Netflix grabs "The Killing" season 3; "The Good Wife" syndication includes online with Amazon Prime

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> "The Good Wife" is going beyond traditional syndication thanks to an innovative deal between CBS and online video provider Amazon Prime Instant Video. Story

> Nielsen has confirmed what many already know: The modern game console is almost as much about watching TV as it is about playing games. Press release

> Online video is a hit in Germany, where reportedly more than three-quarters of all Germans view it. Story


> AT&T has adopted an age-old marketing ploy of giving away a free appliance--or in the case of the service provider, connected device--in exchange for getting new subscribers who bundle up on its AT&T U-verse service. Customers who buy either U-verse TV or phone along with high-speed broadband can select from a free Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 tablet, SONOS PLAY:3 or Xbox 360, the carrier said in a press release. Read full article here

Cable News

> DENVER—Just weeks after Time Warner Cable launched its TWC TV app on Roku's streaming video set-tops and devices, a Roku executive said the app is "going great guns" and getting lots of downloads. In addition, Roku is hopeful that other cable operators will follow Time Warner's lead. "We are in talks with a lot of different operators," said Steve Shannon, senior vice president and general manager of Roku's content division. Read full article here

And finally… in what might be a blow for the expanding TV universe, NBCUniversal exec Lauren Zalaznick has cautioned that the current iteration of TV Everywhere might be "a little complicated for viewers to understand." Story

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