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Interview on 2SER Radio – Binge Watching: How has the way we watch TV changed?

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A study in the UK has found that 35% of audiences are watching several episodes of a show throughout a weekly basis. As we see a shift from families watching TV together to individualised binge watching, has the way we watch TV changed through the rising popularity of streaming services? The Daily was joined by Dr…

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Shame! The ‘technical glitches’ that hit Game of Thrones could limit other popular live-streamed events

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Winter was coming with the first episode of the new Game of Thrones series this week, but the real freeze was a technical one. Many fans across the world were unable to watch the much anticipated season opener using legal streaming services, such as Foxtel Now in Australia. Foxtel issued a statement on Monday saying…

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E7 – Netflix takes over cable, Subscription overtakes FTA TV & VR with special guest Stephanie Andrews

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In this episode we discuss Netflix and how it could impact cable in the US and overtake box office spending. We talk about some recent developments in the Australian TV landscape, Fan reactions and 360video and we have a special guest Stephanie Andrews to talk 3D and VR. (Recorded: 20th Tuesday June, 2017). SHOW NOTES: Segment 1…

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With the rise of subscription and online TV, we need to rethink local content rules

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Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan in The Katering Show (2015), which began as a short form web series. (Source: idmb)

The newly released Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report on Film, Television and Digital Games 2015-16 offers fascinating insights into how our screen media landscape has changed over the past four years. A key factor has been the introduction of subscription video-on-demand services in early 2015. Indeed, the report notes that the income of subscription…

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Ten Network’s problems are history repeating

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Reporters at the Ten Network relayed the news of their employer’s voluntary administration, during a staff meeting. The network was looking to refinance to the tune of A$250 million, after its existing finance was due to expire on December 23. But Ten’s directors said they were left no choice but to appoint administrators from KordaMentha…

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Episode 6 – VoD, original content, vertical video, UHD, the new Foxtel and Network Ten’s troubles.

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In this episode we discuss Netflix, VoD and Apple’s Original Content and the cultural impact, Vertical Video and Ultra HD, Sport Data and Viewing Habits, the New Foxtel and could we being saying goodbye to Network Ten. (Recorded: 14th Wednesday June, 2017). SHOW NOTES: Segment 1 – Netflix, VoD and Apple’s Original Content Global SVOD’s assault on cultural identity…

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