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Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player app

Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player app

Amazon's Fire TV has just gained another service for users to stream TV shows with. British television broadcaster ITV has just released its ITV Player app for Amazon's set-top box, ahead of their own revamp into the ITV Hub later this year. Similar to Netflix, Hulu, and other services, ITV Player lets users watch their favorite shows on-demand from whichever device is most convenient.

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones teased in new trailer

Marvel’s Jessica Jones teased in new trailer

Netflix has another Marvel show arriving soon, and it's called Jessica Jones. Netflix made the premiere announcement earlier this month with a colorful splashy teaser trailer and a date for the season’s arrival: November 20. Now it is back with another teaser trailer, this one just as short as the premier trailer but with small hints at what to expect...the big one of which is, apparently, super strength.

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New X-Files show teased in pair of TV trailers

New X-Files show teased in pair of TV trailers

The new X-Files show is nearing, and Fox decided to tease eager fans last night, dropping a pair of TV trailers during Minority Report and Gotham. The two teasers go together, with the second picking up where the last one left off — all in all, it provides a little over a minute’s look at the show’s revival. More than a couple familiar faces appear during the trailers, as well as the iconic poster, whistled jingle, and promise that the truth is still out there.

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The Simpsons tipped to finally end within the next 4 years

The Simpsons tipped to finally end within the next 4 years

The Simpsons, the animated comedy that grew from having a small but loyal audience after its 1989 debut, to being the American television icon it is today, may finally have an end date. The show is widely considered to have peaked around season 10, and has been on a steady decline since then, albeit with the occasional highlight. Maybe that's just what happens after over 25 years on the air? Either way, every fan of the show has wondered at some point when The Simpsons will come to an end, and now one of the show's creators has given a timeframe.

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The Walking Dead gets Tom Payne as ‘Jesus’, new trailer drops

The Walking Dead gets Tom Payne as ‘Jesus’, new trailer drops

AMC's Fear the Walking Dead show is nearing the end of its first season, with episode six being set to air on October 4. Following the end of that comes the return of the The Walking Dead, the latest season in the original and long-running series. As the new season's premiere draws near, we're getting a little bit more info about what to expect, and joining it all is a new trailer released on Sunday.

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Netflix nabs streaming rights to ‘Colony’ and more

Netflix nabs streaming rights to ‘Colony’ and more

Following reports stating that Netflix had an announcement planned for today, the streaming company has officially announced that it acquired the global streaming rights to three television shows: USA's Colony, the CW's Jane the Virgin, and CBS' Zoo. The move comes at a time when some industry staples view Netflix has a risky bid due to the lack of advertisements...something that seems to be increasingly driving them into the arms of ad-loving Hulu.

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Amazon Prime scores Mr. Robot streaming rights

Amazon Prime scores Mr. Robot streaming rights

The new summer drama Mr. Robot now has a home for streaming, but it looks like Netflix and Hulu have missed out. That's right, Amazon has managed to nab the exclusive streaming rights for the show for its Prime Video service. Mr. Robot will become available to Prime subscribers starting in the spring, Amazon said in its announcement.

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Black Mirror returns as Netflix original

Black Mirror returns as Netflix original

Fans of the hit drama Black Mirror rejoice! The show will be returning for a third season as a new Netflix1 original. The streaming video giant announced today that it has ordered 12 new episodes of the dystopian sci-fi series to be produced, with filming to begin later this year. Also good news is that creator Charlie Brooker will remain in charge of development, as will Annabel Jones, producer on show's first seven episodes.

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‘The Goldbergs’ TV show arrives on Hulu

‘The Goldbergs’ TV show arrives on Hulu

Hulu has scored the exclusive subscription streaming rights to ABC’s “The Goldbergs” television show. The show has been around since 2013, and stars Jeff Garlin and Wendi McLendon-Covey, among others. Under this deal, Hulu will offer the full episodes for season one and season two via its two subscription plans. This announcement follows yesterday’s premiere of The Goldbergs’ third season.

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Sling TV updates user interface on Xbox One

Sling TV updates user interface on Xbox One

Dish Network's Sling TV has a bunch of visual changes up its sleeve, and those changes are arriving first for those on Xbox One. The service announced the new changes today; included among them is a new channel guide and more details than before. Says Sling TV, subscriber feedback directly influenced this newest improvement. As such, the company is wanting more feedback — if you have a Sling TV subscription, you can tweet your feedback at Sling and make your voice known.

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TBS to bring e-sports tournaments to prime-time TV

TBS to bring e-sports tournaments to prime-time TV

The idea that one day e-sports would become so big that video game tournaments would broadcast on live TV has been thrown around for a few years now, but it looks like the time has finally come. Turner Broadcasting System (TBS) is working to create a video game league that will run live e-sports events on prime-time TV. TBS is partnering with talent agency WME/IMG, which represents Hollywood stars and professional athletes, to launch the yet-unnamed league sometime next year.

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Jack Ryan show based on Clancy novels heading to TV

Jack Ryan show based on Clancy novels heading to TV

A television show based around Jack Ryan, a fictional character and CIA operative from Tom Clancy’s novels, is reportedly in the works. Theatrical films about the character have already been created; the upcoming series will reportedly not follow as faithfully to the book series as the movies did, but will instead offer an inspired contemporary take on the CIA analyst. The series reportedly garnered ample attention and multiple bids from networks.

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