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Univision adds yet another subscription streaming service to the fray



If it’s unbundling we wanted, it’s unbundling that we’re getting.

Univision launched a streaming subscription service on Monday, asking $5.99 a month for access to its live broadcasts as well as some on-demand content.

“In addition to our robust TV Everywhere offering for pay TV subscribers, we now have a solution for our viewers who watch our networks over the air. Our goal is to serve all U.S….

Who is the digital king of late-night TV?



We won’t make you wait for the answer: According to millennials, Jimmy Fallon takes the crown.

A majority of millennials stream Fallon more than other late-night hosts, according to analysis from marketing analytics company Jumpshot released on Tuesday

The company analyzed late-night data in response to Vanity Fair’s October issue, which featured a slew of current hosts.

Unsurprisingly, Jumpshot’s data found that most millennials actually prefer watching late-night clips on YouTube than on…

HBO stays in business with ‘True Detective’ creator – but no word on Season 3



True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto is staying on Team HBO, but the network has stopped short of signing up for another season of the anthology show

HBO announced Tuesday it has renewed its overall deal with Pizzolatto that will keep him in business with the network until 2018. Not included in the announcement, however, is an official order for Season 3

As part of an overall deal, a creator presents new projects…

Modigliani nude masterpiece censored by CNBC, Bloomberg TV



If you only saw Amedeo Modigliani’s masterpiece painting “Nu Couch

Modigliani nude masterpiece censored by CNBC, Bloomberg TV



If you only saw Amedeo Modigliani’s masterpiece painting “Nu Couch

New web series ‘BabyTalk’ wants to be an edgy ‘Kids Say the Darndest Things’



LOS ANGELES — About three years ago, Dan Levy became a dad, a milestone that gave birth to another idea: a comedy show.

Levy, alongside friend and comedian Jensen Karp, decided to take the fatherhood experience and turn it into an Upright CItizen’s Brigade sketch series featuring kids and comedians.

Now, the duo is taking the live show to the web with their new series BabyTalk, which debuted Wednesday (Mashable got the first look, see the video below).

BabyTalk is the latest series to…

Fox Business GOP debate was surprisingly popular



The Republican presidential debates have been a ratings bonanza, and Tuesday night was no different.

Fox Business drew around 13.5 million viewers, according to data from the network based on Nielsen ratings. The number easily set a record as the most-watched program in the channel’s eight-year history. On top of that, the network hit 1.4 million simultaneous steams online

Viewership was down sharply from the first…

New OTT service aims to connect creators to consumers across devices



A new, premium, over-the-top service is hoping to give content creators more tools to monetize their work by making it easier for them to connect with consumers.

Rise, launched by video technology company Beachfront Media on Tuesday, is designed to help video creators and digital media networks “deploy apps directly to all the places millennials consume content.” This includes connected TVs (Apple TV, Roku, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV) as well as iOS and Android devices

“The message is…

Don’t let your smartphone be lazy: Make it help cure cancer as you sleep



While you sleep, your smartphone could be doing something much more useful than acting as your alarm clock.

DreamLab, a three-year collaboration between Australia’s Garvan Institute of Medical Research and the Vodafone Foundation, wants to use your idle smartphone to help cure cancer

To participate, all you have to do is download the free Android app from the Google Play Store and make sure your phone is being…

Turkish reporter violently arrested during police raid has been released



A reporter for a Turkish opposition news outlet who was violently arrested Wednesday as police stormed the company’s offices was released on Thursday afternoon.

The police raid on the Instanbul headquarters of Koza Ipek Holding on Wednesday morning caused outrage across the country; photos posted on social media from those at the scene appeared to show cops dragging away handcuffed journalists from Kanalturk and Bugun TV. Koza Ipek Holding, which owns both companies, is linked to U.S.-based…