The Motion Picture Assn. (MPA) has lured a top technology exec to head a new department focusing on protecting Hollywood's interests in the digital age.
Lions Gate Entertainment is reorganizing its home entertainment unit into three separate video labels and has appointed several execs as part of the effort. Peter Block is to become president of home…
Liberty Livewire Audio announced Thursday that it has rechristened a onetime theme-park division and changed the unit's focus to music and sound design for commercials, trailers and new media.
ComedyCentral.com has signed an exclusive deal with the Improv comedy club to launch Improv@ComedyCentral.Com. Site will feature standup comedians from its L.A. area clubs on Melrose Avenue and in…
Just two months after buying back DIC Entertainment from Disney, longtime chairman-CEO Andy Heyward has created an inhouse home entertainment division under exec VP worldwide Don Gold, a homevideo…
Just when you thought the MPAA couldn't be more concerned about computers and the Internet, Apple Computer and Compaq Computer are prepping to heighten its fears, as both are set to install devices…
The New York Times Co. said Sunday that it will cut 69 jobs, or 17% of the positions, at its online unit.
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates stole the spotlight at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas by unveiling the software giant's much-anticipated vidgame console, Xbox. In true Vegas…
Online music portal MP3.com filed documents with the U.S. Copyright Office Monday supporting the music industry's call for an inquiry into how copyright is applied on the Internet. It hopes to use…
The battle over BBC's plans to launch new digital TV channels is heating up.
Gotham's Brill Media Holdings and Primedia said Thursday they plan to create a unit called Media Central, housing many of Primedia's trade media assets, to be run and partly owned by Steven Brill.