Successful marketing and sluggish production proved a volatile combination for Sony on Wednesday, as investors drove down the consumer-electronics giant's share price on news that U.S. shipments of…
As Hollywood warded off blows from the Senate Commerce Committee, Time Warner topper Gerald Levin and AOL Chairman Steve Case were across the Capitol defending their proposed merger to another group…
Viacom's MTVi, the online arm for the MTV Networks, pinkslipped 105 employees as part of a reorganization. Before the layoffs, MTVi employed more than 400 staffers. Layoffs will take place across the…
It looks like TiVo will get an unexpected huge jump on its competitors with the TiVo/DirecTV combo product hitting the retail market this fall.
In the first new Oscar category in two decades, the Academy has created a separate category for animated features, which could be handed out as early as March 2002. The category will be added on a…
Challenging stereotypes about those with avid interests in both music and the Internet, Media Metrix research has found that roughly 7 million Americans age 50 or older visited music-related Internet…
Director Spike Jonze ("Being John Malkovich") has joined the advisory board of AtomFilms.com and plans to exclusively produce several short films for the Netcaster as part of a two-year relationship…
Citing trepidation among investors about companies that deal in Internet content, pay-per-view Netcaster Sightsound.com has scuttled plans for an initial public offering on the Nasdaq.
In its latest merchandising venture, Sony Pictures has developed a new Columbia Heritage line of dolls inspired by film stars of Hollywood's Golden Era.
Sales of the latest made-for-video sequel to a Disney animated classic are apparently among the studio's strongest. Disney's Buena Vista Home Video shipped 6 million copies of "The Little Mermaid II…