The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Stan Lee Media, which shut down operations indefinitely last month due to a cash shortfall, the cyber-animation company revealed on Tuesday.
"Almost Famous" struck a chord with Interneters, nabbing top honors in five categories of the 2000 Online Film Critics Society Awards.
Former Polygram Video president Bill Sondheim has been named president of New York-based video supplier and direct response company Goodtimes Entertainment. With the appointment, former longtime…
"Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher" is looking for a few outspoken millionaires. Fans of the latenight chatshow will have a chance to bid for a spot on the program beginning Jan. 12 on…
Gotham-based online entertainment site Sputnik7.com has acquired music portal/digital music locker service Epitonic.com for an undisclosed amount of cash, the companies are expected to announce today.
SportsLine.com has inked a multiyear contract with the National Basketball Assn. that gives the sports Web site access to video highlights and use of league and team logos. Financial terms of the…
With the lines between old and new media blurring and the two sectors irrevocably intertwined, showbiz stocks followed the Nasdaq lower. They were punished late in the year by an advertising slump…
Former music industry pariah Napster took another step toward respectability Tuesday, signing a pact with German indie label Edel Music to use its catalog in its legal, membership-based file-sharing…
Gung-ho for high-tech tools like the Internet and their omnipresent cellular phones, South Koreans have been much slower in taking a shine to films on DVD.
The Screen Actors Guild has created a standard contract for producers to hire SAG members to perform in made-for-Internet projects. The contract, approved by SAG's national board, became available…
Digital content solutions provider Convera has inked a deal with FoxSports.com, the online sports division of News Corp.'s News Digital Media, to provide interactive games and video highlights during…