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38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards | Netflix Cuts Sony Content

Published on June 20, 2011
  • The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced on Sunday the winners of the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards.  On Friday evening, the Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy Awards which honors 56 craft categories in daytime television. CBS's The Bold and the Beautiful won for this year's "Outstanding Drama Series.”  The Dr. Oz Show took the Emmy for "Outstanding Talk Show - Informative" while The Ellen DeGeneres Show was the winner for "Outstanding Talk Show-Entertainment.” Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to game show hosts Pat Sajak of Wheel of Fortune and Alex Trebek of Jeopardy!, and their shows each took an Emmy for “Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show.” Oprah Winfrey was honored with the Chairman’s Crystal Pillar Award for her three decades on network television.

  • Netflix has temporarily removed Sony content from its online streaming service because of  a content issue between Sony Corp. and its pay TV distributor, Starz. Netflix notified its members in a blog post Friday. Sony titles are still available to be rented as DVDs through the mail, writes the San Francisco Chronicle.

  • Time Warner Cable is testing meters that measure internet usage, according to Bloomberg, but it hasn’t decided if it will introduce the system. The service would affect the billing to consumers to use large amounts of bandwidth, e.g., those that stream video online.