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Google TV gears up with massive media deals

Google TV gears up with massive media deals

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Google TV is just around the corner, (6 October in fact), and ahead of the big launch news has emerged that the internet-powered TV service has secured some pretty big agreements that could see the platform becoming the major player in the emerging web-TV... >>

NBC brings current affairs game to Facebook

NBC brings current affairs game to Facebook

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Facebookers are being challenged to test their knowledge in a new application created by NBC. The "What's Your ICue?" app uses the news channel's vast archive and then pits Facebook members either one on one or in teams. They have to answer trivia questions... >>

Heroes spin-off to launch online

Heroes spin-off to launch online

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NBC has teamed up with Mindshare Entertainment to launch an online spin-off of the US drama Heroes. Heroes: Destiny has been created with the help of the fans, who choose the gender, name, special powers and other features of the new hero. Sponsored by... >>

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

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

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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... >>

NBC content comes to the Zune

NBC content comes to the Zune

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So us Brits probably won't see the Zune until next year, and that'll be the third gen version, but those lucky chaps in the US will soon be available to enjoy new music and TV content. Microsoft is expanding its video store so that Zune owners will be... >>

Amazon's "Unbox" gets NBC's TV shows

Amazon's "Unbox" gets NBC's TV shows

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After the falling out with Apple and withdrawal of its shows from iTunes, NBC Universal and Amazon have announced that NBC's television shows with be available on Amazon.com's "Unbox" download service. Available on Unbox will be popular shows such as... >>

NBC's YouTube, iTunes rival gets name and Beta sign-up

NBC's YouTube, iTunes rival gets name and Beta sign-up

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The recent skirmish between Apple and NBC over iTunes content is perhaps not as much of a surprise when you put it into context of wider industry developments. The falling out, supposedly over pricing issues and piracy problems, may be just the surface... >>

NBC denies Apple's iTunes contract claims

NBC denies Apple's iTunes contract claims

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NBC Universal has said that it is "disappointed in not being able to successfully negotiate a new iTunes agreement with Apple". In a statement from the company's EVP Communications, Cory Shields, posted on Bloomberg.com, the company refutes claims from... >>

iTunes loses Heroes as NBC pulls out

iTunes loses Heroes as NBC pulls out

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NBC, the channel behind Heroes in the US has announced that it will not be renewing its agreement with Apple to sell some of its TV shows via the iTunes store. The news is likely to come as a blow to the computer company as NBC accounts for 30% of iTunes... >>

Coming soon "YouTube killer" wins $100 million in funding

Coming soon "YouTube killer" wins $100 million in funding

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The new video website venture from News Corp and NBC, said to be a potential "YouTube killer" has landed some impressive funding. The not-yet-named site (but we bet they've got some major marketing minds brainstorming right now) known only as project... >>