Last night while most people were sleeping the US cable network NBC released their app for Android TV. It’s pretty similar in looks to NBC’s other Android app, but made for Android TV. The UI has been adapted for the 10 foot experience with less Leanback styling, but all the same content you’d expect. NBC […]

Have you become a subscriber to YouTube TV? The $35/month package gave users a number of channels, though there were certainly a few that were omitted. Now subscribers will be getting a number of new channels: BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance TV, and WE TV. This will make the service more competitive, offering more at […]

Hulu is getting into the Internet TV market, like YouTube TV, PlayStation Vue, and many other competitors. For $40/month, you can watch a variety of popular channels on a multitude of devices with cloud DVRing of shows and on-demand content as well. While the app does support some smart TV platforms, it notably leaves out […]

The arrival of SHOWTIME ® on Sling TV marks the first time an over-the-top (OTT) service has offered content from the four leading premium networks. SHOWTIME features eight different channels and is available today for $10 per month to new and existing Sling TV customers. “We know our price and the ability to personalize your […]

CNNgo is a way that cable subscribers can continue to watch CNN shows and news on their phones, tablets, and other devices. However, an exclusive report from Variety hints at an upcoming change to the service that should attract more users. The CNNgo app will start showing original shows that will be free for anyone […]

For a while rumors have been swarming that YouTube executives were making deals with networks for a sort of over-the-top cable service called Unplugged. This service, which would be $35, would blend together traditional media with original YouTube videos (and YouTube Red content) for a novel experience. Today, YouTube unveiled YouTube TV at an event […]

Twitch is launching a new part of their streaming service as a beta: Twitch Communities. Its purpose is to offer a different way of discovering content based around the type of content instead of the game itself. Perhaps I’m interested in speedrunning, but care less about which game. I can check out the Speedrunning Community. […]

USB tuners on Android TV allow users to watch over-the-air channels and even record them locally to watch them later. The feature should be included in the firmware for Android TVs running version 7.0 and up, but when the NVIDIA Shield TV received the update last month USB tuner support was notably not available yet. […]

Google’s Live Channels app has allowed users to stream from a variety of networked sources, although users are probably more excited about the DVR feature. As the name implies, third-party channel apps can respond to user requests for recording and playing back of media. At this moment, the app needs to support it, limiting the […]

Hulu, one of the large streaming services that have launched in recent years, has added two high profile features this month that should help it better compete with Netflix and improve the experience for more users. Offline playback will allow users to cache certain TV shows on their device so they can play them back […]

This year is Super Bowl LI, the 51st in the National Football League’s championship series. It’s a massive event, appealing to a wide audience with a halftime show, sports, and elaborate commercials, getting watched by over 110 million users last year. To expand their audience to the cordcutters, FOX will allow the competition to be […]

Amazon FireTV is Amazon’s answer to Android TV. Previously limited only to set-top boxes and sticks the size of USB Flash drives, now Amazon is partnering with a few TV manufacturers to have FireTV built into the TV. Select TV’s from Element, Sieki and Westinghouse will have the software built into the TV Operating system […]

The local TV station has released an Android TV app that allows you to watch short clips and shows. New York’s WPIX now has an Android app that works on TVs. The station recently rediscovered a 1966 broadcast of a Yule log. The app contains a variety of clips from their shows and some other […]

Starting today, certain CBS All Access customers will be able to stream NFL games that appear on CBS’s broadcast channel. The first games will be able to appear today, with the deal continuing to include other games. This won’t work in markets where the CBS station is connected to All Access. Plus, it won’t work […]

The latest version of Netflix, now rolling out to Android phones and tablets, adds offline viewing support. Like other apps, this allows the video to be cached locally, securely, to the user’s device so it can be played back later without an Internet connection. It’s a useful feature when taking a long plane trip, or […]