Disney Channel launched its broadband player on DisneyChannel.com on Friday, offering more than a dozen free, full-length episodes of original series "The Suite Life of Zack & Cody," "That's So…
Continuing its march to sell digital content from every major Hollywood studio, CinemaNow has added films from Warner Bros. to its electronic sell-through business. In a twist, however, WB will be…
Genius Products has inked another homevid distribution deal, this time with Seven Arts Pictures for up to six films a year. Initial slate includes "Deal," a Burt Reynolds starrer about a former…
CBS and its affiliates still haven't reached a template for how to deal with a host of new-media issues -- but they're getting closer. That's the word from Eye affil board chair and Freedom…
Universal Pictures has nabbed distrib rights to Big Idea's toon "The Prirates Who Don't Do Anything -- A VeggieTales Movie." U plans to release the pic theatrically in North America in 2008, making…
In a move likely to draw further criticism from commercial rivals, the mighty BBC is ramping up its activities on the global stage in a bid to take on U.S. Internet giants such as Google and AOL.
Netflix is dropping another movie in an envelope and shipping it ... to theaters. Netco has made one of its biggest distribution deals to date, picking up rights to Maggie Gyllenhaal starrer…
Universal Music Group Distribution unit Visual Entertainment has inked a multiyear DVD distrib pact with bilingual multimedia group Voy.
The Mouse House has finally made its first move into online movie sales. Beginning today, Disney will sell permanent copies of its movies in the homevideo window via online retailer CinemaNow.
Homevid's biggest Cinderella story has a happy ending -- so far. Six months after the Weinstein Co. bought a 70% interest in Genius Products, the niche player has proved it can play with the big boys.
Time Warner, through its CNN and Cartoon Network divisions, has joined Fox, NBC Universal, CBS Paramount and Disney/ABC in suing Cablevision over a digital video recorder.