Microsoft’s late arrival to creating original programming apparently is dead. The software behemoth announced July 17 it will be shutting down Xbox Entertainment Studios (XES) among companywide cutbacks imposed by new CEO Satya Nadella involving about 18,000 employees.
Netflix and The Walt Disney Co. July 17 announced they have signed an agreement giving the subscription streaming pioneer exclusive pay-TV access to first-run Disney movies in Canada beginning in 2015.
The United States Copyright Office reportedly considers Aereo TV not to be a cable operator — another legal setback for the embattled Internet subscription-TV service seeking to rebrand itself following last month’s adverse ruling by U.S. Supreme Court.
To introduce nearly 90 minutes of deleted and alternate scenes from 'Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me' (included on the 'Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery' Blu-ray Disc collection, available July 29) director David Lynch chose to talk about wood.