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buzzfeed.com - benhenry - Demi Lovato Said She Left Disney Channel After Realising That Eating Disorders Were 'Terrifyingly Normalized' In The TV Industry
Demi Lovato Said She Left Disney Channel After Realising That Eating Disorders Were 'Terrifyingly Normalized' In The TV Industry
BuzzFeed

Disney She continued: 'I had this, like, savior complex, where I thought, 'Oh, I made this pact with God when I was young' and now I have to save people.' Andy Lyons / Getty Images 'I want [my career] to be about my music and my lyrics and my…

thewrap.com - Margeaux Sippell - Demi Lovato: Eating Disorder Was 'Terrifyingly Normalized' by TV Industry
Demi Lovato: Eating Disorder Was 'Terrifyingly Normalized' by TV Industry
TheWrap

Devi Lovato is opening up about her childhood as a Disney Channel star and the battles with eating disorders that she says were enabled by her management team and upheld by the television industry. In a new tell-all interview with Bustle, Lovato…

deadline.com - Jake Kanter - Sky & Sony Pictures Television Renew European Movie Deal
Sky & Sony Pictures Television Renew European Movie Deal
Deadline

Sky and Sony Pictures Television have signed a new “long-term” partnership that will give the Comcast -owned pay-TV operator access to Sony's movies across the UK and Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. The deal builds…

advanced-television.com - Colin Mann - Report highlights value of UK digital TV industry
Report highlights value of UK digital TV industry
advanced-television.com

A report from the Digital TV Group (DTG), the centre for UK digital TV, highlights the economic and social value of the UK's world-class digital TV industry. The report, titled The State of the Nation: UK Digital Television Innovation 2020, is the…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - Amazon Fire TV now pulls in live TV content from Sling TV, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV
Amazon Fire TV now pulls in live TV content from Sling TV, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV
TechCrunch

Amazon is upgrading its Fire TV's live TV experience through new integrations with several live TV streaming services, including Sling TV, YouTube TV, and Hulu + Live TV. Live content from these services will now appear within key areas with the…

variety.com - Todd Spangler - Comcast Launches Dish's Sling TV App on Xfinity Flex Boxes for Broadband Customers
Comcast Launches Dish's Sling TV App on Xfinity Flex Boxes for Broadband Customers
Variety

Comcast is making its most radical move yet to embrace cord-cutters. The cable giant is launching an app for Sling TV, the over-the-top subscription television service from rival Dish Network, on the Xfinity Flex device for broadband-only…

medianama.com - Aroon Deep - TV broadcasters want the regulatory flexibility streaming services have
TV broadcasters want the regulatory flexibility streaming services have
MediaNama

Linear TV broadcasters in India have been looking at the freedom streaming services have — for now — and their reaction is clear: we want that too. “For someone like us who come from a linear TV background [as opposed to…

variety.com - Leo Barraclough - Sky, Sony Pictures Television Agree New Long-Term Partnership
Sky, Sony Pictures Television Agree New Long-Term Partnership
Variety

European pay-TV operator Sky and Sony Pictures Television have agreed a new long-term partnership across the U.K., Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland. The deal includes a multi-year extension across all markets to the exclusive first…

skift.com - Choice Hotels Won June on U.S. TV Among All Travel Advertisers
Choice Hotels Won June on U.S. TV Among All Travel Advertisers
Skift

“The Open Road Is Open Again.” With that message to tap Americans' pent-up demand to get the hell out of the house and escape lockdowns, Choice Hotels went big on U.S. TV and was the most-seen brand. Being in the right place at an…

theverge.com - Julia Alexander - Amazon Fire TV Live adds virtual pay TV options from Sling, YouTube, and Hulu
Amazon Fire TV Live adds virtual pay TV options from Sling, YouTube, and Hulu
The Verge

Amazon's Fire TV platform is expanding its live TV integration to include several key new services: YouTube TV, Sling TV, and Hulu's live TV offering. The new services join previously available services, including Pluto TV and Prime Video Channels.

business-standard.com - Viveat Susan Pinto - Television, digital ads grow at 40% and 60% of pre-Covid levels: Experts
Television, digital ads grow at 40% and 60% of pre-Covid levels: Experts
Busienss Standard

One of the country's top media executives Uday Shankar, president of The Walt Disney Company for the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, recently indicated the industry was overdependent on advertising revenue. But, this reliance on advertising will not go…

forbes.com - John Archer - LG OLED65GX OLED TV Review: Wall Flower
LG OLED65GX OLED TV Review: Wall Flower
Forbes

For better or worse, LG has ditched the E series OLED TV from its 2020 range. Personally I find this a bit sad. After all, the idea of offering a step up to the ever-popular C series of OLED models based chiefly around offering superior audio makes…

mid-day.com - IANS - Hina Khan Television actors hardly make it big in Bollywood
Hina Khan Television actors hardly make it big in Bollywood
Mid-day

From starring in the TV show 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' for eight years to foray into Bollywood and the digital space, actress Hina Khan has carved a space in the entertainment industry. She feels it is not easy for a TV star to make it big in…

avclub.com - The best TV shows of the year so far
The best TV shows of the year so far
The A.V. Club

In any other year, a mid-year check-in on the status of TV programming would almost certainly elicit a chorus of “there's just too much of it!” But as we wait out each new cycle of lockdowns and reopenings, the overflowing content…

staradvertiser.com - Television and radio - July 8, 2020
Television and radio - July 8, 2020
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

[ AD HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS STORY ] On the air Listings are for Oceanic and Hawaiian Telcom analog/digital. *—premium station. Check your TV guide for latest updates. **—delayed TODAY TIME TV SPEC HT BASEBALL: KBO Twins at Bears…

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