Nothing heats up the dead of winter like a good video -- or a good takeover battle. Vidchain giant Blockbuster threatened Tuesday to launch a $1 billion, all-cash hostile takeover of Hollywood…
Tuning In: This time next year, Howard Stern will be weeks away from his satellite radio debut. And despite understandable doubts about even hardcore fans' willingness to pay for hearing him ogle…
Indie producer and distributor Haydenfilms is launching an online short film festival aimed at giving filmmakers a chance to unveil works for industry pros.
It was a happy holiday for satellite radio, as Sirius and XM both beat their year-end subscriber projections with holiday sales figures revealed Monday.
Move over, Rupert Murdoch. A new breed of pay TV entrepreneur is making waves across Europe and causing old-style media services to sit up and take note. The best known of these is Britain's…
British box office is up 7% in 2004. DVD sales rose 46% by volume in the first nine months, far outstripping any other European territory. The U.K.'s pay TV market is the second largest in the world.
Blockbuster tried Wednesday to take some of the joy out of Christmas for rival Netflix by again slashing the price of its online rental subscription, this time to just $14.99 a month.
NBC News tapped veteran news producer Jeff Gralnick to revamp NBC News' Internet strategy, prexy Neal Shapiro said Wednesday.
The Luxembourg-based European Court of First Instance has turned down an appeal by Microsoft to delay sanctions that had been imposed on the company for abusing the market dominance of its Windows…
Sony has skedded a screening of "Spider-Man 2" using its new 4K digital projection system -- the first-ever public showing of a feature film in 4K digital.
The Washington Post Co. announced Tuesday that it's reached a deal to buy online mag Slate from computer titan Microsoft. Both sides stressed that Slate will remain editorially independent from other…