Kiwi satcaster Sky TV is taking a page from Netflix's book and developing an Internet DVD rental service to muscle in on rental stores, which release movies before Sky gains access to them.
New Line Home Entertainment has struck a multi-title DVD output deal with 3-year-old Toronto and New York-based indie film distrib ThinkFilm.
College Sports TV, the digital-sports network, has signed the biggest deal in its 16-month history, ponying up $82 million for a seven-year deal with the Mountain West Conference.
Universal Pictures and Double Features partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher are logging on to the online service Friendster.
Finding yet another way to monetize its large film library, MGM Home Entertainment is getting into the direct-to-DVD business via sequels.