This week on the EHD podcast we witness the circle of life, as Sezmi's lights go dark Dish and Blockbuster are proudly showing off Movie Pass. But even with those, Amazon Prime, Netflix, Hulu and Google TV can internet streaming really change the entertainment model? We'll see, but traditional TV providers are fighting back, as seen by Comcast's AnyPlay and DirecTV's updated iPad app. Other potential sources for change include the G.hn powerline networking standard, Facebook's latest twist on social media and a new version of Flash and Air from Adobe. We close things out with a look at what's on our HDTVs this week, press play and see which fall premieres made the cut.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)
Producer: Trent Wolbe
04:04 - Sezmi's cable / satellite alternative TV service to shut down Monday, won't be missed
11:18 - Dish Network, Blockbuster unveil Blockbuster Movie Pass all-inclusive entertainment service
14:38 - Dish CEO muses about partnerships and acquisitions, possibly Sprint or Clearwire
15:40 - Amazon Prime getting Fox content, adding the Bluth family to its streaming offerings
18:20 - NYT: Netflix strikes deal with Dreamworks, will begin streaming movies, TV specials in 2013
20:00 - Google TV apps for TNT, TBS leak out briefly, reveal authenticated streaming on the way
22:22 - Comcast close to releasing AnyPlay box for in-home live TV streaming to tablets
27:43 - DirecTV iPad app upgrade adds easy multiroom DVR control, HDUI compatibility
29:15 - Switched On: No new wires, one new caveat
32:10 - Facebook partners up to bring music, news and videos to your profile through Open Graph (video)
35:55 - Adobe's launching Flash Player 11, Air 3 bringing HD video and 3D gaming to all
39:46 - Must See HDTV (September 26th - October 2nd)
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