Backend: Paul Sweeting
For a short while last week, auction Web site Taketoauction.com had the hottest ticket in town -- a seat to this year's Academy Awards, available to any bidder online and offered by what is presumed…
Henry Shapiro has been named vice president and general manager of Variety.com. He'll be responsible for all its business elements along with operational oversight of editorial, according to Charles…
By the end of 2006, all terrestrial broadcasting in Italy will have to go digital. The Italian Senate passed a law to that effect last week after many months of debate.
The chief exec of TPS, France's second digital platform, said Wednesday that operating profits for 2000 were up compared to 1999, but the company is expected to stay in the red until 2001.
If some Netcos' enthusiasm can translate into viable businesses, Web-based ticket sales could prove a valuable catalyst to future box office growth. At a panel discussion on the topic Thursday, reps…
News Corp. said Thursday that it will begin outsourcing its Internet operations to Loudcloud, giving it control of the technology that runs the Fox-branded news, sports and entertainment Web sites.
George Stevens Jr. confided prior to a recent rare theatrical screening of "The Greatest Story Ever Told" that he hoped his father's massive rendition of the life of Christ might yet one day find its…
The Walt Disney Internet Group has inked a deal with SeaRainbow Holding Corp to feature Disney.com and Disney's Blast content online in China.
A new report reveals that computer users who convert from narrowband to high-speed broadband Internet connections spend 35% more time online in entertainment-related activities, particularly gaming…
Digital Creative Development Corp. has tapped entertainment vet Rick Mischel as chief operating officer to oversee the company's entertainment and media initiatives. Mischel will split his time…