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Blockbuster Express Price Hike Hits Home for DVD Renters

Recession-weary Americans trying to save on home entertainment just took another punch in their DVD slots. Blockbuster Express just became the third major distributor to increase its video prices recently -- doubling the fee to rent its semi-new releases to $2 as of Tuesday.

Satellite Wars: DIRECTV is Defeating DISH

Everything is right in the universe for DIRECTV, given this weekend's successful kickoff of the new pro football season. DIRECTV subscribers know that there are alternatives out there, but that's not going to sway the couch potatoes, all 30 million of them. Not even rival DISH can eclipse our largest entertainment subscription service.

Comcast's Next Big Battle May Be in Its Backyard

Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia channel is now the exclusive carrier of games from the Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers and 76ers. But now Comcast will have to make the channel available to satellite-TV providers, thanks to FCC-approved terms of its deal for NBC Universal.

Netflix, Epix strike programming deal

Strike another nail in the coffin of brick-and-mortar video stores. Netflix has agreed to pay $1 billion over the next five years for the online...

TiVo Shares Zapped By Court Decision

Two months ago, a court ruling sent TiVo's stock soaring. Today, the company would like nothing more than to skip past a new appeals court decision to review the case.

Suddenly, Sirius XM is a hot date

Sirius XM Satellite Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) has reportedly gotten buyout overtures from DirecTV Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DTV) and EchoStar Corp....