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Pilot Watch: Gotham [Review]

As Edward Nygma may ask, “Riddle me this: What do you get when you launch a TV series designed to cash in on the current superhero craze that doesn’t star a superhero?”. The answer is Gotham, but don’t be calling

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Televised Revolution – “Why That Genre?” (Ep 362)

Comic book movies have dominated cinemas for the past decade with no end in sight. TV has embraced the genre, with no less than four series based on comics launching in this coming TV season with many others in development

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Australian TV Bosses Squeezing Out Netflix Don’t Understand Netflix

The AFR today ran a feature regarding the Australian TV network executives seeking to squeeze out Netflix from the marketplace by securing content before Netflix can get access to it. Based on the quotes that run through the article, however,

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The 2014/15 US TV Season and Downton Abbey Rule This Weeks Watchlist – Week Beginning 21 September 2014

This is the start of a very busy week for TV enthusiasts. While last week we saw a small handful of TV series trying to make their mark before this weeks glut of launches, this is the week where it

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EzyFlix Will Convert Your DVD + Bluray Discs To Digital – But Do We Still Want That?

In 2011 Apple launched iTunes Match, a subscription service that enabled users to store all of their music files in the cloud. This included music purchased within iTunes, along with any other albums owned. It didn’t matter whether the music

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SBS On Demand – Leading The Pack In Online Catch-Up

With the highly publicised launch of FreeviewPlus last week dominating the conversation regarding free to air TV and catch-up services it’s easy to forget that, while it’s great that there’s now a locally available platform bringing these services together in

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Review: FreeviewPlus – Is It Worth It?

Australian TV consortium Freeview last night officially launched their new product FreeviewPlus. Built to serve as the future of Australian broadcast television, FreeviewPlus employs a technology called HbbTV to provide a hybrid of broadcast and streamed TV content. This means

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Catch-Up TV Stirrings

The launch today of an HbbTV service in Australia, branded ‘FreeviewPlus’, is a strong reminder of the current difficulties of watching catch-up TV in Australia. Regardless of the many platforms that offer the catch-up TV services, there is still  difficulty

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Red Oaks Is The 2014 Caddyshack Throwback We Deserve

This week has seen the launch of the third wave of pilots produced by Amazon Instant Video. Their model is very fluid, but the one constant has been that they have released their pilots online, then allowed their customers to

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$9.95 Is The Right Price Point For Presto. For The Moment.

Foxtel have today announced a new price point for their video on demand movie streaming service Presto. The new pricing is effective from Sunday 17th of August, with existing customers offered a free month of access as compensence. While many potential

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