No matter how many next-day TV ratings stories I write, I'm still the embodiment of the headache networks and advertisers suffer from these days.
If TV networks have their way, advertisers will soon see fewer differences between placing their spots on a show viewers watch live at 9 p.m. on a Tuesday night and that same show viewed via…
Silicon Valley darling Uber, whose app lets users book taxis and car services in real time, has raised $258 million in funding led by Google. Uber will use the funding to “expand into new markets…
The Walt Disney Studios clearly went to the D23 Expo to impress, offering up its big hitters like Thor, Captain America, Maleficent, Cinderella, even Mary Poppins. But as it promoted 11 live action…
Adam Brody might break hearts in virtually every frame of “Some Girl(s),” but he shared the spotlight with another hot player at the June 26 bow: Vimeo on Demand. Pic marks the nascent distributor’s…
Looking into their crystal ball, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg predicted the imminent arrival of a radically different entertainment landscape, including pricey movie tickets, a vast migration of…
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 questions…
The prospect of consumers getting the ability to choose which cable channels they want has proven to be a remarkably resilient fantasy.
Domino's, the U.K.'s leading pizza delivery company, is making a move into video-on-demand via a deal with Lionsgate UK.
Global revenues from on-demand TV will hit $6 billion in 2017, up 54% from the 2011 take, with the U.S. and Italy leading the surge, according to U.K.-based research company Digital TV Research.
ROME -- Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox is launching Sky on demand in Italy, stepping up its competition with Silvio Berlusconi's Mediaset, and following similar Sky services in the U.K. and…