Music-streaming provider Rdio has pulled the plug on Vdio, its attempt to enter the digital-video market, shortly after hiring former Amazon head of global video Anthony Bay as CEO. “We have…
Facebook is gearing up a bid to siphon off ad dollars away from TV — aiming to mimic the reach of television to millions of eyeballs, but combined with the targeting of the Internet. It's not clear…
Woody Allen returns to the U.S. and brings Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett with him in the first trailer for his latest film "Blue Jasmine."
Music streamer Rdio opened the doors wider on its Internet video service, Vdio, betting social secret sauce will make it stand out in the crowded electronic sell-through lunchroom. Whereas Rdio…
A man who accused "Sesame Street" puppeteer Kevin Clash of involving him in an improper sexual relationship has recanted his allegation.
Richard Stephen Robbins, who composed the scores for most Merchant Ivory films, drawing two Oscar nominations in the process, died on Nov. 7 in Rhinebeck, N.Y., following a long struggle with…
Revenue from India's media and entertainment industries is expected to grow 17% to reach $37.6 billion by 2016, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report.
STOCKHOLM -- Directing duo Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein, who return to Sweden after helming two Hollywood pics, have nabbed $1.7 million for "A Midsummer Night's Dream," the highest grant in the…
The job description of a senior TV programming executive includes making a lot of gut calls. Even in a world of online focus groups, viral trial balloons and algorithm-based trend spotting…
A great deal of movie excitement was stirred over the weekend by odd characters named Katniss, Peeta and Prim, all of whom live in a nation called Panem and are denizens of the world of "The Hunger…
Creatives behind "The Big Bang Theory" have always adhered to one theory: Don't fudge on the science.