television

No Internet? No problem. Amazon now allows offline viewing on iOS, Android devices

Amazon is now letting its Instant Video subscribers download from a large selection of popular TV shows and movies for offline viewing on iOS and Android devices, making it the first subscription streaming service to do so.

Movies & TV

TV Networks look at more product placement to counteract ad skipping

Networks are considering new ways to integrate ads into television shows that would help account for those who try to skip commercials, with an effort to be a little bit more creative than the standard product placement.

Movies & TV

Comcast’s YouTube rival is just weeks away

Watching television on your smart living room set is becoming identical to watching video on your laptop or smartphone, and Comcast's newest venture is proof. Its YouTube rival is expected to launch soon.

Home Theater

Internet overtakes television as Comcast’s main business

While Comcast may have begun as a cable provider, its main business is now Internet, boasting 22.5 million Internet subscribers and 22.3 million video customers as per its second quarter results.

Business

Game of Thrones dominates Comic-Con, which is less about comics, more about TV these days

When it comes to digital consumption related to Comic-Con, Game of Thrones beat out all comic book and sci-fi programs and movies for the top spot.

Movies & TV

Get out your puffy shirts: Seinfeld lands on Hulu June 24

All nine seasons of popular '80s and '90s show Seinfeld, which spawned more one-liners than you likely even realize, will be coming to Hulu starting June 24, for our streaming and binge-watching pleasure.

Home Theater

As social media becomes the new water cooler, it’s influencing TV viewing

Everyone brings their favorite TV shows to social media. Studies done by Nielsen and ShareThis have shown that the two are strongly linked to one another.

Social Media

Charter Cable may follow Verizon with slimmed down bundles, offer Netflix direct

Charter Cable CEO Tom Rutledge says he's open to offering Netflix and other streaming services to the company's subscribers, and is also considering adding slimmed down TV bundles to bring back cord cutters.

Movies & TV

Amazon is showing season 1 of Orphan Black free for everyone today only

Today only, the first season of popular BBC thriller Orphan Black has been made available for free streaming for non-Prime members until midnight tonight (PST) on Amazon Instant Video.

Movies & TV

DreamWorks Dragons will land on Netflix in June with all new episodes

DreamWorks Dragons, based on the hit How to Train Your Dragon movies will be landing exclusively on Netflix June 26. The series helps bridge the gap between the two animated films in the popular franchise.

Movies & TV

HBO Now offers smooth sailing for Game of Thrones, while HBO Go stumbles

The HBO Now streaming service managed through the season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones last night without any major hiccups, though it seems HBO Go did not have the same results.

Movies & TV

Upgrade-itus? Here are the five best 4K TVs you can buy right now

To help you make the jump from 1080p to 4K Ultra HD, we've compiled a list of the five best 4K Ultra HD TVs worthy of a spot in your entertainment center.

Home Theater

Hulu’s new Watchlist feature really wants to get to know you

Hulu just launched Watchlist, which combines your queue, favourites, and shows you watch to create a customized list that orders your shows accordingly.

Home Theater

Saturday Night Live’s 40-year anniversary celebration: The good, the bad, the awesome

Many came out to celebrate Saturday Night Live's 40th year special, including current and past cast members, former hosts, musical guests, and writers.

Home Theater