Netflix Acquires 'The Blacklist' For $2M An Episode

In what is believed to be the biggest subscription video-on-demand deal for a TV series, I've learned that Netflix has acquired the rights to hit NBC drama The Blacklist from Sony Pictures TV in... |
OWN Launches 'Who Am I' Digital Web Series

The Oprah Winfrey Network is expanding its original programming into the digital space, the network announced Thursday. The net will premiere web series "Who Am I" on the newly re-launched... |
Pivot Launches on University Streaming Service

Participant Media's television network Pivot is launching on streaming service Philo, bringing its programming to university campuses across the United States, the network announced on Wednesday... |
Rogers, Shaw Join Forces to Launch Made-in-Canada Netflix Competitor Called 'Shomi'

Rogers Communications and Shaw Communications have joined forces to launch shomi, a new streaming service in Canada that aims to take on Netflix. Shomi is slated to launch in beta for Rogers and... |
'Wild Tales' Breaks B.O. Record for Warner Bros.

Argentina is going wild over Damian Szifron's "Wild Tales," a Special Presentation at Toronto. But, far from a local comedy, the Cannes competition entry, which boasts impeccable... |
Tivo Launches a $50 DVR with HD Antenna in the Wake of Aereo's Death

Tivo is hoping to fill the major hole left by startup Aereo now that its over-the-air TV service has been shut down indefinitely. Today Tivo anounced a new $50 version of its DVR box, the Tivo... |
$600M Plan to Sell HBO on the Web

When will HBO stop futzing around and start selling subscriptions to Web subscribers, just like Netflix? Maybe, one day, says HBO and its parent company, Time Warner. But probably not anytime... |
Startup NimbleTV Expands 'Virtual Cable' Service

It's not exactly Aereo, but startup NimbleTV - which offers existing pay-TV subscribers access to their channels and DVR recordings over the Internet - has attracted the attention of industry... |
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