Spotify and Chernin Entertainment enter first-look deal to turn podcasts into TV shows and movies
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More Spotify podcasts could soon become TV shows or movies thanks to a new, multiyear partnership announced today between the streaming music provider and film and television production company, Chernin Entertainment. The agreement will allow Chernin to identify and adapt film and TV shows from Spotify’s library of over 250 original podcast series, totaling thousands…

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Pandemic accelerated cord cutting, making 2020 the worst-ever year for pay TV
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The pandemic has accelerated adoption of a number of technologies, from online grocery to multiplatform gaming to streaming services and more. But one industry that has not benefited is traditional pay TV. According to new research from eMarketer, the cable, satellite and telecom TV industry is on track to lose the most subscribers ever. This…

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A Final Episode for the TV Listings
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Times InsiderThe Times will no longer include the programming lineup in its print edition, ending an eight-decade run.The TV listings no longer reflect the way most viewers watch television, which has become a landscape of digital streaming services that aren’t bound by time slots. Credit…The New York TimesAug. 28, 2020Times Insider explains who we are and…

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London Fashion Week Gives Good TV
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Fashion ReviewThe videofication of collections continues apace. Worth watching: Gareth Pugh, Christopher Kane and Erdem, to name a few.At the Halpern presentation, frontline workers modeled the spring 2021 collection.Credit…Chris SuttonSept. 22, 2020“An artist’s duty, as far as I am concerned, is to reflect the times.”That was Nina Simone, in the vintage video shot that opened…

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Netflix is making an original live-action Resident Evil TV series
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Netflix has announced a new live-action TV series based on the Capcom’s popular Resident Evil series of video games that will be produced by Constantin Film, the same company that made the previous six Resident Evil films starring Milla Jovovich. The upcoming series will feature an original story set within the world of the Resident…

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Sling TV launches a co-watching feature for live TV, Sling Watch Party
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Live TV streaming service Sling TV is joining in on the co-watching trend. The company today announced the launch of its own version of a co-viewing feature, which allows friends and family in different locations to watch live TV together at the same time. What makes Sling TV’s implementation unique, however, is that it’s allowing…

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