Flody Suarez's Flody Co., along with executive producer Andy Cohen and scribe Jeff Arch ("Sleepless in Seattle"), have optioned Debra Kent's "The Diary of V," an online serial that appeared on…
Bertelsmann CEO Thomas Middelhoff pledged his support Tuesday to Napster, the controversial online music site that the German media giant now has a stake in.
Local film and TV production house, Media World, has licensed cutting-edge video compression technology that will eradicate the need for high-speed Internet connections to distribute films for video…
Still on the ropes after a legal pummeling from the record industry, Napster will nevertheless have a pay version of its once wildly popular file-sharing service ready this year, according to Thomas…
Finland soft-launched its new digital terrestrial platform Monday with the bow of three pay TV packages, which include 12 channels.
With the debut of "Matrix Reloaded" not expected until May 2003, Warner Bros. is trying to keep interest in the franchise stoked by introducing a 2-1/2-hour documentary on the movie and its sequels…
Shares of Blockbuster tumbled more than 7% Monday on a new round of investor jitters that the growth of video-on-demand heralds an uncertain future for the video rental chain. It's a worry that…
Vivendi Universal chief Jean-Marie Messier on Monday brushed aside the threat of lawsuits against online music service MP3.com, claiming complaints were "marginal" when compared with the thousands of…
Only a day after Nintendo announced it would delay the launch of its next-generation vidgaming console, Gamecube, in North America by two weeks, Microsoft said Friday it will bump to next year the…
Disney-owned ESPN.com has acquired alternative sports site SportsJones.com from Chicago-based media venture New City. Financial terms of the cash deal were not disclosed.
The summer's biggest B.O. videogame movie, "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," will come into play on video Nov. 13 with an unusual bonus on the rental-priced videocassette version: an extra featurette.