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Netflix Nabs Exclusive First-Run Walt Disney Movie Rights In USA

Netflix has this week secured a “first-run” movie rights deal with Disney, Pixar, Marvel Comics and Lucasfilm which will come into force in 2016, making The Walt Disney Company the first major studio to opt for the video-on-demand (VoD) streaming specialist over other US television networks. Netflix nabs exclusive first-run Walt Disney movie rights in USA Following the announcement, Netflix’s ... Read More »

Sony Proclaims PS3 As Most-Used Device For Streaming Netflix To TV

This week saw Sony officially announce that the Playstation 3 (PS3) has become the number one hardware choice for global viewers to stream Netflix onto their TVs. At times this year it has even surpassed PC usage of the video-on-demand (VoD) streaming service. Sony proclaims PS3 as most-used device for streaming Netflix to TV This is clearly a massive achievement ... Read More »

Nintendo Wii Console Gets LoveFilm VoD Service, With Wii U To Follow

Today has seen the launch of Amazon’s LoveFilm online movie rental service on the Nintendo Wii video game console, with the arrival of a Wii U version promised to be “coming soon” (even though a LoveFilm icon has been present on the Wii U dashboard since launch). It can be downloaded via the Wii shop channel, allowing users to take ... Read More »