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Can Netflix Give 'Mad Men' Another Boost?

Netflix has helped AMC's "Mad Men" draw viewers, and the streaming services faces its final test with the upcoming seventh-season premiere of the advertising drama.

Nobody's Catching Up to Netflix

There may come a day when Netflix faces a legitimate challenge to its video streaming throne, but that day isn't coming anytime soon.

Comcast Xfinity Customers to Get 100 TV Series for Free

Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, will offer 100 TV series -- more than 3500 episodes -- for free to its Xfinity customers. It’s a one-week promotion at the end of this month, from March 25th through the 31st, that’s designed to get you hooked.

Wall Street Watch Friday: Zumiez Wipes Out

Skateboarding is all about keeping your balance and avoiding the always-embarrassing face-plant. But that's exactly what edgy teen apparel retailer Zumiez failed to do with Thursday afternoon's earnings report.

5 Ways to Save Money When Your Kid Heads Off to College

As fiscally painful as it is to send a child to college, you can actually save money when your son or daughter goes off to school. Here are five areas where you can find that extra cash, plus one "cost-cutting" trick to avoid.

Blood Money: Vampires'
$10 Billion Economic Impact

Sexy, strong, dangerous and immortal, it seems that vampires have acquired another quality: lucrative. As we prepare for Friday's release of Twilight: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 we examine just how much money the vampire biz has contributed to the modern economy.

Is HBO's Boardwalk Empire Breaking a Modern Prohibition?

HBO has debuted a novel liquor-store marketing campaign tied to Canadian Club whiskey for its Prohibition-era drama Boardwalk Empire, and some critics fear it may affect an unintended audience: children and young adults. Is the series further glamorizing drinking for the underage crowd?

Google TV Gets Ready for Prime Time

Google has announced a list of content partners for its much-anticipated new entertainment offering. Among them are HBO, CNBC and the National Basketball Association. Notably missing are big TV networks -- or any mention of price.

Why Netflix's Epix Deal Will Help It Find a Happy Ending

Netflix's deal with Epix to add movies from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM to its Watch Instantly service's inventory drew bearish reactions from analysts and investors. But the needed deal will help Netflix gain a winning position in the long run.

HBO Orders Second Season of Treme

Just two days after the TV premiere of Treme, David Simon's ode to New Orleans, HBO has ordered a second season of the series, the cable network said Tuesday. The speedy renewal was quick, even for Simon, whose previous HBO series, The Wire, was one of the best shows in TV history.