German media giant Bertelsmann has launched the Bertelsmann e-commerce group, tapping ex-AOL Europe chief Andreas Schmidt to oversee the new division, which will be headquartered in Hamburg and New…
Two more dot-coms on Monday announced they were reducing operations pending financial bailouts: n Gotham-based APBNews.com, a news organization focusing on crime stories and revealing the content of…
British Telecommunications has tapped the William Morris Agency to handle its entertainment content acquisition strategy for newly formed Netcasting offering BT Openworld.
NBC launched Monday a Web site dedicated to providing programming information, demo data and NBC-audience analyses to help advertisers plan their Peacock media buys.
Actor and comedian Jim Belushi has signed on to create 13 animated Webisodes of "The Greedy Show" for Shockwave.com, it was announced Friday at the World Animation Celebration.
It took a decade, but the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation finally staged a Media Awards program where you'd most expect it: in the "Gay Mecca" itself. Selling out its Argent Hotel venue at…
The National Basketball Assn., which is beefing up its NBA.com Web site, has signed a multiyear deal with America Online.
The digital distribution of films is expected to take a major historic step forward today as 20th Century Fox and Internet equipment giant Cisco Systems Inc. distribute "Titan AE" from Los Angeles to…
Stepping into the production game, actor Michael Rapaport ("Small Time Crooks") has formed Release Entertainment, together with former development exec Michael Lindenbaum, to create a slate of films…
AtomFilms is expected to announce today a content distribution deal with Blockbuster.com to include the Netcaster's short films on the vidstore rental giant's Web site.