So far, the public argument for shortening video windows has been made by execs like Walt Disney's Bob Iger, who are afraid of invoking the wrath of theaters.
MTV Films is high on Marc Ecko's videogame "Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure." The Viacom division has made a deal for the feature film rights to the game in advance of its February release.
Signaling a big push into the mobile games space, Electronic Arts has agreed to acquire Jamdat Mobile, one of the biggest publishers of vidgames for cell phones, for $680 million in cash.
Nickelodeon has acquired GoCityKids, an online city directory and resource for both visiting and local families.
Several weeks after the L.A. Times launched Oscar-themed Web site the Envelope, the N.Y. Times on Thursday launched Red Carpet, a similar site that will "deliver the Times' sophisticated, critical…
Time Warner chairman-CEO Richard Parsons said he's got no plans to sell AOL but he'd like to ink a deal to boost traffic on the site and "supercharge" growth.
Napster rolled out its online music service in Germany today and disclosed that its next market will be Japan. The service and cost in Germany will be the same as ops Stateside and in Blighty: a…
March Madness could cross the borderline into total insanity for hardcore fans of the NCAA men's basketball championships: For the first time, CBS Sports will serve up video of most of the games live…
Twentieth Century Fox Animation has set Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino to direct its CGI-animated adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic "Horton Hears a Who." Fox has slotted the film for a spring 2008…
Next week's season finale of "The Amazing Race" won't actually be the finale. In a first for the CBS reality skein, the "Race" will continue online after the action ends on TV. That's because…
It's only the first month, but Startover, the Time Warner Cable service that allows digital customers who miss the first part of a show to go back to the beginning with a touch of the remote, looks…