The biz is bracing for Betamax -- the sequel. In a decision reminiscent of the tech conflict that changed the industry forever, three studios -- Warner, Universal and Paramount -- have taken sides in…
After conquering the videogame world yet again with the recent release of Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, the game's creator Hideo Kojima is finally thinking about invading Hollywood as well.
Even with six of the 15 top-selling TV series on DVD this year, HBO Video is aggressively stepping up efforts to increase its homevid domination. This week sees the launch of the company's first…
EM.TV's sports interests have performed better than expected during the year, helping its third-quarter figures.
Time Warner shares popped Tuesday on word that it's close to settling the long-running federal probe of AOL's accounting practices before and after the Internet giant's merger with Time Warner.
Universal is rushing Oscar contender "Ray" to DVD just in time for Oscar balloting Feb. 1. Biopic of singer Ray Charles will hit vidstores just 13½ weeks after it debuted at the box office, where it…
TiVo once again experienced strong subscriber growth last quarter thanks to its DirecTV partnership, but saw its own sub count grow more modestly and at the price of sharply higher marketing expenses.
French media technology firm Thomson said Monday it would buy a third of U.S.-based antipiracy software maker ContentGuard in a deal aimed at spurring the entertainment industry to move business to…
The bidding war for Hollywood Entertainment became a three-way affair Friday when Dothan, Ala.-based Movie Gallery announced it has delivered an "acquisition proposal" to the special committee of…
Film and video distributor First Look Media and DEJ Prods., a theatrical and video supplier owned by Blockbuster, have inked a deal for First Look to distribute most DEJ titles.
Some of the season's breakthrough pics aren't on movie screens, they're on Amazon.com. The giant e-tailer may seem an unlikely candidate for innovative storytelling, but the five film shorts in…