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HBO To be Sold Without A Cable TV Subscription. Because They Had To.

“All in, there are 80 million homes that do not have HBO and we will use all means at our disposal to go after them” -Richard Plepler, HBO CEO HBO have announced that they plan to start offering a web-only service from 2015. Speaking at an investor conference, HBO’s Richard Plepler provided little detail on

Android TV Launches With The Nexus Player: Internet TV Is Now Ready For Primetime

Despite so much talk surrounding services like Netflix and their ever-increasing dominance, broadcast and cable TV services still remain the primary way the majority of people watch their TV around the world. Despite broadband speeds improving and penetration levels increasing, TV delivered over the Internet (IPTV), is still yet to be fully embraced by TV

Australian TV Bosses Squeezing Out Netflix Don't Understand Netflix

The AFR today ran a feature regarding the Australian TV network executives seeking to squeeze out Netflix from the marketplace by securing content before Netflix can get access to it. Based on the quotes that run through the article, however, it appears that local network executives are still too focused on combating Netflix as a

Red Oaks Is The 2014 Caddyshack Throwback We Deserve

This week has seen the launch of the third wave of pilots produced by Amazon Instant Video. Their model is very fluid, but the one constant has been that they have released their pilots online, then allowed their customers to provide feedback on which of the shows should be picked up as ongoing series. While

$9.95 Is The Right Price Point For Presto. For The Moment.

Foxtel have today announced a new price point for their video on demand movie streaming service Presto. The new pricing is effective from Sunday 17th of August, with existing customers offered a free month of access as compensence. While many potential customers will find it difficult to go past the content offering at this price point,

Android TV Unveiled. And It Looks Good.

At the Google I/O Developer Conference the search giant officially announced their Android TV product and falls just short of defining the future of television. Google have tried to take over the biggest screen in your house a number of times. Their Google TV product never quite made it out of the gates with content providers

Foxtels House of Cards: Poor Architecture

Across the internet this weekend TV viewers are binging the new season of House of Cards with most of these viewers in countries where Netflix has officially launched. Anyone on Twitter or Facebook would be hard-pressed to not find people talking about the show. Thankfully most people have been reasonably good about spoilers (something happens

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee: Costanza!

The secret Jerry Seinfeld / Jason Alexander Seinfeld project was unveiled today. It turns out that it was an episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. Kind of. Made to air before the Super Bowl half-time show, this 6-minute CICGC short features Jerry Seinfeld driving George Costanza to get something to eat. Instead of going

Review: HBO Nordic

It’s not TV, it’s not even HBO. It’s HBO Nordic, the HBO-branded streaming subscription TV service available only in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. With a relatively small population base of (approximately) 25 million people, it’s a perfect region to conduct what HBO view as an experiment. HBO CEO Richard Plepler even termed it a

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee – Season 3 Trailer

One of the great online joys of the past few years has been Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. The show is a low-fi interview chat show which has car enthusiast and comedian Jerry Seinfeld talking with comedian friends of his as they drive around and stop for coffee. It’s an intimate chat between like-minded comedians