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Netflix streams on a laptop and cellphone. The vide- streaming service is responsible for 35 percent of bandwidth usage in North America, according to a recent study.

Marketplace asks: Have you cut the cord?

Mar 20, 2015
Marketplace wants to know how you consume media.
Posted In: tv, netflix, cord cutting, television, streaming

What happens at Netflix when House of Cards goes live

Feb 27, 2015
A dispatch from the Netflix war room during last season's launch.
Posted In: house of cards, netflix, television, streaming
Constance Wu, star of ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat," poses with Eddie Huang, author of the book from which the show was adapted.

'Fresh Off the Boat' star Constance Wu on Asians and TV

Feb 4, 2015
She says the show — premiering Wednesday — may not be perfect, but it's important.
Posted In: television, sitcom, diversity
Inside the Sony Playstation Lounge in New York.

Sony plans to offer first Internet-based cable TV

Dec 22, 2014
The new year promises several new Internet-based streaming TV offerings.
Posted In: Sony, playstation, television
This anaconda don't want none unless you've got a protective suit covered in pigs blood, hun.

Discovery's new show: Watch a snake eat a guy

Nov 6, 2014
Scared of snakes? Try being eaten alive by one while you wear a scuba suit.
Posted In: anaconda, discovery, eaten alive, snakes, television
 Zach LaVine of the Minnesota Timberwolves goes for the dunk against the Chicago Bulls during the game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri.

How the NBA TV deal is already having an effect

Oct 28, 2014
The trickle-down effect of a cash infusion started even before the deal.
Posted In: NBA, tv, television, trickle-down

HBO is cutting the cord. Will cable survive?

Oct 15, 2014
Marketplace Tech's Ben Johnson says cable's days may be numbered
Posted In: HBO, cable TV, television

Netflix raised prices on a service nobody uses (yet)

Oct 15, 2014
But eventually, you'll want to watch "House of Cards" on 4K, ultra-high-def TV.
Posted In: netflix, 4K, television
 A customer stands in front of a wall of flat panel televisions at a Best Buy store in San Francisco, California.

Nielsen finds a pretty giant glitch in its ratings

Oct 10, 2014
The television ratings company has been reporting incorrect ratings for the past six months.
Posted In: nielsen, television, abc, ratings
As people check their smartphones or tablets for weather updates, the Weather Channel is looking to extend a user's time on their app or website by expanding content options.

The Weather Channel branches into 'weather adjacent' content

Oct 9, 2014
On the air since 1982, the company has to strategize for an app-driven world.
Posted In: Weather Channel, television, apps, bloomberg

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