Some 300 TV viewers in two Welsh villages could be the first in the U.K. to lose their analog TV signal early next year as the government goes ahead with its plan to switch to digital by 2010.
Global trade org the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) has announced the nominations for its inaugural Mobile Entertainment Awards, to be held in London on June 6.
A recent report by high-tech market research firm In-Stat/MDR - owned by Variety's parent company Reed Business - predicts US mobile video services will be worth $5.4 billion a year in 2009.
Eager to press more of its superheroes into service, Marvel Enterprises has pacted with Lions Gate Entertainment to develop and distribute original animated features for the direct-to-DVD market.
Eager to exploit the popularity of subscription rental plans and reclaim business lost to DVD sales in mass-market outlets, vidtailer Blockbuster on Tuesday launched in-store monthly subscription…
Lorimar co-founder Merv Adelson has pacted with his son, Emmy-winning producer Andrew Adelson, to launch a new direct-to-DVD production and distribution shingle. Lightforce Entertainment will…
McDonald's Corp. said Monday that it will be rolling out a DVD rental service in more than 100 of its Denver-area fast food outlets in the next four weeks.
Gotham-based specialty DVD distrib Koch Lorber Films has acquired North American theatrical, DVD and free TV rights to feature documentary "Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of…
Australian entertainment firm the Becker Group said Monday that it's selling its 50% stake in DVD/video distrib Magna Pacific to its partner, Magna Pacific Holdings, for A$27 million ($19 million) in…
The dot-com bust is officially over. New figures from the Interactive Advertising Bureau show that online marketers spent a record $2.3 billion in the first quarter of this year, the highest figure…
Paulo Lemgruber has been appointed general manager, online, for the Reed Entertainment Group, a subdivision of the Anglo-Dutch conglom Reed Elsevier.
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