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Xbox Originals TV to fill the gaps between game launches

Xbox has a place for original television, wedged somewhere between major game releases. Of course, we can't get away with just calling it television - Xbox Entertainment Studios is making "premium television experiences," said president Nancy Tellem, who joined Microsoft in 2012 after heading up...

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Microsoft partners with UK studio to produce sci-fi drama 'Humans'

Microsoft is pushing forward on its original television programming initiative by partnering with UK broadcaster Channel 4 and production company Kudos to create a drama series called Humans. The sci-fi drama is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's series Real...

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Original Xbox programming coming 2014, 'different animal' from Netflix

Microsoft's Nancy Tellem, president of entertainment and digital media - and no relation to Soulja Boy Tell'em, in case you were wondering - hopes to launch the first Xbox original programming early next year, according to Variety. "We're hoping we will be able to put something up in the first...

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Xbox Entertainment Studios working on original 'interactive' TV

Microsoft's new "Xbox Entertainment Studios" in Los Angeles is making a variety of "entertainment" different from what you might expect Microsoft to produce for Xbox: television programming. "Interactive" TV, but TV nonetheless. The studio is spearheaded by president of entertainment and digital...

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Microsoft: Xbox 360 at 76M sold worldwide, Kinect at 24M

Microsoft has sent out a chest-thumping press release, boasting about new milestones for the Xbox 360, Kinect and Xbox Live. As of now, 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been purchased worldwide, with a total of 24 million Kinects flailing their way into homes around the globe. The hardware numbers...

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Channeling my inner Liam Neeson in Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2013

Video games are great because they let you do the things you either couldn't do in real life or wouldn't want to do. A guilty pleasure for me has always been the Cabela's line of games, a series focusing on hunting animals in their natural habitats. Through this franchise, I've been able to channel...

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Microsoft hires CBS executive to make original video content for Xbox

After dismissing its Inside Xbox teams in the US and Europe earlier this year, Microsoft has hired a new exec to oversee the creation of original video content for the Xbox brand. Nancy Tellem will oversee a new LA-based studio responsible for producing the content and report directly to Microsoft...

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