ComedyCentral.com has signed an exclusive deal with the Improv comedy club to launch Improv@ComedyCentral.Com. Site will feature standup comedians from its L.A. area clubs on Melrose Avenue and in…
Just two months after buying back DIC Entertainment from Disney, longtime chairman-CEO Andy Heyward has created an inhouse home entertainment division under exec VP worldwide Don Gold, a homevideo…
Just when you thought the MPAA couldn't be more concerned about computers and the Internet, Apple Computer and Compaq Computer are prepping to heighten its fears, as both are set to install devices…
The New York Times Co. said Sunday that it will cut 69 jobs, or 17% of the positions, at its online unit.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates stole the spotlight at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling the software giant's much-anticipated vidgame console, Xbox. In true Vegas…
Broadcast and cable networks and a sports league have joined the Motion Picture Assn. of America fight for digital copy protection and a say-so in how to stop programming piracy.
Rep. W.J. "Billy" Tauzin, the feisty and dynamic Louisiana politician with a keen interest in the TV biz, was elected Thursday by his peers to serve as chairman of the powerful House Commerce…
What a bad time to find out that the domestic homevideo market is bigger and more profitable than ever. Just when it would work to the studios' favor to be able to say that the homevideo market is…
The battle over BBC's plans to launch new digital TV channels is heating up.
Gotham's Brill Media Holdings and Primedia said Thursday they plan to create a unit called Media Central, housing many of Primedia's trade media assets, to be run and partly owned by Steven Brill.