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Monday: July 25, 2011

Netflix may get a small dose of animated movies via new streaming deal with DreamWorks Animation.Netflix may get a small dose of animated movies via new streaming deal with DreamWorks Animation.

According to Bloomberg News, the deal would kick in after the pay TV agreement with HBO expires, but a source tells THR that HBO has offered to end DWA's output deal two years early because HBO recently signed a pact with Summit Entertainment that gives the pay cabler 10-12 live action films a year versus the two animated films a year that DWA offers. Plus, animated fare is more common now that HBO content partners Warner Bros., Fox and Universal are all producing those films.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 12:21 PM | Tags (11) | dreamworks | animation | netflix | streaming | deal | hollywood | reporter | movies | contracts | content | hbo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 6, 2009

The real story behind Van Halen's 'no brown m&ms in the bowl' legend.The real story behind Van Halen's 'no brown m&ms in the bowl' legend.

The presence of even a single brown M&M in that bowl, rumor had it, was sufficient legal cause for Van Halen to peremptorily cancel a scheduled appearance without advance notice (and usually an excuse for them to go on a destructive rampage as well).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:08 AM | Tags (6) | contracts | legend | m&m | production | snopes | vanhalen |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 62 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

More and more offers for free netbooks coming in the near future.More and more offers for free netbooks coming in the near future.

If of course, you just sign on the dotted line for a three-year contract with your respective provider.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 12:57 PM | Tags (5) | gadgets | netbook | free | contract | provider |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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