Comcast, the nation's largest cabler, saw quarterly earnings surge 64% to $430 million as total revenue for the second quarter ended in June rose 10.5% to $5.6 billion.
German distributor Kinowelt has come out in support of theater owners following last week's row between local exhibs and Buena Vista Intl. over the early DVD release of "Herbie: Fully Loaded."
HBO is pushing the envelope yet again -- this time with its DVD repackaging. Having gotten lucky with big pricetags on miniseries such as "Band of Brothers" and "From the Earth to the Moon," HBO…
NBC Universal cable topper Jeff Gaspin will oversee digital initiatives for the entire television group. The move marks a significant investment in digital under prexy Deborah Reif.
DVD distributor Image Entertainment has acquired 19-year-old Chicago-based publisher-distrib Home Vision Entertainment. The $8 million deal also gives the former laserdisc company exclusive…
Maybe Lucasfilm should change its name to LucasTV. In his keynote talk at the annual Siggraph computer graphics conference and tradeshow Monday, George Lucas said the company would be more focused on…
ABC News and CNN announced content agreements with Yahoo! on Monday under which the nets will provide daily video feeds to the portal starting in September.
Foxtel is expanding its interactivity through two initiatives, Fox Sports News Active and a block of "The Simpsons" on Fox 8 that allows viewers to select episodes.
Looking to add executive heft to their plan to lead the rollout of digital cinema now that the studios have agreed on technical specs for the nascent technology, Access IT and Christie have tapped…
Any hope of a near-term settlement in the looming high-def digital disc war went up in smoke Friday when Fox picked a side, opting to cast its lot with Sony's Blu-ray Disc format.
SAG's national board on Saturday ratified a new, three-year TV animation contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers that runs retroactively from July 1 through June 30…