Gwen Stefani made it into this year’s Grammy telecast in a unique way: Performing a live music video as part of a commercial break sponsored by Target. The four-minute live music video performance…
With the May 1 release of Marvel-Disney's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" only two weeks away, dozens of promotional programs are kicking into high gear. Products and promo campaigns tied to "Age of…
Target’s efforts to compete in the digital-video space against Apple iTunes, Amazon.com, Walmart’s Vudu and others have come to a screeching halt after less than two years. The No. 2 retail chain in…
First there was the hardware, then the games, now come the apps. Microsoft revealed Friday the first wave of 19 entertainment apps that will launch with the Xbox One when it becomes available on Nov…
A friend last week was appalled that I was not yet subscribing to DogTV, the 24-hour pay service that was daily pacifying his pooches. Didn't I understand the value of canine kitsch?
As a late entrant into Internet video distribution, Target is leading with the “family friendly” attributes of its newly launched Target Ticket online storefront — promising to let moms and dads…
Fans of Main Stem musical romance probably watch the Food Network. Own an espresso machine? You're a lot more likely to be a Broadway ticketbuyer than someone who doesn't.
On the eve of Target's big digital video launch, the company faces a potential wrinkle: The core system it is using just changed ownership.
Retail giant Target will finally plant a flag in digital video, aiming to debut the Target Ticket service Oct. 1 — or possibly sooner — with a collection of about 30,000 TV and movie titles for…
TV advertisers are likely to pin their hopes this fall on a sitcom warhorse that is swiftly pulling away from the rest of the pack, despite its age.
Margaret Thatcher, who died Monday of a stroke, age 87, was one of the U.K.'s most politically divisive figures in recent history — and, as a result, was a media favorite. She became a pop-culture…