A group of congloms that together own three of the five major label groups has teamed with online media company RealNetworks to create a backbone for music subscription services on the Net.
Brill Media Holdings and Powerful Media confirmed their merger Monday, a complex deal designed to lend Brill and partner Primedia a new brand, Inside.com, and a handful of new editors and reporters…
Sci-fi, fantasy and horror entertainment venture Fandom said Monday that it will shut down its online operations and concentrate on its magazine Cinescape and fan convention organizer Creation…
Taking a page from Napster's own self-promotion playbook, the Recording Industry Assn. of America has launched Nofreelunchster.com, a Napster parody site.
Ted Field, co-founder of Universal Music label Interscope Records, has signed a five-year contract to become chief exec of ArtistDirect. He also will start a new record label as a 50/50 joint venture…
Vivendi Universal is reportedly close to announcing a U.S. deal to distribute its music over the Internet.
Recent financial troubles at MediaTrip.com have forced founders of Adam Sandler's comedy Web site Shnorff.com to shelve the project before it could ever launch on the Internet.
ReelPlay has inked a deal to build an online management tool for 20th Century Fox Television Distribution that will enable the latter to track programming and streamline outbound sales and marketing…
IBM has pacted with NeTune Communications to help enhance the company's ShowRunner system, a $25 million satellite network offering the film production community a way to send and receive script…
Interactive TV venture Mixed Signals Technologies has tapped Christoph Pachler as chief financial officer and senior veep, while Tim Ordaz has been named veep of product marketing.