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PlayStation Network gets original TV with superpowered crime drama

Microsoft and Xbox won't be the only producers of original television content aimed at console owners this generation. Variety reports that Sony Pictures Television will be producing an original series called "Powers," which will air via the PlayStation Network. Powers will be an adaptation of a...

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Xbox One Media Remote emerges from cushions, coming early March

The Xbox One Media Remote has been officially revealed by Microsoft's Major Nelson. The Media Remote will launch in early March for $24.99. The small remote looks just like the one leaked on a recent Amazon Canada listing, and all of its buttons glow in the dark, a true bonus for those that...

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New FX series Chozen premieres debut episode on Xbox One

Chozen, a new animated series from the creators of Eastbound & Down and Archer, will debut on Xbox One a week before it airs on FX. Xbox One owners who have a subscription through a participating cable provider - Xbox Wire lists AT&T U-Verse, Comcast, Cablevision, Suddenlink and WOW - can...

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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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'Sonic Boom' to debut on Cartoon Network in fall of 2014

A new, computer animated television series staring Sonic the Hedgehog and pals will premiere on Cartoon Network sometime in the fall of next year, Variety reports. In Europe, the show will debut on French children's networks Canal J and Gulli. The show, provisionally called Sonic Boom, is being...

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Time Warner Cable bringing live TV to Xbox 360 later this summer

A new Time Warner Cable app coming to Xbox 360 later this summer promises access to 300 live television channels, Xbox Wire has announced. The new Time Warner app, which requires Xbox Live Gold and a Time Warner subscription, will offer more live TV channels than any other on Xbox 360. The...

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Xbox One's live TV features coming to North America first, everyone else later

Microsoft has announced that the live TV features coming to its newly revealed Xbox One will first be available in North America, and then will then transition into other regions after that. In a press release from the company, Microsoft noted that "live TV with Kinect Navigation, live TV with...

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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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Brett Ratner buddies up with Zynga on Farmville animated series

If you think the the absence of Brett Ratner is the only thing holding Farmville back from becoming a truly exciting cross-platform brand, then you're probably Brett Ratner. The brash bad boy director of Rush Hour fame is adapting Zynga's game for television. Ratner will serve as executive producer...

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Fallout trademark covers a TV show in an apocalyptic paradise

Bethesda may be looking toward the future of its franchises, trademarking the Fallout brand for the purposes of using it in "entertainment services in the nature of an on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world," according to a USPTO listing. We thought Desperate Housewives...

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