Sundance Channel has bought the homevideo and pay TV rights to "Omagh," a 2004 Anglo-Irish movie based on the true story of an IRA bombing that killed 31 people.
Don't tell the Covenant, but the enigmatic "Halo" protag Master Chief may soon be arriving in theaters, thanks to a deal taking shape at Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox.
Portland-based R2 Entertainment is releasing the DVD debut of the "Tony Orlando and Dawn" variety TV show in a three-disc DVD set on Sept. 13.
Video-on-demand content provider Jupiter VOD has reached a licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Intl. TV for a package of current and library titles for its VOD and SVOD service in Japan. WB titles…
The Dept. of Justice has secured its final guilty plea resulting from the first federal investigation that specifically targeted illegal peer-to-peer file-sharing. The plea of Bryan F. Tanner, also…
The Federal Communications Commission has dealt a setback to the consumer electronics industry, denying its request to nix a mandate that 50% of midsize TV sets made after July 1 contain tuners to…
Steven Seagal and his companies Steamroller Prods. and Luminocity Media have been sued for $14 million by DVD movie producers plus distribs Kill Master Prods. and Nu Image.
In a first of its kind promotion, Clear Channel Music Group is partnering with AOL Music and the Backstreet Boys to offer a four-for-two ticket purchasing arrangement. Fans who buy two seated tickets…
Shrek is going to Mario's world. DreamWorks Animation has pacted with vidgame publisher Majesco to become the first studio to provide films for Nintendo's line of Game Boy portable vidgame players.
CGI may be quickly taking over the world of animation, but Walt Disney Studios honcho Dick Cook showed reverence for more traditional toon works Monday at the studio's North American preem for helmer…
Zilch. That's how much Hollywood's actors will get in residuals from the $7 billion videogame industry. SAG and AFTRA thesps have instead elected to accept the industry's offer of a sizable 36%…