Kiwi satcaster Sky TV is taking a page from Netflix's book and developing an Internet DVD rental service to muscle in on rental stores, which release movies before Sky gains access to them.
John Malone's Starz!, the pay TV network that focuses entirely on theatrical movies, is starting to gobble up some of its titles three months sooner than the traditional 12-month wait.
New Line Home Entertainment has struck a multi-title DVD output deal with 3-year-old Toronto and New York-based indie film distrib ThinkFilm.
College Sports TV, the digital-sports network, has signed the biggest deal in its 16-month history, ponying up $82 million for a seven-year deal with the Mountain West Conference.
Universal Pictures and Double Features partners Michael Shamberg and Stacey Sher are logging on to the online service Friendster.
Finding yet another way to monetize its large film library, MGM Home Entertainment is getting into the direct-to-DVD business via sequels.
Australia's competition watchdog has urged the government to abolish restrictions preventing terrestrial webs from using the digital spectrum to launch channels.
With a DVD premiere movie sequel to "Bambi" nearing completion, Disney will release the original 1942 animated classic on DVD for the first time next year.
In a deal that expands the alliance between the regional phone companies and satellite TV, EchoStar inked a deal with CenturyTel that will allow the telco to sell Dish Network service in 22 states.
TiVo's growing fast, but it's paying for it. Digital video recording pioneer continued its recent pattern of spending to expand its own base of subscribers, while most growth came via partner DirecTV.
Warner Home Video is finally releasing the 10-disc "Ultimate Matrix Collection" Dec. 7.
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