CinemaNow has raised $20.3 million and entered a distribution pact with EchoStar, one of the biggest investors in the firm's fifth round of financing. Satcaster plans to integrate CinemaNow into its…
Fox Latin American Channels has pacted with Telefonica Moviles, the cell-phone division of Spanish telco giant Telefonica, to offer interactive Fox content to Telefonica's Movistar cell-phone clients…
The outgoing topper of U.K. satcaster BSkyB will remain within the News Corp. fold, running a new digital division in Oz. Chief operating officer Richard Freudenstein, who will quit the paybox this…
Fox has created a new lair for the Lion. Former Paramount homevideo prexy Eric Doctorow has been tapped to head a dedicated MGM homevid unit on the Fox lot.
Comedy Central has scheduled a July 19 airdate for "Trapped in the Closet," the "South Park" episode that lampoons Scientology and Tom Cruise.
MTV Networks has pacted with Cingular, the nation's largest wireless carrier, in a sweeping deal that will offer content from all of its networks. Pact covering MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Spike TV and…
Twentieth Century Fox has inked to supply movies to Japanese video-on-demand firm Jupiter VOD.
Burbank-based DIC Entertainment and Thomopoulos Prods. are joining forces to launch properties for children and families under the Promise Media brand.
The MPAA is looking to turn the Internet from a source of frustration into a source of innovation for Hollywood. The trade org, which usually finds itself on the defense against online pic piracy, is…
Time Warner shares dipped, then mostly recovered, on Tuesday as problem child AOL prepares to unveil a new business plan that could mean offering free service to millions of customers.
Dan Rather is officially joined at the hip with Mark Cuban, the outspoken media mogul and owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Rather will host a weekly, hourlong news show for Mark Cuban's HDNet, "Dan…
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