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BitTorrent Beefs Up TV Content Offerings

SAN FRANCISCO, July 11: Two months since inking a content deal with Warner Bros., peer-to-peer file sharing website BitTorrent has added a further 1,600 titles to its offerings via deals with Hart Sharp Video, Egami Media (a subsidiary of Image ...

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Univision Hails Successful World Cup Coverage

MIAMI, July 11: Citing Nielsen Television Index research, Univision Communication says that about 50 million viewers tuned in to the 2006 FIFA World Cup tournament on its three television networks— Univision, TeleFutura and Galavisión—including 29 million Hispanics and 21 million ...

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Fox Inks Japanese VOD Deal

LOS ANGELES, July 11: Twentieth Century Fox has inked a deal to bring a slate of its movie content to Japanese cable platform J:COM’s video on demand service, including the titles Fantastic Four and Walk the Line. The agreement with ...

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Rather to Produce News Program for HDNet

PASADENA, July 11: Dan Rather, who exited CBS last month, is set to produce and host a weekly news show for Mark Cuban’s HDNet. The series, Dan Rather Reports, premieres exclusively on the high-definition cable channel this October. The one-hour ...

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Studios Form HD DVD Association

LAS VEGAS, July 11: At the Video Software Dealers Association conference today, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Warner Home Video, Paramount Home Entertainment, HP, Intel, Microsoft and Toshiba announced the formation of the North American HD DVD Promotional Group. The non-profit ...

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Finalists Announced for Interactive TV Emmys

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, July 11: The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Interactive Media Peer Group Awards Working Group has announced the finalists for the Outstanding Achievement for Interactive Television Emmy Awards, which will be presented at the Creative Arts Awards ...

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