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ONLINE TV AND MOVIE WATCHING ON THE RISE

April 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Having got a taste of online video by watching mostly short clips of home movies on YouTube, PC users are increasingly devoting time to websites offering long-form professional video, particularly full-length movies and television shows. Mediapost.com said on Thursday that in March, viewers spent more time watching Netflix content than any other — 9 hours […]

PRICETAG FOR AN AD ON OPRAH’S FINALE: $1 MILLION

April 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Commercials airing during the final episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show, set to air on May 25, are being priced at $1 million, Mediapost.com reported today (Wednesday), noting that such a price for a regular TV show has not been seen since the finale of Everybody Loves Raymond in 2005. Such a rate is based […]

HULU PLUS: NOT MUCH MORE THAN PLAIN OLD HULU, SAYS REPORT

August 27, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Hulu’s premium service, Hulu Plus, which costs $9.99 per month, provides only 14 percent more TV episodes than its free service, MediaPost said on its website today (Friday), citing research firm One Touch Intelligence. It noted that many of the additional episodes are from shows no longer on the air, including ABC’s 8 Rules for […]

WHERE DID THE TV AUDIENCE GO?

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ratings trackers were puzzling over figures for this year’s season finales — which not only were well below those for previous years but below several regular season episodes as well. “It seems to be an anticlimactic TV season,” industry publication MediaPost said on its website Thursday, a day after the 2009-2010 season officially closed. Even […]