DreamWorks and Disney are ready to sign contracts with David Lindsay-Abaire, Doug Wright and David Henry Hwang, allowing the playwrights to retain copyright to their books for the stage musicals…
Thanks to a yet another rift between the dueling Membership First and Restore Respect factions in the Screen Actors Guild leadership, jurisdiction over the vidgame biz now belongs entirely to AFTRA…
Silver Spring, Md.-based Acorn Media has picked up exclusive North American distribution rights for the 1979 NBC nine-hour miniseries "Backstairs at the White House" from exec producer Ed Friendly.
The Style Network has partnered with on-demand publishers CustomFlix Labs to release a DVD of its first season of offbeat lifestyle series "The Brini Maxwell Show."
Eagle Rock Entertainment will release Twisted Sister's "Live at Wacken the Reunion," on DVDplus June 28, offering a full-length DVD video program and a full-length audio CD on opposite sides of the…
Anchor Bay has joined the list of DVD suppliers releasing programming for the Sony PlayStation Portable.
New Line Home Entertainment has announcing that "Monster-in-Law" will be released on DVD Aug. 30, less than six weeks after the pic opened in theaters.
Digital cinema companies AccessIT and Christie Digital Systems have set up a venture to fund the rollout of digital projectors in the nation's theaters. Studio and exhibitor partners have not yet…
Disney Consumer Products chair Andy Mooney said Tuesday that "Toy Story 3" is projected for a summer 2008 release. The third installment of the animated franchise will be the first produced by Disney…
Independent World TV (IWT), a new TV news network, is poised to launch in a bid to provide independent and unbiased reporting around the world. Upstart led by Canadian producer Paul Jay has been…
The MPAA, RIAA and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. have conducted a raid on a City of Industry replicating facility, netting $30 million worth of alleged illegal stampers and bootleg DVDs.