Looking for a destination app to search for streaming movies and shows? Fanhattan's addition of HBO, Cinemax, NBC, and CW makes it a better dashboard than before, but it's still missing some features.
New app includes tab that provides on-demand access to the softcore programming that earned the cable channel the moniker "Skinemax."
"The research is simply incorrect," said a representative for both HBO and Cinemax.
HBO's goodwill about sharing doesn't stop at passwords: Its parent company breaks out financial details for the network for the first time, confirming outside estimates.
Streaming services, like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu, have grown 4 percent over the last two years, while TV channel subscriptions have declined by 6 percent.
The VOD model helps bolster hit shows such as HBO's "Game of Thrones," as well as creating a platform for new niche programming, CEO Jeff Bewkes tells investors.
Fan TV is the latest box promises to unify cable TV, streaming video and movies, but it faces an uphill battle to get cable companies on board.
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Also available to Dish Online customers is Cinemax content via Max Go. In order to access the programming, however, people must already subscribe to HBO and Cinemax.
HBO parent Time Warner says that what HBO Go needed was more ISPs to offer the service, which enables HBO subscribers to watch its shows online.
The second-screen TV companion seeks to blend TV programming with interactive features, including social networks and targeted advertising.