Microsoft is expected to announce today that it has paid $56 million for a stake in interactive TV service Intertainer. The investment is widely viewed as a defensive move to bolster the software…
The RIAA has fired the latest shot to echo through cyberspace in the battle over content control, filing suit in New York federal court Friday against MP3.com.
After several delays, regulator Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is finally set to kick off the process to greenlight a slew of specialty TV services.
There's a new lion roaring at MGM. Helmer John Woo and producing partner Terence Chang have ankled the Sony lot and signed their Lion Rock Prods. to a first-look film and television deal that will…
It was a "Beauty" pageant, a "Sopranos" high note, a trip to "Toy" land, a salute to biopics and an evening of gentle mockery at the 57th annual Golden Globes. The kudofest is often cited as an Oscar…
Warner Bros. division Telepictures Prods. has upped Alan Saxe to exec VP of legal and business affairs.
Barry Diller's USA Networks gave its shares a boost Thursday, announcing a two-for-one stock split effective Feb. 24.
Told by her guitar teacher she was tone deaf, Diane Warren has matured to become one of the most prolific and popular songwriters of her generation.
NBC parent General Electric said Thursday that its total profits increased by 15% last year to $9.3 billion, with the Peacock net pulling its weight, posting a 17% earnings increase and a 10% boost…
Japanese distrib Toho said Thursday that it would operate a 13-screen multiplex theater to open in April in Sony's new Tokyo entertainment center.
Director Phillip Noyce is partnering with TF1 Intl. to develop "Bloodline," a story set against the backdrop of the Russia-Chechnya conflict.