Just as we promised you last month, the fourth series of US firefighter drama ‘Rescue Me’ made its debut exclusively on iTunes in the UK this week.
It’s a landmark of sorts, as this is the first time a major television series has debuted exclusively through iTunes, and Sony Pictures Television and UK newspaper The Telegraph teamed-up to offer the first episode of the new series for free download through iTunes this week, which could be something for the weekend.
The Telegraph is engaged in a rather interesting digital initiative with Alexander McCall Smith. The newspaper will publish his latest novel in 100 successive episodes on the Telegraph website, while making simultaneous podcast editions available through iTunes.
Booktrade informs the story begins on September 15. The book’s called ‘Corduroy Mansions’, and tells the story of the various people living in a large house in Pimlico. Continue reading →