DirecTV topper Chase Carey is taking more direct control of the satcaster, as No. 2 exec Mitch Stern has ankled after only 14 months on the job. Stern's job as prexy-CEO of DirecTV, which had him…
Digital Theater Systems has opened subsidiaries in Paris and Rome to serve its expanding European biz. "We have reached a stage where local commitment is essential to support the growth of DTS'…
The Malaga Spanish Film Festival, the country's biggest fest, is launching a TV Market and minimart ArtTV, the latter focusing on alternate tech content such as video art, Web sites and vidgames.
DirecTV has launched a $16.2 million lawsuit against alleged satellite pirates in Canada following a raid at nine locations that uncovered what the company deemed "extensive fraud."
In a deal both groundbreaking and curious, vidgame scribes/producers Flint Dille and John Zuur have signed a two-year first-look deal with Dimension Films.
As "Shrek 3" nears pre-production, DreamWorks is already plotting another ogre encore. Studio has begun developing "Shrek 4," hiring Tim Sullivan to write the script.
Universal Pictures is restructuring its various home-entertainment production units in a plan that will see the studio producing more pics, with a revved-up focus on family fare.
New Line Home Entertainment will release the DVD of Oscar-winning foreign-language film "The Sea Inside" on May 17. New Line held off on firming up plans for the release until after the Academy…
Charging that Blockbuster has failed to provide regulators with required information, the Federal Trade Commission asked a federal court on Friday to bar the nation's top vidtailer's proposed…
Sony is ending its effort to sell soap operas online, less than two years after it started. Studio's Soapcity Web site has shuttered its video-on-demand business, which let users pay $1.99 to…
Back in the classic studio era, Jack Warner used to collect his executives' Oscar ballots and fill them out himself. These days, studio execs don't just cast their own ballots. Some bet against their…
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