Barry Gordon, former prexy of the Screen Actors Guild, is lending his film studio relationships to new venture OnNet, a San Francisco-based startup promoting an all-in-one set-top box to serve as a…
GoldPocket Interactive has inked a deal with Comedy Central to create an interactive edition of the cabler's "Win Ben Stein's Money" for television viewers.
Excite@Home, the nation's largest high-speed Internet service provider said Tuesday it will lay off 500 staffers in the next three months and cut back on the features it provides on its Excite…
Is China's Barbara Walters feeling the heat? When Hong Kong-based program producer Sun Television Cybernetworks -- the brainchild of Chinese talkshow host Yang Lan -- announced a share-swap deal with…
Nigel Travis has been promoted to president and chief operating officer at Blockbuster Video. He had been exec VP and president of the worldwide stores division.
Radio's taking a new ride in outer space, with XM Satellite Radio initiating a go Tuesday after a brief postponement due to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has announced the nominations for the BAFTA Interactive Entertainment Awards.
The high marks chalked up by new CNN anchors Aaron Brown and Paula Zahn in the aftermath of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon signaled an end to the 27-year career of…
With the support of the homevideo units of Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, Warner, Artisan and USA, Daily Variety sister publication Video Business will donate more than $100,000 to the relief effort for…
RealNetworks is today expected to unveil RealOne, combining its GoldPass subscription service and its popular RealPlayer and RealJukebox programs, to simplify watching and listening to programming on…