ABC archive

  • First major US broadcaster begins live streaming content to iOS
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    First major US broadcaster begins live streaming content to iOS

    By 14 May 2013

    ABC is the now first major broadcaster in the US to offer live streaming right on to the iPhone and iPad, with an updated to its Watch ABC application released on Tuesday. Now available on the App Store, in the first iteration of the application's new...

  • Lovefilm announces new Disney deal to stream ABC
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    Lovefilm announces new Disney deal to stream ABC

    By 16 January 2012

    Lovefilm has announced a deal with Disney, which will enable it to stream a wide variety of ABC programming to its members, bringing access to some popular American TV, including Grey's Anatomy and Desperate Housewives. Beginning this month you'll be...

  • Disney wants in on Yahoo TV widgets
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    Disney wants in on Yahoo TV widgets

    By 10 January 2011

    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Walt Disney (that company, not the man) is in talks with Yahoo with a view to getting content from some of its networks embedded onto Yahoo Connected internet TVs. At the moment Yahoo's web-TV widgets (which can...

  • Google TV hits a major stumbling block
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    Google TV hits a major stumbling block

    By 22 October 2010

    The official line on Google TV is that it "lets you search across every channel, every app and the entire web, simultaneously" . The trouble is, it doesn't. Google has run into problems with some of the major networks over in the US. ABC, CBS and NBC...

  • Apple Special Event: what sources say is coming
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    Apple Special Event: what sources say is coming

    By 1 September 2010

    Just hours before Apple's Special Event (which starts at 6pm today - Wednesday 1 September), multiple sources are coming out of the woodwork thick and fast to pre-confirm as to what the Cupertino based company will launch. Will it be iTV (much to the...

  • It's easy as ABC for BT's new VOD service
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    It's easy as ABC for BT's new VOD service

    By 26 August 2010

    BT has announced that it has done a deal with Disney to bring American network ABC to its BT Vision service, VOD-stylee. The service will see shows from ABC being made available after their first UK linear broadcast as well as past series of ABC shows...

  • FlashForward proves a hit on BitTorrent
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    FlashForward proves a hit on BitTorrent

    By 25 September 2009

    FlashForward, a television show just launched in the US from the creators of Lost and based on the book by Robert J Sawyer, has proved a surprise hit on filesharing websites. At the time of writing, Mininova and the Pirate Bay are both displaying nearly...

  • iTunes gets HD shows from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC
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    iTunes gets HD shows from ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC

    By 16 October 2008

    Apple has announced that all four of the major networks are offering prime-time programmes in "stunning" high definition on the iTunes Store. Well, in the States at least. Apple says the iTunes Store has sold over 200 million TV episodes sold, including...

  • BT Vision gets Disney and ABC content
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    BT Vision gets Disney and ABC content

    By 17 January 2008

    A week after hints at CES that Microsoft and BT may be in talks to turn the Xbox into a set top box, a big name studio has given the BT IPTV its support. BT Vision has signed a content deal with Disney-ABC International Television. The deal means that...

  • CES 2008: Xbox Live signs MGM, ABC and Disney in US
    Gaming

    CES 2008: Xbox Live signs MGM, ABC and Disney in US

    By 7 January 2008

    As part of Bill Gates' CES keynote speech, Robbie Bach, Microsoft's president, Entertainment & Devices Division, announced that TV programs from ABC Television and Disney Channel will be added to Xbox Live programming available to Xbox 360s in the States....