Viewers in Japan would be allowed to make nine DVD copies of digital broadcasts, rather than the current one, under a new proposal.
The videogame industry is once again descending on Los Angeles this week for the annual E3 confab. But don't worry about the traffic. E3 was once a spectacle of long lines, big screens and…
Sony hopes a $100 price cut will boost sales of its beleaguered Playstation 3. Japanese tech giant confirmed Monday that it will now sell the videogame console for $499, a $100 price cut. The new…
NBC News has inked a three-year deal with student news net Channel One under which the Peacock will produce the web's daily newscast and other news content for teens starting in the fall.
Broadband videogame company Trion is lining up some big partners in the traditional media world. Trion has closed its second round of funding for $30 million with investors including Bertelsmann, NBC…
"Gremlins" director Joe Dante can recount endless anecdotes about Roger Corman movies, and with his new project "Trailers From Hell," he'll be sharing a few of them with Web and cell-phone users.
Peace Arch Entertainment, a publicly quoted film and TV company based in Canada, has acquired the L.A.-based DVD distributor Trinity Home Entertainment for $10 million, mostly in cash but also with…
Disney's online "Pirates of the Caribbean" videogame won't be setting sail for a few more months. After missing a target of launching at least part of its massively multi-player online game in May at…
Just two years ago, TV networks were making their first big moves into online content by launching separately branded broadband networks. MTV had Overdrive, Comedy Central had Motherload, CBS had…
Beverly Sills, the Brooklyn-born coloratura soprano whose fame extended well beyond the opera house thanks to her effusive personality and charitable work, died of lung cancer in Manhattan on July 2.
Transformers" is a reminder that, as far as movie-based videogames have come, they are still too often a den of mediocrity. Everything about this game screams "cheap cash in," with Activision…