Television

A TiVo Roamio DVR. (image provided by TiVo Inc.)

TiVo Refreshes Lineup With 6-Tuner Roamio DVRs

TiVo Inc. wants to give television viewers more control over what they watch on traditional channels and over the Internet as the pioneer of digital video recorders unveils its fifth-generation devices.

08/21/2013

James Franco (credit: Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

James Franco Gets Artsy With Ovation Channel

The Ovation channel said Wednesday that it’s joining with the actor-writer-filmmaker on a new series, “James Franco Presents”

08/21/2013

(L-R) Daniel Craig & Javier Bardem in "Skyfall" (credit: Columbia Pictures)

GLAAD Finds Movies Lag Behind TV In LGBT Roles

GLAAD study found that of 101 films released by six major studios last year, 14 included characters identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual…

08/21/2013

Sir Paul McCartney (credit: JOERG KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

McCartney Added To iHeartRadio Festival Lineup

Hot on the heels of his performance at Outside Lands, Paul McCartney will be performing at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas…

08/14/2013

Kevin Spacey as U.S. Congressman Frank Underwood in a scene from the Netflix original series, "House of Cards" (credit: Netflix)

Emmy Nominations 2013: Netflix May Take Big Leap

Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” on Thursday become the first online contenders to nab top Emmy nominations…

07/17/2013

49-Mile Drive Sign and Sutro Tower

Sutro Tower Marks 40th Anniversary

San Francisco’s Sutro Tower, where KPIX 5 and most of the Bay Area’s television stations transmit from, will turn 40 years old next week…

06/27/2013

Henry Cavill as "Superman" in "Man of Steel" (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)

Battle of The Men of Steel! Vote For Your Favorite ‘Superman’

Many actors played the ‘Man of Steel!’ Who was your favorite Superman? Vote now…

06/13/2013

A Comcast call center in Sacramento. (CBS)

New Comcast Platform Saves TV Shows Online

Comcast Corp., which provides service to many Bay Area homes and is the nation’s largest cable TV provider, is rolling out a new TV platform that does away with the hard drive and saves your TV shows online.

06/12/2013

The Hulu logo

Yahoo, Pay TV Operators Among Bidders For Hulu

A person with direct knowledge of Hulu says the video site is again up for sale, with Yahoo and pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable among the seven bidders.

05/24/2013

David Cross, left, and Portia de Rossi in a scene from "Arrested Development," premiering May 26, 2013, on Netflix (credit: Sam Urdank/Netflix)

Los Gatos-Based Netflix Looking For Subscription Boom From ‘Arrested Development’

Netflix is hoping this weekend’s release of the resurrected TV series “Arrested Development” will lock up more subscribers to its Internet video service.

05/24/2013

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