The Encino-based Digital Entertainment Network (DEN) has launched production on "Chad's World," a teen-skewed half-hour drama that represents the first-ever serialized episodic TV program produced…
The nation is now one step closer to the era of Big Mother after the FCC voted Thursday to approve a technical standard for the so called V chip, which is designed to give parents the ability to…
Japan's all-time box office champ "Princess Mononoke" won the Japanese Academy Award for best picture of 1997, becoming the first animated film to get the nod.
Forget about old-fashioned bootleggers who sell cassettes and CDs on the streets; the music business has now entered a new era and must concentrate its anti piracy efforts on fighting sophisticated…
A little-noticed move by Universal Pictures appears to be a further sign of a truce in the longrunning digital sound cold war. Starting in January, the studio began releasing most of its films in…
Japan's Post & Telecommunications Ministry has apparently cooled its heels about digital terrestrial TV broadcasting by pushing back the start-up date in Japan by one to two years to 2001 or 2002, a…
The TV content code is heading for approval at the Federal Communications Commission next week, clearing the way for the installation of a V chip in TV sets by summer of 1999, say commission sources.
Federal Communications Commission staffers are recommending a one-year delay before TV set makers are required to put V chip-equipped sets on retail shelves.
A House subcommittee handed a preliminary victory Thursday to the copyright-rich recording and movie industries when it rejected proposals by telephone companies to weaken intellectual property law…
Time Warner Japan Entertainment will bring its second-generation dual-layer DVD to Japan in April with the release of the movie "Contact." The dual-layer DVD already is on the market in the U.S.
With digital television poised to transform home entertainment, a group of five major computer and electronics firms Thursday proposed a method of protecting video and audio content from unauthorized…