Nielsen is racing to keep up with the changing ways people watch television. Starting Dec. 26, the ratings service will include the use of digital video recorders such as TiVo in its numbers.
TiVo was the best thing to happen to television since the remote control, but now the company that invented the digital video recorder is struggling to keep from becoming the next Betamax.
London Eye: When BAFTA voters received their screeners of "A History of Violence" a couple of weeks ago, it marked a watershed in the history of the British Academy Film Awards.
A wireless wake-up call is ringing loudly in cell phone-crazy Italy. While the Independent Film & Television Alliance is busy hammering out guidelines for rights deals for cell phones and other…
Disney's symbol-laden "The Chronicles of Narnia" isn't the only film delivering lessons in life to kids this holiday season. The E5.2 million ($6.2 million) animated feature "Kirikou and the Wild…
Lux Digital Pictures, a new German film company, is reanimating the dead in its first feature production, a 3-D remake of "Night of the Living Dead," and resurrecting the possibility of private…
It's been a pot of gold at the end of the movie rainbow. But now the pot is in meltdown and Hollywood can't figure out its size or shape. As in any retail business, the holiday shopping season will…
DVD brought Fox's "Family Guy" back from the dead. Now the toon is returning the favor. With DVD sales of TV series slowing of late, Fox has struck gold with "Family Guy Presents Stewie Griffin -…
Turns out Rudolph's red nose isn't the only holiday special shining bright this year. Industry types took notice when CBS's 41st annual broadcast of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" on Nov. 30 turned…
In mid-December, Spain's Industry Minister Jose Montilla and top TV suits trekked out to Madrid's Barajas Airport to celebrate the Nov. 30 launch of 18 free digital TV channels.
As far as a new Disney-Pixar deal goes, most insiders agree the question is no longer "Will they?" but "When will they?" And, just as important, what will be the fallout?