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NBC Is Losing Money on the Olympics Because It Paid Too Much for Them; GE predicts NBCU will generate $250 million less in advertising revenue than it cost to license and produce the games. (TV by the Numbers) Hollywood Rushes Out 3-D Movies In Wake of […]

NBC Is Losing Money on the Olympics Because It Paid Too Much for Them; GE predicts NBCU will generate $250 million less in advertising revenue than it cost to license and produce the games. (TV by the Numbers)

Hollywood Rushes Out 3-D Movies In Wake of Avatar; more than 20 3-D releases are scheduled already for 2010, and additional titles are expected to be announced. (Wall Street Journal)

Livestation Finally Hits iPhone With Live TV Streams; 20 months after previewing an in-development app that would bring its live TV news service to iPhones, Livestation is finally taking its streaming offering mobile. (paidContent:UK)

Epix Shows Mobile Hand; the joint venture of Viacom, MGM and Lionsgate has provided a look at the mobile version of its premium, on-demand movie service that will deliver hundreds of movies to subscribers’ mobile devices. (Multichannel News)

Cablevision Skates Out Interactive TV Mosaic for Olympics; the MSO’s “Olympic Showcase” mosaic presents six video tiles on the screen, five of which show live looks at NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, USA Network and Universal HD, with the sixth highlighting an Olympics video-on-demand section. (Multichannel News)

Poland’s Largest Online Portal Selects ExtendMedia for On-demand Video Service; Onet.pl’s OnetVOD has ad-supported and pay-to-view movies, TV series and programs, including more than 2,100 titles available at launch. (press release)

Bell Connects Remote PVR in Time for Vancouver Olympics; Bell has rolled out a national service driven by technology from Sling Media that enables subscribers to schedule their TV recordings from Bell Mobility smartphones or any Internet connection. (Multichannel News)

  1. Make sense for studios to invest more in highly “visual” movies which create more money in theater as well as higher Blu ray value

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