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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.