which the Axis Powers won World War II, its content could be a little daunting for some viewers. So Amazon might be forgiven for trying to get creative. Still, the company’s latest effort to market the show […]
Some theater chains may have pitched a fit about it, but it seems that nothing will deter Netflix from debuting its newest films day-and-date (both theatrically and digitally on the same day). The company’s two newest acquisitions are Girlfriend’s Day, a comedy starring Bob Odenkirk (Better Caul Saul) and Mercy, a home invasion thriller […]
FOX Sports is ringing in the New Year via a deeper media rights deal with Premier Boxing Champions that will now see multiple primetime Saturday evening bouts on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes in 2016 in addition to its cards on FS1. PBC on FOX debuts Jan. 23 with a two-hour show that […]