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Freeview Play: Five facts you need to know before buying into the new Freevie...

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Freeview Play: Five facts you need to know before buying into the new Freeview service
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Freeview Play is the next generation of Freeview ? the UK's digital terrestrial television platform. Since its implementation in 2002, Freeview's reach has steadily grown and Freeview Play looks to modernise TV once again by bringing streaming services ...


Freeview: death of linear TV 'overstated' - DigitalTVEurope.net

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Freeview: death of linear TV 'overstated'
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The death of linear TV is not something that Freeview is experiencing, with the vast majority of people in the UK still tuning in live, according to Freeview managing director Guy North. Speaking on a panel debate at TV Connect yesterday, North said ...


STV Glasgow and Edinburgh channels move up Freeview TV guide - STV News

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STV Glasgow and Edinburgh channels move up Freeview TV guide
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STV's city channels, STV Glasgow and STV Edinburgh, will move up the Freeview TV guide on Tuesday. They will make the changeover from position 23 in the Freeview Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) to position eight, taking the place of BBC Alba as it ...


Freeview extends on-demand service to remaining 40pc of its viewers - Stuff.c...

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Freeview extends on-demand service to remaining 40pc of its viewers
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They will also be able to watch other "on demand" content provided through TVNZ On Demand, 3Now and Maori Television On Demand. Freeview satellite customers would need a compatible set-top box or television that was hooked up to broadband to ...
On Demand on TV for all - FreeviewPlus now on SatelliteScoop.co.nz (press release)

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4G interferes with Freeview TV signal - Derry Journal

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4G interferes with Freeview TV signal
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?If you rely on Freeview for TV, we can arrange for one of our accredited engineers to visit homes to fix Freeview interference caused by 4G signals, free of charge. If you use Freeview alongside other TV services, we can send free filters which block ...
Solar interference may affect TV signal for viewers in New ZealandStuff.co.nz

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Residents angry they're unable to receive Freeview television channels - ITV ...

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Residents angry they're unable to receive Freeview television channels
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When hundreds of people in Exmouth complained their TV signal had disappeared, they were told their local transmitter was fine. But Don Holman, who's virtually housebound with a chronic lung condition, has had a blank screen since Thursday night.
Mystery cause of Devon TV signal fault is revealedPlymouth Herald

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TV Connect to broadcast live on Freeview - Broadband TV News

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TV Connect to broadcast live on Freeview
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?We're very excited about these new additions that will give everyone at TV Connect an opportune stage to do what they do best,? said Laura Proctor, head of marketing at Informa Telecoms & Media. ?They were created to give our attendees ? the industry ...


Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support - Pocket-lint.com

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Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support
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UKTV, which runs British channels Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama, is adding its app to those that work with Freeview Play - the free digital TV catch-up TV service. It effectively means that owners of Freeview Play-enabled TVs or set-top-boxes will ...
UKTV Play to launch on Freeview PlayDigitalTVEurope.net
UKTV extends to Freeview PlayBroadband TV News
Dave, Really and Yesterday coming to Freeview Play on catch-upRecombu
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UKTV Play expands VOD reach with Freeview Play - Rapid TV News

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UKTV Play expands VOD reach with Freeview Play
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FReeview PLay 7 April 2016 Launched in October 2015 as the complement to the popular UK free-to-air DTT service, the non-subscription Freeview Play combines catch-up, on-demand services and live television, and is available via TVs and set-top boxes.
Ed Vaizey wants more done on diversity, Freeview Play welcomes UKTV and Study reveals most recommended UK ...DTG

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HBO Offering Freeview During 'Game of Thrones S6' & 'Jurassic World' Premiere...

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HBO Offering Freeview During 'Game of Thrones S6' & 'Jurassic World' Premieres
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This weekend, HBO will be offering a free preview of their programming including the premiere of Game of Thrones: Season 6 on Sunday night, April 24th. The preview is available for most pay-TV customers including those with AT&T U-verse, Comcast ...

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Protests force Trump into a ditch, en route to make his California pitch

Trump?s appearance was nearly derailed by massive protests outside the Hyatt Regency near the San Francisco airport.



IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombing that killed 21

The bombing also wounded at least 42 others, according to police and hospital officials.



Cries heard as rescuers search rubble of Nairobi building; at least 10 dead

The cries of a mother and her baby are heard after the building collapsed overnight following heavy rain.



Warren Buffett nails the problem with this week's dismal GDP report

Q1 GDP was a dismal 0.5%. Here's why Warren Buffett isn't worried.



Iraqi protesters breach Green Zone, storm parliament

Dozens of protesters have climbed over the blast walls surrounding Baghdad's highly-fortified Green Zone.



These numbers show the GOP is increasingly worried about itself

The Republican Party is increasingly worried about itself. It?s becoming more critical of its own image and believes more and more non-Republicans are, too.



Kenya to torch world's biggest ivory bonfire to save elephants

The move is aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants.



Hawaii selects businesses for medical pot but excludes actor

HONOLULU (AP) ? Hawaii selected eight businesses Friday to open medical marijuana dispensaries ? but not one owned by Woody Harrelson.



Cellphone in missing Florida teens case to be reviewed by Apple

If Apple retrieves anything from the water-damaged phone that relates to the day the boys disappeared - including photos, texts and social media posts - the data will be given to a judge, who will decide if it is evidence and whether it may be shared with the families, according to a report by WPLG television in Miami. The agreement puts to rest, for now, a row between the families of Austin Stephanos, 14, who owned the iPhone 6, and his friend Perry Cohen, also 14, who borrowed it to communicate with his family the day they disappeared in July 2015 off the Atlantic Coast of South Florida, according to the report. Cohen's family wanted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to treat the phone as evidence in an open missing persons case, but the agency instead on returning it to Stephanos' family, the station reported.



Linebackers Smith, Jack drafted despite knee issues

The NFL dream was still alive for linebackers Jaylon Smith and Myles Jack, who were selected on the second day of the draft despite concerns over knee injuries that disrupted their college football careers. Smith was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 34th overall selection, a higher spot than many expected because of the major knee injury he suffered playing for Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl on January 1. University of California at Los Angeles linebacker Myles Jack's agonizing wait ended when the Jacksonville Jaguars added to their offseason overhaul on defense by drafting him 36th overall.



Blazers fend off tough Clippers to win series, move on to Warriors

The Clippers fought through several injuries to challenge the Blazers, but Portland pulled out a series-clinching win on its home floor.



Lakers announce Luke Walton has been hired as head coach

Walton went 39-4 as the Golden State Warriors' interim head coach to start the season and was considered one of the top candidates on the market.



16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

WASHINGTON (AP) ? Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack a "disproportional response to a threat that didn't exist."



First US Zika-related death in Puerto Rico

The first Zika-related death on US soil was reported Friday in Puerto Rico, raising new concerns about the dangers of the mosquito-borne virus. "The patient died of complications related to severe thrombocytopenia," a poor clotting condition related to a low number of platelets in the blood, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. "Although Zika virus?associated deaths are rare, the first identified death in Puerto Rico highlights the possibility of severe cases, as well as the need for continued outreach to raise health care providers' awareness of complications that might lead to severe disease or death," the CDC said.



Cruz gets Indiana governor's endorsement

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? In a setback for Donald Trump, Indiana's governor endorsed the front-runner's chief rival, Ted Cruz, on Friday, injecting new drama into the state's critical Republican primary contest just days before voters head to the polls.




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Reality TV stars Kris and Bruce Jenner say they have separated

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kardashian reality television family matriarch Kris Jenner and Olympic gold medal athlete Bruce Jenner have separated, the couple said in a joint statement to celebrity outlet E! News on Tuesday. The couple were married in 1991 and have two teenage daughters, Kendall and Kylie, who appear on the Kardashian reality TV programs. "We are living separately and we are much happier this way," the Jenners told E! in a statement. Kris Jenner's office did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. ...



'Breaking Bad' teacher-turned-druglord gets obit in Albuquerque newspaper

By Laila Kearney (Reuters) - Fans mourning the loss of the gritty drug drama "Breaking Bad" and its main character, chemistry-teacher-turned-meth-kingpin Walter White, memorialized the fictitious druglord on Friday with a real obituary in an Albuquerque newspaper. Members of the Facebook page "Unofficial Breaking Bad Fan Tour" and local high school science teacher David Layman, who appeared as an extra in the show's pilot, purchased advertising space for the 87-word tribute in the Albuquerque Journal, the newspaper reported. ...



CBS gives 'Late Show' host David Letterman two-year extension

(Reuters) - U.S. television network CBS has extended its contract with late night talk show host David Letterman through 2015. Letterman's "Late Show with David Letterman has earned nine Emmy Awards during the 20 years it has aired on the broadcast network, a unit of CBS Corp. "There is only one Dave, and we are extremely proud that he continues to call CBS 'home,'" Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp president and chief executive, said in a statement on Friday. ...



NBC reality TV show to send winner to space with Virgin Galactic

By Irene Klotz HOUSTON (Reuters) - After a decade of casting around for a space-themed show, reality TV producer Mark Burnett has finally found a way to launch his dream. On Thursday, Burnett, creator of "Survivor" and "The Voice" unveiled a partnership with Virgin Galactic, a U.S. offshoot of Richard Branson's London-based Virgin Group, for a TV series that will send someone to space. ...



'Mad Men' star Hamm ditches suave for macabre in 'Young Doctor'

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jon Hamm's new TV role takes him far from the stylish 1960s Madison Avenue setting of "Mad Men" to a dreary, isolated and bloody hospital in a small Russian village during the 1917 revolution. The backdrop for "A Young Doctor's Notebook," a four-episode series that makes its U.S. debut on Wednesday on the Ovation cable network, is not a typical one for television, and the show does not fit neatly into a particular genre. Hamm said he liked the project for both of those reasons. "It's dark, and yet it's quite comic," Hamm told Reuters. ...



U.S. TV networks tout video on-demand for catch-up viewing

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The morning after a new episode of the drama "Sleepy Hollow" airs on the Fox broadcast network, a message on the show's Facebook page encourages viewers to catch up with the show by clicking on their cable operator's video on demand service. Fox and other networks are firing up marketing efforts to steer audiences who miss live episodes to free on-demand viewing. As the new television season gets underway, they are putting promotional spots for video on demand, or VOD, in prime time, on their web pages, and on social media. ...



'Breaking Bad' finale draws series record of 10.3 million viewers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - AMC's gritty drug drama "Breaking Bad" drew its biggest audience for the series finale on Sunday, as 10.3 million viewers tuned in to see anti-hero Walter White meet a dark and fitting end. According to Nielsen data provided by AMC on Monday, the 75-minute finale episode entitled "Felina" delivered a series record in viewership as fans saw chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin Walt tie up the loose ends of his crumbling drug empire and die just as the police finally catch up with him. The 18-49 age group coveted by advertisers drew 6. ...



ESPN to drop International X Games competitions, cut jobs
By Liana B. Baker (Reuters) - ESPN said on Thursday it will end the international versions of its X Games extreme sports competitions because it could not make money on the events, which feature skateboarding and other sports. The sports cable network owned by Walt Disney Co will be cutting an unspecified number of jobs related to the International X Games, which took place in cities including Barcelona, Munich, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil and Tignes, France. The International X Games had been broadcast on ESPN's flagship U.S. channel and its sister network, ESPN 2. ...
'Breaking Bad' creator cooks up a dark ending for Walt White as series concludes

By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The journey of anti-hero Walter White came to a dark end on Sunday when fans of "Breaking Bad" finally learned the fate of the chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin, as AMC's cult drug drama concluded after a five-season run. Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad" has captured audiences with its gritty plot about Walter, played by Bryan Cranston, a cancer-stricken chemistry teacher who turns to cooking methamphetamine with ex-student Jesse Pinkman, played by Aaron Paul, in order to make money for his family. ...



Miley Cyrus aimed to 'make history' with video awards performance

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Disney star Miley Cyrus says she was out to shock and "make history" and is unapologetic for her raunchy performance at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. In a documentary, "Miley: The Movement," airing on MTV on October 2, the 20-year-old singer and actress comes across as a shrewd, ambitious performer determined to see her single, "We Can't Stop," hit No. 1 and put her roots as the wholesome Disney Channel star of "Hannah Montana" far behind her. ...



Reality TV stars Kris and Bruce Jenner say they have separated

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Kardashian reality television family matriarch Kris Jenner and Olympic gold medal athlete Bruce Jenner have separated, the couple said in a joint statement to celebrity outlet E! News on Tuesday. The couple were married in 1991 and have two teenage daughters, Kendall and Kylie, who appear on the Kardashian reality TV programs. "We are living separately and we are much happier this way," the Jenners told E! in a statement. Kris Jenner's office did not immediately respond to a message seeking comment. ...



'Breaking Bad' may be over, but Albuquerque businesses hope their high lasts
By Tim Gaynor (Reuters) - As fans readied to see how chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin Walter White would meet his end in the tense finale of "Breaking Bad" on Sunday night, one Albuquerque donut maker had a rush of customers on her hands. "It was insane," said Carrie Mettling, the co-owner of the city's Rebel Donut chain, which sold $10,000 worth of its blue frosted and crystal rock candy-slathered "blue sky" donuts in the hours before showtime. "Our sales were probably quadruple what they are on a normal Sunday. ...
CNN, NBC scrap Hillary Clinton TV projects

By Liana B. Baker and Gabriel Debenedetti (Reuters) - Two television projects focused on Hillary Clinton got the axe on Monday after the programs became embroiled in partisan wrangling, including threats by the Republican National Committee (RNC) to boycott presidential debates sponsored by CNN and NBC. The filmmaker for CNN said he could not complete the project because he'd received no cooperation from either Democrats or Republicans, while industry sources said NBC's move had nothing to do with the RNC, the Clintons or NBC News, which is run separately from NBC's entertainment unit. ...



Sky Deutschland promotes James Murdoch to chair board

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland has named News Corp's James Murdoch as chairman of its supervisory board, promoting him after just five months on the board. James Murdoch is deputy chief operating officer of 21st Century Fox and son of media magnate Rupert Murdoch, who controls News Corp. He was brought onto the Sky Deutschland board in April 2013, a reflection of News Corp's growing stake and influence in the company. Sky Deutschland also hoped to benefit from his knowledge of international markets and new technologies. ...



ABC TV's 'S.H.I.E.L.D' opens big with 12.2 million viewers

(Reuters) - New ABC drama "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." garnered strong ratings in its Tuesday debut, grabbing 12.2 million viewers overall and ranking first in its time slot among viewers ages 18 to 49, the group most prized by advertisers, according to Nielsen ratings data. Ratings for the one-hour show, which aired opposite CBS drama "NCIS" and NBC singing contest "The Voice," were the highest for a drama debut in nearly four years, ABC said. "NCIS" was the most-watched show overall on Tuesday night with 20.0 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. "The Voice" pulled in 14. ...




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