MTV is launching a social-activism initiative that will encompass television and new media -- while also selling ads and raising its profile among the slippery demo that is its target aud.
The nation's biggest concert promoter laid out a strategy Wednesday to take further steps into the ticket biz.
AMC is set to announce it has renewed "Mad Men," its debut effort in the scripted-drama category, sources said Wednesday.
Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman on Tuesday essentially threw down the gauntlet to Steven Spielberg and David Geffen, saying Paramount was making plans for a possible future without the duo and the effect…
The high-def homevid battle heated up again Tuesday when Rupert Murdoch and Robert Iger gave surprisingly strong endorsements to Sony's Blu-ray format before a crowd of Wall Streeters. News Corp…
It took a catfight to give MTV a runaway hit. The zitgeist net has been drawing some of its best ratings in years with the new season of "The Hills," the SoCal-set soap of post-adolescent angst and…
Horror movies have Eli Roth and his Splat Pack. Comedies have the Judd Apatow crew. But is there a clique for pensive drama?
Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz are undertaking an ambitious new-media project that will see them revive onetime ABC pilot "Quarterlife" and distribute it via MySpace, as well as create their own…
Former Viacom honchos Tom Freston and Jonathan Dolgen are signing up as investors for online-video company Veoh.
Viacom is combining a number of its Web properties into one entity, banking that one site aimed at young males is better than three or four.
The Sundance Channel has scooped up a batch of titles from its namesake festival.