As network TV execs ponder where all their primetime viewers have gone, consumers have so far this year forked out $500 million to buy favorite TV series -- both vintage and recent -- on DVD.
It may come as no surprise, but the positive results of recent legal action against online piracy is music to the Recording Industry Assn. of America's ears.
U.S. satcasters aren't daunted by the cable industry's recent digital gains. In fact, DBS execs believe that thanks to high definition, digital video recorders and the addition of local TV-station…
Canada's National Film Board has inked a deal with the Japan Broadcasting Corp. to pursue co-productions and expertise in HDTV and related fields.
Bob Davis, the founder and president of webco Lycos, has formally stepped down from Spanish Internet operator Terra, reportedly to dedicate more time to his new investment venture Highland Capital…
Dot-com billionaires Mark Cuban and Todd Wagner are launching HDNet Films, which will seek to produce three to eight features per year. Pics, to be budgeted at $2 million and under, will be shot on…
Italian broadcaster Mediaset has inked a three-year deal with the BBC to carry the Brit pubcaster's BBC World on its Italo digital terrestrial service, which will bow Dec. 1.
Classic Media has expanded international broadcast and home video rights to "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
Shooting People, a free networking website for independent filmmakers started in the U.K., has launched in Gotham.
Australia's dominant pay TV platform Foxtel on Monday nailed down a $A550 million ($385 million) credit facility to bankroll its digital launch in early 2004.
Kiwi film and video distributors are celebrating tougher rules restricting the parallel import of DVDs or videos of movies until nine months after the titles' release.