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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.