EMI Music Publishing has tapped veteran media exec William G. Sorenson as exec veepee and chief financial officer, based in New York and reporting to chairman and CEO Martin Bandier.
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Radio giant Clear Channel Communications will roll over $500 million worth of five- and 10-year debt, selling new notes in the market and retiring earlier issues of equal value.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will bestow 13 scientific and technical achievement nods -- including three Oscar statuettes -- at the Sci-Tech Academy Awards, skedded for March 1 at…
Sunday mornings may be getting a little rougher for CBS' "Face the Nation." In fourth-quarter ratings for the Sunday Beltway gabbers, ABC's newly revamped "This Week" showed signs of recovery with…
The NFL playoffs delivered more awesome ratings with a pair of down-to-the-wire finishes on Sunday, while the WB got off to a strong start with the debut of reality series "High School Reunion."
FremantleMedia, the Euro-based conglom behind the "American Idol" format, is promoting two of its U.S.-based senior managers. David Lyle has been named president of entertainment and drama for…
New Democratic FCC commish Jonathan Adelstein made it clear Monday that he's against further consolidation of the media biz, questioning the wisdom of a Republican campaign to relax an unprecedented…
Muvico Theaters, a 233-screen movie chain based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., said Monday it has secured a $50 million private placement from an unspecified institutional investor.
TBS will experiment for the first time ever with a sitcom in primetime, scheduling reruns of "Seinfeld" Wednesdays at 8 and 8:30 ET.
Catch me if you can: That challenge from "The Lord of the Rings" blockbuster was cheerfully accepted by "8 Mile," "Catch Me If You Can" and "Two Weeks Notice" which began their foreign excursions in…