Tag: Netflix

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Entertainment

MTV to premiere series on app

This photo provided by MTV shows the cast of the new series “Wait ‘Til Next Year,” which will debut exclusively via the MTV mobile application before it appears on air. (AP Photo/MTV) by David BauderAP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is releasing a full season of a new series about a luckless high school football team on its mobile application Friday, a week before the first episode is shown on television. It appears to be a new milestone in the fast-moving world of technology changing traditional television content, much like when Netflix made an entire season of “House of Cards” available at once through the streaming service. MTV made its free app available on iPhones, iPads, iPods and the Xbox 360 in June, and nearly 2 million have been downloaded.

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Business

Broadcasters worry about 'Zero TV' homes

EXTREME CASE–James Weitze satisfies his video fix with an iPhone. He sleeps most of the time in his truck, and has no apartment. (AP Photo/James Weitze) by Ryan Nakashima AP Business Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some people have had it with TV. They’ve had enough of the 100-plus channel universe. They don’t like timing their lives around network show schedules. They’re tired of $100-plus monthly bills.