Archive for category: video

Netflix Says Standalone HBO Was “Inevitable,” Claims Both Services Will Prosper
/ October 16, 2014 11:36 am
Netflix Says Standalone HBO Was “Inevitable,” Claims Both Services Will Prosper

TechCrunch reports “Netflix didn’t deliver the subscriber growth that investors were hoping for, but hey, it managed to keep up with today’s news cycle — specifically, HBO’s short-on-details announcement that it will be launching a standalone streaming service next year.”. Read More

IFC Midnight Snags Paul Solet’s Ghost Tale ‘Dark Summer’
/ October 16, 2014 11:36 am
IFC Midnight Snags Paul Solet’s Ghost Tale ‘Dark Summer’

Deadline reports “IFC Midnight has acquired North American rights to Dark Summer, a supernatural horror pic from Grace director Paul Solet starring Keir Gilchrist (United States of Tara), Stella Maeve (The Runaways), and Grace Phipps (Fright Night, Teen Beach Movie).” . Read More

Nat Geo Adds Three New Series
/ October 16, 2014 11:36 am
Nat Geo Adds Three New Series

Multichannel News reports “National Geographic Channel has ordered three new unscripted series — The Raft, Remote Survival and The Watch — the network announced Tuesday. The three programs are scheduled to premiere in 2015.”. Read More

The Superhero Movie Diversity Race Is Over — WB/DC Wins By a Mile
/ October 16, 2014 11:36 am
The Superhero Movie Diversity Race Is Over — WB/DC Wins By a Mile

Mashable reports “A woman in tights, a "queer" Flash and a black lead — all in a single bound. While Marvel and Sony dither about the diversity of their superhero lineups, DC Comics and Warner Bros. (in conjunction with New Line) punctured every Spandex ceiling on Wednesday when they announced an unprecedentedly diverse lineup of superhero movies.”. Read More

Harry Potter Spinoffs, DC Superhero and ‘Lego’ Movies Coming From WB
/ October 16, 2014 11:36 am
Harry Potter Spinoffs, DC Superhero and ‘Lego’ Movies Coming From WB

Mashable reports “Warner Bros. dropped a motherlode of movie news on Wednesday, from Harry Potter spinoffs to major DC Comics films and Lego Movie sequels galore.” . Read More

USA’s ‘Chrisley’ Season Premiere Draws 1.6 Million
/ October 16, 2014 11:36 am
USA’s ‘Chrisley’ Season Premiere Draws 1.6 Million

Multichannel News reports “USA Network’s Oct. 14 season two premiere of reality series Chrisley Knows Best drew 1.6 million viewers, the network said Wednesday.”. Read More

SoftBank Snaps Up Global Video Site DramaFever to Increase Its Entertainment Focus
/ October 15, 2014 12:54 pm
SoftBank Snaps Up Global Video Site DramaFever to Increase Its Entertainment Focus

TechCrunch reports “Fresh from announcing a $250 million joint venture with media giant Legendary, SoftBank is increasing its focus on entertainment with an undisclosed deal to buy DramaFever, a five-year-old startup that streams global TV shows and movies online.”. Read More

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