President George W. Bush on Wednesday signed into law the Family Entertainment Copyright Act of 2005 -- the package of antipiracy legislation that showbiz has long sought, with one unwelcome…
Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger, Kim Coates and Tanya Allen have joined the cast of Christophe Gans' horror pic "Silent Hill," which started shooting in Toronto on Monday with Radha…
Turner Broadcasting is making a surprising jump into the vidgame biz. Company is launching an online service called GameTap that will compile games from the past 20 years into a subscription service.
RealNetworks is stepping up its game in the increasingly competitive online music biz. Company showed off an array of upgrades to its Rhapsody digital music service at a Tuesday news conference at…
The Securities and Exchange Commission cleaned up more of the Adelphia mess Tuesday, announcing that Deloitte & Touche will pay $50 million to settle charges that it turned "a blind eye" to the…
Two senators known for carefully taking public stands have stepped into the intellectual property arena by calling for the U.S. to get tough on Russia and China for allegedly inadequate IP protection.
Canada's biggest cabler posted narrowing losses for the first quarter Tuesday, helped by lower foreign-currency losses and a rise in the company's cell-phone customer base.
Sony's upcoming slate of universal media disc (UMD) content for the PlayStation Portable includes pic "Daddy Day Care" and "Spider-Man: The New Animated Series -- Mutant Menace" on June 14 and movies…
Netflix has hired two execs in its Beverly Hills office: Eric Besner as VP, original programming, and Ken Ross as VP, corporate communications.
Shout! Factory and Major League Baseball Prods. have reached a three-year agreement under which Shout! Factory will release four Major League Baseball DVD titles per year, including "The Official…
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has named Lisa Jean director of marketing, a newly created position. Jean will develop and implement the strategic marketing plans for all DVD releases from the…