Currently browsing category

Television

Did Prince Philip Cheat On Queen Elizabeth? The True Story Behind ‘Crown’ Rumor

Fact-checking the Netflix drama’s depiction of the royal marriage. If you’ve been watching The Crown on Netflix, you know that things aren’t particularly rosy between Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) and her consort Prince Philip (Matt Smith) when Season 2 begins. The first episode of the new season infers that Philip, dispatched on a …

‘The ravages of cord-cutting’: AT&T’s race against time to save its TV business – The Washington Post

AT&T’s push to acquire DirecTV in 2015 looked like brilliance at first. Having captured most of the low-hanging fruit in the telephone and wireless markets already, AT&T’s expansion into the television industry promised much more room for growth. By offering DirecTV directly to consumers, AT&T might gain new customers, hang onto old ones …

The feel-good Hallmark Channel is booming in the age of Trump – The Washington Post

There’s a very good chance that you or someone in your close circle of friends watches the Hallmark Channel. Ratings are booming. Hallmark was the only non-news channel in the top 15 to see substantial viewership growth last year. In November and December, when Hallmark aired Christmas movies almost nonstop, the channel often ran neck-and-neck with Fox …

How subscription video on-demand services like Netflix are contributing to the demise of pay-TV – Business Insider

The way viewers are watching TV is rapidly evolving.   Every year, more viewers are ditching their expensive pay-TV subscriptions and opting instead for subscription video on-demand (SVOD) services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video, as well as premium services from HBO and Showtime. Rising demand for SVOD services, which allow viewers to stream …