How Netflix is helping Hollywood ruin DVD rentals →
Frommer comes to the same conclusion regarding the new Netflix delays as I did on Friday. This can only be seen as trying to kill their own DVD business, which is profitable. Pretty questionable move.
Netflix deal with Warner Bros. includes delay in... →
As someone who often adds movies to his queue while they are still in theaters, this is very troubling. I will apparently not be able to add WB movies to my queue until 4 weeks after its DVD release. In my opinion, this is a (albeit small) fundamental change to Netflix’s service. While the delays must have troubled them when the movie studios started the practice a few years ago, I wonder if...
…[A] successful effort by Kroenke to buy the Dodgers could be regarded as...– Kroenke could be making a bid for the Dodgers | ProFootballTalk Interesting question raised by Florio regarding cross-ownership rule application to Stan Kronke’s Dodgers bid.
8. PHILADELPHIA Seattle’s expansion effort has gone so well that anything...– MLS team ambition Rankings - Grant Wahl - SI.com Interesting article by Grant Wahl to read as MLS training camps start in upcoming weeks. Not many know more about the league and its business ambitions than Wahl.
Li Ning Sells Convertible Bonds to 2 Investors -... →
More bad news for Li Ning. Makes me wonder what would’ve happened if they had taken a more conservative approach to expansion and athlete endorsements (NBA players).
Ryan Seacrest, AEG & CAA Partner With Mark Cuban... →
HDNet has had a lack of unique, first-run content and AEG lacked distribution for AXS. Interesting partnership. Ironic that two of the most successful and influential sports owners/ownership groups will be working together on a channel without much sports content other than the existing HDNet MMA & boxing coverage. Will be watching to see how the switch affects the programming.