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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>>

MGM Classic Movie MOD Site Launches    4 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

A new DVD manufacturing-on-demand site launched May 3, offering more than 200 films from the Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer catalog, with fulfillment by replicator Allied Vaughn.More>>

Disney, Starz Sue Dish on Premium Channel Freebie    3 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

The Walt Disney Co. and Starz Entertainment LLC May 3 filed separate breach of contract lawsuits against Dish Network LLC, alleging the satellite TV operator does not have the legal right to include free one-year passes to Starz content to its subscribers.More>>

Lionsgate Drops Review Request of Blockbuster Sale    3 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Lionsgate has withdrawn a motion seeking to review Dish Network’s $320 million acquisition of bankrupt Blockbuster Inc. without explanation. More>>

Moonves: CBS Negotiating ‘Quickly’ on Latin America Netflix Streaming Deal    3 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

CBS Corp. is urgently negotiating streaming deals with Netflix for the online disc rental pioneer’s pending foray into Latin America, in addition to its Canadian service, according to CEO Les Moonves.More>>

Universal Posts Wider Q1 Cash Flow Loss    3 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Universal Studios reported a first-quarter (ended March 31) operating cash flow loss of $146 million, compared with an operating cash flow loss of $12 million during the same period a year ago.More>>

Studios Mull Monetizing Every Screen    3 May, 2011

News By: Chris Tribbey

For Fox, Lionsgate and any company in the content business, getting content to every screen, and maximizing profit off that content, has become the daily goal.More>>

Mexico Leads in Latin American Online Video Penetration    3 May, 2011

News By: Angelique Flores

In a study measuring online video viewing in four Latin American markets, Mexico came out on top with hours watched, reach and engagement.More>>

Dish: Blockbuster Store Survival Up to Studios    2 May, 2011

News By: Erik Gruenwedel

Newly announced Blockbuster LLC president Michael Kelly May 2 said the future of more than 1,700 Blockbuster stores depends on whether studios continue to believe in the traditional brick-and-mortar business model. More>>