“Apple on Tuesday added streaming options for the last two of the ‘big four’ U.S. broadcast networks — CBS and NBC — to the Apple TV lineup, as well as an entirely new, exclusive fashion channel dubbed M2M,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
CBS “costs $5.99 per month and allows viewing of current primetime shows, leading datytime and late-night CBS programming, and thousands of episodes from the network’s library of classics,” Hughes reports. “CBS All Access also includes live TV streaming in select major markets, where the network owns and operates the over-the-air station.”
“NBC, meanwhile, requires users to log in with their cable provider credentials to view most content on the Apple TV,” Hughes reports. “Finally, the new ‘Made2Measure’ or M2M network is also available on Apple TV, and exclusively on Apple’s set-top box.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Snarky comments about Made2Measure’s viewership being Made2MeasureOn1Hand aside, it’s good to see the new Apple TV getting primped and preened for its debut!
The traditional “TV” portion of Apple TV still feels like a mishmash as we continue to await Apple’s skinny bundle(s), provided Eddy and Jimmy can get the necessary ink from the content gatekeepers.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Edward W.,” “Bill,” and “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]