Charter offers twelve Star Trek titles to view On Demand

Star-Trek-The_Search_For_Spock-Enterprise_destructs

For the remainder of this month through October 14, Charter Communications is offering twelve Star Trek titles to rent from their Video On Demand library. The Star Trek collection is this month’s theme of choice from…

Netflix To Introduce Family Share Plan

netflix family

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.

No More Free Rides On Netflix?

netflix-streaming-1

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.

Netflix Premieres Hemlock Grove Today

Screen Shot 2013-04-19 at 10.56.17 AM

Starting today, Netflix subscribers can watch all 13 episodes of the new Eli Roth produced horror series Hemlock Grove.

Netflix To Premiere Arrested Development May 26th

arrested-development-300px

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 Creating “Zombieland” Pilot And More Original Programs

Zombieland 1

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.

Redbox Instant Streaming Available To Public **UPDATED**

redboxinstant 1

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.

‘Lincoln’ Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy release dates announced

lincoln-crop-300px

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…

‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2′ opening Blu-ray & DVD sales

THE-TWILIGHT-SAGA-BREAKING-DAWN-PART-2-still1-300px

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…

Sony Pictures extends deal with Starz

Zero-Dark-Thirty-still1

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. Archive Collection Offers Instant Streaming

Screen Shot 2013-02-01 at 4.38.50 PM

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.

Netflix Streams More “House of Cards” Trailers

url-3

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 Prime Adds Monthly Plan

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.

Comcast adds primetime CW shows On Demand

the-vampire-diaries-cast

Starting tomorrow, Comcast will offer CW primetime shows such as Arrow, Gossip Girl, and The Vampire Diaries to customers with Xfinity On Demand service.

New Time Warner On-Demand movies

Super 8 Poster

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.

New Time Warner Cable On Demand movies in HD

zoo-keeper-poster

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 & Cablevision get 3D titles from Starz

alice-in-wonderland-still4

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?

due-date-still1-warner-bros

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.

Dish Network to offer 99 cent movies in HD

Sucker-Punch-1-600px

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.”

Suddenlink going mobile with ’2GO’ service

suddenlink_logo

Suddenlink, the seventh largest cable television service provider in the U.S., is going mobile with Suddenlink2GO online. The service allows internet viewing of content (similar to HBO Go and MAX Go) at no extra charge (although some content has a 24hr window after the premiere). The online service features content from HBO, Hulu, and Turner Broadcasting.

Footer Insert