In a first-of-its-kind meeting of the minds in the interactive space, the three major guilds and Touchstone Television have reached an agreement on ABC's long-stalled "Lost" spinoff for mobile phones.
As the Tribeca Film Festival kicks off today, the five-year-old event -- created in the wake of 9/11 to rejuvenate Lower Manhattan -- seems ratcheted up several notches amid the gala debut of…
Blockbuster and Amazon are turning up the heat, but Netflix is just turning a profit. The online vid rental firm registered net income of $4.4 million after losing nearly $9 million in the first…
Los Angeles-based Media 8 Entertainment has tapped Liz Mackiewicz as senior veep of worldwide distribution. She will be responsible for overseeing all sales, licensing and distribution activities on…
Continuing the major media congloms' Internet buying spree, Viacom has acquired online gaming company Xfire for $102 million. Founded only two years ago, Xfire is a communication and community…
BET Networks is keen to present itself as the King Kong of cablers. As it unveiled a slate of original programming at its upfront for the upcoming season, entertainment prexy Reginald Hudlin promised…
Two broadcast news legends reflected on CBS' hiring of Katie Couric and the future of network television news. Speaking to reporters after receiving awards from the National Assn. of Broadcasters for…
Turns out "Ice Age: The Meltdown" was a lot hotter at the international weekend box office than Fox Intl. estimated on Sunday -- $17.3 million hotter, to be exact. The distrib said Monday that the…