In her first post yesterday, Mia wrote that if The Simpsons came to Netflix it would completely destroy her productivity. Well, the Simpsons isn’t coming to NetFlix but her productivity is probably doomed as of tomorrow.
Apple released an update today to its Apple TV set-top box which added 2 new channels to the growing amount of content it provides.
The first is CNBC, the business news cable network. This channel app allows for on demand viewing of episodes of the network’s programs as well as clips. It also provides access to a live stream of the network. Activation through a cable provider is required. You can view a list of available cable companies by clicking here.
The reasoning isn’t really hard to understand. Even though the ratings for the show have been slumping for several seasons, it is still the top show on the network. That says more about the recent struggles of Fox than anything else.
No word on if any or all of the current judges will be back for next season.
The following is a collection of links to various news and notes from the television industry. There is a lot of news I find interesting but not so interesting that I think it needs a seperate article.
Next week is Upfront week for all of the major broadcast networks and NBC. It is at this event where the new fall schedules will be announced and advertisers get their first look at the new series each network will pray is the next big thing.
This week is the week that we start to find out which pilots are picked up to series and which current series are going to be renewed or canceled.
Yesterday I posted about the Batman Prequel ‘Gotham’ ordered to series by Fox. Fox and NBC have made other pickups today.
When we decided to bring the site back, we said we’d be blogging about whatever we felt like, whenever we felt like it. Apparently, that also means we can blog from anywhere, including the gutter.
First we had Art with his post about a couple that just had to have it during St. Patrick’s Day. Trust me this has been popular with the search engines since Art posted it…why do you think I’m linking to it here?
So I had to jump on the band wagon and thankfully we have Fox 31 in Denver to help me out. Continue reading →