Studio execs and theater owners convened here last week for ShoWest, where two things were abundantly clear. No. 1 topic of interest: 3-D. And the No. 1 studio for the new format: Disney.
Cable's major players are making a big push to boost their presence online, moving aggressively with several initiatives that will allow their paying customers to watch their favorite shows on the…
British satcaster BSkyB notched up another U.K. first on Thursday after broadcasting a live concert by rock act Keane in 3-D to a domestic 3-D TV set.
Paramount Home Entertainment Nordic will release Scanbox Entertainment DVDs in Norway, Sweden and Finland.
"Guitar Hero" may have brought videogames to the music-loving masses, but its new spinoff based on the music of Metallica is for headbangers only.
With Disney now reportedly very close to making a deal with Hulu (sorry, YouTube), it's clear that all the action in online video is consolidating around a very small number of websites. Even the top…
There's one simple reason why video-on-demand hasn't become more successful on cable and satellite systems: It's a major pain. Finding a VOD menu, knowing what shows are available, and ordering them…
There's no shortage of content for young men on the Internet. The hottest audience for media companies now is Moms. Case in point: Disney yesterday acquired Kaboose, a relatively small collection of…
The music has stopped for German users of YouTube due to a payment spat with Teutonic royalty collections org Gema.
Blockbuster CEO Jim Keyes stepped up his efforts to get movie studios and vidgame publishers to improve revenue-sharing terms with the chain, saying Wednesday that since the vidtailer spends $1…
Hollywood's hope for Hulu and other legit online video services is that they grow fast, but not too fast. Unless and until the media companies can figure out how to make as much money for content on…