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HBO has announced that beginning in 2015, it will offer what many have long wanted: access to HBO without having cable.
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Jay Leno is returning to TV with a show about cars. Tentatively titled “Jay Leno’s Garage,” the show will premiere on CNBC next year.

Jay Leno is returning to TV with a show about cars. Tentatively titled “Jay Leno’s Garage,” the show will premiere on CNBC next year.

Jay Leno is close to a deal to host a new show on CNBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Jay Leno is close to a deal to host a new show on CNBC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Meredith Vieira Show premieres today on NBC, and you may recognize a familiar face from PR: former Hillshire Brands CCO Jon Harris, who will serve as announcer on the show.

The Meredith Vieira Show premieres today on NBC, and you may recognize a familiar face from PR: former Hillshire Brands CCO Jon Harris, who will serve as announcer on the show.

"I wanted to sit with the cool kids at lunch, so I approached Netflix to make sure they were as cool as I thought they were, and when I confirmed my suspicions, like with any other future lover, I made my move."

— Chelsea Handler on her deal to host Netflix’s first original talk show.

Yahoo is following the lead of Netflix and Amazon by planning four half-hour-long comedy series from established writers and directors that could make the company a player in original content. The move would enable Yahoo to take on cable networks and streaming services for coveted advertising dollars. 
Source: The Wall Street Journal

Yahoo is following the lead of Netflix and Amazon by planning four half-hour-long comedy series from established writers and directors that could make the company a player in original content. The move would enable Yahoo to take on cable networks and streaming services for coveted advertising dollars.

Source: The Wall Street Journal


Thousands of users saw an error message or long load times during the season four premiere of smash fantasy series Game of Thrones on HBO’s Go mobile app. The network tweeted some humorous, show-themed messages in response.
Netflix has seen profits soar as global paid subscriber numbers passed 40 million - more than HBO. The company’s executives cite its investment in original programs, such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, as a main profit driver. Netflix plans to double its investment in original content, including more TV shows and original movies.

Netflix has seen profits soar as global paid subscriber numbers passed 40 million - more than HBO. The company’s executives cite its investment in original programs, such as House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, as a main profit driver. Netflix plans to double its investment in original content, including more TV shows and original movies.

Jeffrey Hayzlett, CEO of The Hayzlett Group and former CMO of Kodak, will star in a new series on Bloomberg Television about companies that are shaping the global business landscape. C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett will debut on October 8 at 9:30pm ET. In the first episode, Hayzlett, a contributing editor for Bloomberg Television, visits Dunkin’ Donuts headquarters to get an inside look at the food chain’s leadership. Future episodes will feature companies such as MGM, Domino’s Pizza, Crossfit, Major League Soccer, and Heineken.

David Fincher won an Emmy Award last night for best director for Netflix political drama House of Cards - the first victory in a major category for an online video distributor.  Earlier this year, communications leaders talked to PRWeek about how Netflix rebuilt its reputation by listening to consumers and focusing on original content. Read the story here.

David Fincher won an Emmy Award last night for best director for Netflix political drama House of Cards - the first victory in a major category for an online video distributor.

Earlier this year, communications leaders talked to PRWeek about how Netflix rebuilt its reputation by listening to consumers and focusing on original content. Read the story here.