Posts Tagged ‘ DVDs ’

Cable, DVD Industries Sag as Consumers Shift Attention To Online Media

Feb 9th, 2009 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, General, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Todd Mundt, longtime public radio guy (and a favorite former Iowan) who writes as The Mediavore, is featured today in a CNN Money article about Americans’ changing media consumption habits. Mundt’s changing media consumption habits are reflective of similar changes taking place throughout many U.S. households. Many families are economizing on entertainment costs, as they […]

Joss Whedon Doubles His Money With The Help Of ‘Dr. Horrible’

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Video, Video Podcasts

Knowledge@Wharton, the University of Pennsylvania business school’s online journal, has a great interview with televsion producer Joss Whedon. Whedon, the screenwriter/head writer of the “Buffy The Vampire-Slayer” movie and television series, creator of cult favorite “Firefly” and its movie counterpart “Serenity,”talked with the magazine about his recent web-only miniseries, “Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog.” The whole […]

New Report: Young People Watching Less TV, More Internet Media

Dec 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Young Americans are watching less TV and more Internet media According to a new report from Deloitte, millennials, the generation of 14- to 25-year-olds, watch just 10.5 hours of TV a week (older viewers watch twice as much!). They also spend less time watching DVDs than any other age group. But while they are spending […]

Playboy Dumps DVD Business For Internet Video

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Playboy CEO Christie Hefner announced yesterday plans to shut down its DVD business and focus on Internet video: It is unavoidable that we reduce our cost structure to reflect current economic realities even as we continue to invest in our growth businesses. We will also respond to changes in how consumers access content and advertisers use […]

Want To Know Why Apple TV Is Still Steve Jobs’ “Hobby”?

Sep 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Streaming Video, Video

Want to know why Steve Jobs is still calling Apple TV his “hobby”? New research by The NPD Group offers an explanation: 41 percent of dollars budgeted for movies and video is spent on DVD movie purchases; 11 percent for purchases of TV programs on DVD; 29 percent on DVD rentals including Netflix and other […]

The One More Thing Steve Jobs Didn’t Announce Today

Jan 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

By now, you’ve probably seen one of the live blogs of Steve Job’s Macworld Keynote. You’ve probably also had a chance to read about Steve Jobs’ announcements, includin: the new Macbook Air; the Time Capsule wireless backup device; updates to the iPod touch; iTunes movie rentals; the new Apple TV software; the free iPhone updates; […]