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Does Europe Have Enough Bandwidth to Handle the Netflix Strain? Some speculate low speeds could hobble rollout

It's been established that the French in particular are skeptical about Netflix's upcoming continental rollout. But will French cinephiles even be able to stream their favorite Louis Malle films once…

September 8, 2014, 1:56 PM EDT

Simulmedia’s New CMO Sees the Future of TV Says it’s all about aligning with the digital model

Specs Who David Cooperstein New gig CMO of Simulmedia Old gig Vp, practice leader for the CMO practice at Forrester Research Age 48 Twitter @Minicooper   Photo: Alfred Maskeroni  How will your experience at Forrester play a role in…

September 7, 2014, 8:23 PM EDT

Why Disney and Others Are Wary of Canada's Plan to Unbundle Cable TV Subscriptions Content creators, cable companies face the prospect of less revenue

U.S. content providers are warily eyeing efforts by Canadian regulators to unbundle Canada’s cable TV industry, a move that could eat into the profits of companies like Disney and Comcast…

September 5, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

NFL Has a Lot of Leverage in Negotiating TV Deals Networks forced to play by NFL's rules or go home

When the NFL negotiated with TV networks on the rights to broadcast eight "Thursday Night Football" games this season, the contract stipulated that term was only for one year, that…

September 4, 2014, 9:29 PM EDT

Netflix Grabs Distribution Rights to Fox's Gotham Deal is struck even before the first episode airs

The era of distributing a new TV series on traditional channels has been turned on its head in a deal that makes Netflix a legitimate second-tier distributor. Netflix has sealed worldwide…

September 4, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

Netflix Sides With Government-Run Broadband Providers Asks FCC to allow for 'limitless bandwidth'

Netflix filed a startling comment with the FCC today: the company wants the Telecommunications Act amended to allow for "a pro-consumer policy of limitless bandwidth," or to put it plainly,…

September 3, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

Allison Williams Plays Peter Pan in NBC's Next Live Theater Show Girls star becomes the boy who never grows up

Allison Williams has traded in the long tresses and glam style she flaunts on HBO’s Girls for the boyish charm of Peter Pan, NBC’s second installment of live TV theater,…

September 3, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT

Intruders Star Mira Sorvino Waits Until Her Kids Are Asleep to Binge on Banshee But it’s all about Gator Boys when they're awake

Specs Who Mira Sorvino Age 46 Accomplishments Oscar-winning actress, currently starring in The Intruders on BBC America (Saturdays at 10/9c); United Nations Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking Base Los Angeles  What’s the first information…

September 1, 2014, 7:48 PM EDT

Jim Parsons Hits the Stratosphere The star of TV's biggest show talks about The Big Bang Theory, Emmy Awards and Larry Kramer

Honestly, if this keeps up, they’re just going to have to rename the Emmy Award for Lead Actor in a Comedy the Jim Parsons Award. Last week, the 41-year-old won…

September 1, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

And the Year's Hottest TV Show Is... True Detective? The Big Bang Theory? The Walking Dead? Vote now in the Hot List Readers' Choice Awards

The Big Bang Theory. True Detective. Orange Is the New Black. The Walking Dead. Which was the year's must-see show, on TV or the Web? What was your biggest Guilty Pleasure:…

September 1, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

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