Fox's "Prison Break" almost demands DVD consumption. The serialized plot -- about an engineer who purposely gets thrown in jail so he can break his brother out -- is so intricate and engaging that…
The future for the U.K.'s high street DVD retailers is looking increasingly bleak, according to a poll that displays a growing consumer appetite for downloads.
Matsushita will launch the first Blu-ray recorders on Nov. 15 in Japan. In addition to recording high-def images from TV and copying them to discs, users will be able to play pre-recorded Blu-ray…
HBO and Nely Galan's Galan Entertainment have pacted to create a skein of 90- to 120-second segments of mobile content aimed at U.S. Latinos.
Days after shedding AOL Germany, Time Warner inked a deal Thursday to sell its French Internet biz to Gallic telco Neuf Cegetel for $365 million. Together, the two deals, part of TW's overhaul of its…
Facebook is the latest Web site to have big media fulminating. With the Wall Street Journal's report Thursday that Yahoo! is considering paying as much as $1 billion for the social networking site…
The Weinstein Co. has tapped Tony Leondis to direct CG pic "Igor." Leondis served as scribe on animated films "The Prince of Egypt" and "Home on the Range." He also helmed homevid release "Lilo…
Electronic Arts is the latest company to be pulled into the Securities and Exchange Commission's widening investigation into alleged stock option improprieties. No. 1 videogame publisher revealed…
MGM TV has commissioned an animated series based on Mel Brooks' 1987 "Spaceballs" movie and sold exclusive rights in the U.S. to Comcast's G4 cable network.
Comcast prexy-chief operating officer Steve Burke said Wednesday that the cabler has chalked up double-digit profits so far this year because of massive amounts of free video-on-demand programming…