Well, I'll be damned. Are you ready for more Marvel superheroes to come to television? Variety is reporting that Freeform — the channel formerly known as ABC Family — has commissioned a brand new Marvel TV series based on the teen team-up comic Cloak and Dagger.
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ABC and Screen NSW have announced a partnership for Australia’s first ever Virtual Reality development initiative, 360 Vision.
The aim of 360 Vision create an opportunity for leading Australian producers, directors and writers across all genres — including drama, factual, children’s and entertainment — to move into "more immersive" storytelling experiences.
Looking for something a little more interesting than a YouTube playlist of cooking shows? We've had a revolution over the last couple of years in streaming video services on the 'net, and that means it's easier than ever to sit Here's a list of every major TV catch-up service, and every subscription streaming website or app for movies and TV, available to Aussies.
Following its commercial competitors at Seven and Nine, ABC has switched on its online livestream of ABC1. You'll now be able to watch ABC TV wherever you are, as long as you can access iView on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.
You won't need a TARDIS to catch the next season of Doctor Who the moment it airs in the UK. For those who can't bear to wait a moment longer than our British cousins, the new episodes will be available to watch on ABC iView every Sunday morning, with the first episode premiering on Sunday 20th September at 5.30am.
In an age of global media abundance, the notion that public broadcasting is a mechanism to address “market failure” is beguiling. It is also fundamentally wrong.
Ever wondered just how granular and detailed the data of your personal phone calls, SMS messages, mobile data and daily travel is? The ABC has put together a couple of interactive guides to the amount of metadata that can be retrieved from your smartphone's cellular communications records by authorities under Australia's draconian data retention laws.
Well, we saw this coming: The explosive, cord-cutting popularity of Netflix will finally torch the laurels of traditional broadcast television networks. Analysts predict that if Netflix were measured as a 24-hour station by Nielsen, it would have more viewers than ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox within the year.
The ABC has always made good decisions when it comes to improving iview, its video-on-demand service and it looks like the trend will continue in 2015. According to the broadcaster, this year we can expect complete seasons to appear on iview, ready for you to cannonball in one sitting, or watch at your own pace.
If you're a Windows Phone 8 user, you're probably used to waiting for apps for everything from social networking through to entertainment. The ABC, for example, has been under pressure for months to release a native app for its iView platform. One Microsoft Australia developer got tired of waiting, and has hacked together his own iView client for Windows Phone 8 and 8.1. Update: The app has now been taken down in mysterious circumstances.
The ABC continues to be a beacon of common sense when it comes to making top-shelf programming available quickly to those who watch it online. The new season of Doctor Who is on the way, and the ABC is working hard to fast-track it onto its iView catch-up platform ahead of the local TV broadcast in Australia.
The Abbott government's review into the efficiency of the ABC and SBS has made a curveball recommendation in its findings; it suggested that Australians should have the option of paying for iView to access archival TV shows and special content. Such a charge would boost funding for the public broadcaster, countering flagging sales of DVDs and CDs in ABC stores.
After the slight debacle of the cancelled Whoniverse showcase, Doctor Who is coming to Australia again. As part of a world tour to promote the new eighth series of the show, Peter Capaldi and on-screen companion Jenna Coleman will be travelling the world — and stopping off in Sydney — from 7-19 August.
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV, or HbbTV, is the future of Australian digital television. It's an industry standard for Web-enabled television devices that integrates over-the-air digital TV broadcasts with online catch-up video and other media content. It's under development by Australia's Freeview TV consortium and is set to launch soon, but it might be dead before the public ever gets a chance to try it out.