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Who’s Watching the Amazon Pilots?

amazon-instant-video-logoIt’s been a week since Amazon launched it’s third ‘pilot season,’ with some noteworthy new content. There are five new shows to stream and vote for; this round, Chloe Sevigny and Adam Brody star in “The Cosmopolitans,” a Whit Stillman written show about expats in Paris that you’re either going to love or hate (there are good arguments for both sides here).

But whether or not the shows are actually good don’t seem to matter. The first two rounds of pilots, which included “Alpha House,” with John Goodman and “The After” by X-Factor creator Chris Carter, respectively, were interesting, but have you heard of them? Do you know anyone who’s watching them?

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Reel Reporting: Create Your Reel

Mediabistro Presents: ReelReporting Create Your ReelA good TV reporter won't go far without a standout Demo Reel! Starting November 13, MediabistroEDU and Reel Reporting offer a three-day series for students interested in hosting and news reporting. In this Los Angeles based course, students will learn from and work side-by-side TV agents and On-Air talent to better understand the hiring process and  shoot their best reel yet. Register now! 
 

Research: The nation is addicted to binge viewing

Screen Shot 2014-05-01 at 7.39.15 AMA new research report from  Miner & Co. Studio, a research, marketing and brand consultancy was released that showed 7 of 10 U.S. TV viewers are addicted to binge viewing. This shift from niche activity to the norm that’s been happening over the last few years will continue to have a huge affect on the growth of Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and other popular OTTs. Here are the details of the study. Read more