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HBO: We’re Not Losing Subscribers, Report Is ‘Simply Incorrect’

HBO: We’re Not Losing Subscribers, Report Is ‘Simply Incorrect’

By Josh Wolford January 22, 2014

HBO has gone on the offensive following a recent report that claimed the pay-TV service was bleeding subscribers (thanks to streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime). “The research is simply incorrect. Both HBO and Cinemax services have shown significant …

Starz And Encore Get New Online Services Starz And Encore Get New Online Services
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Starz Entertainment announced the launch of Starz Play and Encore Play, new online services for the premium movie (and original content) channels. The announcement comes with a partnership from Cox Communications, which will be the first provider to offer the …

Premium Channels Get Priced On Google Fiber TV Premium Channels Get Priced On Google Fiber TV
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During the initial Google Fiber announcement, the most exciting prospect was Google Fiber TV. Not just for the absolute insane HD quality that you’ll get through fiber, but the price as well. For only $120 a month, subscribers will get …

Netflix Q1 Report Exceeds Expectations Netflix Q1 Report Exceeds Expectations

It was recently reported that Netflix CEO Reed Hastings might’ve raised a few eyebrows with the 68% increase in stock options he’d received in 2011, but the company’s Q1 earnings report might validate the founder’s $8.8 million in shares – …

Netflix Adds Oscar Films as They Lose Starz Content Netflix Adds Oscar Films as They Lose Starz Content
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Back in September 2011, a collapse in negotiations left Netflix and Starz unable to come to terms on a deal that would extend the contract between the two companies. At the time, Starz said that they had to protect the …

Spartacus: Vengeance Is Coming To A Facebook Game Near You Spartacus: Vengeance Is Coming To A Facebook Game Near You

Spartacus, Starz’ popular television series, is launching a new facebook social game. Starz Digital Media announced today a sneak preview of its upcoming Facebook social game, Spartacus: Vengeance The Game, launching on January 27. Viewers can watch a sneak preview …

Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase Netflix Loses Starz Content as Prices Increase
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Two interesting things just happened in the world of Netflix. First, those much-talked-about and generally despised price changes went into effect. Second, Netflix lost all of its Starz content. Starz called off talks in the contract renewal process, leaving Netflix …

Starz Introduces

Cable network Starz said today it is launching its first social media game on Facebook, “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena,” and an iPad app for its “Spartacus” original series.

The Beta version of the game will launch on January 6 to the first 10,000 “Spartacus” fans who register on Facebook.

A full launch of the “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” game is set for January 20, before the broadcast of the series on January 21.

Starz Introduces

Cable network Starz said today it is launching its first social media game on Facebook, “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena,” and an iPad app for its “Spartacus” original series.

The Beta version of the game will launch on January 6 to the first 10,000 “Spartacus” fans who register on Facebook.

A full launch of the “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” game is set for January 20, before the broadcast of the series on January 21.

Starz Introduces

Cable network Starz said today it is launching its first social media game on Facebook, “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena,” and an iPad app for its “Spartacus” original series.

The Beta version of the game will launch on January 6 to the first 10,000 “Spartacus” fans who register on Facebook.

A full launch of the “Spartacus: Gods of the Arena” game is set for January 20, before the broadcast of the series on January 21.

Netflix Opens API to Developers
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Netflix has opened its API to third party developers to use within their own applications, and has even authorized commercial use of it. The company is supplying Javascript, REST programming, and Atom feed API components. The API can be used in the following capacities:

Netflix Partners With Starz On Instant Streaming
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Online movie rental service Netflix has reached a deal with Starz Entertainment to make movies from Starz through its broadband subscription movie service, available to be streamed on Netflix.