There's more than one fall TV season these days. In addition to the annual return of scripted fare to the major networks, early autumn now kicks off primetime for DVD releases of current TV shows.
This four-disc set includes the 23 trailer-park-themed episodes from the Peacock skein's second season, which netted a comedy supporting thesp Emmy for Jaime Pressly.
Seven Network has commissioned a second series of its hit police skein "City Homicide."
Pay outlets like HBO and Showtime have to approach the TV-on-DVD money tree with a little more caution than the broadcast networks do.
If you're searching for an analogy to describe the still-potent TV-on-DVD market, look no further than NBC U's "Heroes."
PBS took a risk by skedding its seven-part World War II documentary "The War" up against premieres on the broadcast networks, but it seems to have paid off.
The U.K. market for online TV will be worth £181 million ($362 million) by 2011 — but the growth of movie downloads is expected to be much slower.
Starbucks is readying to make some serious noise about its music deal with Apple, with the company planning to give its customers more than 50 million songs to download on iTunes.
It's showtime for the Smithsonian Channel, which has hammered out its first carriage agreement and will begin beaming out programming later this week.
Spanish mini-major Filmax Entertainment is set to launch an online megastore to sell films and music worldwide.
"World in Conflict" strips the frustration out of the traditional strategy genre, leaving just the thrill of head-to-head conflict in a game built around an alternative 1980s that saw the Cold War…