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Fox Sports is creating exclusive, interactive shows for Facebook Watch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo ESPN isn’t the only big broadcaster committing to exclusive sports shows on Facebook Watch. Fox Sports is teaming up with Facebook to create unique interactive shows for Watch viewers, including a marquee Fox Football Sunday program. The Monday morning show covers the NFL games from the day […]

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The follow-up to ‘Band of Brothers’ is coming to Apple TV+

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links HBO Just one day after signing Alfonso Cuarón to a multi-year deal, Apple has scored another coup for its upcoming Apple TV+ streaming service. Variety reports the company will produce Masters of the Air, the follow-up to 2001’s Band of Brothers and 2010’s The Pacific. Both Steven Spielberg and Tom […]

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Amazon Fire TV Cube review (2019): Alexa’s streaming box grows up

Engadget RSS Feed With so many streaming devices on the market, it can be difficult for new ones to stand out. Amazon, for its part, has differentiated its Fire TV products with one notable feature: They work with Alexa. If you have an Echo paired with a Fire TV device, you can launch TV shows, […]

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Ubisoft is planning animated shows based on ‘Watch Dogs’ and ‘Far Cry’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Ubisoft Ubisoft is no stranger to TV and movies. Its media division, Ubisoft Motion Pictures, has created four seasons of Rabbids Invasion thus far, and produced the mediocre adaptation of Assassin’s Creed. That’s not to mention films like Uwe Boll’s Far Cry and the controversial Prince of Persia, which were […]

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New Sesame Street Character Has a Mom Battling Addiction

News – High Times NEW YORK (AP) — “Sesame Street” is taking a new step to try to help kids navigate life in America — it’s tackling the opioid crisis. Sesame Workshop is exploring the backstory of Karli, a bright green, yellow-haired friend of Elmo’s whose mother is battling addiction. The initiative is part of […]

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Alex Garland’s ‘Devs’ explores free will in the age of predictive computing

Engadget RSS Feed Alex Garland deconstructed the Turing test with Ex Machina, and tormented our psyches with a horrifying alien invasion in Annihilation. Now he’s tackling free will versus a deterministic universe in Devs. And instead of trying to cram all that philosophy into a two-hour film (that might not even see theatrical release), Devs […]

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Apple’s first TV+ holiday special will star Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP If Apple TV+ is going to take Netflix and streaming rivals head-on, it’s going to need a key weapon in its arsenal: star-laden holiday specials. And sure enough, its first special appears to be on the way. Hollywood Reporter sources say Apple is finalizing a deal to acquire […]

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Sling adds a ‘Micro Guide’ and simpler search to Xbox and smart TVs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Sling Sling is giving its living room interface some decidedly useful tune-ups, including one designed to stay out of your way. Its app for LG TVs, Samsung TVs and the Xbox One now includes a “Micro Guide” that won’t obscure as much of what you’re watching while you’re trying to […]

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TCL opens up pre-orders for its 8-series 4K QLED TVs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links TCL Less than a month after putting its 6-series 4K QLED TVs on sale, TCL is opening up pre-orders for its 8-series displays through Best Buy. The 8-series is a newcomer to the TCL Roku TV range. Like the 6-series, it boasts boast quantum dot LED technology for better color […]

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ESPN will create a daily sports show for Quibi’s streaming service

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Joe Robbins/Getty Images Quibi’s upcoming mobile video service is so far focused on short-form shows from celebrities like Chrissy Teigen, Idris Elba and Steven Spielberg, but sports are now set to be part of the package as well. ESPN has agreed to create a daily sports show for Quibi that […]

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