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Netflix is experimenting with a new way to make money from broadcast TV

Netflix and Univision have struck a deal that will let the first season of Netflix's original Spanish-language series, "Narcos," air on television in the US in preparation for the release of its second season. Another Netflix series, "Club de Cuervos," will air on UniMas.<p>This move represents a new …

Google acquires Anvato, a media streaming and monetization platform for broadcasters

Google is getting deeper into the tech side of the video and broadcasting business. The company today announced that it has acquired Anvato, a platform for encoding, editing, publishing and distribution video across platforms. The company says Anvato will join its Cloud Platform team and that …

Online Video vs. TV: Have We Finally Reached the Tipping Point?

Online Video vs. TV: Have We Finally Reached the Tipping Point?<p>While many in the industry are declaring traditional pay TV dead, the statistics tell …

Mashable to Make Web Shows With Bravo

Mashable Inc. will make four short-form web series with NBC Universal's Bravo to appear this year, the latest sign of the news web site's growing …

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How Big Data Helped ABC Redesign the Second Screen Experience

When ABC became the first network to launch an app on Apple’s iPad, it had to essentially guess how viewers wanted to interact with its shows on …

Welcome to the Future of Storytelling

Creators are now free of many of the limitations of broadcast television, but few have taken advantage of this fact.<p>We are in the midst of a sea change in the way broadcast content is delivered and consumed. HBO and CBS announced that they would offer standalone Web TV services without a cable …

Rebooting 2nd Screen & Social TV: Interactive TV 3.0

SharesIn a world where all the statistics on simultaneous tablet/mobile and TV are indicating a massive increase in the behaviour, why are TV …

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Questioning the Television Experience in the Age of Snapchat

September 14, 2015TV isn’t what it used to be. Once the cornerstone glowing screen in households around the world, television sets now jockey for …

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What Your Business Can Learn From Netflix | Inc.com

Few businesses have grown as quickly and efficiently as Netflix. The company obliterated its initial chief rival, Blockbuster Video, despite Blockbuster's market saturation and well-known brand. And although the streaming giant already boasts a high number of subscribers, it continues an impressive …

Televisions

Analysts have laid out a new plan of attack for how the TV giants can beat Netflix

In November, The Wall Street Journal reported that Hulu was in talks to sell a piece of itself to Time Warner in a deal that would value the company between $5 billion and $6 billion. If this deal goes through, it would make Time Warner an equal stakeholder to Hulu's current owners, and would mean …

How subscription video on-demand services like Netflix are contributing to the demise of pay

Growth of subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) services in the US has slowed considerably over the last year as competition in the online video streaming space intensifies. Heavy hitters like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime are increasingly squeezed by new competitors with exclusive content and …

Televisions

Me: What kinds of shows do you like to watch on TV? Daughter: What’s a TV?

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Joanna Zieliska<p>The fact that television viewing is changing dramatically — being disrupted by the web, …

Netflix says its future is original content — and that means you'll probably have to pay more

CEO Reed Hastings said original shows like "House of Cards" and "Orange Is the New Black" are what actually creates "desire," and presumably loyalty, in Netflix subscribers — not licensed content.<p>Originals get you addicted, and addicted to the point where you might be willing to pay a few extra …

Second Screen: It’s All About The Data

We’ve seen the future of the second screen and it’s all about the data. Data is going to be the currency that fuels the entertainment industry in the …

Inside HBO’s Grand Storytelling Experiment

CEO Richard Plepler, programming head Michael Lombardo, and Sunday-night star John Oliver share insights on the network’s digital revolution.<p>“The question used to be: Do they have a series in them?” HBO’s head of programming, Michael Lombardo, is sitting in his airy, window-lined Santa Monica …