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Roku Dominates Streaming Media Device Market   22 Mar, 2017

Roku, along with Netflix, created the subscription streaming video market. Thus, it is little...More>>

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New iTunes Software Expands Movie Rental Capability   22 Mar, 2017

More than nine years after Apple iTunes launched movie rentals, the digital sellthrough and...More>>

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Warner Inks Chinese Streaming Deal With iQiyi   21 Mar, 2017

Warner Bros. has upped its presence in China signing a distribution agreement with iQiyi, a...More>>

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'Ghostbusters VR Experience' Released for PlayStation VR at $6.99   21 Mar, 2017

In 'Ghostbusters VR — Now Hiring Act 1: Firehouse,' available at $6.99 for the PlayStation VR,...More>>

(L-R): Ivan Reitman, Dan Aykroyd and Sony executives Joe Burg, Jake Zim, Tracey Garvin and Katie Ullrich.
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Report: Original Content Paying Off for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video   20 Mar, 2017

Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu are spending billions collectively creating original content,...More>>

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Comcast Adding Netflix to 5th Xfinity Watchathon Promotion   20 Mar, 2017

When Comcast launched its Watchathon Week promotion in 2012, one of the goals was to thwart...More>>

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Dave Watson Named CEO of Comcast Cable   20 Mar, 2017

Comcast Corp. March 20 named COO Dave Watson new CEO of Comcast Cable, replacing Neil Smit, who...More>>

New Comcast Cable CEO Dave Watson
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Netflix Changing Viewer Rating System   17 Mar, 2017

It worked for Roman elite at the gladiator games, and became a trademark for late movie critics...More>>

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Amazon Streaming Oscar-Winning 'Moonlight' May 21   17 Mar, 2017

Amazon Prime Video March 17 announced an extension of a subscription streaming licensing deal with...More>>

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F.Y.E. Stores Generate $8.3 Million Q4 Profit   16 Mar, 2017

Trans World Entertainment Corp. March 16 reported fourth-quarter (ended Jan. 28) income of $8.6...More>>

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First Look Media Rebranding Production Studio   15 Mar, 2017

First Look Media (not to be confused with shuttered First Look Studios) March 15 rebranded its...More>>

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Report: 22% of U.S. Broadband Homes Shun Linear TV   15 Mar, 2017

There’s a reason pay-TV operators are rushing online TV subscription services to market. New data...More>>

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Netflix Adds, Loses Executives   14 Mar, 2017

Scott Stuber, producer of the "Ted" movie franchise, 'Patriots Day,' 'Free State of Jones,'...More>>

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Samsung Launching New 4K Blu-ray Disc Player   14 Mar, 2017

Samsung Electronics America March 14 reiterated the pending launch of a new 4K Blu-ray Disc player...More>>

Samsung 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc player UBD-M9500
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Acorn TV, Urban Movie Channel Reach 500,000 Combined Subs   14 Mar, 2017

RLJ Entertainment March 14 announced its proprietary subscription streaming video services —...More>>

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Facebook to Live-Stream MLS Matches   13 Mar, 2017

Major League Soccer and Univision Communications have inked a deal with Facebook to live-stream a...More>>

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Hulu Secures A+E Networks Programming, Passes on Viacom   13 Mar, 2017

Hulu has licensed rights for its pending $40 online TV service to six pay-TV channels from A+E...More>>

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Home Entertainment Spending on Access in the U.K. Trumps Ownership    10 Mar, 2017

Consumers in the United Kingdom in 2016 overwhelmingly took to subscribing to home entertainment...More>>

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Amazon Prime Video Gets TNT Series 'Animal Kingdom'   9 Mar, 2017

Amazon March 9 announced it has acquired exclusive rights to the first season of TNT’s “Animal...More>>

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British Invasion: 'BritBox' SVOD Service Launches in the U.S.   9 Mar, 2017

BBC Worldwide and ITV have quietly launched BritBox, a subscription-streaming platform, in the...More>>

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