Netflix sets Q3 earnings release; Hulu talking to 5 bidders

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> Save the date: Netflix will post third quarter 2012 financial results Tuesday, Oct. 23. News release

> Hulu has reportedly received "as many as five" first round bids, including one from Dish Network, a source has told The Boston Globe. Story

> Barnes & Noble is planning to launch a video service that lets users buy and watch movies and TV shows from its Nook Video collection on smartphones and televisions. Story

> Google has made its movies and TV app compatible with the Sony Google TV box. Story

> Redbox Instant by Verizon, seen as yet another Netflix competitor, expects to be up and running in time for the holidays. Story

And finally… CW has become the first TV network to sign on for Nielsen's Online Campaign Ratings. Story