The National Lampoon brand has formed National Lampoon Clubhouse, a joint venture entity with Majestic Entertainment that will result in a series of PG- and PG-13-rated theatrical and direct-to-video…
Shawn Fanning's Snocap has signed its second major label, Sony BMG, as it attempts to turn peer-to-peer into a legit business. Company was founded late last year by the Napster creator based on new…
In another dramatic change to its business model, Blockbuster said Thursday it is slashing its in-store "all you can watch" plan from $24.99 to $14.99 a month.
Tribeca Film Festival co-founder Robert De Niro and Amazon.com topper Jeff Bezos announced Thursday that the giant online retailer is hosting a short-film competition in connection with the fest.
German distrib Kinowelt has landed DVD and theatrical rights for the next seven years to 5,500 films and series from bankrupt Kirch Media. Titles include "La Strada," "Fight Club" and "Bonanza."
Chuck Dolan may be down, but don't count him out. The chairman of Cablevision Systems, who is attempting to keep alive the satellite TV service Voom -- against the wishes of his company's board of…
The era of in-home wagering has finally arrived. In a deal between EchoStar and the smallish horseracing outlet TVG Network, betting via a remote control is a reality starting today.
TV's domestic goddess is finally ready to make her DVD bow, with Anchor Bay Entertainment and Carsey-Werner pacting to release "Roseanne" on disc later this year.
"Rugrats" producer-animator Chuck Swenson is teaming with scribe Brian Lynch for an animated family comedy set up at Fox Broadcasting.
CBS is betting that the booming online advertising market means the time is ripe again for interactive TV. Eye net has signed a two-year deal with iTV production company Goldpocket Interactive to…
StreamCast -- along with Grokster a defendant in an Internet piracy case bound for the Supreme Court -- has cheekily made the very technology in dispute available to anyone who wants to find out…