As one barometer of the buoyant video biz overseas, Blockbuster Video's international rentals revs shot up by 9.5% in the second quarter of this year after a rise of almost 18% in the first quarter.
In the early days of DVD, many studios rushed their hit titles onto disc, with few, if any, bonus features. But those "added-value" items have now become a key point in selling the mini-platters.
The explosive growth of DVD has pushed the homevideo business outside the U.S. into fast-forward.
The film biz is fast approaching DVD D-Day. Just two years ago, only 4.8 million people in the U.S. owned DVD players, so it was no surprise that major titles like "Star Wars" and "E.T. The…
Canuck TV viewers are facing a slew of confusing changes on their screens this week. Those changes include the addition of 16 digital English language channels to the cable menu across Canada and a…
Big cablers Comcast and Cox said Friday they plan to yank Excite@Home from their cable systems next summer -- that is, if the beleaguered high-speed Internet service provider doesn't go belly up…
Digital video recording company TiVo reported a net loss of $34.5 million for the second quarter, an improvement over last year's net loss of $50.2 million. Execs attributed the growth to signing up…
U.K. cabler NTL has launched its digital TV platform for the Irish market.
Here we go again. Rumors that Disney may soon take over popular Internet portal Yahoo are making the rounds once more.
The spirit of the French New Wave is alive and well and living in the digital camera. Agnes Varda's guerrilla-style documentary "Les Glaneurs et La Glaneuse" (The Gleaners and I) (2000), Jean-Luc…
Stations will soon get to bid on a new syndicated strip based on eBay, the popular online auction site. Columbia TriStar Television Distribution and LMNO Prods. will partner to produce the series…