Warner's 'Mad Max: Fury Road' managed to hold onto the top spot on the disc sales charts for a second consecutive week, outpacing the top new theatrical-to-disc title, Lionsgate's 'The Age of Adaline,' the week ended Sept. 13.
In a market impacted by over-the-top video, the pay-TV industry has to adapt by offering programming on a video-on-demand basis across multiple devices, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes told an investor group. Speaking Sept. 16 at the Goldman Sachs 24th Annual Communacopia Confab in New York, Bewkes said the popularity of serialized programming mandates content’s ubiquitous offering, including access to entire seasons and catalog.
With Netflix set to concurrently stream and release theatrically its first original movie Oct. 16 — African warlord drama 'Beasts of No Nation,' starring Idris Elba — the SVOD pioneer has hired Emma McCorkell to help get the word out and deal with probable industry blowback.
Amazon Sept. 16 announced that Prime members can now utilize six months of free unlimited access to 'The Washington Post' national digital edition, a subscription usually retailing for $9.99 per month. After the six-month period, Prime members can access the digital edition for $3.99 per month.