All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Disney’

Disney Launches Cloud-Based Digital Movie Service

By Mansha Daswani for World Screen Disney Movies Anywhere is a new cloud-based digital movie service allowing consumers to purchase and watch Disney, Pixar and Marvel titles on their mobile and web devices, with an initial slate of 400 films,

DHX to Strengthen Presence in Family and Children’s Programming by Acquiring Family Channel and Three Disney Channels

By Bertrand Marotte for The Globe and Mail DHX Media Ltd., the Halifax-based production and distribution company, has struck a $170-million deal to buy the Family Channel and three Disney channels from Bell Media. The announcement sent DHX shares soaring

Eisner: Hulu Buyer Will Lose Next-Day Rights

July 11, 2013 Former Disney chairman Michael Eisner has predicted the victor in the battle to buy US streaming service Hulu will lose the prized next-day rights it currently offers. Speaking to Bloomberg Television yesterday, Eisner revealed that he had

Yahoo, DirecTV And Time Warner Cable Bid Big for Hulu

By Christopher Versace for Forbes Not only is the bidding heating up on streaming video service Hulu, but it looks it could be a shoot out between a number of players. Although Yahoo announced it would acquire blogging site Tumblr

Web Deals Cheer Hollywood, Despite Drop in Moviegoers

By Brooks Barnes for The New York Times Movie attendance hit a 16-year low in 2011. Star wattage continues to dim. DVD sales keep plunging. Almost none of the films being honored at Sunday’s Academy Awards have struck a mainstream