John Malone’s Liberty Global announced that it has completed the acquisition of British cable operator Virgin Media in cash-and-stock deal valued at $24 billion. With the addition of Virgin Media…
Microsoft will adapt its "Halo" game franchise as a premium live action series exclusively for Xbox Live. Steven Spielberg will produce the series with gamemaker 343 Studios.
Netflix is keeping up the steady stream of original series, announcing that Ricky Gervais’ “Derek” dramedy will be available worldwide on Sept. 12 — except in the U.K., where the skein will be…
DreamWorks Animation's decision to buy YouTube teen and tween network AwesomenessTV sheds some light on what it means when a talent agency “incubates” a startup. That term is becoming more common at…
News Corp. will rename its entertainment operations 21st Century Fox after the conglom spins off its publishing assets later this year. The moniker replaces the previously proposed name Fox Group…
Without providing much supporting evidence, Netflix has proclaimed “House of Cards” a success, which is plausible (if a trifle irritating) given mostly favorable reviews and front-page stories about…
Robert Rodriguez is ready to cut a wide swath and his plans include re-launching the "Predator" franchise for Fox and co-directing "Machete."
"Twilight" star Robert Pattinson is in talks to star in Summit Entertainment's romance-drama "Memoirs."
There are five new wide releases playing over the long Labor Day weekend -- more than ever before for the holiday -- in a fitting end to a summer that's been full of surprises.