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Jim Monroe | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Jim Monroe

The people who make the programming are distributing more directly to the people who watch it, and cutting out a middleman. And with diminishing audiences for live, prime time shows, local news ratings have plunged. What's a station to do?

Why Hulu Is Doubling Down On Its Latino Audience

Gigaom | Janko Roettgers | Posted 11.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Just two months after striking a major content partnership with Univision, Hulu is now doubling down on its Spanish-speaking audience within the U.S. ...

11 Classic Robots We'd Like to See in a Buddy Cop Drama Like Almost Human | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Because we love robots so much, we wanted to give our favorites the chance to star in a police procedural all their own. Here are 11 brand-new TV shows, imagined for all of our fellow A.I. enthusiasts out there. And if any real robots are listening... bleep blop blorp.

Timothy Stenovec

Big Changes Coming To Netflix | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.15.2013 | Technology

Netflix wants you to watch more Netflix. And to try to make that happen, the company is giving a long-overdue makeover to its TV app on some game cons...

Caroline Fairchild

Blockbuster Didn't Have To Die, And This Video Rental Company Proves It | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.08.2013 | Business

Blockbuster may be dead, but people are still going out and renting movies -- at least according to the president of the country's largest movie renta...

Hollywood Babylon? Try Jericho, and the Walls Are Falling

Turnstyle | Posted 11.06.2013 | Media

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Over the summer actor Kevin Spacey, riding high on the Emmy campaign for his Netflix series "House of Cards," made w...

Sex, Love and Los Angeles: Your New Favorite Show Has Arrived

Logan Lynn | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Logan Lynn

DTLA is set in downtown L.A. and chronicles the friendships and sex lives of eight friends and the people who populate their lives. This week I caught up with creator/director Larry Kennar, co-producer and actor Darryl Stephens, and cast members Danny Roberts and Matthew S. Herrick.

Meet Hulu's 'The Wrong Mans'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 10.16.2013 | TV

Hulu is mere weeks away from debuting its latest comedy series, "The Wrong Mans," a comedic action thriller starring "Gavin and Stacey" actors James C...

Out of Wrecking Balls? Don't Be That Person and Try One of These Headline Halloween Costumes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

It's Halloween, all of the local construction companies are sold out of wrecking balls, you're sitting there alone next to that "Sexy Lorax" costume you made last year out of 50 potatoes and a live Persian cat, and now you're panicking.

Binge-Watching: The New Addiction of Empty Nesters

J.D. Rothman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
J.D. Rothman

So, you're saying that most parents of new college students are spending all their time screening full seasons of missed TV shows at a time when they're supposed to be rekindling romance and traveling the world?

FIRST LOOK: James Corden And Mathew Baynton Are 'The Wrong Mans'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.03.2013 | TV

"The Wrong Mans" is Hulu's latest foray into original scripted programming, courtesy of "Gavin and Stacey" stars James Corden and Mathew Baynton, who ...

What To Binge-Watch Over The Long Weekend

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.31.2013 | TV

Fall TV premieres are right around the corner, but with three weeks until the new season kicks off, now's the perfect time to jump on the binge-watchi...

WATCH: You've Never Seen A Western Like Hulu's 'Quick Draw'

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 08.23.2013 | TV

Hot on the heels of Netflix, Hulu is finally branching out into original series in addition to their vast array of acquisitions, with a number of uniq...

Google Wants A Piece Of The NFL

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Google Inc has opened discussions with the National Football League to buy the rights to the "Sunday Ticket" subscription TV service now o...

Watching Cable TV... Online

Lowell Peterson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Entertainment
Lowell Peterson

The tentative deal under which Sony will stream some of Viacom's cable channels online demonstrates that regulators -- for example, the Federal Communications Commission -- need to rethink their approach to cable television.

How to Have Pop Culture Savvy in College

Jake Perlman | Posted 10.19.2013 | College
Jake Perlman

The entertainment world continues rotating and while you are stuck in the four year college bubble, it may be hard to pop back and keep tabs on upcoming movie releases, new TV shows, or which Kardashian is pregnant and/or getting a divorce.

Are You Ready to Dump Cable?

Timothy Karr | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media
Timothy Karr

As CBS and Time Warner Cable remain locked in a three-week battle over retransmission fees, you have to wonder when their millions of viewers will throw in the towel and abandon cable altogether.

Best Celebrity Jeopardy Ever?

Posted 08.07.2013 | Comedy

Hulu recently conducted a poll to determine the best Celebrity Jeopardy sketch from "Saturday Night Live," because what else are they supposed to do w...

A Letter to CBS and TWC

Lynn Isenberg | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media
Lynn Isenberg

Just how much is CBS asking Time Warner Cable to pay them to carry their programming? Just how much does TWC already pay? TWC makes money off of monthly subscription fees. CBS makes money off of TWC for a portion of those fees, plus advertising fees.

Watch The First 2 Episodes Of Seth Meyers' New Show

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.01.2013 | Comedy

Check out the first two full episodes of "The Awesomes" at the bottom of this post. Calling "The Awesomes" a web series would be like referring to ...

How Latinos Were Lured By 'East Los High'

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 07.26.2013 | Latino Voices

It's a hit drama set among Latino teens with themes of love, sex, violence and revenge -- all the elements of a racy telenovela. But East Los High is ...

13 Classic TV Shows to Stream with Your Kids

Common Sense Media | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Parents have always shared some of their favorite childhood activities with their kids, but before Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services became so easy to access, watching favorite old TV shows was tricky (or expensive).

The Comic-Con Survival Kit | Posted 09.16.2013 | Comedy

Ask any Comic-Con survivor, and they'll tell you that the worst things about the week are all of the people and all of those peoples' smells. Yes, the Convention Center contains a veritable wonderland of fragrances.

Miss Hulu and Her Conflicted Media Father

John Tarnoff | Posted 09.14.2013 | Media
John Tarnoff

On the face of it, Disney, Fox and (a silenced due to conflict of interest issues) Comcast are acting like Miss Hulu's overprotective father who won't let his daughter get married.

Hulu's Owners Go In A Totally New Direction

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co, Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and NBCUniversal said on Friday they will keep their ownership stakes in video streaming webs...