Scrawny upstart YouTube now has a buff big brother in Google to protect the video-sharing site in copyright squabbles. Google's army of attorneys is standing by to defend YouTube, but the video…
Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment said consumers bought 4 million copies of its two-disc platinum edition of "The Little Mermaid" in North America during its first week in stores.
Fremantle Home Entertainment, the homevideo arm of the FremantleMedia conglom, has just inked a DVD distribution deal with Paris-based Elephant Films, which will see its catalog expand into new…
David Lynch is bringing "Inland Empire" into his fiefdom, buying the North American rights to the film from French producer Studio Canal and making plans to distribute the pic himself.
Lionsgate has lost the battle, but perhaps not the war, in its fierce fight to control Image Entertainment. Image shareholders voted Tuesday to keep the indie DVD supplier's incumbent slate of…
Marsha King has been appointed executive vice president of business affairs for Paramount Worldwide Home Entertainment. King will be responsible for managing business and legal affairs for all areas…
"The customer is king" is taking on a whole new dimension in the evolving world of digital entertainment. Anne Sweeney, co-chair of Disney Media Network and president of Disney-ABC Television Group…
Disney Channel has signed its first pan-European deal to provide content to mobile phones, making content available to Orange customers in the U.K., Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal, Poland, Holland…
It's not the double-digit bonanza it was a few years ago, but the homevid biz will take growth anyway it can get it these days. The good news is consumer spending on home entertainment rentals and…
Give HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc a little time, and one of these high-definition disc formats could conceivably catch on and outstrip DVD's record sales volumes.