USA is hoping its new comedy, "Sirens," can take off without a pilot. To be sure, the Denis Leary-produced laffer – the first original sitcom to run on the NBCUniversal cabler in years – will have a…
Comcast and NBCUniversal want to use technology to help advertisers fight back against an old Madison Avenue truism: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted. The trouble is, I don’t know…
Disney has expanded its deal with China’s You On Demand, adding films to the company’s mobile service, You Cinema. As part of the pact with Disney Media Distribution, You On Demand will provide…
When veteran tech executive Scott Maddux brought a digital video recorder into his home in 1999, the machine radically changed his boob-tube habits. At last, he could save shows to watch later and…
Ricky Wong, the Hong Kong businessman whose Hong Kong Television Network, was surprisingly denied a free-to-air TV license in October says he will launch five new channels via the internet.
Comcast is touting the success of its just-launched early electronic sell-through service — with the cable giant taking the No. 1 spot in digital sales of Universal’s “Despicable Me 2″ for the week…
Home shopping giant, Amazon is to begin offering movies online in Japan from this week. Its initial lineup includes some 26,000 titles.
For sellers at the American Film Market, the value of video on demand and other forms of digital content remains very much up in the air in overseas territories.
DirecTV is officially in the film biz: The satcaster is teaming with indie studio A24 to jointly acquire films for U.S. distribution, with DirecTV getting rights to offer the films on-demand 30 days…
The Walt Disney Studios has promoted Janice Marinelli to oversee how the company releases its films, TV shows and other projects across physical and digital platforms. It's the latest move by a…