Vidgame developer Sammy Studios appointed a pair of execs to head up its year-old Los Angeles studio and coordinate content licensing with the entertainment industry.
A strong yen and slumping sales of its GameCube system brought Japanese vidgame company Nintendo its first loss in the first half of a fiscal year. But a reversal of fortune could be in the cards, as…
New York's finest are cracking down on Gotham's hotbeds of pirate music commerce. The NYPD, working off tips from the Recording Industry Assn. of America, last week raided several locations, seizing…
David Spade will host the "Video Game Awards" for Spike TV. Cabler will bow the two-hour event Dec. 4.
Wireless content provider Mforma is going Hollywood, opening a Santa Monica office headed by former Sony VP of digital media Rob Tercek to make connections with the entertainment industry.
MP3.com, which once drew the legal ire of the entire music industry but has since become an Internet also-ran, is being acquired by Internet media company CNET Networks from VU Net USA, the online…
Since 1964, when the Warren Commission Report was put out as a quickie mass-market paperback, publishers have specialized in instant books on topical events. But there have been few instant movies…
"Finding Nemo" is well on its way to becoming the top-selling DVD ever, with consumers spending roughly $300 million buying and renting the movie on DVD and VHS during its first week in stores.
A profanity-laced song written by Bob Odenkirk and David Cross and performed by Jack Black in "Run Ronnie Run!" will be up against a children's tune sung by Olivia Newton John in "The Land Before…
A group of influential senators wants the federal government to take a cue from California and criminalize the taping of movies off the bigscreen with a camcorder -- the main way unauthorized copies…
TV is taking a big step into the cellular world today, as the new MobiTV venture begins offering live television broadcasts on mobile phones for the first time ever, beginning with Sprint PCS.