Francis Coppola chose to follow his monumental "Apocalypse Now" with a simple love story set in a neon-drenched, fantastical version of Las Vegas. What followed was a tale of bravado and turmoil that…
In the first sign of trouble for the growing use of major label music on videogame soundtracks, EMI is suing publisher Electronic Arts, alleging that it used 20 of its songs without obtaining proper…
Pay TV penetration is rising after several stagnant years Down Under, while daytime ratings for pay channels in connected homes have hit record highs.
Those awaiting the convergence of the entertainment industry and digital technology often look for signs that Hollywood is going tech-crazy, but perhaps the real sign is that the some of the biggest…
The U.S. majors hauled in a record $41.6 billion in revenues from all media streams worldwide last year, up from 2002's $36.5 billion. That growth was fueled by the rocketing DVD business, a jump in…
Hoping to capitalize on the growing appeal of mobile entertainment, Telitas has tapped a trio of former entertainment execs to head up its first venture in the United States.
Soon-to-be-spun-off home entertainment chain Blockbuster reported a profit boom but a revenue bust for its fiscal first quarter as the company still managed to beat Wall Street's grim earnings…
GSN is becoming the first network to launch a daily schedule of shows with onscreen interactivity available to users of digital set-top boxes.
Digital media company RealNetworks is planning to make its move into the online movie space by going around the major studios to work with indie producers and makers of self-help, children's and…
In what the MPAA is calling one of the largest single U.S. seizures of illegal CD/DVD manufacturing equipment, authorities raided an illegal disc manufacturing facility in Queens that the trade group…
The European Union is examining more efficient ways for collecting societies to amass levies on behalf of authors, composers, musicians and other copyright holders in the digital age.
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