Largely commending the cable biz for transforming itself from a frog into a prince, FCC topper Michael Powell on Tuesday nevertheless warned the industry against becoming too arrogant and risking…
Online DVD rental site Netflix.com has inked deals with the home entertainment divisions of DreamWorks, 20th Century Fox and Universal Studios, giving the company direct access to new DVD releases…
The dawning of digital cinema can now be glimpsed just over the horizon. A handful of execs from throughout the studio community are trying to fast-track the rollout of fledgling technology to…
The EU Commission launched an investigation into DVD pricing in Europe Monday, warning that companies found guilty of colluding in pricing policies could face fines of 10% of their revenue.
Francis Ford Coppola and Paramount Home Video are once again making movie lovers an offer they can't refuse: DVD versions of all three "Godfather" movies and nearly 3-1/2 hours of supplemental…
Mel Karmazin, president and chief operating officer of Viacom, has splashed some cold water on the overheated rhetoric of two top cable operators touting the potentially powerful growth of…
Duet, the digital music distribution venture between Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, has tapped two top execs and changed its official name to Pressplay.
The record industry lobbed yet another legal grenade Friday in its continuing scuffle with Webcasters, filing separate complaints of copyright infringement against Web streaming services run by the…
ESPN Sunday unveiled plans to take a swan dive off a new platform, launching an Internet streaming service.
Paul Sweeting: Backend
VH1, hellbent on delivering an adrenaline shot to its sluggish primetime ratings, will create what it calls "destination nights" to get more attention for its programming lineup.