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Markets & Festivals
Bending to the will of local Philadelphia workers unions, MTV and producers Bunim/Murray Prods. have decided not to shoot the 15th edition of "The Real World" in the city.
Producer Adrian Askarieh's Prime Universe Prods. has signed a two-year first-look deal with comicbook company Devil's Due Publishing.
Producer Gavin Polone's Pariah shingle has sealed a deal with Lantern Lane Entertainment to handle theatrical release of his pic "Seeing Other People."
Sony has revealed that it will join the crowded online music business in Europe this June.
Jordan Katz has been tapped to oversee all facets of the BMG Distribution operation, including management of the branch operations, sales, field marketing and support services.
Alliance Atlantis Communications released details Wednesday on the financial impact of a deep series of cuts announced in December, and the stock market liked what it saw.
EM.TV topper Werner Klatten has sold his 24.8% stake in the troubled licensing and merchandising company to European investment firm Constant Ventures II, after it failed to pay out the expected coin.
Broadcaster Lowell "Bud" Paxson announced Wednesday that NBC will consult and help develop new shows for Pax TV, while the Peacock immediately downplayed the significance of the agreement.
In an attempt to satisfy Congress' desire to clean up the nation's airwaves, TV and radio networks are hustling to develop voluntary industry standards.