Viacom and Microsoft announced a five-year strategic alliance Wednesday that redirects Viacom's Web efforts away from Google, its opponent in a bitter $1 billion copyright infringement suit.
Viacom and Microsoft have set a five-year strategic alliance worth at least $500 million.
The French Senate has rejected an amendment passed by the country's lower house calling for a 2% tax on French-based websites disseminating video content.
Brad Pitt is in talks to climb into "Tree of Life," a drama Terrence Malick wrote and will direct. Pitt, who recently quit the Universal Pictures drama "State of Play," would replace Heath Ledger…
Mischa Barton will star in the indie stalker thriller "Homecoming." Morgan J. Freeman ("Hurricane," "Dawson's Creek") will direct the film, which will also star Matt Long, Jessica Stroup and Michael…
MTV has forged an exclusive pact with Jerry Bruckheimer to produce videogames -- the first such deal any film or TV producer has made in the vidgame world.
The major studios have won a legal bout against TorrentSpy.com, with a Los Angeles federal judge dropping a case against the search engine and declaring that it's in clear violation of copyright laws.
Chinese regulators have given a vital push to the burgeoning cell phone TV biz by establishing a 400 million yuan ($54 million) government fund to develop the technology in the next three years.
KushTV is partnering with Contrafilm for distributing and development of content for KushTV.com and the KushTV syndication network.
E3's going back to its old home but won't be throwing any more big parties. Vidgame industry trade group the Entertainment Software Assn. said Tuesday that it will be moving its annual confab back to…
Alec Baldwin will join Cameron Diaz, Dakota Fanning and Elle Fanning in "My Sister's Keeper," the Nick Cassavetes-directed adaptation of the Jodi Picoult novel for New Line. Baldwin will play the…