Well that didn’t last long. About two weeks after Amazon’s Echo Show device regained access to YouTube following a dispute between Amazon and Google, the Echo Show has lost that access all over again. And it goes farther: Amazon is also letting users know that Amazon Fire TV streaming devices will lose access to YouTube starting on January 1. Google was fairly blunt about its motivations, citing a “lack of reciprocity” from Amazon. “Amazon doesn’t carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home, doesn’t make Prime Video available for Google Cast users, and last month stopped selling some of Nest’s latest products,” said a spokesperson. “We hope we can reach an agreement to resolve these issues soon.”
Fox and National Geographic announced the return of Cosmos, with Neil deGrasse Tyson back as host. Cosmos: Possible Worlds, once again from executive producer, writer, director and creator Ann Druyan with exec producers Seth MacFarlane, Brannon Braga and Jason Clark, is set to premiere globally in spring 2019.
IFC picked up horror-comedy series Stan Against Evil for a third season, slated to begin in fall 2018. The net’s Brockmire is back for season 2 on Wednesday, April 25 at 10p.
Union workers handling video and audio production for Golf Channel events walked out Sunday following stalled contract negotiations and caused disrupted and limited coverage of three events including the final round at the Sony Open. Golf Channel had been negotiating an agreement for nine months with International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, per the AP. […]
A wild Vikings win over the Saints handed FOX Sports with an estimated audience of 35.645 million viewers along with a 19.3/35, according to estimates released by Fox Sports on Monday, via USA Today. That marks a new high for the season, but was off-pace by 27% from last year’s numbers, when a Packers/Cowboys matchup […]
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