When HBO in April launched over-the-top video service HBO Now, parent Time Warner said the subscription streaming service would help produce user data about cord-cutting and millennial markets in addition to acting as a possible springboard for foreign SVOD launches.
Video game sales in August dipped $12.4 million (2%) to $548 million from the previous-year period, according to new data from The NPD Group. Hardware console sales declined $4.8 million (2%) to $190.5 million.
The primary advantage of a PBS examination of the life of Walt Disney is that the viewer can be reasonably assured that it lacks the hagiography to be expected from one of Disney Studios’ own documentaries dealing with the history of its founder. (Street Date 9/15/15)