The fall TV season is upon us and we have responded accordingly with a plus-size episode of the EHD podcast. We've got a good mix of old and new, with news about DirecTV's DVRs, TiVo settling a patent lawsuit and our review of the Vizio Co-Star Google TV box. The NFL Network is finally on Time Warner Cable, but we pause the celebration to remember NFL Films pioneer Steve Sabol. There's Apple TV, Hulu Plus, HBO Go and Showtime Social updates to go around as well, press play to find out what's new.
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Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)
Producer: Trent Wolbe
00:14:36 - TiVo settles patent lawsuit with Verizon for at least $250 million, is 'exploring' Redbox Instant support
00:18:30 - Roku Streaming Stick launches in October for $99, Vudu comes to the Roku platform today
00:20:29 - Oppo continues its legacy with two new top end Blu-ray players
00:26:05 - Roku's official iOS and Android remote apps add 'Play on Roku' to stream music and pics
00:27:25 - Apple TV update 5.1 brings shared photo streams and iTunes account swapping, available now
00:29:18 - Vizio Co-Star review
00:34:22 - Vizio's CinemaWide 21:9 HDTVs hit physical store shelves, price slides below $2k
00:35:34 - Netflix for iPhone update adds 'continue watching' bar, more titles to home screen
00:36:02 - Netflix extends new user interface experience to Android phones
00:36:51 - Showtime's second screen iPad app hits 2.0, goes from Social to Sync
00:00:00 - Redbox app for Android updated with a new UI and better filtering, no Instant streaming yet
00:00:00 - Hulu Plus, HBO Go and Max Go apps for Android updated with support for closed captions
00:46:26 - DirecTV Everywhere VOD and live TV streaming finally arrives on the iPhone
00:48:00 - DirecTV HR34 DVR 'Genie' recommendations and autorecording get previewed ahead of fall launch
00:54:00 - NFL Network and RedZone Channel coming to Time Warner Cable
01:01:43 - Microsoft hires former CBS executive to produce original video content for Xbox
01:03:30 - Fox kicks off its Digital HD initiative by joining Google Play and YouTube, offering movies early
01:06:11 - The Dark Knight Rises Blu-ray trailer appears, confirms December 3rd release date
01:07:30 - Tarantino XX Blu-ray set brings 20 years of Quentin, eight movies and ten discs home November 20th
01:09:18 - Must See HDTV (September 24th - 30th)