Ian Duffell, former prexy/CEO of Virgin Entertainment, the parent of Virgin Mega-Stores, has launched New Media Network, an outfit charged with offering digitally downloadable music through a variety…
The former European Union commissioner for Industry and Communications Martin Bangemann has been taken to court by the 15 EU member states for having accepted a job with Spanish telco Telefonica…
Director Peter Hyams is in final negotiations to helm "The Core" for Paramount Pictures -- one of several projects in the vein of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" in development around town.
After a long and tortuous journey that included the bankruptcy of its high-flying producer, the musical "Ragtime" is throwing in the towel on Broadway.
Fox Broadcasting has added two more dramas to its 2000-01 development slate, giving put pilot commitments to a supernatural-themed sudser from Chip Johannessen ("Beverly Hills, 90210") and Howard…
Arista Records and Warner Music Group have pacted to bow "Totally Hits," a compilation album series that hopes to challenge the well-entrenched turf of the Now series,
Hoping to prevent pirated music on the Internet from becoming a worldwide problem, the Intl. Federation of the Phonographic Industry has set in motion a global anti-piracy effort.
The merger of Viacom and CBS is a "little scary," a key Republican senator said Thursday, expressing concern about the pace of consolidation in the media marketplace.
Former Warner Bros. CEO and chairman Robert Daly has purchased 10% of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and has been named chairman and CEO of the baseball team, responsible for all day-to-day operations.
In his opening remarks, Nathan Lane portrayed the actor as a noble rebel: "If this were England, George C. Scott would have been knighted, but he probably would have turned it down."
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