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‘Hemlock Grove’, Eli Roth’s Netflix Original Series, Gets a New Trailer

Eli Roth’s new horror series Hemlock Grove will premiere on Netflix in exactly one month from today, and Netflix has just released a brand new trailer. The series, based on the novel of the same name by Brian McGreevy, stars …

Spotify Removes 5-Play-Per-Track Limit for U.K. Users Spotify Removes 5-Play-Per-Track Limit for U.K. Users

Spotify is removing one of the barriers for users in the U.K. who choose to use the streaming service’s free option. Starting today, users in the U.K. are no longer limited to 5 plays – the cap has been removed. …

Redbox Instant Now Open to the Public Redbox Instant Now Open to the Public
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Back in January, at CES, Redox Instant CEO Shawn Strickland said that the service would move out of beta and be open to everyone by the end of March. And it looks like he’s a man of his word. Today, …

CBS Launches New App with Full-Episode Streaming CBS Launches New App with Full-Episode Streaming

Today, CBS has launched a brand new app optimized for both the iPhone and the iPad that will allows users to stream full episodes of the network’s daytime, primetime, and late night shows for free. Daytime and Late-night shows will …

Twitter to Launch Standalone Music Discovery App Born Out of Recent Acquisition [REPORT] Twitter to Launch Standalone Music Discovery App Born Out of Recent Acquisition [REPORT]

Twitter is working on a standalone music app that could be released on iOS as early as the end of March, according to a report from CNET. The app will reportedly be called “Twitter Music” and will be built upon …

Breaking Bad Is Your Favorite TV Marathon as Users Vote in Netflix’s First Ever Flixies

Late last month, Netflix announced the first ever Flixie awards, which asked users to vote on their favorite TV shows and movies available on the Netflix Instant catalog. The awards featured some untraditional categories like “Best Bromance” and “Best Hangover …

Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months Spotify Adds 1 Million Paid Subscriptions in Just 3 Months
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Spotify has tacked on a million paid users just a little over three months. That’s the word from SXSW, where the company has announced that they can now boast 6 million paid subscribers. Back in December, Spotify announced that their …

Netflix Launches New ISP Speed Index Site Netflix Launches New ISP Speed Index Site
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Today, Netflix unveiled their new ISP Speed Index website, which lets users browse the average performance of multiple ISPs across many of the countries in which Netflix in available. You can compare the ISP performance lists at ispspeedindex.netflix.com. As of …

Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K. Spotify Expanding Its Web Player Beta in the U.K.

Spotify is opening up its closed beta for its new web player in the U.K., letting more people have access to the browser-based music streaming experience. We first learned that Spotify was finally planning on launching a web player back …

Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works Amazon Studios Working on a New Kids Show, One of 12 Pilots Currently in the Works

Amazon today announced a new kids show in development from Amazon Studios. Prime Instant Video has greenlit the pilot for interactive math-based puzzle show Sara Solves It. Here’s Amazon’s official synopsis of the show: Viewers follow brother and sister duo …

YouTube Music Streaming Service On The Way [REPORT] YouTube Music Streaming Service On The Way [REPORT]

According to a report from Fortune that cites multiple sources inside both Google and the record industry, YouTube is set to launch its own subscription music service later this year in tandem with the Google Play subscription service that we’ve …

‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie ‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie

Pulp, a british indie “comedy about comics,” debuts today as the first-ever Xbox 360-exclusive film. As streaming and downloading options continue to expand, this is a first for the popular console. The film’s creators cite the growing cost of theatrical …

Pandora Puts 40-Hour/Month Cap on Free Mobile Listening, Says It’ll Only Affect 4% of Users Pandora Puts 40-Hour/Month Cap on Free Mobile Listening, Says It’ll Only Affect 4% of Users

Streaming music radio service Pandora has just announced that it will be ending free unlimited streaming for mobile users. Before you grab your pitchforks, Pandora is assuring users that this will only affect a very small portion of its mobile …

Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar Spotify for iOS Gets a Swipeable Menu and a New ‘Now Playing’ Bar

Spotify for iOS has just received a makeover, and it brings a new interface that makes navigation, playback, and more a whole lot easier. The first big thing that you’ll notice is that you can now navigate around the app …

Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies Netflix Looks to Crown the Best PMS Drama, Best Bromance, and More with The Flixies
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Netflix is looking to “honor the ways you really watch Netflix” by giving out awards to films and TV shows in some untraditional award categories. The company has just launched The Flixies, just two days after the Academy Awards, and …

Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views Billboard’s Hot 100 Now Takes Into Account YouTube Views

The Billboard Hot 100 chart, a longstanding signifier of what’s popular in pop music, has received a retooling for the modern age. Starting now, YouTube views are now an official metric in determining what songs hit the Hot 100 chart. …

House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around House of Cards Made 86% of Netflix Users More Likely to Stick Around
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Netflix has refused to release any specific data on how many of its subscribers are watching their first foray into big-budget original content, House of Cards. Content Chief Ted Sarandos has said that the show is currently the most-watched thing …

House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb) House of Cards Is the Most Popular TV Show in the World Right Now (According to IMDb)
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According to the IMDb MOVIEmeter, the Netflix original series House of Cards is currently the most popular TV show in the world right now. IMDb’s MOVIEmeter is based on algorithms that determine levels of public awareness and interest. It takes …

Criterion Collection on Hulu Opens Up 800+ Classic Films for Free This Weekend Criterion Collection on Hulu Opens Up 800+ Classic Films for Free This Weekend

If you’re a film lover and want to spend the weekend holed up watching the best of Jean-Luc Godard, Ingmar Bergman, Francois Truffaut, Kurosawa, Chaplin, and more – Criterion and Hulu have an offer for you. Starting today and continuing …

Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video Amazon, CBS Expand Content Deal to Bring More Shows to Prime Instant Video
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Amazon and CBS have just announced an expanded content agreement that will see even more of the network’s programming become available on Amazon’s Prime Instant Video service (Amazon and CBS already have a deal for some of the network’s catalog). …

House of Cards Is the Most-Watched Thing on Netflix Right Now House of Cards Is the Most-Watched Thing on Netflix Right Now

As you may have expected from all of the buzz surrounding the new Netflix original series House of Cards, it’s incredibly popular. Just how popular? Well, according to Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, it’s the most-watched show on Netflix …