Believing that Hollywood's accounting practices could be sped up online, producers Andrew Adelson and Nick Lombardo ("Pirates of Silicon Valley," "Gettysburg") are readying to launch Filmtrust.com in…
Sweeping aside decades of rigidity and signaling a major financial realignment of show business, the ruling body of the Screen Actors Guild approved 25 of 28 proposed changes Tuesday for a two-year…
Wink Communications said Monday that it has signed a deal with Sony to provide its patented interactive TV services to the latter's set-top boxes built for satcaster DirecTV.
Viacom-owned homevid rental giant Blockbuster reported record fourth-quarter earnings Tuesday, with worldwide revenues up 10% to $1.2 billion and cash earnings up 22% to $34.3 million thanks to a…
ABC may have the momentum and the No. 1 ranking in the season-to-date ratings races, but when it comes to sweeps periods, don't count out NBC just yet.
After being flogged for not having a bigger presence on the Internet, News Corp.'s News Digital Media is beginning to make some major moves, naming Jordan Kurzweil as senior veep of entertainment of…
Amid explosive growth since its November launch, entertainment-themed gaming Web site Iwin.com has added Derrick Morton as its VP and exec producer and tapped Mike Beck chief financial officer.
Cinemark USA, the fifth-largest U.S. theater chain, has announced plans to roll out the exhibition industry's first real-time ticketing service linked to an exhib's own Internet brand.
CBS Corp. Tuesday reported a dramatic turnaround in its television unit, with revenue topping $1.3 billion -- a gain of 23% -- and operating income soaring from about zero to $118 million for the…
After two years of mixed results in syndication, the Easter Seals has signed with Pax TV to air the charity org's annual fund-raising special.
A coalition of Internet service providers scored a victory in Broward County, Fla., Tuesday as a judge threw out most elements of Comcast's challenge to a rule requiring it to open its high speed…