Online musicstore MusicNow has appointed co-founder and former SVP of business development Gary Cohen as prexy. He replaces Scott Kauffman, who's taking over as CEO of digital magazine startup Zinio…
Vivendi Universal Games, the vidgame unit of Vivendi Universal, is laying off more than one-third of its North American staff, as part of a turnaround plan to cut costs and move back toward…
Computer-processor manufacturer Intel debuted technology this weekend that it hopes will lower the price of so-called entertainment PCs that serve as a hub for digital home networking and…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
The "Fahrenheit 9/11" hype train keeps rolling along. The publicity surrounding Michael Moore's docu is generating more interest online than some of the summer's biggest blockbusters, while Warner…
Geneon Entertainment has acquired worldwide theatrical and homevideo rights to anime pic "Appleseed." Deal excludes Japan and South Korea.
Viacom took the first step toward divesting itself of Blockbuster Entertainment on Friday, announcing plans to give all Blockbuster stockholders a special dividend of $5 a share.
LONDON Within hours of Rupert Murdoch-backed satcaster BSkyB announcing it will launch a 200-channel Freesat package on digital satellite in the U.K. this fall, the BBC issued a statement welcoming…
A professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management and two colleagues have developed a mathematical model they say will predict movie revenues -- including second-weekend B.O. -- based largely on…
Paramount is unleashing plenty of programming from its vaults in August and September, led by the first DVD editions of TV series "Happy Days" and "Laverne and Shirley" on Aug. 17.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), usually a loyal Hollywood ally, urged the studios Thursday to resolve their legal dispute with ClearPlay over the company's movie-filtering software.
Academy screeners may be alive and well again if a new initiative takes hold. Support is building for a plan under which each of the 6,000 Academy members would be given a Dolby DVD player that would…