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Jerry Bruckheimer In Talks With Netflix Over Possible Partnership

Jerry Bruckheimer in a recent interview with Bloomberg said announced he has been in talks with Netflix over a possible partnership. “We’ve talked to them about some things,” Jerry Bruckheimer told Bloomberg. “Unfortunately we haven’t kind of clicked yet.” No further details have been released and Netflix has not commented but Jerry Bruckheimer is the […]

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86% Of The Video App Market Is Controlled By 3 Apps

A recent study of over 23,000 US adults conducted by Experian Information Solutions, Inc shows that YouTube, Netflix, and Hulu Plus control 86% of all video seen on a smartphone or tablet. YouTube Controls 64% of the market and averages about 15 minutes of average use. Netflix is in second with 19% of the market […]

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The First Crack In The Cable Wall: NBCUniversal To Launch A Dozen Direct To Hulu Shows

NBCUniversal is making a bold move to offer a dozen shows directly online through services like Hulu. Linda Yaccarino, president of ad sales for NBCUniversal released a statement saying “The combination of digital video alongside television content is extremely powerful and becoming an increasingly important part of the connection advertisers make with consumers.” she said. […]

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Netflix Asks 9th Circuit Court To Reconsider Copyright Ruling

Netflix is moving quickly to get a surprising ruling from the 9th Circuit Court that would allow actors to apply a copyright claim to their performance in movies. This ruling could allow actors to force popular movies off of services like Netflix. Forcing Netflix to create a streaming deal with each actor in the film […]

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Hulu Renews Deal To Keep 800 Movies

The Criterion Collection and Hulu have renewed their contract allowing Hulu to remain the sole online provider of the Criterion Collection. This deal grants Hulu access to 800 movies that Netflix and Amazon Prime do not offer. The terms of the deal have not been released but it is rumored to run for several years. […]

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Roku Announces Top Searches

Roku today announced the top searches since 2012. They also announced that “Roku customers are less likely to search for famous personalities than TV series and movies”. Bellow is the top search results for TV, Movies, and People.   Top Searched TV Series: Downton Abbey Breaking Bad SpongeBob SquarePants The Walking Dead The Big Bang […]

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