America Online is getting into the reality genre, launching online series "The Startup" in a bid to generate buzz from "The Apprentice" and continue its strategy of luring subscribers to its…
Tuning In: This might be hard to imagine, but a bunch of guys who strongly identify with the TV show "Freaks and Geeks" had enough spare time to vigorously lobby for its DVD release.
Radio is jumping into the interactive age. Cell phone manufacturer Nokia and IT company HP are teaming to offer FM radio stations the ability to stream interactive video content to go along with…
Entertainment industry veterans Dean Valentine, Richard Cohen and Nicholas Van Dyk have become the latest to jump into the business of producing programming exclusively for DVD.
Midway Games is set to raise $82.3 million in a new stock offering Wednesday, a move that will have significant implications for Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone, who has quietly bought up nearly half…
Following the lead of the Motion Picture Assn.'s actions in the U.S., those who sell pirated DVDs and videos online in Australia soon will face prosecution.
With shares in Yahoo hovering at a three-year high, CEO Terry Semel's decision to take over the Netco after leaving Warner Bros. three years ago is looking like a savvy and lucrative move.
MGM and niche cabler IFC are using the simultaneous video-on-demand and DVD release of John Sayles' "Casa de los Babys" to solidify their VOD ties.
As the TV industry continues to question where the boys are, Nielsen Entertainment and videogame publisher Activision may have found the answer.
European Union antitrust regulators have suspended their probe into the proposed merger of Sony and Bertelsmann's music operations to request more information.
If next year's "Batman Begins" is a hit and this summer's "Catwoman" flops, execs at Warner Bros. can't say nobody warned them. On fan sites across the Internet, users are giving rave reviews to…