Jack Valenti's parting gift from Capitol Hill is hardly wrapped and ready for delivery. Last month, the movie and music industries hailed sweeping antipiracy legislation introduced by Sen. Orrin…
The U.K. arms of the Hollywood majors have joined forces with retailers and rental orgs to launch Blighty's biggest antipiracy campaign, pointing to a link between DVD piracy and terrorism.
Fox will unleash the homevid version of "The Day After Tomorrow" on Oct. 5. Studio's fall DVD slate should be large and unusually flush with big hits, including "DodgeBall," "Alien vs. Predator," "I…
In the first big consumer manifestation of NBC's merger with Universal, the companies are unleashing a torrent of old and new NBC and/or U-owned TV series on DVD in the coming months.
Thanks to New Line's early DVD release of "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," Warner Bros. took a late leap over Disney's 18.7% share of the $10.7 billion homevideo market in the first…
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment has picked up exclusive video distribution rights for all programs within Discovery Communications' wide web of TV networks.
Warner Home Video will release all three "That's Entertainment!" films on DVD for the first time in a four-disc "Complete Collection" on Oct. 12.
While the U.S. and Europe agonize over the switch from analog TV signals to digital, New Zealand shows no sign of making the change.
Flexplay Technologies CEO Alan Blaustein is stepping down as the result of the disposable DVD company's decision to move its headquarters from New York to L.A.Charles Ball, hired earlier this year as…
Ana Marie Cox, editor of the irreverent political blog Wonkette, will cover the Democratic National Convention for MTV and MTV.com's Choose or Lose 2004 campaign.
Warner Music is giving its fans the code for ringtones. Label is teaming with wireless marketing company Mobileway to provide information on its CDs and other promotional material that let users…