Variety reports "“Aquarius” has the potential to be the tipping point for a trend that seemed inevitable as soon as Netflix first made a splash by letting its subscribers binge on the first season of “House of Cards.” It doesn’t matter whether “Aquarius” is the first series to be successfully launched with a binge alternative to linear TV in place; what will be more interesting is if and when more of such binge bows will follow.". Read More
Broadcasting & Cable reports "ABC’s The Bachelor drew a 2.5 rating among adults 18-49 Tuesday night, according to Nielsen overnight numbers— finishing as the night’s top broadcast show and up 9% from last week. Castle was down one tenth at 1.4. ABC was the night’s top broadcaster, averaging a 2.1 rating and 6 share.". Read More
Google TV is rolling out simplifications and improvements that include voice search and an update to its TV & Movies guide app, which is now called PrimeTime. Read More
Burbank, Calif. – NBC Universal announced on Tuesday that it will offer a range of episodes of primetime, cable, late-night and classic TV shows for purchase and download from Apple's iTunes Store. The offering includes current NBC series such as "Law & Order," "The Office" and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"; USA's "Monk"; and Sci-Fi Channel's "Battlestar Galactica"; as well as classic series like "Alfred Hitchcock Presents," "Dragnet" and "Knight Rider." The videos [...].