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HBO Now has just 800,000 subscribers—but it could really take off this year

It’s not easy to launch a streaming service, even when you’re the most revered TV company in the world.

HBO revealed that its standalone streaming option in the US, HBO Now, has about 800,000 subscribers—fewer than the 1 to 2 million that some Wall Street analysts were projecting.  453 more words

A #Biarritz, le monde de la télé cherche de nouvelles règles du jeu (L'Express)

Biarritz – Confrontés à l’appétit grandissant des jeunes pour le streaming et à l’ambition d’acteurs étrangers comme Netflix, chaînes de télé, producteurs et auteurs cherchent un nouvel équilibre pour exister à l’international tout en préservant l’exception culturelle française. 30 more words

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Pretty much everyone on Earth can now get Netflix

Netflix, already the global leader in streaming television, just launched in 130 additional new countries, essentially covering the entire world except for China.

Major countries where Netflix will be available for the first time include India, South Korea, Russia, Nigeria, and Indonesia. 251 more words

Netflix is reportedly reviving 'Gilmore Girls'

Netflix is bringing back the beloved TV series Gilmore Girls, adding to its roster of revivals, TVLine is reporting.

The series, which followed a young, coffee-obsessed single mother (played by Lauren Graham) and her teenage daughter (Alexis Bledel) in an upper-middle-class suburban Connecticut town, aired for seven seasons on the WB and CW networks in the United States. 235 more words

Netflix raised the price of its standard streaming plan by $1

Yesterday, Netflix cost $9 per month for most new subscribers. Today, Oct. 8, it costs $10.

“To continue adding more TV shows and movies including many Netflix original titles, we are modestly raising the price for some new members in the US, Canada and Latin America,” a Netflix spokesman told Quartz. 219 more words

Steven Soderbergh is making an interactive "choose your own adventure" project for HBO

Several entertainment publications are reporting that HBO is developing a project in which the audience will control what happens in the story.

Deadline reports that the project is an “experimental film” called  462 more words

The Emmys: A Breakthrough for Women and Race?

Since the Emmy Awards were on last night I feel compelled to write at least something about them on my TV blog about TV. I will keep it brief in order to stop myself from veering into my personal opinion territory, because let’s face it you don’t want to read my 1,000 word rant about […]