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The BBC unveils its first ‘Perceptive Media’ experiment – and you can try it now

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The BBC’s R&D department has just demoed the first public example of what it calls ‘Perceptive Media’, and has published it online so you can try it for yourself. What is Perceptive Media? BBC R&D’s Ian Forrester first discussed the idea at the SMC_MCR event in Manchester, UK in February...
The BBC unveils its first ‘Perceptive Media’ experiment – and you can try it now

Peter Bradshaw on watching films in the digital age

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'So iPhones and iPads let us watch films without going to the cinema? How very 1940s ...'I recently read, in this paper, an elegant and fascinating review by Steven Poole of a book called In Broad Daylight: Movies and Spectators After the Cinema, by Gabriele Pedullà. The book is about...
Peter Bradshaw on watching films in the digital age

Why black British drama is going online, not on TV

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Faced with British TV's indifference to black shows, young writers and directors are taking their talents to the web to find an audience. Bim Adewunmi talks to some of themHBO's recent comedy drama Girls, created and co-written by indie wunderkind Lena Dunham, has been the subject of a seemingly endless...
Why black British drama is going online, not on TV

Ways of watching: how technology is changing our TV habits and content | Dan Gillmor

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The downside is that great TV drama is rarely a 'social event' in our culture. The upside is a golden age in televisual storytellingLive TV disappeared from my life long ago, apart from major breaking news and the occasional sporting event. At first, with a video cassette recorder and later...
Ways of watching: how technology is changing our TV habits and content | Dan Gillmor

Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and beyond: how ITV got back on top

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TV thriller Broadchurch was an extraordinary hit. Perhaps most surprising was the fact that it was on ITV, not always seen as the home of edgy entertainment. But that's changingThere was something out of the ordinary about Broadchurch, the TV murder mystery that kept nearly 10 million viewers guessing until...
Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and beyond: how ITV got back on top

The Legacy Of 24

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Hampton Stevens takes stock of the show that just ended its eighth and final season:24 is the most influential TV drama of all time. There isn't even a close second. No other series—not The Sopranos, The Wire, Hill Street Blues, or ER, has had a tenth of the cultural...
The Legacy Of 24

The October 5th edition of Entertainment Weekly has a built-in Twitter feed (really)

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Youth-oriented TV drama factory The CW is hoping that Entertainment Weekly readers are interested in taking Twitter from smartphones and computers to the printed page -- er, at least a printed page with an LCD insert attached. The October 5th issue of EW features a miniature LCD display with...
The October 5th edition of Entertainment Weekly has a built-in Twitter feed (really)

Cord Cutters: A first look at Netflix's House Of Cards

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Netflix’s new exclusive show House Of Cards may just be the first cable TV drama for cord cutters. Here’s our take on it:...
Cord Cutters: A first look at Netflix's House Of Cards

Daily Report: A New Way to Deliver a TV Drama

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Binge-viewing, empowered by DVD box sets and Netflix subscriptions, has become such a popular way for Americans to watch TV that it is beginning to influence the ways the stories are told and how they are distributed, reports Brian Stelter in Friday's New York Times....
Daily Report: A New Way to Deliver a TV Drama

CALM act goes into effect today, should keep TV commercial breaks quieter

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After waiting a year so broadcasters could get ready, the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act is officially in effect. That means ads and promos are required to remain on par with the average audio levels of scheduled programming, hopefully bringing an end to jolting transitions in the middle of...
CALM act goes into effect today, should keep TV commercial breaks quieter

"Breaking Bad" Debut Fills the Second Screen

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The popular TV drama Breaking Bad returned to television last night for a fifth season. The premiere was accompanied by a flood of tweets, check-ins and status updates across a variety of services, as has become standard during big entertainment events like this. At the same time, the Breaking Bad premiere demonstrated...
"Breaking Bad" Debut Fills the Second Screen

Veteran Parodist Turns To Kickstarter To Fund Downton Abbey Spoof After Publisher Gets Spooked

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Kickstarter provides a way for creators to route around the strictures of traditional publishing industries for a variety of reasons. We've seen Double Fine break the bank on Kickstarter, after getting a lot of blank stares from publishers who didn't think there was a market for point-and-click adventure games. We've...
Veteran Parodist Turns To Kickstarter To Fund Downton Abbey Spoof After Publisher Gets Spooked

Meet Ben And Hermione Way, The Sibling Entrepreneurs Starring In Bravo's 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'

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Bravo's "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" follows the lives of eight entrepreneurs who are trying to make it. But last night's premiere episode focused mostly on siblings Ben and Hermione Way, two UK natives who were separated when they were younger after their parents divorced. Ben went with his dad and eventually...
Meet Ben And Hermione Way, The Sibling Entrepreneurs Starring In Bravo's 'Start-Ups: Silicon Valley'

Japan Gets New TV Drama Based Around Twitter

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Japan Gets New TV Drama Based Around Twitter

As Pirates Run Rampant, TV Studios Dial Up Pursuit

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By the glow of six flat screens inside a windowless room in a California office tower, three content cops from NBCUniversal watch as pirated versions of the cable-TV drama “Suits” begin popping up on the Internet within minutes of the show’s closing credits. At first, they come in ones and...
As Pirates Run Rampant, TV Studios Dial Up Pursuit

P Diddy tweets claiming he will appear on Downton Abbey 'false'

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Music mogul and rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs will not be appearing in British period TV drama "Downtown Abbey," US broadcaster PBS said, despite tweets saying he would be joining the hit show's upcoming season.    ...
P Diddy tweets claiming he will appear on Downton Abbey 'false'
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