Steven Spielberg famously asked whether a videogame would ever make players cry, but he didn't specify whether laughing until you cry counts. If it does, "The Simpsons Game" may just qualify.
BBC Worldwide will bow two video-on-demand services in the U.S. next year in what the outfit hopes will be the precursor to full channel launches.
NBC Universal and News Corp. has pulled the wraps off their joint venture, Hulu.com, an expensive and aggressive bid to transfer the free ad-supported TV model to the Internet.
MTV Arabia officially announced its lineup Monday with a big focus on hip-hop and user-generated content.
Helmer Richard Shepard ("The Matador") is reuniting with ABC Studios, inking a seven-figure deal to direct two pilots for the Alphabet production arm.
When MTV bought Harmonix, developer of the ultrasuccessful "Guitar Hero" vidgames, Activision's inhouse team Neversoft was left with the unenviable position of taking over a beloved series.
Starz Media's Manga Entertainment has created Manga.com to offer clips of movie titles from a library of animated action pics produced in Asia.
The bluster about MyNetwork TV being "profitable from Day 1" ceased shortly after the first ratings reports rolled in last year.
"Heroes" and "Lost" are two of the hottest dramas on television, but you wouldn't know it from the alarmingly low dollar figures both shows managed to tease out of the cable-network marketplace…
Ratings for most of television's top primetime series and annual events have gradually declined over the years, but there's one form of programming that has held up better than most: sports.
After the biggest summer on record, Hollywood dropped the ball in the fall. Through Oct. 21, domestic box office is 6% behind last year, with the lowest total ($785.7 million) since 2001, according…