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Xumo adds 10 channels to OTT service

US over-the-top service Xumo has added 10 new channels to its service from content providers including Reuters, PBS Digital Studios and Mashable. The other new additions are Network A, The Onion, Fandor, Outside Television Shorts and Bonnier-owned brands Field & Stream, Saveur and Cycle World. “This is Xumo’s first foray into partnering with a premium, […]

Comcast debuts YouTube rival Watchable

US media giant Comcast has launched its ‘YouTube killer’, Watchable, a streaming site that debuts with videos from around 30 partners. Ad-funded Watchable has gone live in beta, with Comcast describing it as “a new, cross-platform video service that curates a selection of the best content from popular online video networks and shows in an […]

Mythbusters turns ten

Beyond’s Mythbusters has achieved what very few factual programmes have and become a long-running franchise. TBI speaks to the hosts and executive producer of the hit series. In one sense Mythbusters was actually born out of Robot Wars, the Mentorn show in which rival teams of geeks built robots before seeing which could most successfully […]