YouTube to launch $10-a-month ad-free video, music plan Red
Arts & Entertainment / Business / Music

YouTube to launch $10-a-month ad-free video, music plan Red

LOS ANGELES (AP) — YouTube on Wednesday unveiled a new $10-a-month subscription plan in the U.S. called Red that combines ad-free videos, new original series and movies from top YouTubers, and on-demand unlimited streaming music. Red builds on Google’s existing music streaming service by providing ad-free access to YouTube programming, along with features such as … Continue reading

Epix reaches multiyear Hulu deal, ends Netflix agreement
Movies / Technology / TV

Epix reaches multiyear Hulu deal, ends Netflix agreement

The cable network Epix jumped from Netflix to Hulu, landing a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal with the streaming service. Beginning Oct. 1, Hulu subscribers will get films from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount, the companies announced late Sunday. That includes “Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” ”Wolf of Wall Street,” as well as new titles, … Continue reading

How much is too much television?
TV

How much is too much television?

  NEW YORK (AP) — Beth Hoppe loves television dramas. Yet even with a digital video recorder and on-demand services that enable her to watch on her own schedule, there’s not enough time to see everything on her list. As the chief programmer for PBS, Hoppe has a business reason to stay current. So if … Continue reading