Just when you thought the MPAA couldn't be more concerned about computers and the Internet, Apple Computer and Compaq Computer are prepping to heighten its fears, as both are set to install devices…
Just two months after buying back DIC Entertainment from Disney, longtime chairman-CEO Andy Heyward has created an inhouse home entertainment division under exec VP worldwide Don Gold, a homevideo…
The battle over BBC's plans to launch new digital TV channels is heating up.
Gotham's Brill Media Holdings and Primedia said Thursday they plan to create a unit called Media Central, housing many of Primedia's trade media assets, to be run and partly owned by Steven Brill.
Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, the feisty and dynamic Louisiana politician with a keen interest in the TV biz, was elected Thursday by his peers to serve as chairman of the powerful House Commerce…
Broadcast and cable networks and a sports league have joined the Motion Picture Assn. of America fight for digital copy protection and a say-so in how to stop programming piracy.
The merging AOL / Time Warner will be under government orders to open its cable systems to Internet service providers that compete with AOL, so it may be no coincidence that TW has named Chris Bogart…
Internet industry analyst WebMergers.com issued a report Wednesday stating that 30% of the 210 Netcos that shuttered in 2000 were dedicated to providing content on the Internet.
In a major restructuring of its News Digital Media unit, News Corp. plans to hand control of its Fox-branded news, sports and entertainment Web sites back to their TV counterparts. Transition is…
With final details of a digital copy-protection deal among cable operators, TV makers and the studios expected imminently, the annual Consumer Electronics Show is expected to become a showcase for…
Brilliant Digital Entertainment has tapped Robert Chmiel to the newly combined position of chief financial officer and chief operating officer.