Comcast, the biggest cable operator in the U.S., is so gung ho about video-on-demand movies that, as of November, it will offer its digital subscribers a record 800 VOD titles each month.
Comedy Central has engineered the biggest series rerun buy in its 14-year history, laying out $400,000 a half-hour for exclusive cable-TV rights to Twentieth TV's animated comedy "Futurama."
Soaring advertising expenditure in the world's emerging markets and the arrival of the Internet as a mainstream media platform are fueling continued growth in global ad revenues, according to the…
Fledgling production and financing outfit the Mayhem Project has made its first two writer deals, inking scribe Todd Farmer to adapt Capcom vidgame "Clock Tower 3" and Ronnie Christensen for his…
Lucasfilm Animation has tapped four creative execs for its U.S. operations and three key hires for its Singapore operation. Catherine Winder has joined the company as executive producer; Dave Filoni…
House Commerce Committee Republicans passed their version of a major digital television transition bill Wednesday, successfully fending off Democratic attempts to increase the bill's federal subsidy…
Tuesday is the deadline to submit entry forms and supporting material in the animated feature film category for Oscar consideration, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences announced.
The Academy of TV Arts & Sciences Foundation has pacted with Google to create an online home for its growing archives. The org's Archive of American Television, which includes hundreds of hours of…
Samuel L. Jackson is set to host the Spike TV Video Game awards on Nov. 18 at the Gibson Amphitheater in Los Angeles.
In a sweeping realignment, Warner Bros. Entertainment has become the first studio to combine home entertainment, Internet, wireless, games and other digital operations into one group -- in the…
The first wave of Michael Pellerin's collection of production diaries from Peter Jackson's "King Kong" will be released on a two-disc DVD by Universal Studios on Dec. 13, the day before the…