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Here’s What Those New Netflix Emails Look Like

Here’s What Those New Netflix Emails Look Like

As reported earlier this week, Netflix is changing the way it emails its DVD subscribers. I found this interesting because I’ve been a member for over a decade and can’t recall a time when this has changed much at all. Essentially, they’re reducing the frequency of emails by consolidating information. They also promoted separate social media accounts for the DVD …

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Netflix Surpasses 65 Million Members, DVD Business Good For Quite A While

Netflix Surpasses 65 Million Members, DVD Business Good For Quite A While

Netflix released its Q2 earnings report on Wednesday along with the regular letter to shareholders. The biggest news out of this one is that the company has surpassed 65 million members with 42 million in the US and 23 million internationally. “We are at the forefront of a wave of global Internet TV adoption and intend to make our service …

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Netflix Alters How DVD Subscribers Get Email

Netflix Alters How DVD Subscribers Get Email

Netflix is changing the way it emails members of its DVD subscription service. Having been a member for over a decade, I can’t recall a time when this has changed much or at all. They’re going to reduce the frequency of emails by consolidating information. Here’s what the company said in an email to members: Here at Netflix we are …

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Stephanie McMahon, Triple H Want To Get You Fit

Stephanie McMahon and Triple H are two of the biggest talents in the WWE. While wrestling is choreographed, it does take a lot of stamina and strength to pull off the stunts fans have come to expect every week. Now those very same fans can get fit the WWE way with two fitness DVDs. WWE and LionsGate announced this week …

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Redbox DVD Prices Are About To Go Up

Redbox is raising its DVD rental price by 25%. The price, which has been $1.20 per night, will be raised to $1.50 per night starting December 2. The price for Blu-rays will go from $1.50 to $2.00 per night. Video games will see an even bigger increase going $2.00 to $3.00. “With new-release movies for $1.50 a day, Redbox remains …

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Welcome Back, Kotter: Entire Series Available On DVD

“Up your nose with a rubber hose!” “Off my case, toilet-face!” Now you can watch all of Vinnie Barbarino’s (John Travolta) rhyming insults. The complete series of Welcome Back, Kotter is now available on DVD. The package consists of 95 episodes over four seasons on 16 DVDs. The double-sided covers are designed to resemble textbooks. The sitcom was set in …

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Netflix Original ‘Hemlock Grove’ Heads To DVD And Blu-ray

As Netflix prepares to debut the second season of its third original series Hemlock Grove, news is out that the first season is making its way to DVD and Blu-ray courtesy of Scream Factory. The distributor announced the news on Facebook: Post by Scream Factory. Today, Netflix posted a recap of the first season for those who have already seen …

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Hulu Original ‘Deadbeat’ Heads To DVD

They don’t get as much media attention as Netflix’s, but Hulu has original shows too. One of them, Deadbeat, is reportedly heading to DVD later this summer. The official description from Hulu is as follows: Deadbeat is an all new original comedy series. Kevin Pacalioglu (series star Tyler Labine) may have no money and no clue, but he can see …

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6.7 Million Still Using Netflix’s DVD Service

Netflix released its quarterly earnings report on Monday. It also shared a letter to shareholders talking about various elements of its business. One of those elements still brings in a substantial amount of money, but was barely discussed in the letter or the ensuing conference call (in fact, I could be wrong, but I don’t even remember it being brought …

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‘House Of Cards’ Season 2 DVD, Blu-ray Release Date Announced

If you don’t have a Netflix subscription, but are still interested in getting caught up on House of Cards (or if you just want to own a hard copy), the second season will be hitting DVD and Blu-ray on June 17th. TVShowsOnDVD.com has what appears to be a press release announcing the release. According to that, bonus features will include: …

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Netflix Employee Talks DVD Germs

You may not hear as much about Netflix’s DVD business as you used to since streaming has taken over in recent years, but plenty of enveloped discs still circulate around the country on a day-to-day basis. Last month, the company said it still has 6.9 million DVD members. There’s a good reason for that. The selection is far greater than …

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Here’s Netflix’s Answer To Amazon’s Drones

It seems a little late for a parody of Amazon’s drone video from December, but Netflix has one out. It was uploaded a week ago by Netflix’s Paul Johnson (for some reason not yet on the company’s official YouTube channel), but it’s just starting to get some attention thanks to Hacking Netflix. “Here at Netflix, we’re committed to cutting edge …

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