A little humility is doing Yahoo! some good. Shares in the dot-com giant were up 3% in after-hours trading Tuesday following an earnings report in which net income plunged 37% and revenue growth…
Turns out E3 isn't getting a big competitor after all. Consumer Electronics Assn., the trade org behind the annual CES show, has abandoned plans to stage a videogame confab that would go up against…
The Weinstein Co. and Vince McMahon are putting on a smackdown. Companies have entered a wide-ranging pact that will have ramifications in areas such as distribution, production and talent. Genius…
Helmer Brian Robbins and Eddie Murphy are reteaming on “Starship Dave,” Murphy’s next project, which is in pre-production at 20th Century Fox. “Starship Dave” is the story of a crew of miniature…
Screenwriting software concern Final Draft has acquired Script magazine via a deal for assets of Forum Publishing.
MTV Networks has bought Quizilla, a user-generated Web site aimed at teenage girls. Steve Youngwood, exec VP of digital media for MTV's Kids & Family Group, said he'll tie in Quizilla.com with two…
CBS Corp. has reached an exclusive syndication deal with Yahoo! that will make local news video from 16 CBS stations available on the portal.
Make the humiliation stop! Goldman Sachs downgraded Viacom on Monday to "neutral" from "buy" and yanked the company from its Americas Investment List, replacing it with News Corp. and slapping a buy…
Madrid-based brand management company Elastic Rights has signed its first Spanish TV deals, for Japanese beetle-adventure toon series "Mushiking, the Guardians of the Forest."
Pubcaster China Central Television is launching an animated series blending traditional storytelling methods with state-of-the-art computer graphics as China continues to boost its local toon biz.
A key question we face is how big an appetite for user-generated content is out there? How much are people willing to pay for it? The Google acquisition of YouTube might suggest the answer is "a…