Comic-Con: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Adds New Villains and Agents

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In addition, Agent Carter to have A-list Marvel directors at the helm to hit the ground running By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Following the conclusion of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and season one of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the organization is rising out of the ashes like a … [Read more...]

Comic-Con, Hall H: Last Of Us Movie and Evil Dead News

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) The second panel in Hall H at Comic-Con had a simple labe: 'Sneak Peek'. We got a Last of Us: Remastered trailer, followed by a tagline that said 'Soon to be a major motion picture,' which was announced yesterday here at Comic-Con. Video game creator Neil … [Read more...]

Comic-Con: Game of Thrones News from Hall H [Video]

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Game of Thrones is back in pre-production and, as such, there's nothing to really show of the television series in Hall H. That's pretty much standard since Game of Thrones has been coming to Comic-Con, so the only footage we saw of the show were the bloopers, … [Read more...]

Comic-Con: Star Wars Rebels Panel Introduces Heroes

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Producer gives behind the scenes of new Disney series By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) It is a dark time in a galaxy far, far away. The Old Republic, and the Jedi Order, have fallen, and the Empire is tightening its grip on star systems, and hunting down the last remnants of the Jedi. With the … [Read more...]

Lucy Lawless Heading to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. had a very rocky start. The show premiered to huge numbers, but rapidly shed viewers as the series progressed, and many fans felt like the TV series was borderline boring. But I kept with the show, and while I wondered whether I … [Read more...]

Amazon’s spending spree raises margin concerns

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By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) Amazon.com Inc's heavy investment in content and technology to fight off deep-pocketed rivals is proving to be more costly than many had expected, raising fears that operating earnings will be remain under pressure indefinitely. Amazon's shares fell 12 percent to … [Read more...]

Comic-Con – Richard Hatch: Fans Could Be Key To Battlestar Galactica Film Reboot

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Social media and crowdsourcing redefining creative dynamic By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) Although he's admittedly biased, classic Battlestar Galactica star Richard Hatch (the original Apollo, and Tim Zarek for the Ronald D. Moore reboot) says that the SyFy space opera has redefined the genre, … [Read more...]

A Geek’s Reaction: Star Wars Rebels Extended Trailer

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) A lot of people were fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and were bummed when that series was canceled. Lucasfilm and Disney hired the same creative team to work on a new computer animated series, Star Wars Rebels, based on the timeframe between Star Wars: Episode … [Read more...]

Comic-Con 2014: Preview Night Wrap-Up

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By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) On the eve of Comic-Con, known affectionately as Preview Night, was the 7th annual premiere of episodes of new shows from Warner Brothers Television. In particular, as we sat down in Ballroom 20, we were looking forward mostly to the pilot episode of The Flash, which … [Read more...]

AT&T revenue misses estimates as promotion weighs on revenue

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By Marina Lopes - WASHINGTON (Reuters) AT&T Inc's quarterly revenue rose a weaker than expected 1.6 percent as cheaper service plans offered to customers who forgo subsidized cellular phones cut into margins. Faced with mounting pressure from competitors, AT&T has unbundled service and … [Read more...]

AT&T, Chernin Group close to deal to buy YouTube network Fullscreen

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) AT&T Inc and the Chernin Group are close to buying a majority slice of Fullscreen, in a deal that will value the popular YouTube video network at $200 million to $300 million, said tech blog Re/code, citing sources familiar with the target company. Otter Media, a joint … [Read more...]

Batkid Gets His Own Movie

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Crowdfunding begins on documentary of greatest crime fighting kid ever By James DeRuvo (doddleNEWS) The new Fox television series Gotham may tell Bruce Wayne's story when he was a kid, but it's got nothing on Batkid. Unless you've been stuck on location for over a year filming, you've no doubt … [Read more...]

Gannett profit and revenue led by TV stations

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(Reuters) Newspaper and broadcast company Gannett Co reported higher revenue and earnings on Tuesday, benefiting from its acquisition of Belo's TV stations. The company said total second-quarter revenue increased 12.1 percent to $1.46 billion from a year earlier. Analysts on average were … [Read more...]

Comcast profit beats estimates on internet subscriber growth

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(Reuters) Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by strong growth in high-speed internet subscribers. The company's shares rose 2 percent to $54.96 (32.2 pounds) in premarket trading on Tuesday. The stock has gained 3.6 percent so far … [Read more...]

Comcast, Lionsgate add more app content for film buyers

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(Reuters) Lionsgate Entertainment Corp will provide extra content through apps for dystopian thriller "Divergent" and other films to Comcast Corp customers who purchase digital versions of the film through Xfinity On Demand, the companies announced on Tuesday. The additional features are designed … [Read more...]

A Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

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By Ronald Grover (Reuters) Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack. Time Warner's board rejected Murdoch's $80 billion offer, but the Fox chairman is … [Read more...]

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