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Xbox has a place for original television, wedged somewhere between major game releases. Of course, we can't get away with just calling it television - Xbox Entertainment Studios is making "premium television experiences," said president Nancy Tellem, who joined Microsoft in 2012 after heading up CB...

April 28th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft is pushing forward on its original television programming initiative by partnering with UK broadcaster Channel 4 and production company Kudos to create a drama series called Humans. The sci-fi drama is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's series Real Hu...

April 7th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Nancy Tellem, president of entertainment and digital media - and no relation to Soulja Boy Tell'em, in case you were wondering - hopes to launch the first Xbox original programming early next year, according to Variety. "We're hoping we will be able to put something up in the first quar...

December 14th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's new "Xbox Entertainment Studios" in Los Angeles is making a variety of "entertainment" different from what you might expect Microsoft to produce for Xbox: television programming. "Interactive" TV, but TV nonetheless.The studio is spearheaded by president of entertainment and digital med...

February 12th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft has sent out a chest-thumping press release, boasting about new milestones for the Xbox 360, Kinect and Xbox Live. As of now, 76 million Xbox 360 consoles have been purchased worldwide, with a total of 24 million Kinects flailing their way into homes around the globe.The hardware numbers...

February 11th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Video games are great because they let you do the things you either couldn't do in real life or wouldn't want to do. A guilty pleasure for me has always been the Cabela's line of games, a series focusing on hunting animals in their natural habitats. Through this franchise, I've been able to channel...

September 21st 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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After dismissing its Inside Xbox teams in the US and Europe earlier this year, Microsoft has hired a new exec to oversee the creation of original video content for the Xbox brand. Nancy Tellem will oversee a new LA-based studio responsible for producing the content and report directly to Microsoft...

September 19th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments