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Archive: Netflix Signs Paramount, MGM Films

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 10, 2010, 5:58 PM EDT By Ronald Grover, Andy Fixmer and Amy Thomson (Adds Netflix spokesman comment in 11th paragraph.) Aug. 10 (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc. reached a deal that gives customers of the movie-rental service online access to films from pay-television channel Epix.
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Time-shifting on TV more than doubles in past year

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

LOS ANGELES | Tue Aug 17, 2010 2:53pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Time-shifted TV viewing has more than doubled over the past year and over 40 percent of Americans now make plans to record their favorite shows and watch them later, according to a survey released on Tuesday. More than two-thirds of viewers have
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Netflix’s Lust for ‘True Blood’ Spurned by HBO

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 17, 2010, 9:58 AM EDT By Ronald Grover (Updates with today’s trading in 13th paragraph.) Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc.’s drive to offer its subscribers online movies from all the biggest Hollywood studios may hit a wall with HBO. Time Warner Inc.’s pay-television
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Obama begins five-state tour

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Politics drove President Barack Obama’s agenda Monday as he hit the first of the five states he’ll visit over the next three days, using economy-focused events — and Democratic fundraisers — to attack Republicans less than three months before the midterm elections. “The worst mistake we could make is to go
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‘Expendables’ wins weekend with $34.8M debut (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Sylvester Stallone’s action romp “The Expendables” has captured the No. 1 spot at the weekend box office with a $34.8 million debut. Opening a solid No. 2 with $23.1 million was Julia Roberts’ globe-trotting drama “Eat Pray Love.” The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by
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Obama pleads to voters: ‘Don’t give in to fear’

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

In November, all 435 House seats, one-third of the Senate, and a majority of governor’s and legislative jobs will be on the ballot. Democrats now control the House and Senate, but the hurting economy has turned voters against incumbents. Obama’s official agenda each day is to underline his efforts to jump-start the lumbering economy. That
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Hulu Looks to an IPO of More Than $2 Billion

Aug 16th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 16, 2010, 4:28 PM EDT By Sarah Rabil (Updates with programming deals in last two paragraphs.) Aug. 16 (Bloomberg) — Hulu LLC, the video website owned by three of the biggest U.S. broadcast networks, is preparing an initial public offering that may value the
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Stallone knocks out Julia Roberts at box office

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Sun Aug 15, 2010 2:46pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sylvester Stallone outmuscled Julia Roberts at the weekend box office in North America on Sunday to score the biggest opening of his career with his new film “The Expendables.” The action hero’s all-star mercenary thriller earned an estimated $35 million across the
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‘Expendables’ seizes No. 1 spot with $35M debut (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Sylvester Stallone has proven that he’s not quite expendable yet at the box office. Stallone and his pumped-up pals lifted Lionsgate’s 1980s-style action romp “The Expendables” to a No. 1 debut with $35 million, according to studio estimates Sunday. While the macho “Expendables” lured male audiences, Julia Roberts delivered a crowd-pleaser for
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GM’s CEO Stepping Down

Aug 12th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 12, 2010, 12:30 PM EDT By Jeff Green and Tim Higgins (Updates with analyst’s comment in fourth paragraph.) Aug. 12 (Bloomberg) — General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Ed Whitacre, who led the largest U.S. automaker from bankruptcy to two straight profitable quarters, will
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