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News Corp. COO: Fox Open to Selling ‘Right’ Content to Netflix    4 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

News Corp.’s 20th Century Fox studio and television units are the latest content owners to revise their licensing policies toward Netflix and the emerging subscription-based video-on-demand market.More>>

Warner Home Entertainment Group Acquires Flixster/Rotten Tomatoes    4 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group May 4 said it had agreed to acquire Flixster.com and its popular Rotten Tomatoes movie ratings service. Purchase price and terms were not disclosed. More>>

Bye Bye Set-tops?    4 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

Day two of the Digital Hollywood conference sees panelists discussing the future of set-top boxes, the quality of cloud-based streaming and more.More>>

Sony Addresses Congress Over Hacker Attack, Blames Anonymous    4 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

Sony Computer Entertainment told a Congressional subcommittee May 4 how it was handling the fallout of a massive hacker attack that compromised the information of 77 million PlayStation Network users and 24.6 million Sony Online Entertainment users, and placed blame for the attack on the hacker...More>>

Nintendo Lowers Wii Price    4 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

Nintendo has lowered the list price of its Wii gaming system to $149.99 and is launching a line of $20 “Nintendo Selects” games.More>>

IFTA Taps Garnick, Ups Burt    4 May, 2011

The Independent Film & Television Alliance has named Jennifer Garnick VP of communications and has promoted eight-year IFTA veteran Robin Burt to VP of marketing and membership. More>>

American Airlines to Stream Inflight Entertainment    4 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

American Airlines will be the first North American airline to offer inflight streaming video, allowing flyers to wirelessly stream movies and TV shows from an inflight library to their Wi-Fi-enabled devices.More>>

Extended ‘Lord of the Rings’ Films Hit Big Screen    4 May, 2011

News By: John Latchem

Warner Home Video, in conjunction with NCM Fathom, in June will present “The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Edition Event,” featuring special screenings of the Academy Award-winning films. More>>

Nielsen Reports Decline in U.S. TV Homes    4 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

For the first time since 1992 there will be a year-over-year decline in the number of American households with a TV set, according to a new report from The Nielsen Co.More>>

NCircle Adds Arlen    4 May, 2011

News By: Billy Gil

Kidvid distributor NCircle Entertainment has hired Lisa Arlen as VP of sales and marketing.More>>