May 6, 2013
Can adding canned laughter make a sitcom more popular than one without the assist? As old-fashioned as laugh tracks seem, they're still a valuable element of successful TV comedies.
May 1, 2013
There are some unexpected newcomers to the digital video world as advertising grows. Magazine publisher Condé Nast is one of the new big names rolling out a suite of original video content.
Apr 29, 2013
'All My Children' and 'One Life to Live' are going online only starting Monday -- as the first offerings of 'The Online Network', an ad-supported outlet for first-run entertainment delivered online.
Apr 25, 2013
Amazon is coming out with its own media box for TVs, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The device would compete with Apple TV, Roku, and possibly cable and satellite companies.
Apr 23, 2013
Netflix added two million U.S. subscribers to its streaming video service in the first quarter of this year. Analysts say that the company is making its mark with original programming.
Apr 23, 2013
Twitter and Starcom, sitting in a tree...bringing more advertising to your newsfeed. More on how the deal brings Twitter ever so closer to television.
Apr 22, 2013
Today Dutch group Mars One is set to announce details about its plan to fund a human colony on Mars -- by turning the process into a reality TV show. Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine -- here on Earth -- sputtering?
Apr 15, 2013
Dish Network wants to buy up Sprint Nextel for $25.5 billion. This play is all about the future of TV.
Apr 9, 2013
TV executives at major broadcasters won't likely leave the free TV airwaves soon. But a company that grabs their signal and beams it to your iPad or computer has the networks in a tizzy.
Apr 8, 2013
Instead of streaming movies and shows on your smartphone over Wi-Fi, why not watch them over the same transmitters that send signals to your television? Mobile TV may be the next key development for broadcasters.