Great article from the Atlantic that hits the nail on the head… there are two specific things that will kill the TV business, the rising cost of TV and the exodus away from it. One of them is happening, the other is coming.
Check out the presentation that Micah Les Boswell and I gave at Refresh Dallas yesterday. It’s about finding signal in the noise of the changing TV landscape. In this presentation we explore cord cutting, smart TVs, gaming console and set-top box streaming, HBO Go, Apple TV, piracy, social TV, second-screen apps and much more.
Interesting series of interviews from Viacom about tablet and TV viewing experiences. According to their research, “In just a few years, tablets have risen to second-screen prominence for full-length TV show viewing, ahead of computers.”
Netflix has had some struggles lately, but not many other folks are doing it right. If you’re interested in the future of entertainment, it’s worth taking a look at this investor presentation from Reed Hastings on the Netflix business opportunity.