The House Commerce Committee has set a Thursday morning deadline for the copyright-rich recording and movie industries to reach a settlement with the nation's librarians, who are blocking progress on…
Netflix.com, a newly minted Silicon Valley company, is hoping to get in on the ground floor of the emerging digital video-disc business by making itself the world's largest rental source of DVDs…
Warner Bros. used its annual Karlovy Vary exec confab to announce the launch of DVDs in Central Europe.
A bruising battle is shaping up between two high-tech firms eager to dominate the emerging market for interactive TV program guides and other electronic "navigator" services.
The bandwidth battle between broadcasters and cablers began in earnest Thursday when the Federal Communications Commission asked for comments on proposals that would require cable systems to carry…
Web-based Salon Magazine, a popular Internet publication that features articles about entertainment, literature, technology and politics, has named several new upper-level execs to its management…
Digital f/x house Flat Earth Prods. has been signed to provide the visual effects on Fox Kids' upcoming live-action adventure series, "Young Hercules."
United Video Satellite Group, the new parent company of TV Guide, has made a $2.8 billion cash offer to acquire Gemstar Intl. Group, the Pasadena-based high-tech firm that distributes electronic TV…
Debra Streicker-Fine has been named president of Digital Domain Interactive Media, the multimedia division of the "Titanic" visual f/x house, where she'll oversee the CD-ROM titles as well as…
Disney's Buena Vista Internet Group and Mouse-owned ABC.com have linked with online music retailer N2K Music Boulevard to provide electronic stores for the popular Disney.com and ABC.com Internet…
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
PROVIDED BY: Box Office
300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Weekend:$45.1M
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Weekend:$32.5M
Non-Stop3Weekend:$15.4M Universal Pictures