Ted Field, co-founder of Universal Music label Interscope Records, has signed a five-year contract to become chief exec of ArtistDirect. He also will start a new record label as a 50/50 joint venture…
Vivendi Universal is reportedly close to announcing a U.S. deal to distribute its music over the Internet.
Sci-fi, fantasy and horror entertainment venture Fandom said Monday that it will shut down its online operations and concentrate on its magazine Cinescape and fan convention organizer Creation…
Taking a page from Napster's own self-promotion playbook, the Recording Industry Assn. of America has launched Nofreelunchster.com, a Napster parody site.
A group of congloms that together own three of the five major label groups has teamed with online media company RealNetworks to create a backbone for music subscription services on the Net.
Brill Media Holdings and Powerful Media confirmed their merger Monday, a complex deal designed to lend Brill and partner Primedia a new brand, Inside.com, and a handful of new editors and reporters…
ReelPlay has inked a deal to build an online management tool for 20th Century Fox Television Distribution that will enable the latter to track programming and streamline outbound sales and marketing…
IBM has pacted with NeTune Communications to help enhance the company's ShowRunner system, a $25 million satellite network offering the film production community a way to send and receive script…
Having amassed $230 million at the box office, Fox will cast its net in the video waters to see how much revenue "Cast Away" can generate in that market beginning June 12.
Interactive TV venture Mixed Signals Technologies has tapped Christoph Pachler as chief financial officer and senior veep, while Tim Ordaz has been named veep of product marketing.