Walt Disney is beefing up its mobile telephone business. In a partnership with Sprint, the Mouse will launch the first national wireless phone service specifically designed for families, called…
Morgan Freeman's Revelations Entertainment and Intel are teaming on a new venture, ClickStar, to provide firstrun movies and other premium content via the Internet.
Illegally accessing pay TV will become a criminal offense in Oz under new measures announced by Attorney General Phillip Ruddock. Laws protect the copyright of shows on feevee, but no such…
Recognizing that more kids are turning to the Internet for their entertainment, Viacom's Nickelodeon is rolling out a souped-up new Web site that will include as many as 20 hours of new programming…
Internet giant Yahoo! has tapped former CBS exec David Katz as head of its sports and entertainment divisions.
Mexican writer Carlos Cuaron, brother of helmer Alfonso Cuaron and co-writer of "Y tu mama tambien," is launching an animation production company.
German film industryites have mixed opinions on whether a shortened run-up time for DVD release is a curse or a blessing, with local film funding laws creating a specific obstacle.
More than two dozen Democratic and Republican members of Congress have sent a letter urging President Bush to pressure Russia at the upcoming G-8 summit to make good on previous promises to crack…
Image Entertainment has released a two-disc DVD of the August 2004 concert "Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Live at the Greek Theater," filmed in high-definition. Release is timed to this summer's…
Shout! Factory has licensed a slate of animated TV series from DIC Entertainment's catalog for release as DVD collector's sets. First title, to be released Sept. 20, is a four-disc set of the first…
Former Cinar execs Stuart Snyder and Matt Mazer have formed Turnstile Entertainment to develop programming for all media as well as live family shows based on properties for which they have acquired…