The future of digital TV in New Zealand came into sharp focus last week. The government announced Feb. 17 that it is probing digital options to deliver public television, just a day before satcaster…
Sirius Satellite Radio is making an unusual bid for name recognition. The radio satcaster is mailing an 11-page "manifesto" to millions of consumers and media insiders, blasting record-biz ineptitude…
Salon.com's SEC filing last week detailing its financial woes -- it hasn't paid rent since December -- may be harbinger of challenges ahead for many new-media entertainment outlets.
This could be the year of living dangerously for Hollywood's home entertainment divisions. Three long-time home entertainment toppers have already ankled as conglom execs and creative types are…
Adam Dawtrey - London Eye
Many battered media stocks may recover this year, but Wall Street will be keeping close tabs on one firm in particular: Viacom's Blockbuster vid chain recently disclosed an embarrassing earnings…
Palm Pictures has signed up Spike Jonze, Michael Gondry and Chris Cunningham as the first three filmmakers whose nonfeature work will be showcased in the audio/visual entertainment company's…
Travis F. Smith - A Wide 'Net
RealNetworks has released a stand-alone subscription program focused on golf called TourCast Plus, part of its recent deal with the PGA Tour.
Sony's vidgame unit will make a bigger push this year into online content delivery through its PlayStation 2 vidgame console, offering a package of peripherals that will not only accelerate the…
Coming soon to DVD: "The Greatest '70s Cop Shows." Premiering on May 6, the disc features the debut episodes of "Charlie's Angels," "Starsky and Hutch," "S.W.A.T.," "Police Woman" and "The Rookies."…