Netflix renews ABC contract

Don’t worry, John Locke fans, Lost won’t disappear from Netflix, and other ABC content will remain on the service as well. Netflix and Disney re-upped their licensing agreement, which keeps current shows on the service and adds a bunch of new content as well.

Oscars 2011 Primed For Internet Breakthrough

The Academy Awards may be as far removed from the decidedly less glamorous world of digital media as you can get. And yet Sunday’s Oscars ha…

Netflix TV Bill Could Kill $200 Stock Price

You’d think an invitation to the S&P 500 would mean nothing but sunshine Friday for Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX). But along comes a little rain cour…

Netflix Guns for Hulu, Gets More Disney, ABC Content

Netflix is getting a whole bunch of content from ABC and ABC Family, including shows like Scrubs, Ugly Betty and The Secret Life of the American Teenager under a new agreement with Disney announced today. The deal also introduces a new 15 day window.

Disney Studios Reshuffles Distribution Team

Disney (NYSE: DIS) Studios has shaken up the management structure of its distribution arm, consolidating oversight among three executives.

Vid-Biz: ABC Entertainment, Comcast-NBCU, Old Spice

Today on the Net: Paul Lee is taking over ABC Entertainment Group for Steve McPherson, Comcast expects advertising revenues to rise to $10 billion from $2 billion with the NBCU deal and Old Spice saw its sales rise 107 percent due to its YouTube campaign

Time Warner Cable Threatens to ‘Get Tough’ Again

Here we go again: Time Warner Cable has resurrected its “Roll Over or Get Tough” marketing campaign in advance of an upcoming carriage fight with Disney and ABC. With a deadline of Sept. 1 to finish a deal, the early relaunch suggests negotiations could get messy.

Disney To Stream Catalog Movies Online

Disney (NYSE: DIS) is doing an interesting experiment: it will be streaming online movies at for the first time, intended to boos…