Well-known producer, writer, and show creator Jason Katims has departed Universal TV after inking a multi-year deal with Apple, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Under the exclusive deal, which kicks off this summer, Katims will create content for Apple under his True Jack Productions banner.
Katims has been responsible for many high-profile television shows, including „Parenthood,“ „Friday Night Lights,“ „Roswell,“ „Rise,“ and „About a Boy.“
He will continue to work on „Away“ and „Sisters,“ two projects that he has in the works with Universal TV, but future content will [...]
Samsung today announced that it has worked with Apple to integrate iTunes movies and TV shows, as well as AirPlay 2 support, into its latest smart TVs. The features will roll out to 2018 models via a firmware update this spring and will be included on new 2019 models. iTunes movie and TV show access will come via a new dedicated app for Samsung’s TV platform, available in over 100 countries.
With the new iTunes Movies and TV Shows app on Samsung Smart TVs, Samsung customers can access their existing iTunes library and browse the iTunes Store to buy or rent from a selection of hundreds of thousands of movies and TV episodes — including the largest selection of [...]
Ahead of next week’s Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung has announced three new monitors that it will be showing off at the event.
Samsung is debuting the CRG9, which the company says is the first high-resolution super ultra-wide gaming monitor equipped with a 32:9 aspect ratio.
The display is equivalent to two 27-inch 16:9 monitors with a dual QHD resolution of 5120 x 1440 and support for HDR10 with a peak brightness of 1,000 nits. At the back, it has an HDMI port and two DisplayPorts, along with USB ports and a headphone jack.
As a gaming monitor, it features a 120Hz refresh rate with a 4ms response time, with the display designed to minimize lag [...]
In one of the bigger deals for Apple’s upcoming streaming TV service, Variety reports today that the Cupertino company has made a deal with DHX Media to produce all-new „Peanuts“ content that will be exclusive to Apple.
Image via Variety/Peanuts Worldwide LLC Under the deal, DHX and its subsidiary Peanuts Worldwide will develop and produce the original series, specials, and shorts, while Apple will release it on its streaming service. One such project will be a Peanuts short featuring astronaut Snoopy that will be themed around STEM education, which Apple has long supported.
It’s unclear what else will be coming to Apple’s service from [...]