The third quarter marked the beginning of two significant accounting changes among the major studios. Paramount took over distribution of DreamWorks Studios and DreamWorks Animation releases…
Former Viacom entertainment topper Jonathan Dolgen has signed on to serve as an advisor for online music company ArtistDirect.
Launching globally a year after its U.S. introduction in 1997, DVD had to play catch-up for a while in the international markets. For U.S. suppliers, the good news is that today, the aggregate…
Fourteen-year Discovery veteran Clint Stinchcomb has been upped to exec VP and general manager for HDTV and New Media.
News Corp. disclosed Monday it has received good news from an L.A. judge, who has thrown out a challenge to its acquisition of MySpace parent Intermix Media in 2005.
NonStop Television will offer high-definition channel Voom in the Scandinavian and Baltic markets, following a deal with U.S. company Rainbow Media. The Nordic region's largest operator Canal Digital…
Dublin-based sports broadcaster Setanta is to launch a pay sports channel on U.K. digital terrestrial platform Freeview. The channel, available to auds who take pay service Top Up TV, will mean that…
Buena Vista Intl. has inked with giant telco Telefonica to provide video-on-demand pics for its Internet broadband TV operator Imagenio. Kicking off Oct. 15 and lasting at least three years, the deal…
Buena Vista Intl. Television has struck a video-on-demand agreement with South Korean pay TV player CGV Choice, a subsidiary of CJ Media.
Marking the transformation of Internet video from curiosity to serious business in barely a year, Google on Monday agreed to acquire YouTube for $1.65 billion in stock.
Three of the four major music distributors have struck alliances with Web operations to make available their catalogs of videos for online streaming.