Warner Bros. is upping its commitment to the wireless space, tapping industry vet Billy Wright for the newly created position of VP, worldwide wireless.
Rupert Murdoch is really into the Internet. Murdoch said Wednesday that News Corp.'s recent spate of deals in the online space indicates a major -- if not the major -- focus for the company going…
Three watchdog groups have derided a recent Federal Communications Commission report that broadband use notably is expanding as "misleading" and "at best, wildly optimistic."
Robert Ludlum is infiltrating the vidgame world. The bestselling spy novelist died in 2001, but licensing entity Ludlum Entertainment has signed a 10-year deal with Vivendi Universal Games to develop…
The Disinformation Co. has reached an exclusive acquisition agreement for DVD rights to Robert Greenwald's latest documentary, "Wal-Mart: The High Price of Low Cost," to be released Nov. 15.
Funimation Prods. has acquired domestic video rights to "My Dad the Rock Star," the primetime Nickelodeon series based on a concept by Kiss star Gene Simmons, from Nelvana Intl.
Paramount Home Entertainment and PBS Home Video have acquired North American distribution rights to kids animated series "Jay Jay the Jet Plane."
DreamWorks will release the TNT cable miniseries "Into the West," from exec producer Steven Spielberg, on Oct. 4.
A&E will release individual highlight discs of "Monty Python's Flying Circus."
Blockbuster is hiking prices for its online rental service as it battles to stem a rising tide of red ink. The vidtailer on Tuesday posted a $57.2 million net loss for the second quarter on lower…
The new family production arm of Universal's DVD group -- Universal Studios Home Entertainment Family Prods -- has finalized its first major project: a series version of "The Land Before Time" to…