XM Satellite Radio has acquired exclusive sat-radio rights to the 2006 World Cup soccer tournament in Germany.
Reflecting the growing importance of the Internet to media congloms, NBC Universal has created the new post of digital media prexy and tapped exec VP of financial structuring Deborah M. Reif to fill…
Infinity Radio is experimenting with a do-it-yourself radio concept, converting a San Francisco AM station into the world's first all user-programmed radio station.
The U.K.'s fast-growing digital terrestrial platform, Freeview, has received another boost with the news that one of Blighty's most successful niche channels is to bow on the service.
Hoping to forestall the possibility of federal regulators monitoring content, the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. on Wednesday unveiled plans for a $250 million public service campaign to…
President George W. Bush on Wednesday signed into law the Family Entertainment Copyright Act of 2005 -- the package of antipiracy legislation that showbiz has long sought, with one unwelcome…
Sean Bean, Laurie Holden, Deborah Kara Unger, Kim Coates and Tanya Allen have joined the cast of Christophe Gans' horror pic "Silent Hill," which started shooting in Toronto on Monday with Radha…
Turner Broadcasting is making a surprising jump into the vidgame biz. Company is launching an online service called GameTap that will compile games from the past 20 years into a subscription service.
RealNetworks is stepping up its game in the increasingly competitive online music biz. Company showed off an array of upgrades to its Rhapsody digital music service at a Tuesday news conference at…
The Securities and Exchange Commission cleaned up more of the Adelphia mess Tuesday, announcing that Deloitte & Touche will pay $50 million to settle charges that it turned "a blind eye" to the…
Two senators known for carefully taking public stands have stepped into the intellectual property arena by calling for the U.S. to get tough on Russia and China for allegedly inadequate IP protection.