Time Warner Cable Bringing TV to Xbox 360 this SummerAMC, BBC World News, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, HGTV and more will be available on this application. 

Time Warner Cable Bringing TV to Xbox 360 this Summer

AMC, BBC World News, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CNN, Comedy Central, Food Network, HGTV and more will be available on this application. 

How about not making us have a cable subscription hooked up to it. How about stream online tv! Come on XBOX ONE!

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HBO nixes idea of Netflix partnership

(Reuters) - Consumers who dream of watching HBO hits like “The Sopranos” or “Game of Thrones” by streaming to TVs using their Netflix accounts shouldn’t hold their breath.

Netflix Inc CEO Reed Hastings raised the tantalizing possibility on Tuesday that his video rental company could partner with HBO, with which his company has jostled in the past, as it has with other television networks that supply programming.

HBO rushed to pour cold water on the possibilities that the Netflix CEO raised in a letter to shareholders, making it clear it had no intentions of making a deal with Hastings, who often singles out HBO as a chief competitor.

"We are not in discussions and have no plans to work with Netflix," HBO spokesman Jeff Cusson said.

HBO offers current and past programs such as “Sex in the City” and “Boardwalk Empire” to its subscribers through HBO Go, an on-demand service available on computers, tablets and mobile phones.

Earlier this year, the premium cable channel, owned by Time Warner Inc, refused to sell to Netflix DVDs of “True Blood” and its other shows at the wholesale price it offers to retail stores.

Hastings has sought to downplay the rivalry with HBO, which sees Netflix’s service that streams movies and TV shows to TVs and other mobile devices as a competitor for the service it provides to cable subscribers.

"While we compete for content and viewing time with HBO, it is also possible we will find opportunities to work together - just as we do with other networks," Hastings and Chief Financial Officer David Wells said in their letter.

Hastings did not say whether Netflix would license HBO’s programming or co-finance future shows.

The reference to HBO, he told analysts in a conference call after Netflix announced its earnings, was meant to highlight that “we’re just another network, and then when you have multiple networks, they often find ways of working together.”

No agreement with HBO is in the works, Hastings said in an interview.

"There is no current deal on the table," he said.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/25/entertainment-us-netflix-hbo-idUSBRE86O03Z20120725

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The 2012 Emmy Nominations are…

Best Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire
Breaking Bad
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
Homeland
Mad Men

Best Comedy Series
The Big Bang Theory
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Girls
Modern Family
30 Rock
Veep

Best Leading Actor in a Drama Series
Hugh Bonneville, Downton Abbey
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Michael C. Hall, Dexter
Jon Hamm, Mad Men
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best Leading Actor in a Comedy Series
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
Don Cheadle, House of Lies
Louis C.K., Louie
Jon Cryer, Two and a Half Men
Larry David, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory

Best Leading Actress in a Drama Series
Kathy Bates, Harry’s Law
Glenn Close, Damages
Claire Danes, Homeland
Michelle Dockery, Downton Abbey
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Elisabeth Moss, Mad Men

Best Leading Actress in a Comedy Series
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Lena Dunham, Girls
Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly
Amy Poehler, Parks & Recreation

Best Miniseries or Movie
American Horror Story
Game Change
Hatfields & McCoys
Hemingway & Gellhorn
Luther
Sherlock

Best Leading Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Woody Harrelson, Game Change
Clive Owen, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece)
Idris Elba, Luther
Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys
Bill Paxton, Hatfields & McCoys

Best Leading Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Julianne Moore, Game Change
Connie Britton, American Horror Story
Nicole Kidman, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Emma Thompson, The Song of Lunch (Masterpiece)
Ashley Judd, Missing

Best Reality Competition
The Amazing Race
Dancing With The Stars
Project Runway
So You Think You Can Dance
Top Chef
The Voice

Best Reality Host
Tom Bergeron, Dancing With The Stars
Cat Deeley, So You Think You Can Dance
Phil Keoghan, The Amazing Race
Ryan Seacrest, American Idol
Betty White, Betty White’s Off Their Rockers

Best Variety Program
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Real Time with Bill Maher
Saturday Night Live

Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
Giancarlo Esposito, Breaking Bad
Brendan Coyle, Downton Abbey
Jim Carter, Downton Abbey
Jared Harris, Mad Men
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Joanna Froggatt, Downton Abbey
Christina Hendricks, Mad Men
Christine Baranski, The Good Wife

Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Ed O’Neill, Modern Family
Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Modern Family
Ty Burrell, Modern Family
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family
Bill Hader, Saturday Night Live
Max Greenfield, New Girl

Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Mayim Bialik, The Big Bang Theory
Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
Julie Bowen, Modern Family
Kristen Wiig, Saturday Night Live
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Kathryn Joosten, Desperate Housewives

Best Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Sarah Paulson, Game Change
Frances Conroy, American Horror Story
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Judy Davis, Page Eight (Masterpiece)
Mare Winningham, Hatfields & McCoys

Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Movie
Ed Harris, Game Change
Denis O’Hare, American Horror Story
David Strathairn, Hemingway & Gellhorn
Martin Freeman, Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia (Masterpiece)
Tom Berenger, Hatfields & McCoys

Best Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
Dot-Marie Jones, Glee
Maya Rudolph, Saturday Night Live
Melissa McCarthy, Saturday Night Live
Elizabeth Banks, 30 Rock
Margaret Cho, 30 Rock
Kathy Bates, Two and a Half Men

Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Michael J. Fox, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Greg Kinnear, Modern Family
Bobby Cannavale, Nurse Jackie
Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live
Will Arnett, 30 Rock
Jon Hamm, 30 Rock

Best Guest Actress in a Drama Series
Martha Plimpton, The Good Wife
Loretta Devine, Grey’s Anatomy
Jean Smart, Harry’s Law
Julia Ormond, Mad Men
Joan Cusack, Shameless
Uma Thurman, Smash

Best Guest Actor in a Drama Series
Mark Margolis, Breaking Bad
Dylan Baker, The Good Wife
Michael J. Fox, The Good Wife
Jeremy Davies, Justified
Ben Feldman, Mad Men
Jason Ritter, Parenthood

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series
Louie, “Pregnant”
Girls, “Pilot”
Parks and Recreation, “The Debate”
Parks and Recreation, “Win, Lose, or Draw”
Community, “Remedial Chaos Theory”

Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Downton Abbey, “Episode 7″
Mad Men, “The Other Woman”
Mad Men, “Commissions and Fees”
Mad Men, “Far Away Places”
Homeland, “Pilot”


(Source: slavicinferno)

AMC Will Stream The Season Premiere Of ‘Breaking Bad’ On Its Website For Dish Subscribers

Somewhat lost in the recent DirecTV/Viacom shuffle is the fact that AMC is still knee-deep in their own battle over carriage rates, with the network currently blacked out for all Dish Network subscribers. Considering the fifth and final season of Breaking Bad debuts in less than a week, some Dish Network subscribers are justifiably freaking the hell out about it. To combat this, and in no way whatsoever try to endear themselves to subscribers in an attempt to win the public relations battle in a heated negotiation, AMC has announcedthat they will stream this Sunday’s season premiere for free on their website.

Here’s the press release from AMC:

AMC wants its loyal DISH viewers to experience the excitement of the Breaking Bad premiere at the same time as their friends and neighbors, and we want to give DISH customers an extra week to switch providers so they can enjoy the rest of the season.

To recap the day’s events: Viacom is fighting with DirecTV so they yanked all their programs off the Internet, and AMC is fighting with Dish so they’re putting one of their most popular programs ON the Internet. I’ll tell you what, if all these networks and providers keep fighting like children and dragging the Internet into the middle of it, I’m afraid it might start acting out for attention. Smoking cigarettes, being disruptive in class, you know how it goes.

Look, I … I wasn’t going to tell you this, but… I was walking behind the Internet the other day, and a flier for amateur night at The Landing Strip fell out of its backpack. It’s not for another two weeks, and I don’t know if the Internet is just joking around here, but, I mean, I really think everyone needs to take this seriously and evaluate what they’re doing. This is the Internet’s future we’re talking about.


Read more: http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2012/07/amc-will-stream-the-season-premiere-of-breaking-bad-on-its-website-for-dish-subscribers/#ixzz20Va9UdQE

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Only 9 Days Until Dish Network Drops AMC!

This means you WONT be able to watch Breaking Bad. Also, you won’t be able to watch The Walking Dead or Mad Men when they return. 

http://www.keepamcnetworks.com/

(Source: slavicinferno)

There are rumors that HULU PLUS will begin to require a basic cable subscription for membership…

That’s some bullshit! I’m cancelling if that happens. 

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