In an effort to capitalize on unusually high publicity and awareness for a Showtime series, the network is rushing its Kirstie Alley series "Fat Actress" to DVD May 24.
TiVo's longtime efforts to forge an alliance with a cable-TV company are close to fruition, with the maker of digital video recorders in advanced talks with Comcast.
AOL has been quietly expanding and creating deals with major film companies like Lucasfilm and Pixar to offer exclusive DVD extras from titles such as "Star Wars: Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith"…
Josh Sabarra has been promoted to senior veepee of marketing communications and publicity at New Line Home Entertainment.
The ongoing saga of Internet portal operator Livedoor's hostile takeover bid for Fuji TV took a new turn Friday when the Tokyo District Court decided in favor of an injunction sought by Livedoor…
Indie animation house Vinton Studios has made a preemptive high-six-figure deal for the rights to children's novel "The Wall and the Wing," with Henry Selick ("The Nightmare Before Christmas")…
Steve McQueen hasn't been this hot since the 1970s. Warner and MGM are each releasing DVD collections of his movies, while New Line has slated McQueen's black-and-white Western TV series from 1958…
Phasers have been powered down. Vidgame publisher Activision and Viacom Consumer Products have settled a 2-year-old lawsuit over a license to make "Star Trek" games.
During a recent tax audit, playwright Susan Miller got a surprising question. "What," asked her IRS agent, "does a play writer do?" Thus came a swift reminder that to the uninitiated, the theater can…
It wasn't the glitz that lured Sony Pictures Entertainment topper Michael Lynton back to studio land. It was the economic stability DVD brings to an otherwise volatile business.
"How Far Will You Go?" blares Infinity's new $2 million in-your-face ad campaign, urging advertisers to jump aboard. The downtrodden radio group -- which bonked parent Viacom with a huge $11 billion…