It’s a powerful force: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens,' from Walt Disney Studios, remained the top-selling Blu-ray Disc and DVD for the second consecutive week, outselling its nearest competitor on the national home video sales charts for the week ended April 17 by more than a 10-to-1 margin.
If you can’t beat streaming, take pay-TV to streaming. Determined to offer pay-TV subscribers ubiquitous access on any device while moving away from the cable box, Comcast April 20 launched the Xfinity TV Partner program.
Netflix is slated to spend upwards of $6 billion on original and exclusive content this year. Amazon Prime and Hulu have ratcheted up their respective content spending as well. Sling TV wants to try another — less expensive — strategy, CEO Roger Lynch told analysts.