Egyptian authorities have freed a woman detained earlier this April for creating a group on Facebook that called for protests over food price hikes.
Mediaset is to air some of its most popular TV programs over Italian web portal Libero, it emerged Friday.
Viacom profits zoomed higher last quarter on rollicking sales of music vidgame "Rock Band," strong cable nets and slimmer losses at Paramount.
French vidgame company Infogrames has agreed to acquire the remaining 49% it didn't already own of struggling industry icon Atari for just $11 million.
Blockbuster vidgame "Grand Theft Auto IV" has set opening day records in the U.K., the world's third biggest market for vidgames after the U.S. and Japan.
AT&T Inc. is launching its new video service for cell phones Sunday on two phones, and will charge $15 per month for 10 channels.
Pricing concessions paved the way for Apple's sweeping movie sell-through deals with the majors.
The BBC's iPlayer is moving off the Internet and onto cabler Virgin Media, in a move that will give further cause for concern to News Corp.'s paybox BSkyB.
Singapore has been tapped as host city for 3DX: 3D Film & Entertainment Festival, skedded for Nov. 19-23.
Countering remarks by DreamWorks Animation topper Jeffrey Katzenberg, National Assn. of Theater Owners prexy John Fithian said exhibs aren't to blame for holding up the transition to digital movie…
Senator Entertainment has come aboard to produce a feature version of Capcom's videogame "Clock Tower," with Martin Weisz ("The Hills Have Eyes 2") to direct.