Magicians of an unusual sort have been surfing the Internet seas, trying to see whether "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" has been co-opted by hack-happy pirates.
The recording industry announced a landmark deal late Wednesday that will grant artists direct access to royalties for music streamed over the Internet, ending fierce complaints that the major labels…
The Federal Communications Commission has summoned the entertainment biz to a "hoe-down" next week to resolve the fierce battle over copy protection in the digital age.
Microsoft has landed its first deployment deal with a U.S. cable operator -- Charter Communications -- for its Microsoft TV service.
The DVD business is overtaking VHS rental in Japan, but the format isn't growing nearly as fast in that tech-savvy market as it has in Europe and the U.S. And home entertainment honchos have…
Jonathan Bing: The Write Stuff
In the quickest turnaround of its kind, Warner Home Video will release a special DVD edition of this week's "Uprising" miniseries less than six weeks after the program debuted Sunday on NBC.
While Disney was enjoying "Monster" box office receipts for its computer-animated theatrical release, DreamWorks and Universal Studios were raking in Shrek-sized green of their own with the biggest…
The New Zealand high court Thursday confirmed franchisees' exclusive right to supply the rental home-DVD market.
Practically an unknown -- and unseen -- movie for anyone under 45, "The Ruling Class" bounds back on DVD, almost 30 years after initial release, with a physical energy and verbal verve that belies…