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Maureen Ryan

Wow, 'Transparent' Is Simply A Great Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Maureen Ryan | Posted 09.25.2014 | Entertainment

"Transparent," which arrives Friday on Amazon Prime, is not just the best new show of the fall, it's one of the best new shows of the year. Within...

Amazon Unveils Its Own Set-Top Box

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology

Amazon wants to take over your TV. On Wednesday, the company unveiled a $99 set-top box called Amazon Fire TV. The device will start shipping immediat...

Is 'Transparent' The Next 'Orange Is The New Black'?

Erin Whitney | Posted 04.09.2014 | TV
Erin Whitney

From creator Jill Soloway ("United States of Tara," "Six Feet Under"), "Transparent" is a half hour dramedy about a transgender parent. From the pilot alone, it's clear that it has the potential to be the best show of 2014, to adopt a huge following similar to "Orange Is the New Black," and even change LGBT television in a bigger, bolder way than "Orange" has.

From SAMCRO To Amazon?

Posted 01.29.2014 | TV

Ron Perlman is leaving his biker days behind. Perlman, who formerly played Clay on FX's "Sons of Anarchy," is now headed to Amazon Studio's latest ...

Amazon Working On Potential TV Killer: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Technology

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Amazo.com Inc is in the early stages of developing a pay-TV streaming service with live programming, according to...

WSJ: Amazon's Set-Top Box Coming Soon

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.03.2013 | Technology

Amazon is planning to invade your TV set. The Wall Street Journal reports that the world's largest online retailer will release a set-top box that ...

Amazon And PBS Bring Even More TV To The Internet

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Technology

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday that it has expanded a licensing deal with PBS to let members of its Prime rewards program stream at n...

Timothy Stenovec

Why Amazon Is Spending Millions On TV Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 06.01.2013 | Technology

Netflix. Hulu Plus. And now, Amazon. The world's largest online retailer is joining its streaming video peers and betting millions of dollars on cr...

Amazon Wades Farther Into Original Programming

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday that it will make five original T...

Here's Why Amazon Is Planning A 'Kindle TV'

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 04.21.2014 | Technology

Amazon's planning a streaming TV set-top box for release next fall, reports Bloomberg Businessweek. The move would put the giant online retailer into ...

Amazon Wants You To Act Like A Hollywood Producer

Reuters | Posted 06.19.2013 | Technology

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's experiment with original video production took a big step forward on Friday...

Soon You'll Watch This On Amazon

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 06.17.2013 | Technology

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Amazon is letting viewers help choose its new lineup of TV shows, scuttling a secretive, wasteful process once reserved ...

TV: The Next Tech Frontier

Bryce Maddock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bryce Maddock

The vast majority of Americans still watch television shows on TV through a cable or satellite provider. This is about to change. Here are some players challenging the television status quo.