1996 was supposed to be the year of DVD. Then bitter infighting and disagreements over coding and copywriter protection stalled any momentum the machine could carry.
Step aside "E.T.," Japan's top movie of all time is now the animated feature "The Phantom Princess" (Mononoke Hime).
While the difference between DVD video and video produced by your VCR is easy to see, the difference between CD and DVD sound is harder to discern, unless, that is, you're willing to spend some money.
The Spelling Entertainment Group on Tuesday reported a net loss from continuing operations of $18.1 million or 20¢ per share for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
To commemorate its studio's 75th anniversary, Warner Home Video will implement a comprehensive marketing campaign to promote the release of more than 350 homevideo jewels while tapping all divisions…
Buena Vista Home Video has upped Robyn Miller to senior veep of worldwide marketing. In the new post, some of Miller's responsibilities will shift to a worldwide perspective.
Six of the 10 companies that developed digital videodisc technology have reached an agreement on a joint licensing program for the technology.
Greg Probert has been upped to executive VP of Buena Vista Home Entertainment Worldwide.
Pittard Sullivan CEO Billy Pittard will deliver the keynote address for the weeklong Digital Video Conference at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Burbank Hilton Convention Center. Info: (213) 962-8203. * *…
"The CBS Evening News" eked out a rare victory over ABC's "World News Tonight" in a week skewed by baseball playoffs on NBC and Fox.
The NBC O&Os are expected as early as today to announce its plans for the access hour during the 1998-99 season, and sources say the syndie strip "Access Hollywood" will likely be renewed for another…