News & ReviewsNovember 2015


  • Big Screens Still Dominate, Even If We Are Streaming.

    November 10 11:19 PM

    The way we find and deliver content has changed dramatically. San Francisco In less than a generation, the way we access TV content is completely different, even if we’re still watching it on a big screen. Just a few years ago, millions waited anxiously in front of the TV for an appointment to see must-watch favorite shows set to air at a scheduled time – and usually they were available only once. Miss the network’s show time, and you were out, destined to wait for the re-run to happen months later, if it happened at all. If you were lucky, a pal might have a recording of uncertain quality in ... Read more...

  • When will ESPN go direct to Consumers

    November 4 06:43 AM

    The Network is pinned between existing profits and uncertain streaming revenues. With other brands like HBO and Showtime launching direct-to-consumer streaming products, millions of sports fans may wonder when powerhouse ESPN will do the same. The simple answer may be, not anytime soon. While a direct product seems a natural evolution for a strong product like ESPN, the question is so easy. Similar to a quarterback’s dilemma to pass or kick on the 30 yard line, ESPN’s potential move to a direct-to-consumer model would not come without the risk of losing substantial revenue ground that its ... Read more...

  • How Consumers Watch TV: Live, DVR & Streaming Most Used

    November 3 12:12 PM

    Streaming Video Use Expanding Rapidly San Francisco Some technologies really do change our lives. Streaming video is having a tremendous impact as more American video consumers watch when and where they choose, even in their own home. Video consumers are in the midst of a very powerful shift in behavior, and it’s leaving many content owners scrambling to deliver streaming products to this rapidly expanding multi-platform audience. To see just how fast viewers are shifting to streaming, 10channels looked at current data from users who come to the site daily searching for slim Pay TV packages ... Read more...

  • Consumers Choose Top Broadcast Networks Most Often

    November 2 06:48 AM

    Although awareness and use of streaming services grows daily, TV viewers are still choosing top name broadcast networks more often than any other content source , and they're doing this by a huge margin, keeping storied networks firmly in the Top Ten most popular. At least once each quarter, 10channels carefully looks at current data from its users to gauge viewership changes and other key information about how most of us are watching favorite TV channels and shows. While there is a major shift among service providers, including growing connected devices use, desired content still drives most ... Read more...