Chromecast adds Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street

Google’s Chromecast HDMI streaming device has added support for seven new apps, including Comedy Central, Sesame Street Go and Nickelodeon.  The other new apps are for US TV networks EpixHD and Encore, Indian TV service YuppTV and internet radio service TuneIn.

Lionsgate, CBS linked with Starz takeover

US reports are linking CBS Corp. and Lionsgate Entertainment to a US$5 billion (€4 billion) takeover of Starz. A deal with CBS would mean the US premium pay TV channel would sit alongside rival premium channel Showtime, while Lionsgate is a co-owner in Epix along with Viacom-owned Paramount and MGM. Discussions are at an early […]