It looks like another tough quarter for leading cable operators, with the sector this week expected to report basic cable customer losses as part of their second-quarter results.
Even before the first two films have been released, Miramax Films has greenlit a third movie based on the Bionicle line of toys.
Pioneer Entertainment will release the Who's 1979 pic "The Kids Are Alright" on DVD Sept. 30 with a bonus disc including nearly five hours of special features.
The burgeoning DVD market for concert films is having a positive effect on programming at niche cablers and now PBS. "Three Great Pickers," a chronicle of a one-time-only show featuring bluegrass…
Travis F. Smith - A Wide 'Net
This should be money time for the vidgame industry, the fat part of the five-year hardware cycle between new game consoles when publishers reap billions.
Search engine Lycos said today that Net searches related to Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant and his indictment for sexual assault have climbed 6,000% since July 19. That ranks Bryant as the…
In the biggest raid on video pirates in the Philippines, more than 300,000 DVDs, VCDs and CDs were seized in the Quiapo area of Manila.
With copyright protectors such as the RIAA taking their legal fight to the streets, so to speak, a Web site has been set up for those on the receiving end of a copyright infringement subpoena.
"The Gristle," the first film to be financed by the federal Small Business Administration under a now-shuttered program, has secured a homevid release through Warner Home Video.
Online download service Movielink has added films from Disney and its related labels to offerings from its five studio owners, a big boost to the service's efforts to become a one-stop center to…