Movies Anywhere is adding a new feature called Screen Pass that lets you temporarily share your movies with others.
Cable company Altice USA announced the launch of Altice One on Apple TV 4K. Customers get it as part of their subscription plan.
Starting today Netflix is rolling out a Top 10 lists feature that will update every day. It will feature the platform’s most popular content.
“Starting today you’ll notice something new when you go on Netflix: The Top 10 row,” the company said in a tweet. “The lists update daily to show what’s popular in your country and are broken into three categories: Netflix overall, shows & films.”
The most popular Netflix offerings in your country should show up in their own row once you log in to your Netflix account, the company said. “The list is rolling out globally now and should be on your homepage by the end of the day at the latest.”
Virtual pet website Neopets is being turned into a television show aimed at 8-12 year olds.
As part of the agreement, Singapore-based Beach House will develop new stories and characters, with Blue Ant’s Canadian studio providing animation services.
The show is still in the early stages of development and its format and style aren’t finalized, but Beach House plans to target the series at eight to 12s. The pair are seeking co-production and broadcast partners for the project.
I wish I still had my login information for Neopets.
Charlotte Henry and John Martellaro join host Kelly Guimont to discuss the fate of Apple TV+ trials, and Taika Waititi’s keyboard review.
Today we can finally turn off Netflix autoplay previews, a feature that annoyed many users. You’ll have to sign in to Netflix in a browser.
John Martellaro joins host Kelly Guimont to discuss John’s metrics of what makes a streaming service a success and obstacles that lie in wait.
John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Woz’s chat about Steve Jobs, and John’s ranking of streaming shows.
Charlotte Henry and join host Kelly Guimont to discuss analyst assessment of Apple’s earnings, and how TV+ holds up against other services.
Two things will go live on April 15: Early access for NBC’s Peacock streaming service, and a price hike from Comcast.
The extra costs will not be readily evident to new customers as the rate increases mostly appear as hidden fees…For some customers, these price hikes have already taken effect as the company began the gradual squeeze in December. All totaled, subscriptions should increase by about 3.6 percent for most subscribers, whether they use Peacock or not.
A trailer for Carpool Karaoke appeared on the channel The Late Late Show with James Corden on YouTube. Season 3 will feature guests like Jay Leno, Seal, Fred Armisen, Weezer, Kesha, and more. Starting tomorrow, January 24, new episodes will be released every Friday.
Good news for sci-fi fans: Altered Carbon season 2 arrives on Netflix February 27, 2020.
Season 2 of the sophisticated and compelling sci-fi drama finds Takeshi Kovacs (Anthony Mackie), the lone surviving soldier of a group of elite interstellar warriors, continuing his centuries-old quest to find his lost love Quellcrist Falconer (Renée Elise Goldsberry).
I enjoyed watching the show so I’m excited for season 2. It’s been so long since I’ve seen season 1 that I forgot For All Mankind’s Joel Kinnaman was in it.
After a problem with Apple TV+ film The Banker Apple is moving forward with its release to theaters in March.
Fans of Disney’s The Mandalorian will be pleased to know that show runner Jon Favreau confirmed that it’s been approved for season 2, which will arrive fall 2020.
We already knew ‘The Mandalorian’ would be returning for a second season, after Favreau revealed in November that he’d begun filming on the second instalment of episodes. But now we have a better idea of exactly how long we’ll have to wait to find out what happens next in the streaming original, which is arguably the best new Star Wars universe content since the original series of films (yes, I really believe that).
Despite losing millions of customers the last time it did this, AT&T decided to once again raise the price of DirecTV. Monthly rates will increase by US$8/mo starting on January 19, 2020.
The $8-per-month increase will apply to the DirecTV Premier plan that currently costs $189. A $7 increase will apply to the Ultimate package that costs $135 and to the Xtra package that costs $124; a $5 increase will apply to the Choice plan that costs $110; a $4 increase will apply to the Select package that costs $81 a month and to the Entertainment package that costs $93; and increases of $1 or $3 will apply to basic plans.
Filmed by Martin Scorsese, The Irishman tells the story of Mafia hitman Frank Sheeran and the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa.
Their first concern was making sure the actors would be comfortable. “The process doesn’t use animation, it actually records the faces of actors with every nuance of their performance and replaces them with the younger CGI faces,” Prieto explains. “The advantage is that you don’t have to place motion-capture marks on the actors’ faces or helmets with little cameras. In fact, they don’t even wear makeup. It feels perfectly natural to them. This was a prerequisite for Scorsese — he did not want the actors to be encumbered with any VFX paraphernalia.”
It’s a long, 3.5-hour movie but I thought it was good.
Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Amazon’s foray into streaming sports, and the latest TMO Holiday Gift Guide.
Apple uploaded a video on its YouTube channel today called ‘Snowbrawl.’ Shot on an iPhone 11 Pro and directed by David Leitch, it features a bunch of kids having a snowball fight.
There’s also a video showing a behind-the-scenes look at how the film was created. You can watch that one here.
Apple shared a video that gives us a look at its upcoming Apple TV+ show Truth Be Told.
When new evidence compels podcaster Poppy Parnell (Octavia Spencer) to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation, she comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race.
Truth Be Told is created by Nichelle Tramble Spellman and stars Octavia Spencer, Aaron Paul, Lizzy Caplan, Elizabeth Perkins, Michael Beach, Mekhi Phifer, Tracie Thoms, Haneefah Wood and Ron Cephas Jones.
We’ve put together an Apple TV+ guide for all of the original content that the company has right now, and will have in the future. The content won’t appear until fall 2019. The list will be updated continuously, so be sure to bookmark this page.