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The Supreme Court Is About To Decide The Future Of Television

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.22.2014 | Technology

Major television broadcasters and Aereo will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday in a case that is about much more than the future of a contro...

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...

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Broadcasters Ask Supreme Court To Stop Streaming Service

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology

Major television broadcasters filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday asking it to stop Aereo, the controversial streaming service that...

Gerry Smith

Aereo Wins Another Court Battle Against Big TV

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.10.2013 | Technology

The Internet television streaming service Aereo notched another legal victory against major broadcasters on Thursday when a federal judge denied a req...

How A Dime-Sized Antenna Met My TV Needs

Gerry Smith | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Gerry Smith

If you're a light TV viewer who just wants to watch the major networks, Aereo might be right for you.

More Americans Are Doing This Instead Of Watching TV

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Technology

"Sharknado" wasn't enough to keep our attention, apparently. This year Americans are on pace to spend more time on digital devices than in front of th...

The News Struggling Shows Need

Posted 04.30.2013 | TV

Nielsen will now measure audiences who view TV content online with their new Nielsen Digital Program Ratings. The pilot program includes A&E, ABC, ...

Watching TV, Old School

Denette Wilford | Posted 10.27.2012 | TV
Denette Wilford

I miss the good ol' days when the converter box was on top of our tube television, our remote was as simple as a calculator, and our separate rewinder sat beside said Beta (then eventually, our VHS) to save the players' power. As much as I love my PVR and TV technology, I don't know if I'll ever be fully "down" with online TV.

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Aereo Threatens Broadcasters By Streaming Network TV Online

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 07.23.2012 | Technology

Aereo, a start-up that streams network TV to customers over the Internet, has 68 employees, about 3,500 subscribers, and big ambitions: to disrupt the...

My Start in Television

Norman Lear | Posted 02.12.2012 | TV
Norman Lear

My writing partner Ed Simmons and I were living in L.A. with our families in the summer of 1950, selling living room furniture door to door to support ourselves while trying to break into show business.

TV Watchers Cut Cable Cord In Record Numbers

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.10.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — The weak economy is hitting Americans where they spend a lot of their free time: at the TV set. They're canceling or forgoing cable ...

YouTube Stream TV: Google Wants To Stream TV Shows, For A Fee

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

YouTube, which is already trying out the movie rental business, wants to get into TV, too. Google's video site has been trying to convince the TV i...

DirecTV, TBS, TNT To Put Shows Online

AP | DEBORAH YAO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

DirecTV Group Inc. is in talks with the TBS and TNT cable networks to offer their shows online, according to two people familiar with the discussions....

TV's Fuzzy Future: Traditional Tube Is Being Squeezed Out Of The Picture

Washington Post | Paul Farhi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Danny Ledonne rarely misses "The Daily Show." He's a frequent viewer of its cable TV cousin, "The Colbert Report," too. And for additional political s...

NBC-News Corp. Video Site Hulu.com Set To Launch To Public

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

From the AP: LOS ANGELES -- Hulu.com, a joint venture between News Corp. and NBC Universal, plans to open its vast online library of ad-supported TV ...