Fox has cut its first online movie distribution deal, signing with CinemaNow to provide firstrun films at the same time they hit traditional pay-per-view windows.
Efforts by the MPAA and others to expand state-level anti-piracy laws are "wolves in sheep's clothing" that could have "a profound and destructive impact on consumers," the Consumer Electronics Assn…
"American Idol" will be turned into a vidgame by U.K.-based publisher Codemasters in the latest extension of the hit Fox TV show into other media.
Vidgame company Mythic Entertainment scored a $32 million investment from TA Associates, a private equity and buyout specialist.
Disney Interactive will set sail with Bethesda Softworks, the company behind recent role-playing vid-game hit "The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind." They will publish a role-playing title based on the…
Sony will use Gemstar's interactive program guide in its new Blu-Ray recordable DVD receiver, creating a TiVo-like capability with considerably more flexibility to take recorded programs and watch…
Rob Williams has been appointed manager of acquisitions at arthouse distrib Wellspring, completing the buying team led by Marie Therese Guirgis, promoted last month to head of acquisitions.
Struggling America Online will announce today a series of broadband initiatives it hopes will stanch the flow of subscribers to other high-speed Internet service providers.
Internet content syndicator Synacor said it has secured $6.5 million in Series C investments. Investors in the round included early backers Walden Intl. Investment Ltd. and Crystal Venture Capital…
Fall schedules now burst with drama pilots, but the format was dead in 1992. Sitcoms were manna for programmers -- "Cheers," "Full House" and "Murphy Brown" ruled -- while "Murder, She Wrote" and…
That Jean-Luc Godard was at the peak of his powers in 1963-64 is gloriously borne out in these two Criterion titles. While "Contempt" and "Band of Outsiders" are both steeped in the director's…