Despite industry fears that the Internet and video-on-demand would destroy the homevid market, Italy's vid category showed little sign of erosion in 2000, thanks to DVD and the resilience of the VHS…
Bernie Mac, Jennifer Tilly, William Shatner and Carmen Electra have signed on to voice Revolution Studio's upcoming animated pic "Lil' Pimp," which is skedded to hit theaters in 2002.
Pacific Century CyberWorks is radically cutting back on the budget and staff of Network of the World (NOW), the Hong Kong-based media group's Internet TV service.
The 8th World Animation Celebration will kick off Aug. 7 with the public premiere of Warner Bros. animated feature "Osmosis Jones," starring Bill Murray.
CBS may finally have found an Internet partner for "Big Brother 2." Industry insiders said the Eye is in final negotiations with Real Networks to partner on a plan to provide 24-hour-a-day streaming…
Intertainer has upped Bonnie Johnson to executive veep, media products and services.
Barry Diller's ticketing service Ticketmaster plans to lay off about 17% of the staff that runs entertainment guide CitySearch Online in the next several months as part of an effort to cut costs.
M&F Worldwide Corp., the parent of camera and lens maker Panavision, has acquired EFILM, a digital laboratory that services the film, television, commercial, musicvid and large-format entertainment…
Kidvid outfit Entertainment Rights has set up a new home entertainment division, Right Entertainment.
Napster has been shut down ... if only for a little while. The music file-sharing company voluntarily pulled the plug on its network late Sunday -- not because of its ongoing trouble in the courts…