The one-night event is intended to help drum up sales for the studio’s deluxe Blu-ray and DVD “Casablanca” collection that was released in March.
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Spanish language media giant Univision Communications touted something that its English-language broadcast rivals can not: prime-time ratings at its flagship TV network, Univision, grew 7% during the current season.
But the effort faces an uphill challenge in Sacramento, where lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown are wrestling with a wider-than expected $16-billion budget deficit.
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Currently, MVPDs are considered to be cable and satellite operators such as Comcast Corp. and DirecTV. However, Sky Angel LLC, a company that provides programming much the same way as a cable or satellite operator does, but through the Internet -- in the industry term, "over the top," -- wants the FCC to recognize it as an MVPD.
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. Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Internet company Yahoo will attempt to stake a claim on the summer movie season Tuesday with the launch of Movieland, an interactive online game promoting some 35 big-budget films.
Developed with participation from all the major movie studios, Movieland is laid out as a virtual board game, with each square representing a different summer film. Users will be able to watch trailers, answer trivia questions, earn and share online badges, purchase tickets, and win prizes.
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