The Onion, the newspaper and Web site spiked with a satirical spin on current affairs that has found a devout fan base among media junkies, has inked a first-look deal with Miramax Films.
Taking a cue from the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court in Washington will provide a live audiocast of the much-anticipated Microsoft hearing, scheduled to begin Feb. 26. Microsoft is…
Columbia TriStar's double-disc special edition DVD of the 1989 Civil War drama "Glory" hits the mark. Director Edward Zwick and co-stars Matthew Broderick and Morgan Freeman appear individually in…
Is a sudden switch to online syndication a synonym for sudden death? Days after announcing they were switching to a syndication business model, digital music Netco Soundbreak.com closed its doors…
Digital music storage service MyPlay.com on Thursday pinkslipped 41% of the company's staff, reducing the total number of workers to 31.
A day after homevid giant Blockbuster said it was close to signing a video-on-demand deal with Vivendi Universal, the studio announced it will also make its films available to digital cabler…
Warner Bros. ups its efforts on the Web today with a series of new Internet ventures, including the launch of its official dot com for the Harry Potter franchise (harrypotter.com).
The merger between entertainment Netcasters AtomFilms and Shockwave is well underway, with execs meeting on a daily basis and the remaining staffers from Seattle-based Atom packing boxes and moving…
In the ongoing digital video recorder wars, ReplayTV has beaten TiVo to become the first of the systems to be bundled inside a television set.
NBCi released a mixed earnings report Tuesday, beating analysts' expectations for the fourth quarter of 2000 but announcing that revenue for 2001 will be less than anticipated.
James Dowaliby, former veep of production for Paramount Pictures Television Group's international division, has been tapped CEO of eMovies Internet, a video-on-demand subsid of San Francisco-based…