Premium cable channel Epix has finally signed its first national distribution deal—to Dish Network's 14 million satellite TV customers.
In a major upset, the new kiddie superhero action comedy "Kick-Ass" failed to take the top spot at the North American box office, narrowly losing the race to "How to Train Your Dragon," according to studio estimates.
Here, we present the top 10 class-action lawsuits in the United States either won, settled or pending, and in terms of damages sought as compiled by LawInfo.com.
A new report reveals that consumers are spending less on home entertainment—but it's not all bad news. Spending on DVDs, Blu-Ray and digital distribution dropped 8 percent in the first quarter to $4.84 billion, on the heels of a 5 percent drop last year.
Late-night mainstay Conan O'Brien is headed to TBS to resume his comedic duties with a talk show expected to debut in November, the network says.
MGM was hoping to snag a $2 billion offer for its library of films and some big titles like 'The Hobbit' and 'James Bond.' The most MGM drew was a $1.5 billion bid from Time Warner, which simply wasn't enough for MGM creditors to sell.
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Apple's iPad provides a ray of hope: it's forcing magazine publishers to adapt to a new dynamic format, a format that promises dual revenue streams.
At the 7th annual Montgomery Tech conference there's a lot of talk about which company might be "the next Google."
The stocks that make this list are there for good reason – and it’s not uncommon for them to keep going higher.
I just got back from a ten day trip to northern India; I was on vacation but the media stories there were inescapable. Billboards, TV ads, and magazine covers reminded me that this is a massive new market for U.S. media giants and social networks.
How do you shrink the deficit now that Medicare and Medicaid are "off the table for deficit reduction?" By taking on benefits in the second biggest entitlement: Social Security. Or at least that's what the New York Times is suggesting in a front page story which is being widely passed around on trading desks.
For small start-ups and big Internet and media companies alike, the Apple iPad, and tablet computers in general, beckon as the next wide open technology frontier.
It's been almost a year since Tim Armstrong became CEO of AOL, and now he's at South By Southwest to show his commitment to making AOL a destination for original content.
Eighteen hundred bands, music industry execs, and thousands of fans are gathering in Austin for the annual South by Southwest music conference and festival.
ShoWest, the annual movie theater convention, kicks off today in Las Vegas, and everybody is talking about 3-D.
Conan O'Brien is taking advantage of all the attention he got when ousted from NBC and going on tour.
With the DVD business continuing to fall down the rabbit hole, movie studios are looking for new ways to boost revenues, and "Alice" may be part of the solution.
Disney hit new highs this morning along with upside option activity, after getting a significant upgrade from Bank of America with a targeted price not seen in a decade.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese continue to lure movie-goers to "Shutter Island," while James Cameron's "Avatar" has surpassed $700 million domestically.