Television

NBC Adds Live Streaming and A-Team to iOS App

NBC on Wednesday updated its iOS app to include its TV Everywhere live streaming option. People with a cable/satellite subscription can now stream NBC content to their iPod touch, iPhone or iPad. The service is only available in select markets, so it's not available to everyone just yet. The app also supports AirPlay so users can stream content to their Apple TV.

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NBC also added a classics section to its on-demand section. The new section includes older episodes of television shows like The A-Team, Miami Vice, Kojak, Battlestar Galactica, The Incredible Hulk, Knight Rider and more!

Reading Rainbow Finds New Life on the iPad

The canceled PBS television show Reading Rainbow is back thanks to the iPad. Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton told Engadget that he decided to re-imagine the show as an iPad app after the public outcry over its cancellation.

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Children can choose between four themed islands to discover new books and videos customized to their age and interests. Users are also rewarded with digital stickers for frequent reading and performing other tasks. The app currently includes 150 books and 16 video field trips with more to be added later.

Stream Live Television Free on Your iPad

Now all you need to watch live television on your iPad is to open the Safari web browser. A new service called FilmOn makes it possible to watch broadcast stations on iPads and other Apple iOS devices from anywhere. NBC, ABC, Fox, CBS and others are just some of the stations accessible through the web site, FilmOn.com. Some stations can also be watched on your computer's web browser or with an application download.

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No app is required on the iPad. Local stations from Los Angeles are currently available entirely for free. Right now the streaming web video service charges a $9.95 monthly subscription fee to unlock additional stations. The networks are suing, of course.

iPad Subscription TV Plans Postponed by Apple

According to a report in today's Wall Street Journal, Apple has put on hold plans to offer subscriptions to television shows via iTunes on the soon to be released iPad. Though the plans for subscription television via iTunes are not necessarily being shelved permanently, they are reportedly on hold pending more successful negotiations with television executives.

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With the iPad release date nearing, Apple had reportedly been trying to strike a deal for the subscription model with network executives. However, Apple and the networks have been unable to come to terms, largely because of alleged concerns by the networks that such a model could potentially endanger

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