Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the Digital Entertainment Group, the industry organization overseeing the growth of DVD, Blu-ray and UltraViolet. Promotion comes as the DEG is kicking…
Sony has rejected Third Point's proposal that it spinoff as much as 20% of its studio and other entertainment assets, saying that a “rights or public offering is not consistent with the company's…
Music publishing and rights management company Ole has acquired worldwide publishing rights to a glut of film and TV music from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the two companies announced July 2…
The news that Sony is at least considering Third Point founder and CEO Daniel Loeb's proposal to partially spin off the company's entertainment assets seems to have unleashed a bevy of what-ifs.
Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb is calling on Sony Corp. to sell its entertainment division in an effort to boost the stock price of the struggling Japanese electronics giant. Loeb, an American…
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. topper Michael Lynton has extended his contract as head of global entertainment for Sony Corporation. The company declined to disclose the length of the renewal…
Universal Music Group has entered a multi-year, worldwide partnership with Jay-Z's company Roc Nation, under which the firm's eponymous label will operate as a standalone unit within UMG.
Sony Corp. of America chief Michael Lynton recently repeated what has become the company's mantra over the past few months: "The studio is absolutely not for sale," he told CNBC last week.
Sylvia Rhone's long-simmering Sony Music Entertainment venture was finally unveiled officially Wednesday, as the former Motown exec's Vested in Culture (VIC) announced its initial talent slate.
Ramping up for an online future, Sony Music Entertainment has named Ole Obermann to the newly created position of executive vp, digital partner development and sales and hired former EMI Music exec…