Television and Internet broadcaster NewsNet Central said Tuesday it has received investments from Frank Biondi Jr., former head of Universal Studios, and Jules Haimovitz, prexy of MGM Networks.
Fledgling 'Netcaster ReelPreviews.com plans to expand its programming to a weekly slate of five five-minute programs, including celeb biographies and comic stand-up routines, beginning in September.
Fox Interactive, the vidgame arm of News Corp., has inked an exclusive long-term deal with Monolith Prods.
In an effort to both promote his upcoming album and reach out to his younger-skewing fans on the Internet, comedian Adam Sandler ("Big Daddy") on Monday said he plans to broadcast a six-minute…
Web portal Yahoo! has launched a multimedia digital site, dubbed Yahoo! Digital, designed specifically for music and video devotees.
Metafilmics ("What Dreams May Come") has inked a two-year first-look deal with SightSound.com to exclusively produce pics for the 'Netcaster, with the first being the $3 million drama "The Quantum…
Disney has tapped Spencer Neumann as chief financial officer of Buena Vista Internet Group.
Nielsen Media Research has beefed up its Internet measurement biz, investing an additional $6 million in NetRatings Inc., bringing its total stake in the Milpitas, Calif.-based Web researcher to $9…
In its second major online investment in as many days, CBS Corp. has added Jobs.com to its 'Net holdings, taking a 38% stake in the local job-search Web site.
Blackstar, the U.K.'s biggest online retailer of videos and DVDs, has raised $6 million in funding from Atlas Venture and a group of Texas investors.
Andrew Hindes is joining online startup iFilm Network as vice president of content. Hindes, who takes up his post on Aug. 30, reports to company founder and CEO Rodger Raderman.