Music management heavyweight Kahane Entertainment has inked a joint venture pact with Disney-owned Hollywood Records to launch a new record label. The deal was confirmed Tuesday by company head Rob…
The acrimonious lawsuits between MCA Records and Motown ended quietly yesterday with an out-of-court settlement that will see Massachusetts investment firm Boston Ventures purchase an additional…
THE MUSEUM OF TELEVISION and Radio just concluded its 10th annual Los Angeles television festival, which often consists of stars and producers from great old TV series sitting around reminiscing…
As a panel of executives from studios and independents discussed how to manage risk in an era of rising budgets and star-driven films yesterday, Morgan Creek Prods. chairman/CEO James Robinson…
Frank DiLeo has exited as Savage Records' co-president and is expected to start a new management firm. A statement issued yesterday by Savage and DiLeo reported that the two entities will separate…
Robin Russell has been inked to the post of veepee of corporate business affairs for Sony Pictures Entertainment, sources confirmed yesterday.
U.S. cabler the Discovery Channel is planning to spend $ 200 million on original documentary production over the next four years, double its current level of investment, according to chairman and…
As an advertising executive, Charlotte Beers admitted that she had "little in common" with the panels of TV, movie and music executives at yesterday's Variety/Wertheim Schroder Entertainment Business…
In kicking off Monday night's Writers Guild of America awards, WGAW president Del Reisman told a packed Beverly Hills ballroom that ageism within the industry has turned into an "American tragedy."
ABC Entertainment president Ted Harbert told visiting advertisers that next season his network "shouldn't be counted out of any race -- demographic or household."
There's a convergence happening between hardware and software in the entertainment business, says Nathan Myhrvold, vice president/advanced technology and business development of Microsoft Corp.