All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘content’

Amazon Nabs Exclusive Rights to FX’s Justified

Another day in February, another exclusive content grab from Amazon. Today, the company announced that their Prime Instant Video service will be the exclusive online streaming home to the FX hit Justified. Also part of this new deal is the now-completed FX series The Shield. Justified has already been available to purchase from Amazon at $1.99 an episode, but now …

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Amazon Grabs Exclusive Streaming Rights to CBS’ ‘Under the Dome’

Amazon has just landed another exclusive content deal for its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s the upcoming CBS drama Under the Dome. Here are the specifics of the deal: Just four days after each episode airs on CBS, they will pop up on Amazon Prime Instant Video. The episodes will be available to stream on CBS.com, but only …

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Netflix Loses Out as Sony Pictures Stays with Starz

It looks like Netflix’s interest in Sony films wasn’t strong enough to shake things up. Starz and Sony Pictures Entertainment have just announced an expansion of their previous deal that will see Starz remain the exclusive home for Sony Pictures theatrical releases through 2021. The old deal saw the same agreement through 2016. Starz has been the exclusive pay-TV home …

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HBO Go Coming to Apple TV [REPORT]

Starting some time this year, you may have another incentive to go out and grab an Apple TV box. According to Bloomberg, two people familiar with the plans say that Apple is in negotiations to add HBO Go, HBO’s streaming service, to their Apple TV devices. If finalized, the deal could see and HBO Go app appear on Apple TV …

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Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated)

Vimeo allows non-sexual nudity (anything expect explicit porn). Everybody knows that. It’s one of the things that sets it apart from other video streaming sites like YouTube. Vimeo says that it’s a testament to their “unflinching belief in the integrity of visual storytelling,” because “one cannot ignore the naked, the violent, and the swearing when striving to capture the breadth …

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Gay Marriage Photo Yanked (then Restored) in Another Instance of Facebook’s Flawed Content Removal System at Work

Facebook is (once again) in the middle of a content removal drama – except this time is doesn’t have anything to do with breastfeeding, racy cartoons, art, exposed nipples, or racially charged posts. This time, the drama centers around a marriage equality activist and his popular page. As the story goes, Murray Lip, activist and founder of advocacy group Gay …

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Netflix Gets Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Content through Another Warner Bros Deal

Netflix has just announced new licensing deals with Warner Bros Television Group and Turner Broadcasting System that will bring more streaming content to the service in March of this year, as well as January 2014. The deal with Warner Bros TV will bring Cartoon Network programming, as well as Adult Swim programming to Netflix. That includes Cartoon Network shows like …

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Hemlock Grove, the Eli Roth Netflix Series, Gets a Trailer

The David Fincher/Kevin Spacey political drama House of Cards hits Netflix Instant on February 1st, and Arrested Development is coming in May. But don’t forget about another Netflix original/exclusive program that’s on the way. Hostel and Cabin Fever director Eli Roth has a show coming to Netflix, and today it just got its first trailer. It’s called Hemlock Grove, and …

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Hulu Announces New Original Programming for 2013

Hulu, which just announced $695 million in 2012 revenue (a 65% increase year-over-over), is now outlining their plans for new original content in 2013. “It’s a thrill to share what we have planned in 2013,” said Andy Forssell, Hulu’s SVP of Content. “We’re working with innovative showrunners such as Seth Meyers and Michael Shoemaker, Josh Greenbaum and James Corden and …

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Netflix Grabs Warner Bros Television Dramas on the Heels of HBO/Universal Deal

In more content acquisition news for your Monday, Netflix has just announced an exclusive deal for the streaming rights to eight Warner Bros Television Group dramas. The deal allows for the shows to be shown via “traditional syndication windows and electronic sell-through services,” but Netflix will be the only online service to provide the content. Among the eight Warner Bros …

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HBO, Universal Agree to Exclusive Deal a Month After Netflix Inks Deal with Disney

Another day, another battle in the content wars. This time, we can give the victory to HBO. HBO and Universal Pictures have announced an extension of their licensing deal which will make sure that Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ movies stay on HBO for the next ten years. Of course, this isn’t a new deal. HBO and Universal have had …

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Amazon Inks Prime Deal with A+E Networks for Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, and More

Amazon has just announced another licensing agreement to bring more content to its Prime Instant Video service. This time it’s A+E Networks. “In a year we have more than doubled the Prime Instant Video selection for our Prime members,” said Brad Beale, Director of Digital Video Content Acquisition for Amazon. “We remain focused on adding TV episodes and movies to …

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