Viggle, a new app that’s launching next week, may just change the way people watch television. It’s an app that uses shazam like recognition software to identify what program you are watching and then rewards you for your time as a couch potato. You can rack up points that turn into actual discounts at places like Netflix and Fandango. That way you never really have to stand up again. It’s like airline reward miles but for something you do far more often – watch TV. To read more, click here.
Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Me too. And now we have the fantastic Lady Mary and Cora album to look forward to. This on screen mother-daughter team has taken it to the recording studio to make sweet sweet jams. WHAT!?! I sense you share my excitement. To read more, click here.
This awesome NYT article shows you the top rentals for each area code in major cities. Check it out, here. The odd phenomenon is the movie Righteous Kill which seems to be in the top of many area codes queues. Have you seen it?
Check out this great NYMag article about NYC’s musical history in the 1970’s. Around that time NYC gave birth to New Wave, Punk, Philip Glass, Disco, Salsa, DJ’s and a total revamp of Rock. All of this happened within a few blocks of each other from the Village, The Bowery, and the Bronx. Check out this map of who did what when and where. Enjoy!
NickMom is launching and just in time cause the kids that grew up watching Nickelodeon are now moms. Nick hopes to capture mom’s attention after the kids go to sleep with programming focused on and about moms. To read more about their plans and some of the programming slotted for NickMom, click here.
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