A year after a homevideo shortfall rocked their faith in the company, investors seemed pleased by what prexy Lew Coleman called a "relatively quiet" first quarter for DreamWorks Animation, driven by…
One more mobile firm is targeting the entertainment biz. Helio, a startup run jointly by Internet company Earthlink and Asian telco SK Telecom, aims to hit twentysomethings with a mix of TV, vidgame…
The movie and recording industries would like college students to unlearn certain computer skills, such as using the campus's local area network (LAN) to swap files illegally.
Warner Bros. Home Video and South Korean broadcaster MBC have pacted to sell permanent digital downloads of films and TV programs in South Korea.
Nonprofit film and video production and distribution unit California Newsreel has picked up domestic theatrical and DVD rights to "Black Gold," the docu about the world coffee trade that preemed in…
"American Idol" could finally be coming to a computer near you. After months of speculation over such plans, Fox is close to announcing it will sell digital downloads from the massively popular show.
The music industry's four major distributors -- EMI, Sony BMG, Universal and Warner Music -- renewed contracts with Apple Computer on Monday to continue selling songs through the iTunes musicstore.
News Corp. has made good on its promise to buy more startups, announcing Monday the acquisition of two early-stage companies. The two firms, Newroo and kSolo, are media tools as much as destinations.
Netflix wants a new supply of subscribers, but first it wants a chunk of change. Online vidtailer on Friday announced a secondary public offering that will seek to raise $105 million through the sale…
Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner will join the high-def DVD fray this month, when their Magnolia homevid label releases its first wave of HD DVD titles.
Before -- and after -- there was Jessica Fletcher and "Murder, She Wrote," there was Agatha Christie's Jane Marple, who in a dozen murder mysteries published between 1930 and 1976 outwitted even the…