Netflix posted major subscriber growth for 1Q13, beating HBO for the first time on subscriber numbers. Netflix will be introducing a $11.99 per month family plan that allows for up to four devices to simultaneously stream content on one account.
Wall Street Casino gamblers seem to think Netflix’s Reed Hastings is leaving money on the table by letting friends and family get a free ride on one account. Netflix may consider “family plans” at a different price tier to alleviate the problem and increase revenue.
Starting today, Netflix subscribers can watch all 13 episodes of the new Eli Roth produced horror series Hemlock Grove.
Netflix announced this week that all episodes for the fourth season of Arrested Development in HD will air on Sunday, May 26, 2013 at midnight (over Memorial Day weekend, needless to say).
Amazon Prime Instant Video is producing a pilot to the movie, Zombieland, along with Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the creative minds behind one of the top-grossing zombie movies ever made.
As of today, the beta testing of Redbox Instant by Verizon ends and the public roll-out of the service begins… and it’s a lot like Netflix’s approach in its early stages.
DreamWorks studios has announced the official release dates for Lincoln on Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and digital formats. In the US, the film will be available in all three formats on March 26, 2013. Internationally, Lincoln will…
Summit Entertainment’s The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 sold an estimated 3.85 million combined Blu-ray and DVD units over weekend, following the film’s home media release on March 2. According to Lionsgate, Blu-ray Disc copies…
In a bit of industry news, Starz announced a new agreement with Sony Pictures today that extends their current exclusive first-run premium pay TV agreement through 2021 — a five year extension from the previous deal…
Warner Bros. has stepped into the VOD streaming fray with their Warner Archive Collection Instant service, intending to go head-to-head with established streaming video companies such as Netflix and Hulu.
In the lead up to this Friday’s premier of their new episodic political thriller, House Of Cards, Netflix has released more new trailers on their website.
Amazon.com announced plans to publicly test a monthly pay option for its Amazon Prime services for customers that have avoided Prime due to the annual fee. The new monthly service will be offered at $7.99 per-month.
Starting tomorrow, Comcast will offer CW primetime shows such as Arrow, Gossip Girl, and The Vampire Diaries to customers with Xfinity On Demand service.
Time Warner Cable has added a bunch of new On-Demand movies under a category called “Hits of 2011.” Cars 2, Super 8, and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 are among the included titles. All of the movies are available in either SD (Standard Definition) or HD (High Definition) resolution.
Here’s a list of some new movies available in HD from Time Warner’s video On Demand Library. Among the new films added are “Zookeeper” with Kevin James and Rosario Dawson, Terence Malick’s complex film “The Tree…
Cox Communications and Cablevision subscribers can now get 3D titles on-demand from Starz Entertainment. Current 3D VOD titles available for viewing include Alice in Wonderland, Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Green Hornet, Resident Evil: Afterlife, Step Up…
What are the top On Demand movies so far this year? Research firm Rentrak has released data from January 1, 2011 through June 30, 2011 which reveals the top VOD movies by transaction rate.
For the July 4th weekend Dish Network will offer five movies for 99 cents each via their DISH Cinema channel. The movies are no slouches either. The lineup includes the 2011 films “Sucker Punch,” “Battle: Los Angeles,” “Hall Pass,” and “Just Go With It,” as well as last year’s 10-time Oscar nominated film “True Grit.”
Time Warner Cable is now offering Gnomeo and Juliet in 3D On Demand.