Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2011
In what appears to be a step back, Fox TV looks to be moving their online television content behind a pay wall or only available to paid TV subscribers. That means unless you have a TV subscription or pay Fox a fee, you won't be able to watch their TV shows online via Fox, Hulu, or elsewhere until eight days after they premier. What effect will this have on Fox's viewership?
Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2011
AOL has launched a new app called AOL HD, which streams AOL video and audio content for free to connected TV platforms including Boxee, Roku, Yahoo! Connected TV and Divx. AOL plans to extend AOL HD to other connected platforms in the coming months.
Posted on Thursday, July 28, 2011
BBC has launched a new iPlayer iPad app today that makes BBC Worldwide content available across Europe in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, The Republic of Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. The global BBC iPlayer App is now available to download for free from the App Store in the launch markets on iPad.
Posted on Sunday, July 17, 2011
ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3.com are now available to Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Verizon FiOS TV subscribers via the new 'WatchESPN' App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, now available on the App Store. We've downloaded the app and tried it and must say this is absolutely amazing for a sports network to be doing this. Finally, a television network that gets it and is allowing us to view our paid programming anywhere we want.
Posted on Friday, September 3, 2010
Time Warner and Disney/ABC/ESPN have reached to a new long-term, wide-ranging agreement that secures the usual services customers already enjoy and also provides new functionality like viewing access online of ESPN3.com. In addition to subscribers gaining access to ESPN3.com, customers will also have access to other new services including Disney Junior, ESPN Goal Line, ESPN Buzzer Beater, ESPN Deportes HD, ESPN 3D, and expanded video on-demand offerings including ABC on-demand.
ESPN's live sports broadband network, ESPN3.com (formerly ESPN360), will be available to all Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks subscribers who get ESPN. ESPN3.com gives Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks fans a 24/7 online destination that delivers more than 3,500 live, global sports events annually as part of TV Everywhere. This addition also gives Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks the rights to feature cleared content from ESPN3.com on its sports tier. We have not heard any word yet how long it will take for this to get activated. Currently, ESPN3.com is still blocking Time Warner cable customers.
Posted on Thursday, June 3, 2010
Fid Internet TV, a leading directory and guide of sites broadcasting video online, announces coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup™.
Inn only a few days, the world will experience all the excitement of one of the biggest sports events in the world and the most significant event in the world of International soccer, the FIFA World Cup™. Inevitably, people will be working and traveling during the event and will looking for ways to watch the 2010 the FIFA World Cup™ on devices other than a television.
While there is the opportunity to attend public viewing events all over the world and several mobile phone service providers are geared up to enable subscribers to enjoy live streaming on their cell phones, many broadcast rights holders increased their coverage and will either broadcast the 2010 FIFA World Cup live online themselves or have entered licensing partnerships for video broadcasting with select video content providers.
On the newly redone Live TV Events calendar, Find Internet TV provides an extensive list of video content providers all over the world that stream all or select matches of the 2010 FIFA World Cup live online. While only few of the authorized providers offered online live stream services for the FIFA World Cup in 2006, a lot of new providers joined the list in 2010. Find Internet TV and is working to keep the list updated as more content providers decide to bring live coverage online.
Posted on Friday, May 28, 2010
<img alt="" style="float: left;" src="/images/events/fifa_world_cup_concert.jpg" />In VEVO's first foray into live music streaming on a global scale, the web's leading premium music video and entertainment service will webcast the FIFA WORLD CUP™ KICK–OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT live on June 10 from Soweto/Johannesburg, South Africa. The event, executive-produced by Kevin Wall and his company, Control Room, the world's leading creative force behind global music events, will feature performances from Alicia Keys, Amadou & Mariam, Angélique Kidjo, Black Eyed Peas, BLK JKS, John Legend, Juanes, Shakira, The Parlotones, Tinariwen, Vieux Farka Touré and Vusi Mahlasela, in addition to other international superstars, and will be exclusively available on demand afterwards. Additionally, VEVO has partnered with 1GOAL, which is co-chaired by Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan and is leveraging the FIFA WORLD CUP™ KICK-OFF CELEBRATION CONCERT as a global communications platform to mobilize public support to hold governments to their promises to enable every child to receive a classroom education by 2015.<br />The announcements were made today by Rio Caraeff (President and CEO, VEVO).<
Posted on Friday, May 21, 2010
Following a demand from Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) for a live feed of the BP oil spill to be made publicly available on the web, BP said they would release the feed. It is now shown on the website of Markey’s Select Committee on Energy Independent and Global Warming.
“This may be BP’s footage, but it’s America’s ocean. Now anyone will be able to see the real-time effects the BP spill is having on our ocean,” said Rep. Markey, who conducted a briefing today with independent scientists where he reiterated the call for a video feed. “This footage will aid analysis by independent scientists blocked by BP from coming to see the spill.”
Posted on Thursday, April 1, 2010
Alex Lambert can dream on. After his shocking departure from American Idol, the shy but lovable guy from Texas will get another shot at stardom when he joins the other residents Justin Gaston, aspiring model Giglianne Braga, and actors Kara Killmer, Amanda Phillips, and Ben Elliott in the IF I CAN DREAM
Posted on Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Fine tune your vocals and get yourself a video producer! GLEE’s executive producers are holding a nationwide online casting search for fresh, young, talented performers to fill new roles that will be featured during the show’s second season. Between March 30 and Aptil 26, 2010, amateur and professional performers between the ages of 16 and 26 will have the opportunity to submit an audition video exclusively on MySpace at myspace.com/gleeauditions.