21st Century Fox just acquired a controlling interest in YES Network, the Yankees cable channel. 21st Century Fox is part of the Rupert Murdoch empire. It's one of the two companies that came out of the 2013 News Corp split up. (21st Century Fox is the FOX previously owned 49% of YES. Now it owns 80%.
UK Netflix subscribers looking to get their fix of US TV will soon have two new popular series available to add to their binge-watching schedule. Expanding its partnership with Twentieth Century Fox, the streaming giant announced today it will exclusively add the first two seasons of Golden Globe winning dramaHomelandand paranormal seriesAmerican Horror Storyfrom March 13th.
(1953, Blu-ray released November 19, 2013 – MSRP $39.95) THE FILM: This is one of the most important Blu-ray releases of 2013. Ozu is one of the finest filmmakers of the last century and Tokyo Story is commonly accepted to be his best work so it pleases me to say that this disc does the master and his film proud.
The streaming wars are heating up between Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Netflix typically gets all the cool shows as an exclusive, but that is changing. Amazon has announced that it has added a new FX show to its line of streaming programs as an exclusive for Prime Instant Video Streaming subscribers.
With Blu-ray sales losing steam, Apple's decision to avoid the format altogether seems smarter than ever.
Just last week, Sony warned shareholders that revenue from the company's 2013 fiscal year would be much lower than previously anticipated. This was, of course, in large part due to Sony's decision to exit the PC business .
Well, that didn't last long. A couple of weeks after Amazonstopped taking pre-ordersfor Warner Bros. Blu-ray and DVD movies to extract a better pricing arrangement, theWall Street Journalis reporting that the two sides havereached a truce. Swing by Amazon and you'll once again find pre-orders for disc-based versions ofThe Lego Movie,Transcendenceand other upcoming releases.
Paul Reubens himself has been summoned from the depths of infamy to supervise the restoration of the original Pee-Wee’s Playhouse series frame by frame. The very first Blue-ray release of the series will be the result, this masterpiece of campy excellence set for release across the United States starting on October 21st, 2014.
Could Fox News and CNN have the same owner? No, but close. 21 Century Fox hasconfirmedreports (first published by theNew York Times) that it made an $80 billion bid for fellow media conglomerate Time Warner -- and was turned down, for now. Curiously, this comes just asComcast is trying to swallow Time Warner Cable, but those two similarly-named companies are no longer directly connected.
Orphan Blackmay have been snubbed by the Emmys, but fans can grab season two for themselves this week as it arrives on Blu-ray. Another disc release we're looking forward to is season on of Adult Swim'sBlack Dynamiteanimated series that's arriving ahead of its return to television with season two, due in October.
After years serving only movie rentals, Sky is to finally let Sky Store customers download and keep films in its catalog. Following an earlier expansion that saw itopen the marketplace to everyone in the UK, the media giant today confirmed the launch of its "Buy & Keep" streaming service, complete with a physical twist.
Redbox went from duking it out with Warner in 2012 over aproposed 56-day delayfor rentals to cutting a deal for ashorter 28-day delayand implementing UltraViolet support in Redbox Intant, and now the relationship is getting even cozier. Parent company Outerwall announced its earnings today and that Mark Horak, president of the Americas for Warner Bros.
Only years after the first MacBook Air shipped without an optical drive, there’s now only one computer in Apple’s entire lineup that comes with one built-in, and there are rumors that the classic 13” MacBook Pro is going to be cut sooner rather than later.
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Amazon has clinched an exclusive deal for 24 , inking an agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Television that will not only see all back-seasons of the Kiefer Sutherland series only streaming through Prime Instant Video, but the new season make its online debut there later this year.
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Multiple antitrust experts told Business Insider federal regulators will almost certainly have their eye on any deal for Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox to buy Time Warner . "I'm sure regulators will take a close look at this," said Scott Hemphill, a professor at Columbia specializing in antitrust and intellectual property.