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…
Microsoft said Friday that it is delaying the launch of its Xbox vidgame console by a week to Nov. 15. Move now once again pairs its release closely with that of Nintendo's new console GameCube…
Concert promotion firm House of Blues will reduce its online production and distribution efforts, eliminate plans for a record label and lay off 39 people in a move to trim overhead as it faces a…
With broadband cable on the way, German broadcasting regulators, and public and commercial webs settled Wednesday on the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) as the standard for digital reception.
Publishing and entertainment site Rightscenter.com has upgraded its rights management application and will be debuting it at next month's Frankfurt Book Fair.
Mariah Carey has been added to the list of entertainers skedded to appear on Friday's mega-fundraiser for terrorism victims, as the list of outlets lining up to simulcast the event continues to grow.