BCE Profits Rise in Q2 as it Benefits From Astral Acquisition

BCE Inc. profits grew 6.1% in the second quarter as the company benefited from new revenue sources tied to its acquisition of Astral Media. The company said that acquisition is also behind a... |
Dish on Track to Launch Internet-TV Service by End of 2014

Dish Network is still planning to launch an over-the-top pay-TV service by the end of the year, with Disney-owned networks forming the "core" of the offering, chairman Charlie Ergen... |
Virtual Reality Offers Dramatic Possibilities - and Challenges - for the Film Industry

The movie shoot had all the usual marks of a Hollywood production: shouts of "action!" and "cut!" and a sound guy lumbering around with a bag of equipment strapped to his front. But it had one... |
Legendary Buys Felicia Day's Geek & Sundry

Legendary Entertainment has acquired Felicia Day's digital network Geek & Sundry, and plans to develop both scripted and non-scripted TV projects and digital series with the company's founder and... |
Shaw Launches New Lifestyle Network FYI

A contemporary lifestyle network aimed at a "new generation" of Canadians is set to debut in September. Shaw Media, which runs Global Television as well as a raft of specialty channels including... |
Rogers Signs 10-Year Exclusive Deal With WWE

After wrapping up NHL rights for the next 12 years, Rogers Communications has now turned its attention to wrestling. Rogers and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) have announced a new 10-year... |
Hulu Makes Its Free Content Available in Updated Android App

Hulu released an updated Android app Thursday that for the first time gives users access to free and ad-supported full TV show episodes even if they're not paying Hulu Plus subscribers. Previously... |
Apple TV Adds Fox, CNBC Channels

Apple continues to bulk up the programming lineup on the Apple TV set-top, with the tech giant adding channels for full episodes from Fox as well as live streaming of CNBC. However, both the Fox... |
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