Eric Maehara has been promoted to veepee of communications for Buena Vista Home Entertainment. With the promotion, Maehara will add trade marketing, acquisitions and consultation for product…
The Federal Communications Commission's attempt to loosen media ownership rules appears dead. The Office of the Solicitor General of the U.S. announced Thursday it will not appeal a federal court…
Discovery's latest hybrid isn't a documentary, exactly, nor does it play like a true drama. Employing the sort of storytelling tricks that brought "Walking With Dinosaurs" to life, the channel teams…
The Writers Guild of America has tapped half a dozen finalists as it launches a feature documentary writing award. Pics are "Bright Leaves," "Control Room," "Home of the Brave," "The Hunting of the…
A group of senators launched an offensive against copyright piracy earlier this week by introducing legislation aimed at stopping a variety of illegal activities.
News Corp.'s DirecTV narrowed net losses and added subscribers last quarter. But both figures fell short of Wall Street's expectations, and costs were higher than forecast, knocking the stock down…