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Nielsen: Prime Video’s ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Topped HBO Max’s ‘House of The Dragon’ in First Direct Viewer Competition 0

Nielsen: Prime Video’s ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Topped HBO Max’s ‘House of The Dragon’ in First Direct Viewer Competition

Amazon Prime Video’s original reboot, “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” dominated household TV streaming, generating 1.25 billion minutes across two episodes for the week of Aug. 29 – Sept. 4, according to new data from Nielsen. Reportedly the most expensive television series ever created, “Rings” knocked off HBO Max’s original “Game … Continue reading “Nielsen: Prime Video’s ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ Topped HBO Max’s ‘House of The Dragon’ in First Direct Viewer Competition”

Alisa Bowen Upped to President of Disney+ 0

Alisa Bowen Upped to President of Disney+

Alisa Bowen has been promoted to president of Disney+, effective immediately. Bowen has led global business operations for Disney’s streaming platforms, including Disney+, since its launch in 2019. Bowen will work closely with key leaders across The Walt Disney Company for the forthcoming launch of the advertising-supported tier, as well as multi-channel promotional support for … Continue reading “Alisa Bowen Upped to President of Disney+”

Roku Inks Cross-Media Measurement Deal with Nielsen 0

Roku Inks Cross-Media Measurement Deal with Nielsen

Roku and Nielsen Sept. 29 announced a deal enabling for the first time four-screen measurement of content consumption across traditional TV, connected TV, desktop, and mobile. The pact affords marketers running ads with Roku to deduplicate the campaign reach and frequency across all four screens in the home. This measurement, which begins in December, is … Continue reading “Roku Inks Cross-Media Measurement Deal with Nielsen”

Amazon Prime Video to Make All James Bond Movies Available on Oct. 5 0

Amazon Prime Video to Make All James Bond Movies Available on Oct. 5

Prime Video will make available all 25 James Bond movies to stream, beginning on Oct. 5 — the day 60 years ago the first Bond movie, Dr. No, introduced Sean Connery as Agent 007 to moviegoers worldwide. The limited-time streaming option, unveiled in a marketing trailer to Prime Video’s 1.6 million YouTube subscribers, celebrates the … Continue reading “Amazon Prime Video to Make All James Bond Movies Available on Oct. 5”

Kino Cult AVOD Service Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With ‘Weird Cinema’ Double Features 0

Kino Cult AVOD Service Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With ‘Weird Cinema’ Double Features

The Kino Cult ad-supported streaming service is celebrating its first anniversary in October with 31 curated double-features aimed at reviving “the spirit of the midnight movie and providing a sampling of the unapologetically weird cinema that has become Kino Cult’s trademark,” parent company Kino Lorber said. Each Thursday at midnight, Kino Cult will introduce a … Continue reading “Kino Cult AVOD Service Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With ‘Weird Cinema’ Double Features”

Sci-Fi Actioner ‘No Escape’ Due on DVD and Blu-ray in October in Unearthed Classics Line From MVD 0

Sci-Fi Actioner ‘No Escape’ Due on DVD and Blu-ray in October in Unearthed Classics Line From MVD

Martin Campbell’s sci-fi actioner No Escape will be released on DVD Oct. 11 and on Blu-ray Disc Oct. 18 in the Unearthed Classics line from Unearthed and MVD Entertainment Group. Released in 1994, No Escape is set in the futuristic world of 2022, when the prison system is run by corporations and prisoners are highly … Continue reading “Sci-Fi Actioner ‘No Escape’ Due on DVD and Blu-ray in October in Unearthed Classics Line From MVD”

Erotic Classic ‘Quiet Days in Clichy’ Coming to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD on Oct. 25 0

Erotic Classic ‘Quiet Days in Clichy’ Coming to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD on Oct. 25

Blue Underground is planning to reissue the erotic classic Quiet Days in Clichy in a 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray combo pack as well as a DVD special edition on Oct. 25. The discs will be distributed by MVD Entertainment Group. The film, released in 1970, is an adaptation of Henry Miller’s semi-autobiographical novella by … Continue reading “Erotic Classic ‘Quiet Days in Clichy’ Coming to 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD on Oct. 25”

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Shoots Down Company Sale Scuttlebutt 0

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Shoots Down Company Sale Scuttlebutt

Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav emphatically denied media rumors that his upstart media company is going to be put up for sale in the near future. Speaking Sept. 28 on a virtual global town hall meeting to about 40,000 employees, Zaslav, who assumed leadership of the former TimeWarner following Discovery’s $43 billion operating control … Continue reading “Warner Bros. Discovery CEO Shoots Down Company Sale Scuttlebutt”

Merchandising: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Exclusives Arrive 0

Merchandising: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Exclusives Arrive

Disney released Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder on Blu-ray Sept. 27, and with it came a couple of retailer-exclusive editions. The fourth solo “Thor” movie and 29th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon was widely released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, regular Blu-ray and DVD. The film features Thor (Chris Hemsworth) teaming with … Continue reading “Merchandising: ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Exclusives Arrive”

Mill Creek Mounts ‘Steal My Bitcoin’ Sweepstakes for ‘Bitcon’ Release 0

Mill Creek Mounts ‘Steal My Bitcoin’ Sweepstakes for ‘Bitcon’ Release

Kicking off the countdown to the Oct. 18 digital and DVD release of the heist thriller Bitcon, Mill Creek Entertainment (on behalf of the producers) has announced the “Steal My Bitcoin” trivia sweepstakes. On Oct. 4, and over the following eight weeks, participants can go to www.StealMyBitcoin.com and the film’s social media profiles to access … Continue reading “Mill Creek Mounts ‘Steal My Bitcoin’ Sweepstakes for ‘Bitcon’ Release”