The BBC will make its video archive of 1.2 million hours of film available to Internet users. Ashley Highfield, the pubcaster's online operations topper, wants the BBC to have a more prominent role…
News Corp. is to start selling Fox pics and TV content on a download-to-own basis via News Corp.-owned websites.
Image Entertainment is about to get a timely pic infusion. The video label, embroiled in a hostile takeover battle with Lionsgate, will today unveil an output deal with Relativity Media, backer of…
China's top media regulator has exiled popular foreign kid toons -- ranging from "The Simpsons" to "Pokemon" -- from primetime as part of an ongoing clampdown on foreign media. Beginning Sept. 1…
"NBC Sunday Night Football" has spun off a fantasy-football Web site that will allow sports fans to win prizes. People can sign up for free on NBCsports.com or Rotoworld.com to play "Sunday Night…
Christopher Plummer, Lynn Redgrave and Isabella Rossellini will lend their voices to the indie animated feature "My Dog Tulip," based on the 1956 Brit novel by J.R. Ackerley.
The Visual Effects Society will hold its VES Awards on Feb. 11. Venue shifts to the Kodak Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. Society also announced that nine-time Oscar winner Dennis Muren will…
Three raids in 10 days (July 23 and 28 and Aug. 26) resulted in the seizure of more than 1.3 million pirated VCDs and DVDs at the Ratu Plaza outlets in Jakarta.
Sony Pictures Entertainment and Jupiter VOD, a vid-on-demand supplier to the Japanese cable market, have inked a license agreement for films and other contents.
Warner Music Intl. has become the first music major to pact with a mobile operator in Russia for downloads of its catalog.
German viewers will soon be able to see "Lost" and "Desperate Housewives" online up to seven days before free TV broadcast, thanks to a video-on-demand rental licensing agreement between the Mouse…