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Apple Eyes Move into Original Programming

The moment the media and technology industries have been expecting for years may finally be arriving: Apple is exploring getting into the original programming business. more »

VMAs Hosted by Half-Naked Miley Cyrus Lose MTV 3.3 Million Viewers

The Video Music Awards got a mere 5.03 million viewers on MTV Sunday. That single-channel number is down 3.3 million viewers — or minus 39 percent — from last year’s 8.3 million. more »

How Converting My DSLR to Infrared Made Me Fall in Love with Trees

I fell in love in the infrared rendering of glowing foliage, radiant tree crowns and surreal scenes that remained hidden to my naked eye. more »

Prolost Handcrank

Prolost Handcrank is a new animation preset for Adobe After Effects, available now on the Prolost Store. It gives your footage the authentic look of a hand-cranked camera. more »

Epix Movies Are Leaving Netflix, Coming to Hulu

Netflix customers soon will no longer be able to stream high-profile films like the Hunger Games movies and Transformers: Age of Extinction — while Hulu’s subscribers will be gaining access to them more »

Nielsen Is Finally Figuring Out How Many People Are Streaming Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Shows

Late last month, the creators of Netflix’s hit original series Grace and Frankie told the Television Critics Association how freeing it was to work with a company that didn’t gauge success by Nielsen ratings. more »

Wes Craven to Be Honored During MTV’s Scream Finale Tuesday

The director, known for Scream and A Nightmare on Elm Street, died Sunday at age 76. more »

Wes Craven’s Favorite Scary Movies

I didn’t watch movies as a kid because my family was a member of a church that didn’t think movies were a good thing—they thought they were the work of the devil—so I didn’t see many movies until I was out of college. more »

The Too-Much-TV Debate: FX’s John Landgraf Says “We’re Choking On Our Own Abundance”

FX CEO John Landgraf rang a chime of doom at TCA earlier this month when he proclaimed that “There is simply too much television” and predicted a peak and decline in the next two years. more »

Feds Approve Paper Airplane Drone Flights

The agency issued the approval for flights of a drone that is described as a "smartphone-controlled paper airplane." In doing so, it waived requirements for FAA approval of drone flights that are operated outside of restricted airspace and below 200 feet. more »