Sonicblue, the maker of the controversial ReplayTV 4000 digital video recorder, has won a patent for its technology that enables consumers to record television programming onto computer hard drives.
In her first public action as SAG prexy, Melissa Gilbert is strongly endorsing the guild's plans to beef up enforcement of its ban on non-union work at foreign locations.
Viacom's top brass was talking up the company's financial prospects Monday, painting a picture of the conglom making the best of the dicey media market at dueling financial confabs in Gotham.
The Venice Intl. Film Festival has announced the dates for next year's 58th edition amid doubts that current management will still be in charge.
Broadway B.O. took a dive in its post-turkey session, with the overall receipts only slightly better than their pre-holiday level. Total tally came to $12,105,786 for 28 shows, off 12.5% -- or…
In a ruling of potentially broad application, a federal court in Cleveland has tossed out a U.S. Justice Dept. suit that contended so-called "stadium seating" flouts the Americans With Disabilities…
Webnoize, a Cambridge, Mass.-based media and entertainment research firm that rose to prominence as a sage of the booming Net economy, has fallen victim to that industry's bust.
MTV Networks has upped Tatiana Rodriguez to VP of programming and acquisitions for the MTV Latin America and Nickelodeon Latin America channels.
The media biz is paying rapt attention to Washington this week, where ownership rules and the fate of future consolidation are playing out in major venues from the Supreme Court and Capitol Hill to…
Canadian Broadcasting Corp. technicians who threatened to go on strike Monday have given the pubcaster a 72-hour reprieve.
Two movies airing outside the clutter of sweeps -- ABC's "Brian's Song" and CBS' "Jack & the Beanstalk: The Real Story" -- delivered strong ratings Sunday.