Thanks to Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, and competition among international players, the five biggest studios are seeing a surge in licensing fees -- including coin earlier in a show's run -- but…
Al Jazeera may have only one option to gain a strong foothold in the U.S.: Drop its license fees down to nothing.
Hulu has reached an agreement with News Corp. to keep TV programming from Fox Broadcasting Co. on the streaming service, according to sources.
Domestic Film DAILY
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
A BBC funded by voluntary subscription, rather than the present license fee, would allow the corp. to operate as an international entertainment studio competing head-on with Hollywood, according to a…