USA Networks renewed and expanded its programming deal with CNET in which USA Network and sister cable web Sci-Fi Channel will televise four programs produced by the Internet company.
Sibling act Brian Lutz, Melanie Luciano and Chris Lutz have combined their film production, management and new media expertise to form Mediachase, a multidisciplinary management and production…
Visual effects giant Industrial Light & Magic and parent company Lucas Digital have restructured senior management organization, creating three new high-level executive slots and boosting four…
After victories in both the House and the Senate, the entertainment industries are now worried that Congress may end the current legislative session without giving the necessary final approval to two…
Popular Internet search firm Infoseek Corp. has agreed to pay Microsoft-owned WebTV at least $26 million over two years, in a deal making Infoseek the primary provider of search and directory…
Theater and consumer sound system maker Digital Theater Systems has laid off seven workers, mainly due to delays in delivery of DVD titles encoded with the company's audio technology.
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. said Tuesday it has developed the world's first rewritable, dual-layer optical disk. The disk is compatible with digital videodisks (DVD), and it allows for up to…
CBS is in negotiations to buy an equity stake of an Internet site called the Mining Co., owned by General Internet Inc.
Philips Consumer Electronics has teamed up with homevid retailer Blockbuster to help spread the DVD word. The two companies have created a DVD player-rental program in an effort to familiarize more…
A Silicon Valley startup company plans to start selling a new digital television recorder that will provide viewers vastly greater powers of control over the process of both watching and recording TV…
Mill Film, the f/x house fronted by Ridley and Tony Scott, has acquired Magic Camera, the U.K. facility best known for its miniature modeling.