The Manhattan, N.Y.-based subscription service July 9 said it is eligible to license network programming following the June 25 decision by the United States Supreme Court that found Aereo operates more as a multichannel video program distributor than technology provider.
Apple TV has begun offering bonus features with select studio purchases — a feature heretofore reserved for packaged-media releases. The idea behind “Extras” is to generate consumer interest in purchasing — not renting — digital content.
A mix of new and old favorites dominated the nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards, with HBO’s “Game of Thrones” topping the list with 19, while the much-celebrated “Breaking Bad” scored 16 nominations.
John Stanley, SVP and managing director of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain & Nordics, is adding to his work duties. London-based Stanley will now also be in charge of digital distribution and consumer products.