Viewers who can't wait for next month's return of "24" can spend their time online pretending to be Jack Bauer. Fox and online game publisher WildTangent have pacted for "24: Countdown," a free…
As the vidgame biz continues to sizzle, the nation's premier player, Electronic Arts, announced plans Monday to buy a 19.9% stake in smaller French rival UbiSoft Entertainment.
In its annual year-end wrap-up, the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. stressed cable TV's gains in digital subscribers and the volume of high-speed Internet modems.
The BBC is closing more Web sites to stem criticism from broadcast rivals who claim the pubcaster is moving too far from its public service mandate by creating sites that are too commercial.
Sony BMG and EMI Music Publishing will ring in the new year as digital dance partners, inking a deal to introduce a new wave of services and products that will include a disc that's a CD on one side…
Japanese audiences were waiting to see whether Hayao Miyazaki's new pic "Howl's Moving Castle" could top his Oscar-winner "Spirited Away." A month after its release, it looks like the animated…
Back in the 1980s, such ambitious Catalonian producers as Antonio D'Ocon and BRB's Claudio Biern Boyd created studios to export animation.
Paramount has acquired film rights to Tom Clancy's videogame "Splinter Cell" and hired Peter Berg ("Friday Night Lights") to direct. Michael Ovitz, Clancy's longtime manager, will produce; Berg…
Looking to expand its presence in the entertainment world, American Greetings Corp. has acquired a stake in the Hatchery, the production and marketing company founded last year by Margaret Loesch and…
Shareholders in Japan's cash-strapped distributor Gaga Communications today are expected to approve a takeover by Broadband Internet service provider Usen Broad Networks (UBN), a part of the Usen…
It's looking more and more like a white Christmas for Blockbuster and Hollywood Video --as in nuptials, arranged or not. Blockbuster shares shot up in trading Thursday after Hollywood chairman-CEO…
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