Engadget HD Podcast 341 - 03.19.2013

Hopefully you tuned into our Engadget HD panel from Expand this weekend, as we kick off this week's podcast discussing some of the topics covered by our guests from TiVo, Sling and Boxee. We also cover Verizon's proposal to pay stations based on how much its subscribers actually watch them, as well as what the future holds for Panasonic's plasma production and Sharp as a whole. Also notable are Fox's plans for a new 24-hour sports channel and news that Netflix may bring 4K streaming sooner than you think, press play to find out more about that and a couple of The Killing spoilers as a bonus.

Hosts: Ben Drawbaugh (@bjdraw), Richard Lawler (@rjcc)

Producer: James Trew (@itstrew)

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00:12:30 Live from Expand: Reprogramming: How Technology is Changing the Way We Watch TV
00:22:49 Verizon in talks to charge for TV channels based on real viewing time
00:37:28 Nikkei: Panasonic may end plasma HDTV production soon
00:41:53 Sharp will miss deadline for $60M Qualcomm investment, is getting an extension instead
00:43:32 Sony's 2013 HDTVs start shipping, quantum dots are on the way
00:45:48 March Madness Live apps are free this year, stream all the games -- if you have cable
00:47:39 Fox mobile apps add TV Everywhere streaming, 24-hour sports network due this fall
00:54:48 XBMC team starts work on version 13 'Gotham', breaks down new UPnP, Android updates
00:55:52 Plex client project for Raspberry Pi gets a fresh update and its own site to call home
00:57:12 Facebook sharing comes to Netflix users in the US
01:05:55 Redbox Instant exits private beta and launches to the public
01:07:12 Netflix wants 4K streaming in one to two years, House of Cards to lead the way
01:12:04 Netflix snags global streaming rights for The Killing season 3, after it airs in the US
01:16:00 CBS tries multi-stage syndication for The Good Wife on Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus and TV
01:18:16 AMC launches Yeah! movie service, promises exclusive content and enthusiastic punctuation
01:20:36 Must See HDTV (March 18th - 24th)

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