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Directv Gets Into The Movie Business

30th September 2013

It may be less costly for DirecTV to finance its own movies than buy the rights to them from the...

Movie Reviews: Don Jon

27th September 2013

A film about a man who is addicted to pornography hardly sounds like your usual rom-com fare, but critics almost...

Sony Chief Hints Shakeup May Be Near At Film Unit

20th September 2013

Changes may be afoot at Sony Pictures -- changes that will be pressed by company management in Tokyo, Chief Executive...

Tivo's New Roamio Device Praised By Wsj Reviewer

18th September 2013

TiVo, which pioneered at-home digital video recording but which has struggled against copy-cat competition, has received a solid endorsement for...

Dish Director Resigns Over Ergen's Alleged Conflict Of Interest

12th September 2013

An eight-year member of DISH network's board of directors resigned over the manner in which a bid for the bankrupt...

Surprise Shakeup At Universal

10th September 2013

Despite the fact that the top executives at Universal Pictures had been responsible for making the studio the No. 2...

Finke To Penske: Let Me Go

6th September 2013

Nikki Finke has confirmed that she is attempting to sever her business relationship with Jay Penske, who purchased her Deadline.com...

North Carolina Likely To Cut Off Film Tax Incentives

2nd September 2013

North Carolina, one of the states that have benefited the most from tax credits extended to movie and TV studios,...

Movie Reviews: The World's End

23rd August 2013

Opening in only about 1,500 theater the British comedy The World's End is getting the same sort of overwhelmingly ecstatic...

Nfl On The Web? Mark Cuban Thinks It Could Work

22nd August 2013

Mark Cuban, who pioneered streaming video with Broadcast.com in the 1990s (becoming a billionaire when he sold it to Yahoo!...

Viacom And Sony Set To Sign Historic Agreement

16th August 2013

With many analysts predicting that the networks that now use cable TV for distribution will one day use the Internet...

Movie Reviews: Lee Daniels' The Butler

16th August 2013

Lee Daniels' The Butler, in which Forest Whitaker portrays Cecil Gaines, a butler who served eight U.S. presidents at the...

New Anti-piracy Weapon: An Audio Watermark

13th August 2013

Hollywood has a new weapon in its war against piracy -- a virtually imperceptible audio watermark that is added to...

Amazon Posts A Loss On $16 Billion In Revenue

26th July 2013

Trying to keep up with the free-spending Netflix is proving to be costly to Amazon. Despite posting $15.7 billion in...

Cbs And Time Warner Continue Talks

25th July 2013

CBS will remain on Time Warner Cable systems until at least Monday. The two sides said late Wednesday that they...

Netflix Shares Continue To Dive

24th July 2013

Shares of Netflix continued to slide today (Wednesday) after dropping 5 percent on Tuesday following an earnings report that disappointed...

Netflix Signs Up 630,000 New Subscribers; Stock Sinks

23rd July 2013

With Netflix debuting a number of critically praised -- but costly -- new shows during the quarter ended June 30,...

Movie Reviews: The Conjuring

19th July 2013

It's certainly rare when a horror flick is even screened for critics in advance of its opening. It's rarer still...

How Popular Was House Of Cards Anyway?

18th July 2013

Netflix may have made a big publicity splash with its original drama House of Cards, which garnered solid reviews, nine...

Report: Apple Tv To Skip Ads, Compensate Advertisers

16th July 2013

Apple is attempting to get the broadcast and cable networks to sign off on a plan that would allow users...

A Whole New Game For Sports Tv?

15th July 2013

With ESPN and regional sports networks accounting for 19.5 percent of their total fees, cable-TV and satellite operators are employing...

Movie Reviews: Pacific Rim

12th July 2013

Pacific Rim has continued to pile up mostly positive reviews from critics whose opinions only appear in the Friday editions...

Lone Ranger Flop Fails To Hurt Disney Stock

9th July 2013

Go figure. Despite the fact that some analysts were predicting that Disney might have to take a $150-190 million write-off...

Movie Reviews: The Way, Way Back

5th July 2013

It didn't even open at the beginning of the Fourth of July holiday, and it's only being screened in 19...

Protest Mounted To Remove Big Brother Contestant

4th July 2013

The talent agency representing Big Brother contestant Aaryn Gries has dropped the actress following a flood of complaints about her...

Ray Donovan Sets Showtime Record

2nd July 2013

ay Donovan, the new drama starring Liev Schreiber, drew 1.35 million viewers in its debut Sunday night, the most ever...

Divided News Corp Shares Remain Virtually Flat

2nd July 2013

Investors made no mad rush to buy shares of either the new 21st Century Fox or the new News Corp...

Murdoch's News Corp Has Now Split In Two

28th June 2013

This is the day (Friday) that News Corp officially splits in two -- with its entertainment assets, including its 20th...

Movie Reviews: The Heat

28th June 2013

The reviews of The Heat focus mostly on the two stars, Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy. The two play police...

Movie Reviews: White House Down

28th June 2013

oland Emmerich's movies are the kind that are usually described as critic proof, the kind that pull in big audiences...