Post Tagged with: "Television program"

Amazon Considering Launch of Online TV Service
/ January 22, 2014 4:47 pm
Amazon Considering Launch of Online TV Service

VentureBeat reports that online retail king, Amazon, is considering launching its own online TV service as a challenge to satellite and cable television service providers. Rumor has it that Amazon approached three major media companies to include their channels in its new streaming video service. Read More

Xbox to Launch Original TV Content by Q2 2014
/ December 16, 2013 4:09 pm
Xbox to Launch Original TV Content by Q2 2014

GamesIndustryBiz reports that Microsoft plans to launch original video content on Xbox Live by Q2 2014. The first show will be an original series based on Halo IP, with Steven Spielberg attached as a producer. Read More

Google to Add TV Episodes and Schedules to Search Results
/ October 9, 2013 2:54 pm
Google to Add TV Episodes and Schedules to Search Results

Mashable reports that Google’s search results will now include listings of television programming as well as on-the-air dates and timing. By entering the name of the TV program, and suffixing the term ‘tv-show’ after it, users can get the details and the schedule of the show. Additional information, like season number and episode number, will also be shown in the results. . Read More

Twitter Launches TV–Advertising Tool
/ July 24, 2013 4:00 pm
Twitter Launches TV–Advertising Tool

Twitter today announced the launch of its TV ad-targeting tool geared towards advertisers who are looking to catch the attention of people who have been exposed to their ads on TV. The company made the announcement on its own blog: "TV ad targeting was developed over time through the acquisition of Bluefin Labs and is designed to make it even easier to extend and enhance TV ad campaigns. . Read More

TechCrunch: Netflix To Launch In The Netherlands Later This Year As Its Global Expansion Slows Down
/ June 19, 2013 4:30 pm
TechCrunch: Netflix To Launch In The Netherlands Later This Year As Its Global Expansion Slows Down

TechCrunch reports that Netflix has announced that it will launch in The Netherlands later this year, extending its European presence. The Netherlands will be Netflix’s seventh European country. While a fairly small market for the streaming video service, the launch is in keeping with Netflix’s new strategy of getting into new countries after its ambitious international expansion last year lost money. Read More

The Verge: Netflix Inks Exclusive Deal With DreamWorks Animation for More Than 300 Hours of Original Content
/ June 17, 2013 4:29 pm
The Verge: Netflix Inks Exclusive Deal With DreamWorks Animation for More Than 300 Hours of Original Content

The Verge reports that Netflix has inked an exclusive deal with DreamWorks Animation, to broaden its offering of original children's programming. Within the deal, Netflix will own the first-run rights to more than 300 hours of original DreamWorks programming, an expansion of the contract that will see Netflix launch a TV show adaption of the upcoming movie Turbo in December. Read More

Variety: Netflix, Hulu Dominate Mobile TV Viewing
/ June 3, 2013 12:48 pm
Variety: Netflix, Hulu Dominate Mobile TV Viewing

Variety reports that approximately 64% of TV shows viewed on smartphones and 54% on tablets were via Netflix, Hulu Plus or another online video-subscription service, according to a survey commissioned by the Council for Research Excellence, which is funded by Nielsen. . Read More

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