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Taylor Swift working on original TV show for AT&T

News that Taylor Swift is working on an original TV show for a video-streaming service might lead to assumptions that Apple is the partner. Nope. Taylor Swift Now will be “a new video experience only on AT&T” offering...
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YouTube boy-band Boyce Avenue get their own TV show

Boyce Avenue are one of the most prominent artists to break out from YouTube, the platform where they came to fame and now have 8.7 million subscribers to their channel. Now they’re starring in a TV show produced by US...
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MTV redoubles music efforts with shows not videos

MTV’s flagship TV channel is getting back into music, but with shows rather than shortform music videos. “Right now about a third of our slate is what I’d call directly in music, significantly more than in the recent...
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Report 392 – Burning Question

In our Cover Feature we look at the chaos surrounding both Cür and Guvera and what this tells us about the state of digital music in 2016. The market is tilted towards failure and even long-standing services, despite approaching...
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Vevo: ‘People have undervalued just how important the TV is’

“TV now reminds me a little bit of mobile in 2006 to 2007. There’d been at least six to eight years of people talking about building mobile services and apps on platforms like Symbian, but it didn’t really work.” Mark...
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Study claims kids more interested in mobile video than TV

We sense the latest research from Miner & Co. won’t come as a surprise to many parents: it claims children are less interested in traditional TV than they are in watching video on handheld devices. In fact, its survey...
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Apple tipped to debut new Apple TV set-top box in June

Watch? Schmatch. Apple is planning to unveil a new version of its Apple TV set-top box in June at its WWDC event in San Francisco. At least, that’s what BuzzFeed is claiming, suggesting that it’s Apple’s long-rumoured...
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Shazam dampens speculation about imminent IPO

“We’ve joined the Unicorn club,” Shazam CEO Rich Riley told The Times in a recent interview, referring to the company’s recent $1bn valuation. “Shazam would be a great public company with a business model driven...
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Xbox One console gets Pandora and Vevo apps

Microsoft has announced several new third-party apps available for its Xbox One console, including Pandora and Vevo. The latter’s app is live in 14 countries, offering its now familiar connected-TV service with on-demand...
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BBC scores recreated with BBC Orchestral Toolkit

TV and digital media producers can now tap in to the BBC’s history of soundtracks, through a new product from Universal Publishing Production Music’s Beeb-branded label. It’s called the BBC Orchestral Toolkit, with...
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Us the Duo making hay on Spotify from Shake It Off cover

You can’t stream Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ on Spotify now. Well, not her version. YouTube’n’Vine stars Us the Duo have been doing rather well with a cover version of the song, which they say has been streamed...
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Kerrang! draws Fresh Blood

Metal brand Kerrang! is aggregating all its divisions – print, online, TV and radio – around the Fresh Blood brand that will look to find and promote emerging talent. One new act a week will be promoted across all the...