Murdoch-backed Star TV has put exec veepee of business development Altaf Ali in charge of direct-to-home and broadband services in India
The William Morris Agency has donated $150,000 to the USC School of Cinema-Television's new Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts.
The national board of the Directors Guild of America has approved a four-year contract with commercials producers and referred the pact to the union's 12,000 members for a ratification vote.
Microsoft and vidgame developer Electronic Arts have inked a multi-year deal in which EA will produce 10 games for the software giant's Xbox console, which is scheduled to bow next fall. Microsoft…
Musicbank pacted with EMI Recorded Music on Wednesday, completing the sweep of licensing agreements between the digital music Netco and the five major record labels.
Yahoo! has bowed a Webcast studio to produce and deliver broadcast events over the Internet. The virtual studio allows Net events to be immediately archived.
EMI has agreed to Internet video licensing deals with the U.K.'s IchooseTV and Sweden's Musicbrigade.com. IchooseTV launches in February as an advertising-driven online network offering on-demand…
The gavel dropped Tuesday in Los Angeles bankruptcy court as the technology assets of troubled file swapping service Scour were awarded to CenterSpan Communications for $9 million in cash and stock…
Netcaster Hookt.com has closed a third round of financing with $5 million secured from venture capitalist firm Warburg, Pincus. The hip-hop dot-com, which has inked partnerships with Eminem and Puff…
After nearly a year of rumors that they would merge, Disney and Yahoo finally have. Well, sort of. The companies said Tuesday that they have inked a partnership under which Walt Disney Internet Group…
Overseas Filmgroup has beefed up its home entertainment arm, First Look, with five executive appointments. Heading up the division as senior VP of home entertainment is Bill Bromiley. Working under…