Alibaba to Pay $804M for Control of ChinaVision

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China?s biggest e-commerce company, will pay HK$6.24 billion ($804M) for a majority stake in ChinaVision Media Group Ltd., which produces movies and television.. |
'Orphan Black' Comes to Amazon Prime via Exclusive Pact with BBC Worldwide North America is now streaming "Orphan Black" on Prime Instant Video, through a content-licensing deal with BBC Worldwide North America that makes the supernatural thriller exclusive to the online... |
YouTube Network Fullscreen Hires Content and Revenue Chiefs

Fullscreen, the YouTube multichannel network whose backers include Comcast and The Chernin Group, is expanding senior ranks, hiring two execs in newly created roles: Ashley Kaplan as head of... |
Roku Unveils Its Answer to Chromecast: the Streaming Stick

Roku just unveiled its answer to Google Chromecast. The Roku Streaming Stick is a tiny device that plugs into your television's HDMI port and allows you to stream HD video from the web, controlled... |
Dish eyes Internet TV services in landmark Disney deal

Dish Network Corp and Walt Disney Co have reached a long-term programming deal, allowing the No. 2 satellite TV provider to carry Disney-owned networks such as ABC and ESPN and deliver the content... |
A Parent Media Launches Kidoodle.TV, a Netflix for Children

A Parent Media Co. recently announced the launch of its children's subscription video on-demand service, Kidoodle.TV. Available across Canada and the US, Kidoodle.TV is a kid's video streaming... |
Canadian artists join U.S. network battle against Aereo

Canadian musicians, actors, and T.V. and film producers lined up on Monday with powerful players in the U.S. television industry, as the American broadcast networks prepare to go to the U.S... |
Apple TV set-top Sales Topped $1 Billion in 2013

Apple chief Tim Cook said the company's Apple TV set-top business last year pulled in more than $1 billion in revenue, a figure encompassing both hardware sales and content purchased through the... |
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