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A #Biarritz, le monde de la télé cherche de nouvelles règles du jeu (L’Express)

Biarritz – Confrontés à l’appétit grandissant des jeunes pour le streaming et à l’ambition d’acteurs étrangers comme Netflix, chaînes de télé, producteurs et auteurs cherchent un nouvel équilibre pour exister à l’international tout en préservant l’exception culturelle française.

Le projet de loi “Liberté de création, architecture et patrimoine”, que le Sénat va examiner début février et qui entend… [Lire la suite sur L’Express]

#Netflix’s brilliant reason for making more mediocre television (The Verge)

Netflix has arguably produced the best summer of television programming ever. Daredevil, Chef’s Table, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, season two of BoJack Horseman, and season three of Orange Is the New Black were met with glowing praise. Even its indifferently received shows, Sense8 and Grace and Frankie, were more… [Read more on The Verge]

Looking Beyond TV, #Cable Is Exploring Virtual Reality (Variety)

Reality Sets In After Media’s Meltdown: The #TV Business is a Guessing Game (Wall Street Journal)

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As the media world assesses the wreckage of last week’s $50 billion stock rout, an unnerving reality is setting in. The TV business has lost its most attractive attribute: predictability.

For years, media investors were drawn to the stability of the pay television model: companies like Walt Disney Co., Viacom Inc., Time Warner Inc. and 21st Century Fox could promise growth thanks to… [Read more on Wall Street Journal]

#Crackle Imitates TV With Dennis Quaid Starrer ‘The Art of More’ (The Hollywood Reporter)

‘The Art of More’ Courtesy of Crackle

“There’s a revolution going on in television,” says Quaid, whose newest project will premiere November 19 on Sony’s Crackle.

If Netflix and Amazon want to be the disrupters of television, Crackle wants to imitate it.

The Sony-owned streaming service used its short time at the Television Critics Association summer press tour to announce an update to its streaming television app that mirrors the linear TV experience. A new feature called… [Read more on The Hollywood Reporter]

Comment les chaînes américaines contre-attaquent face aux sites de #VOD (Les Echos)

En avril, Time Warner annonçait pour contrer Netflix le lancement de HBO Now, version Web de sa chaîne vedette HBO, qui produit les plus célèbres séries américaines dont « Game of Thrones ». – DR

Plusieurs chaînes ont lancé un service de vidéo en streaming. D’autres s’allient aux réseaux sociaux pour séduire les plus jeunes.

« Ils tentent d’endiguer la montée des eaux », souriait un analyste jeudi dernier. Face à l’irrésistible progression des sites de vidéo à la demande, les grands groupes de télévision cherchent la parade : abonnements à prix cassés, accords avec les… [Lire la suite sur Les Echos]

Cord-Cutting Weighs on #PayTV (The Wall Street Journal)

Stocks of media firms with cable channels are hammered on subscriber losses

Cable TV’s signal is getting shaky on Wall Street.

The latest round of earnings from major media companies is stoking fears that as more… [Read more on The Wall Street Journal]

Time For #Television/Video To Adopt ‘Host & Guest’ Model (LinkedIn Pulse)


It’s time for T/V to get over its longtime love affair with the “cat and mouse” approach to advertising. Can you imagine the hospitality business constantly hounding their guests to do something they don’t want to — that has nothing to do with the reason they have come to the venue?

In the early 1920, even before television, broadcast radio was a medium looking for a way to monetize and cover the cost of producing and distributing content. Advertisers would literally… [Read more on LinkedIn Pulse]

#Hulu’s Living Room Viewing On The Rise As PC Viewing Declines (TechCrunch)

The future of CBS: digital only programming (Vator)

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Sometimes I can’t believe how much media has changed in just the last 15 years. Who could have predicted how much television we would not be consuming from a device other than a television set? It has been completely overhauled.

And you know who benefits from that? You and me. Because once… [Read more on Vator]

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