Kerry Packer's Hoyts Group is dipping its toes into the Oz home entertainment market, taking a stake in a new, Internet-based service named HomeScreen.
The federal government Tuesday approved a major Hollywood technology goal: an antipiracy device designed to make it harder for computer users to illegally distribute digital TV programs over the…
Proving the union of music and sports has moved a considerable distance from slow-motion NFL highlights and "What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor," ESPN and Warner Music's Rhino imprint have…
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No. 2 vidgame developer Atari took it easy in the third quarter, coasting on the continued success of its "Enter the Matrix" title as it prepares for the competitive holiday season.
As network TV execs ponder where all their primetime viewers have gone, consumers have so far this year forked out $500 million to buy favorite TV series -- both vintage and recent -- on DVD.
It may come as no surprise, but the positive results of recent legal action against online piracy is music to the Recording Industry Assn. of America's ears.
U.S. satcasters aren't daunted by the cable industry's recent digital gains. In fact, DBS execs believe that thanks to high definition, digital video recorders and the addition of local TV-station…
Canada's National Film Board has inked a deal with the Japan Broadcasting Corp. to pursue co-productions and expertise in HDTV and related fields.
Bob Davis, the founder and president of webco Lycos, has formally stepped down from Spanish Internet operator Terra, reportedly to dedicate more time to his new investment venture Highland Capital…
Dot-com billionaires Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner are launching HDNet Films, which will seek to produce three to eight features per year. Pics, to be budgeted at $2 million and under, will be shot on…
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has inked a three-year deal with the BBC to carry the Brit pubcaster's BBC World on its Italo digital terrestrial service, which will bow Dec. 1.