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cbc.ca - Yvette Brend - U.S. television productions stalled in Vancouver by bottleneck in COVID-19 testing
U.S. television productions stalled in Vancouver by bottleneck in COVID-19 testing
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email A number of television productions have been paused just as they were ramping back up in Vancouver due to a backlog in COVID-19 testing, CBC has confirmed. The news first broke in Variety Magazine…

ocregister.com - The Associated Press - Google unveils latest Pixel 5G phone, new TV service
Google unveils latest Pixel 5G phone, new TV service
Orange County Register

FILE – This March 19, 2018, file photo shows a Google app in Baltimore. Google will try to make a bigger splash in the smartphone market with a cheaper high-end model while it also aims to expand its presence on bigger screens with a new TV…

standard.co.uk - George Fenwick - All the best new TV shows arriving in October
All the best new TV shows arriving in October
Evening Standard

As Autumn arrives and the weather cools down, the TV calendar promises an exciting slate of new series to sink your teeth into. With the pandemic having caused a number of schedule delays and changes in the television industry this year, October…

bloomberg.com - Mark Gurman - Google Launches $99 Nest Audio Speaker, New Chromecast TV Device
Google Launches $99 Nest Audio Speaker, New Chromecast TV Device
Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc.'s Google launched a $99 Nest Audio speaker and a new Chromecast TV device, seeking to hold off Amazon.com Inc. and other competitors from grabbing more consumers in the smart home market. The Nest Audio replaced the mid-tier Google…

deadline.com - Peter White - 'Black-ish' Star Marsai Martin & Walden Media Adapting Ingrid Law's Kids' Fantasy Novel 'Savvy' For Television
'Black-ish' Star Marsai Martin & Walden Media Adapting Ingrid Law's Kids' Fantasy Novel 'Savvy' For Television
Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Marsai Martin, who plays Diane Johnson in the hit ABC comedy Black-ish, has teamed with Walden Media to adapt Ingrid Law's children's fantasy novel Savvy as a TV series. Martin's Genius Entertainment, which has a first-look film deal…

stuff.co.nz - Harry Says: Selling Sunset is the perfect television show
Harry Says: Selling Sunset is the perfect television show
Stuff

OPINION: Remember the early 2000s, when it was all about the high-low, high street-designer mix? You know, every other column in Vogue was about wearing your Topshop with your Dolce. Pat Field and the Carrie Bradshaw aesthetic was the best look…

variety.com - Dave McNary - Issa Rae Launches Hoorae Production Company for Film, TV, Digital (EXCLUSIVE)
Issa Rae Launches Hoorae Production Company for Film, TV, Digital (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety

Issa Rae has consolidated her entertainment production ventures for feature film, television and digital under the recently launched Hoorae media company, Variety has learned exclusively. Formerly Issa Rae Productions, Hoorae includes HBO's…

androidauthority.com - Chromecast with Google TV vs the 'old' Chromecast series
Chromecast with Google TV vs the 'old' Chromecast series
Android Authority

Credit: David Imel / Android Authority In 2013, Google launched the first version of its Chromecast TV dongle. It was designed to cast smartphone apps, including video streaming apps, to big-screen televisions. Seven years later, the market for…

comicbook.com - Charlie Ridgely - Netflix Developing Live-Action Conan the Barbarian TV Series
Netflix Developing Live-Action Conan the Barbarian TV Series
Comicbook.com

Conan the Barbarian is making a long-awaited return to the screen, and the beloved hero is going to be heading to the halls of Netflix for his big comeback. According to a new report from Deadline, Netflix is developing a live-action TV series…

cnbc.com - Todd Haselton - Google announces new rival to Roku, Amazon Fire TV
Google announces new rival to Roku, Amazon Fire TV
CNBC

Published Wed, Sep 30 2020 2:07 PM EDT Google is expected to announce several new gadgets at its annual hardware event on Wednesday. Google's new Chromecast with Google TV rivals Roku and Fire TV products. The Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 phones are…

forbes.com - Mike Ozanian - NFL TV Ratings Post Strong Rebound While College Football Continues Decline
NFL TV Ratings Post Strong Rebound While College Football Continues Decline
Forbes

There's a big gap thus far between college and professional football television viewership. Both college and the NFL starting their seasons off poorly, as the audience for the pros opening slate of Sunday games suffered small declines from a year…

venturebeat.com - Emil Protalinski - Chromecast with Google TV attempts to revive Android TV for the streaming wars
Chromecast with Google TV attempts to revive Android TV for the streaming wars
VentureBeat

At its Launch Night In event today, Google officially unveiled Chromecast with Google TV. The new TV dongle costs $50, which is quite cheap given that it comes with its own remote control and dedicated operating system. The latter is so important…

slashfilm.com - Hoai-Tran Bui - Independent Spirit Awards Adds TV Categories to 2021 Ceremony
Independent Spirit Awards Adds TV Categories to 2021 Ceremony
/Film

After 35 years of awarding independent film, the Spirit Awards is expanding to the small screen. Film Independent has added five television categories to the upcoming 36th edition Spirit Awards, which will be held in 2021. Variety reports that the…

memphisflyer.com - Alex Greene - Movie Music! Memphis Musicians are Getting their Songs in Films and TV Shows
Movie Music! Memphis Musicians are Getting their Songs in Films and TV Shows
Memphis Flyer

It's like I'm fresh off the shelf, fresh off the lot, fresh out the pot. Cameron Bethany wrote and sang those words at a turning point in his life, when he was indeed feeling brand new. For the singer/songwriter and his colleagues in the…

marketpulse.com - Exhausting television
Exhausting television
MarketPulse

Watching the first US presidential debate in full flight, and although the content and the process have held no surprises, it has left me exhausted just watching it. Apart from the challenges of Mr Biden getting a word in sideways, there were no…

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