North American DVD rights to "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls," Kenneth Bowser's feature doc about filmmaking mavericks in the 1970s, have been acquired by music and home entertainment company Shout…
A $75 million marketing partnership between MTV and Motorola, announced just over a year ago, is being extended to include content. MTV is to provide Motorola users with unique content to be embedded…
Is Hollywood to blame for the music industry's woes? According to market research group NPD, it's not just illegal downloads of electronic MP3 files that are eating into traditional music sales but…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
Researchers at Harvard Business School and the U. of North Carolina have just completed the first direct study of file sharing's impact on CD sales and the news isn't good for the RIAA.
No. 2 U.S. vidtailer Hollywood Entertainment on Monday proved there's still investment appetite for the old-fashioned movie rental store biz, as it announced Monday an agreement to be acquired in a…
In a precedent-setting case, a Swedish businessman was sentenced last week by a Stockholm court to pay $55,000 to seven distributors for parallel import of American DVDs from the U.S. via Denmark.
The WB's "Everwood" is going where no primetime show has gone before, at least legally.
Film and vidgame production company Union Entertainment has raised $1.2 million for development of games tied to studio films.
The holidays may be over, but consumers have kept up the gifts for the vidgame industry.
After a controversial breakup with former technology partner RealNetworks that ended in a lawsuit, Major League Baseball has signed with Microsoft to provide its online content and subscription…
Cable powerhouse Comcast has enlisted one of the first ratings surveys of how viewers use video-on-demand to help deter-mine the best way to offer VOD.