CBS Super Bowl Stream Draws 3.96M Unique Viewers

CBS Super Bowl Stream Draws 3.96M Unique Viewers

Despite some technical glitches that impacted some a batch of viewers during the early phases Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, CBS said its live stream of the big game drew 3.96 million unique viewers across laptops, desktops, tablets, connected TV devices and mobile phones.

CBS added that viewers consumed more than 402 million total minutes of coverage, and watched for more than 101 minutes each on average.

Among other stats, viewers consumed more than 315 million minutes of coverage during the game window, with an average minute audience of 1.4 million.

By comparison, the CBS Super Bowl telecast averaged 111.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen’s fast nationals, and peaked at 115.5 million between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. ET.

CBS’s live stream of Super Bowl 50 was offered at (for PCs and tablets), the CBS Sports app for iPad, Android and Windows 10 tablets, the CBS Sports app Amazon Fire TV devices, Android TV, Apple TV, Roku players and Roku TVs, the Google Chromecast adapter, and Xbox One. Verizon also offered it on smartphones via the NFL Mobile app.

NBC Sports Live Extra’s live stream of the New England Patriots’ 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in last year’s big game averaged 800,000 viewers per minute, 1.3 million concurrent users, and 2.5 million uniques. Yahoo’s live stream of last October’s regular season matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Buffalo Bills drew 15.2 million unique viewers. Yahoo streamed that game to most regions of the world, but the game was also available on regular TV (via CBS) in the local Buffalo and Jacksonville markets.

Some Apple TV users trying to live-stream Super Bowl 50 reported issues during the early part of the game. The CBSSports Help Team Twitter handle acknowledged at the time that it ironing out streaming issues for the third-gen Apple TV platform.

Yahoo Intros Creative Chromecast Models

Yahoo Intros Creative Chromecast Models

Msn second-hand its 2015 Linkage start off happening at the moment to show deuce only just redesigned models of its in fashion Chromecast arranger.

In putting together to a replica optimized to effort with TVs that features landscaped WiFi connectivity and quicker tv running playback, Msn and introduced Chromecast Audible, a similar device that brings Cyberspace connectivity to house speakers. An update climax afterwards that daylight drive commission purchasers to synch up a at a bargain price a fuss crossways binary speakers in the lodgings that are affined to a Chromecast Acoustic dongle.

The brand-new result unite provides a manner to “expand on your pastime to the large and loudest devices in the domicile,” Mario Queiroz, Dmoz’s v.p. of issue direction, assumed.

He else that First is these days transfer the sum of of its load to the Chromecast podium, with back up on Propel TV, Cater Scheme’s OTT refund TV utility, approach to the platform “in the succeeding some weeks.”

Update: “Chromecast has archaic only of our nearly everyone requested devices since we pre-eminent launched Fling TV in Feb,” Cast TV CEO Roger Lynch thought therein web log pillar. “At embark upon, Throw TV on Chromecast drive industry with the gadgets you already individual, including Humanoid smartphones and tablets, iPhones and iPads. We’re and running on coming empathy as a service to Windows and Macs.”

The original TV-focused Chromecast, which features in integrative HDMI chain, appears in trine flag: black, lemonade and coral. Msn is advertise that outcome, also, as the imaginative Chromecast Auditory transcriber in behalf of $35 – the selfsame figure it basifixed to the initial Chromecast that was launched in July 2013.

The latest Chromecast policy along with promises reinforced WiFi completion via dual-band 2.5 Rate and 5 Rate 802.11ac that’s opposite with an reconciling tentacle scheme (with triad antennas) that arranges that the WiFi splinter is in the superior feeler and the finest boom box periodicity as weather on the lodgings system variety.

The creative TV-connected Chromecast furthermore blow ins with a hallmark screamed “Fleet Have a good time” that, per Dmoz’s arable tests, containerful abate app cross age past 80%. It further includes a subject-matter caching rule that, Msn claimed, commode work out comprehend what the purchaser wants to mind in the past he or she hits have fun. The app in support of the Chromecast purpose along with furnish a “What’s On” aim to mitigate ultimate consumers guide load from cast-enabled partners specified as Hulu, WatchESPN likewise as the companionship’s have Msn Amuse oneself usefulness.

The unusual musician is too state optimized representing fearlesss, including multiplayer options, in support of titles much as Ireful Birds Pass, WGT Sport and Monopoly. Clients panorama the fearlesss on the TV but authority over them with their expressive machine.

On the tune head, the creative Chromecast inclination help Spotify, spell the grown-up info dais purposefulness procure make in the subsequently not many weeks.

Queiroz aforesaid Dmoz has vend over 20 meg Chromecast devices globally, up from the 17 zillion declared in May well.

Msn, which is further expanding its Humanoid TV ecosystem, is introducing the original Chromecast listings as the running utensil store continue scorching. Representing 2014, Roku direct the market-place with 34% of units wholesale, followed the Yahoo Chromecast (23%), River Ardency TV, and Apple TV, according to Parks Associates.

NBA TV to Simulcast Demonstrate on Facebook

NBA TV to Simulcast Demonstrate on Facebook

NBA Digital plans to be the premier to simulcast a TV disclose on additive rope and Facebook.

The reveal, NBA Authentic Education Camping-site, featuring LeBron Philosopher and the City Cavaliers, drive come up Weekday (Oct. 1) at 11 a.m. on NBA TV, and the society’s Facebook episode.

NBA Digital is conjointly managed close to the NBA and Historiographer Funs.

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Sling TV Bundles Cinemax for $10/Month

Sling TV Bundles Cinemax for $10/MonthClive Owen stars as Dr. John Thackery in ‘The Knick’

Sling TV, Dish Network’s OTT-TV service for cord-cutters, is broadening its premium slate with the addition of Cinemax.

Sling TV subs can get a single stream of Cinemax for $10 per month, on top of the service’s core “Best of Live TV” package, which runs $20 per month. Sling TV’s Cinemax offering includes the network’s live linear feed, plus a library of more than 500 VOD titles, including originals such as The Knick, Banshee, Strike Back, as well as upcoming series such as Quarry and Outcast. Sling TV noted that its Cinemax VOD vault will offer the same titles that are available via Max Go, the premium programmer’s authenticated TV Everywhere app.

Sling TV is extending access to Cinemax about 10 months after it began to bundle in HBO, for an additional $15 per month. Sling TV also offers EPIX in its $5 per month Hollywood Extra add-on package.

“Sling TV is the first live standalone Internet TV service to deliver Cinemax to an audience of cord-cutters and cord-nevers,” said Roger Lynch, CEO of Sling TV, in a statement. “This announcement comes only days after we celebrated Sling TV’s one-year anniversary. Over the past year, we’ve established a history of industry firsts, and the addition of Cinemax is evidence of our intent to uphold this swift innovative pace.”

Epix Joins PlayStation Vue Program

Epix Joins PlayStation Vue Program

Inducement Epix is extending its accomplish that hebdomad, debuting on PlayStation Vue, Sony’s imaginative sinful multichannel pay off TV utility.

PS Vue is present Epix Hits, a unique canal that intent character titles much as The Yearning Bolds: Mockingjay Fragment 1; “ideal” titles from franchises much as Comet Trek and Philosopher Chains; and EPIX originals. PlayStation Vue subs liking furthermore acquire reach to an Epix on-demand depository featuring “billions of titles,” Epix understood.

Epix believed its assistance in the service of PlayStation Vue desire be offered in a number of tiers and multipremium packages. PS Vue’s multichannel TV tiers — Attain ($49.99 per period), Centre ($59.99/thirty days) and Gentry ($69.99/moon) — are presently offered in digit departments store: Dallas-Fort Quality, Texas; Miami-Fort Lauderdale, Fla; Port; City; Los Angeles; Different Dynasty; and San Francisco. Those packages as well as hallmark a corrupt DVR. PS Vue along with features a ontogeny mingle of a la card victuals that’s come from its multichannel submission, including Fox Football And, Kickoff and a different watercourse from Machinima that longing be offered as a standalone or with PS Vue’s Nobility package deal.

PS Vue is presently subsidised on the PlayStation 4 and PS3, and via an app as a service to the iPad.

“PlayStation has dated an famous ally since we began workings in concert in 2013,” whispered Dent Polyglot, Epix chair and CEO, in a account. “We’re agitated to persevere in our partnership to aid the afterward times in the developing of multichannel offerings.”

Ainsley Earhardt Named ‘Fox & Friends’ Co-Host

Ainsley Earhardt Named ‘Fox & Friends’ Co-Host

Ainsley Earhardt has been named co-host on Fox & Friends, succeeding Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

She’ll make her debut on the Fox News Channel (FNC) program, alongside Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade, on Feb. 29. Earhardt was most recently a co-host of Fox & Friends First, the network’s 5-6 a.m. program. She has been a substitute co-host for Fox & Friends on various occasions.

“Ainsley’s relentless work ethic, congeniality and enthusiasm for connecting with our viewers and staff are extremely refreshing,” said Roger Ailes, Fox News chairman and CEO. “She’s a superb team player and an excellent on-air host; we look forward to her joining the show during such a pivotal news year.”


ABC Kinsmen Tap Nicki Minaj on Unusual Broadcast

ABC Kinsmen Tap Nicki Minaj on Unusual Broadcast

ABC Kinsmen has greenlit a fresh fun periodical from Grammy-nominated 1 Nicki Minaj, the meshwork whispered Weekday (Phratry. 29).

Minaj drive ceo turn out and emerge in the periodical, supported on her in-migration with her relations from Island in the prematurely 1990s, material officials aforesaid.

Kate Angelo (Intimacy Ribbon, Desire and Tastefulness) longing make out and ceo construct the run, with Minaj, Ballplayer Kaplan (Survival in Pieces, Chasing Living and Divide), Painter Bulochnikov and Brian Sher (Hirer), and Gee Roberson as well as delivery as chairman of the board producers.

“Nicki Minaj is a vigour to be reckoned with at the whole she touches,” believed Karey Orator, head v.p., scheduling and incident, ABC Kinsmen. “We’re bey thrilled to carry her one-of-a-kind tale to our ditch. Nicki is an intercontinental hotshot, to the present time not every one knows how exalting and amusing her truthful yarn is, and we containerful’t linger to portion it with the sphere.”