Golden Globe Winners On DemandJanuary 18, 2010


Golden Globe Winners On Demand

Photo courtesy of Warner Brothers

Last night the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) celebrated the Golden Globes nominees and winners.  Some are pay per view movies, some are premium content found on HBO or Showtime and some are free from NBC and AMC, but all are available right now via video on demand.

  • The Hangover - Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical
  • Meryl Streep/Julie & Julia – Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Christoph Waltz/Inglourious Basterds - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Up - Best Animated Feature Film
  • Madmen - Best Television Series – Drama
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SAG Winners Now On DemandJanuary 24, 2010


SAG Winners Now On Demand

Photo courtesy of AMC

Last night the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) celebrated the SAG nominees and winners.  Some are pay per view movies, some are premium content found on Showtime and some are free from NBC and CBS, but all are available right now via video on demand.

  • Christoph Waltz/Inglourious Basterds - Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Inglourious Basterds – Outstanding Performance by a Cast
  • Dexter/Michael C. Hall - Best Actor– Drama
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Two-Thirds (62%) of Consumers Have Watched Primetime TV Series through Time-Shifted TechnologyAugust 17, 2010


Two-Thirds (62%) of Consumers Have Watched Primetime TV Series through Time-Shifted Technology

Time-Shifting and On Demand TV use continue to rise according to Comcast's annual TV Pulse Survey (8/17/10).

 

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COMCAST’S ANNUAL “TV PULSE SURVEY” SHOWS THE DRAMA GENRE AND NEW HAWAII FIVE-O ARE THE MOST-ANTICIPATED ‘WHAT TO WATCH’ THIS FALL TV SEASON

Time-Shifted Technology Usage Up More Than 60% from a Year Ago and 80% from Three Years Ago

Two-Thirds (62%) of Consumers Have Watched Primetime TV Series through Time-Shifted Technology 80+% of Consumers Regularly Watch Live Primetime Television
 
The fall TV season is nearly here and that means America’s favorite shows will soon be back on the air.  With the fall season heating up in the coming weeks, Comcast announced the findings of its second annual “TV Pulse Survey,” an independent nationwide survey* conducted by International Communications Research, that revealed America’s most-anticipated new and returning primetime series.  The survey also discovered that more consumers than ever before plan to watch their favorite TV shows anytime, anywhere using time-shifting technologies such as, video-on-demand (VOD), digital video recorders (DVRs) and the Internet. 
"Time-shifting has hit the mainstream and is changing the way people watch TV, said Diana Kerekes, Vice President of Entertainment Services for Comcast. “The results of our ‘TV Pulse Survey’ underscore more consumers are watching their favorite shows when and how they want to watch them."
Time-Shifting
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VOD Spotlight on Manish Dayal of Rubicon (AMC)September 28, 2010


VOD Spotlight on Manish Dayal of Rubicon (AMC)

Manish Dayal

On Demand Weekly's VOD Spotlight highlights stories in the On Demand industry. Adam Schartoff interviews actor Manish Dayal from the exciting new series"Rubicon" on AMC. Adam spoke to Manish about getting started, the impact of Video On Demand (VOD) on TV and "Rubicon." 
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On Demand Weekly: Is “Rubicon” your first series?
Manish Dayal: In a recurring role, yes.

ODW: How many episodes have you appeared in?
MD: I have been in 3.

ODW: Will you be in further episodes?
MD: Yes. I’m in Season 2. PI hope that we get picked up. I think we will. I think we have a good shot. The show’s been doing really well. I haven’t seen anything recently but the last few episodes have been real exciting. It’s the first time I’ve been in a tv show where I can’t wait until the next week.

ODW: It’s a fun show. The writing is really good. It’s taught. Does it follow or preceded "Mad Men"?

MD: It precedes "Mad Men."

ODW: So, they’re riding your coat tails, I guess you could say.
MD: That’s right. We’re their lead in.

Manish Dayal
Manish Dayal / Rubicon (AMC)

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THE GOOD WIFE’s Jess Weixler’s Top 5 Reasons To Watch FREE SAMPLESMay 21, 2013


THE GOOD WIFE’s Jess Weixler’s Top 5 Reasons To Watch FREE SAMPLES

FREE SAMPLES

In this offbeat indie comedy that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, Stanford Law School dropout Jillian (Jess Weixler) is hung-over - really hung-over - and now finds herself trapped in food-truck hell, doling out free samples of ice cream topped with extra attitude. Over the course of one crazy day, she encounters a cast of oddball characters, including a retired movie star (Tippi Hedren), last night's drunken hook-up (Jesse Eisenberg), a friend who dreams of serving ice cream pants-less (Jason Ritter), and, of course, her ex-fiancé. Will this day spent in a Los Angeles food truck wake Jillian from her aimless daze and make her realize that life doesn't stop just because you want it to? On Demand May 21, 2013.

 

Jess Weixler's Top 5 Reasons To Watch FREE SAMPLES

 

1. If you've ever worked in the food service industry and wanted to tell a customer off, this movie is for you.
2. The legend Tippi Hedren is beautiful and offers sage wisdom.
3. Jesse Eisenberg is suave. Yes, suave.
4. The character Jillian was inspired by Larry David.

 

Jess Weixler / FREE SAMPLES


5. Tippi Hedren is suave. Yes, suave.

 

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