CBS has sealed a deal with Panasonic to once again wade the high-definition TV waters this fall. Panasonic will underwrite the HDTV broadcast of 17 of CBS' 18 comedy and drama series this coming…
For the first new Oscar category in two decades, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences board of governors has created a separate category for animated features, for which statuettes could be…
Andrew Jarecki, creator of AOL Moviefone, kicked off the Tribeca Film Center's first Converge@Tribeca confab Tuesday with a keynote address on the speed of change in the digital age. Hosted by…
As Hollywood warded off blows from the Senate Commerce Committee, Time Warner topper Gerald Levin and AOL Chairman Steve Case were across the Capitol defending their proposed merger to another group…
Viacom's MTVi, the online arm for the MTV Networks, pinkslipped 105 employees as part of a reorganization. Before the layoffs, MTVi employed more than 400 staffers. Layoffs will take place across the…
Successful marketing and sluggish production proved a volatile combination for Sony on Wednesday, as investors drove down the consumer-electronics giant's share price on news that U.S. shipments of…
It looks like TiVo will get an unexpected huge jump on its competitors with the TiVo/DirecTV combo product hitting the retail market this fall.
Loudcloud, the Web site services venture co-created by Netscape founder Marc Andreessen, plans to go public and raise up to $150 million, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange…
Entertainment attorney and music industry vet Thomas Valentino is joining iCast Music's board of directors.
Ray Heacox, prexy/general manager of NBC-owned Los Angeles TV station KNBC, is ankling his post and leaving L.A. to become prexy of start-up company Media Ocean Inc.
In an ironic consolidation move, Hollywood.com is sending much of its operations away from Hollywood.