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Tuesday October 24, 2017

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#BloombergWest To Double Tech News Programming

#BloombergWest To Double Tech News Programming

As many news stations across the country are shrinking their newsrooms, one station is doing the opposite. Bloomberg West, the Bloomberg Television technology news show will add another hour of programming, doubling their daily programming to two hours. They will now host tech news at both 10 a.m. [Full Story…]

TV Studio Space Increasingly Hard to Find in NYC

TV Studio Space Increasingly Hard to Find in NYC

Even as NYC increasingly becomes a mecca for film and television, often times the local studio bosses call shots for shows. Acclaimed HBO series Girls has had to move studios twice. Producer Illene Landress said that although it was costly for the show and inconvenient, it wasn't up to them because [Full Story…]

#Aereo Brings TV to the Internet

#Aereo Brings TV to the Internet

NY City residents now have an option for television other than an antenna or a provider. A new service called Aereo allows users two watch live broadcast television over the internet. The service works with a broadcast station sending a signal through the air, an antenna interpreting it, and then [Full Story…]

Tech Reality Show Coming to NY?

Tech Reality Show Coming to NY?

Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg, is also the executive producer for the new Bravo reality show "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley." However, there have been rumors that she may be looking to mover her next show to NYC. According to The Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg and her [Full Story…]

EFF Urges Appeals Court to Toss Case Against #Aereo

EFF Urges Appeals Court to Toss Case Against #Aereo

The Electronic Frontier Foundation urged a federal appeals court last week to throw out broadcasters’ case against Aereo, the streaming TV company from NY-based Internet conglomerate IAC. According to CNET, Mitch Stoltz, EFF staff attorney, said Aereo’s streaming service does not violate copyright. [Full Story…]

Wal-Mart Inks Exclusive Deal Selling #Boxee TV

Wal-Mart Inks Exclusive Deal Selling #Boxee TV

Wal-Mart Stores announced recently an exclusive deal to sell Brooklyn-based Boxee's TV set top boxes.  Priced at $98, the device combines free TV broadcast channels, Internet content and a DVR into one system. The devices will be sold at 3,000 stores during the holiday season. According to [Full Story…]

NY TV Production Slowly Comes to Life #Sandy

NY TV Production Slowly Comes to Life #Sandy

Hurricane Sandy temporarily halted NY television production schedules this week, as Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and The Colbert Report started taping again Wednesday, as did NBC’s 30 Rock. CBS’s Blue Bloods, The Good Wife and Elementary will start shooting on sound stages Thursday. Smash and [Full Story…]

Digital Media Wire’s Future of Television Event on November 16

Digital Media Wire's Future of Television Event on November 16

On November 16, Digital Media Wire's Future of Television event will take place at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NY. The event will bring together over 40 important television industry executives. There will be discussions with the executives, digital media leaders, analysts, and others who are [Full Story…]

#Sandy Shuts NY Media Industry

#Sandy Shuts NY Media Industry

Frankenstorm scared NY into canceling major entertainment events. After the city announced a public transit shutdown and evacuation of low lying areas, Broadway and Off-Broadway went dark. Outdoor shooting permits were canceled until further notice. TV stations went into disaster protocol, with only [Full Story…]

NY’s #Viggle Engages TV Viewers

NY's #Viggle Engages TV Viewers

NY based startup Viggle was founded by Robert F.C. Sillerman with the goal of helping the entertainment industry better interact with their television viewers. The Viggle app, available via Apple and Google phones, allows users to check in to a loyalty program as they watch shows. According [Full Story…]

Accedo Expands in NY via CloverLeaf Digital

Accedo Expands in NY via CloverLeaf Digital

Accedo Broadband, a Stockholm-based technology developer for smart TVs and IPTVs, plans to build a NY branch. According to Xconomy, the company announced its acquisition of Brooklyn-based CloverLeaf Digital, which gives Accedo an automatic NY presence. CloverLeaf, in return, can increase its [Full Story…]

NY’s #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY's #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY based Aereo is introducing a service that picks up local broadcasts and streams them via the Internet to mobile devices and TV sets. The service will be implemented first in NY and then eventually to the rest of the country. Subscribers can pay fees starting at eight dollars a month to record [Full Story…]

Scenios Now at Tribeca Film Center #NYRealEstate

Scenios Now at Tribeca Film Center #NYRealEstate

 Scenios, the digital film and video production cloud platform company, announced the opening of its new office at the Tribeca Film Center. The company offers cloud-based tools and software that automate film and television production for creators in the production industry. Their "virtual [Full Story…]

#WNET Showcases Lincoln Center Studio

#WNET Showcases Lincoln Center Studio

WNET, currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, recently offered Fishbowl NY a backstage view of its Lincoln Center studio. The location is unique because it is located at street level and a black curtain is kept down during all productions.  The location also picks up many street sounds because [Full Story…]

Cablevision Developing New Social TV Technology

Cablevision Developing New Social TV Technology

Cablevision is working on creating Social TV technology that may allow subscribers to be in contact through voice chat or video calls during programming. According to Fierce Cable, the patent application is called "Virtual Communal Television Viewing" and lets the user's find friends or others with [Full Story…]