ABC announced plans last week to dump all of its remaining scripted fare in favor of an all-reality lineup. Projects added to the lineup at the net -- now dubbed "The Reality Network" -- include…
An online sportsbook said it has dropped betting on CBS' "Survivor" after allegedly finding network employees were wagering on the hit reality show -- and winning.
SoundExchange, the royalty clearinghouse set up by the Recording Industry Assn. of America, has reached a deal with Webcasters on royalty rates, dodging a long and costly replay of last year's…
Movie news and rumor sites are like Smurfs. There's a lot of them, and though they all have areas of specialty to set each apart, they're still easy to confuse. But two sites that stand out are…
Fox has cut its first online movie distribution deal, signing with CinemaNow to provide firstrun films at the same time they hit traditional pay-per-view windows.
Efforts by the MPAA and others to expand state-level anti-piracy laws are "wolves in sheep's clothing" that could have "a profound and destructive impact on consumers," the Consumer Electronics Assn…
"American Idol" will be turned into a vidgame by U.K.-based publisher Codemasters in the latest extension of the hit Fox TV show into other media.
Vidgame company Mythic Entertainment scored a $32 million investment from TA Associates, a private equity and buyout specialist.
Disney Interactive will set sail with Bethesda Softworks, the company behind recent role-playing vid-game hit "The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind." They will publish a role-playing title based on the…
Sony will use Gemstar's interactive program guide in its new Blu-Ray recordable DVD receiver, creating a TiVo-like capability with considerably more flexibility to take recorded programs and watch…
Rob Williams has been appointed manager of acquisitions at arthouse distrib Wellspring, completing the buying team led by Marie Therese Guirgis, promoted last month to head of acquisitions.