John Malone’s Liberty Media has unveiled a complicated stock transaction that would allow it to buy up the remaining 48% of Sirius XM Satellite Radio that it does not own. The characteristically…
Sirius Xm Satellite Radio
Major record labels have filed suit against SiriusXM, claiming that the satellite radio giant has failed to recompense them for the airplay of thousands of classic recordings made before 1972. The…
A trio of media-enteratinment veterans -- financier Robert Friedland, producer John Penotti and Beijing-based media executive Ray Chen -- have launched Ivanhoe Pictures as a financing and production…
Somebody up there likes Dan St. Germain. And that somebody clearly has a direct line to Comedy Central's programming staff.
In the latest cost-cutting move at Disney, the company is seeking buyers for six AM and one FM radio station that are part of the Radio Disney portfolio in the United States. Disney Media Networks is…
Longtime TV exec Garth Ancier is going retro with a new cable networks venture, and he's brought industry veterans Diane Robina, Alan Goodman and Michael Ross along for the trip.
Back from the brink of bankruptcy, the satellite radio giant is on the hunt for $2 billion of its own shares and a new CEO.
Liberty Media said Tuesday that it will buy a 27.3% stake in the cable TV provider Charter Communications for about $2.62 billion. The Englewood, Colo.-based holding company controlled by billionaire…
This year promises to be especially busy for Liberty Media as the tight-lipped company and its chairman John Malone snap up and spin off companies at a dizzying pace.
Nothing involving digital music is ever clear-cut, and things tend to become especially sticky when the federal government gets involved.