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Apple, Google, and Amazon's quest for one remote control is futile

If the cable and satellite live television providers were to comment on the latest Amazon Fire TV or reports of the new Google Android and Apple TVs, it would likely be in the voice and character of Charlton Heston: 367 more words

CNN's over-the-top, nonstop coverage of MH370 might solve its ratings problem

“It was the most-watched event in TV history, and CNN owned it,” wrote Entertainment Weekly.

That was 1991, when the Gulf War propelled CNN (and for that matter, 24-hour cable news) into the American mainstream. 447 more words

US morning talk shows have a new strategy: If you can’t beat them, steal them

Since losing the morning show ratings crown to Good Morning America in 2012, NBC’s Today show has tried everything to regain the top spot it held for 16 years, without much success. 304 more words

Inside Twitter's plan to fix itself

“I am not going to be satisfied until we reach every connected user on the planet, period,” Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo declared at an investor conference last month. 1,062 more words

Twitter's dream for TV: You will never watch alone

Twitter’s head of television, Fred Graver, admits that his sister is completely baffled by the social network. “She still doesn’t get why you would open up Twitter and watch a TV show,” he told a packed audience at Quartz’s event on the… 424 more words

Just one month in, Jimmy Fallon is already king of late night—and YouTube

It’s now been one month since Jimmy Fallon replaced Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show, and he’s doing better than NBC could have ever dreamed: keeping the show No. 625 more words

Americans love the idea of "cord-cutting"—until the time comes to actually do it

One in 10 pay-TV subscribers in the US say they will definitely “cut the cord” this year, up from 8% last year. And 11% say they probably will cut the cord (meaning cancel cable service), up from 9% last year, according to a survey of 2,501 Americans conducted by Morgan Stanley. 102 more words