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Netflix CEO says broadcast TV will be dead in 16 years

has been spreading the gospel of broadcast TV’s demise for years. Back in April 2013, in an 11-page document on Netflix’s website, the maverick CEO predicted a world with no channel bundles and that “over the coming decades internet TV will replace linear TV.” In the year and half since the document was posted, HBO, Showtime and CBS have all announced standalone apps, while satellite provider Dish Network is preparing an over-the-top Internet pay-TV service featuring bundles of Disney-owned properties like ESPN, as well as channels like A&E, and others. 14 more words

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Google, Roku stand to rake in holiday streaming stick sales

Thanks to their lower price point, sales of streaming sticks by Google and Roku as gifts could take a bigger chunk of sales than other streaming devices, the research firm says in its latest report, “2014 Holiday Purchase Intentions.” So far in 2014, 25 percent of dedicated streaming media devices sold were intended as gifts, and 20 percent of gaming consoles have been gifts as well. 105 more words

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Top 10 Streaming Video Trends You Can Expect in 2015

Your Favorite Shows Might Not Get Canceled: Nielsen announced that they’re going to start tracking streaming. Just now. This has been a huge battle with networks over the past several years as Nielsen has had a difficult time with its traditional methodology meshing with new technology. 96 more words

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Now there’s a whole website (that isn’t YouTube) devoted to streaming MST3K

Today, along with the addition of three newly cleared episodes, Vimeo and Shout! Factory announced the launch of downloadmst3k.com, a website that isn’t YouTube but is nonetheless dedicated to streaming the movie-dismantling riffs of Joel Robinson, Mike Nelson, Crow T. 86 more words

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Amazon gains ground on Netflix, denies free ad-supported streaming service

Update: In a letter to Engadget, Amazon.com stresses that it “has not announced any plans to offer an ad-supported streaming service,” but stops short of claiming it has no plans to implement one in the future. 62 more words

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12 More Mind-Blowing Documentaries You Can Stream On Netflix

  • How To Survive A Plague
  • The Waiting Room
  • Cropsey
  • Smash His Camera
  • How to Die in Oregon
  • Bound By Flesh
  • Crazy Love The Movie
  • Leviathan…
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Late Phases [2014] - Review

Late Phases. 2014.  Dir.  Adrián García Bogliano.  Written by Eric Stolze.  Starring Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, and Lance Guest.  Dark Sky Films/Glass Eye Pix.  Not Rated.   1,541 more words