Predicting Which New Shows Will Live

And which will die. A smartphone app claims to predict fall’s winners and losers based on how many people stuck with the premiere. So far, it’s right on.

How Peel Is Shaking Up The TV Industry

New App May Help Decide What To Watch

Peel, an app for iOS and Android, aims to solve the problem of deciding what to watch from among the hundreds of channels of TV by providing personalized recommendations based on the TV shows that users already like. The app is similar to how Pandora recommends music, or how Netflix suggests films.