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Hulu For Sale, Considering Offer From Unknown Potential Buyer

Hulu For Sale, Considering Offer From Unknown Potential Buyer

Hulu, the online provider of streaming movies and television shows, has received an offer from a potential buyer. The identity of the buyer is unknown, though rumors suggest it is a well-known, very large company. What is known, is that Hulu is considering the offer, …

VUDU & Wal-Mart To Sell Stupid, Overpriced Movie Cards For Digital Films

VUDU & Wal Mart To Sell Stupid, Overpriced Movie Cards For Digital Films

Here's one for the 'That's Really Stupid' category: Walmart-owned VUDU is going to sell "digital movie cards" for the film Battle: Los Angeles. The cards will available for purchase at Wal-mart stores, and will be priced at $14.96. The digital movie cards are then redeemable, …

YouTube Channels Netflix With New Online Movie Rentals

YouTube Channels Netflix With New Online Movie Rentals

After weeks of rumors, anonymous sources, and outright speculation, YouTube has finally gone public with the details of their new movie rental service. Specifically, they've struck deals with NBC/Universal, Sony, & Warner Brothers studios, which leaves several studios that still aren't partners (Fox, Disney, Paramount, …

Verizon FiOS Fights for Space in the VOD Market, Netflix Calls Heroes for Help

Verizon FiOS Fights for Space in the VOD Market, Netflix Calls Heroes for Help

I'm pondering perhaps a weekly Internet TV industry article as it seems there are more and more things going on in the space every week. I just fear that one week there will be nothing and you'll be over there twiddling your thumbs and mumbling …

Is YouTube’s Piracy Problem Holding Up Movie Rental Deals With Studios?

Is YouTubes Piracy Problem Holding Up Movie Rental Deals With Studios?

The latest rumors coming out of The Wrap suggest that YouTube's new movie rental service (one of the worst-kept secrets of the web) is being held up by two or three Hollywood studios that have yet to ink a deal with the video giant. The …

DirecTV Heads into Streaming Internet Video, Broadband, LTE

DirecTV Heads into Streaming Internet Video, Broadband, LTE

It seems that DirecTV sees the end of satellite and the continuation of more terrestrial operations. Or they are just trying to expand their offerings. Expanding into a subscription-based premium movie service would put them in direcT competition with Netflix and several other studios who …

Disney Set for Premium Movies With Video-on-Demand

Disney Set for Premium Movies With Video on Demand

Some time back I talked about Disney's upcoming movie site. Now according to the latest investor conference, they're planning on taking it a step further and are ready to roll on widespread testing. The original site looked like it was aimed at giving you cloud-based …

Reel Cord-Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

Reel Cord Cutting News: Netflix, Boxee, Hulu Gets Criterion & Miramax Goes Global

I generally do a weekend news round up. But within the last 12 hours I saw some cool stuff that all piled up together and was related so, here's a set of news Reel Quick. It has to do with Netflix and competition, Boxee and …

The Week’s Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The week after the Super Bowl, you might expect this column to be filled with some of the best commercials from the big game. But you would be wrong. I wrote about the ads themselves on Monday, and most of us have already watched and …

Trouble in Huludise as Partners Decide How Online Video Service Will Survive

Trouble in Huludise as Partners Decide How Online Video Service Will Survive

Hulu, according to the Wall Street Journal, is rife with internal strife. It seems that there have been some meetings this week between the partners (NBC Universal, News Corp., and Disney) and the management of Hulu over the future of the company. At stake is …

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