Satellite-radio broadcaster Sirius XM has resolved a two-year legal battle with the music biz for its use of recordings created before 1972, agreeing to pay $210 million to five record companies…
A California state judge has ruled in favor of the record industry’s suit to secure compensation for pre-1972 recordings from services like Sirius XM and Pandora. The ruling was isued Tuesday by…
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and “Funny or Die” co-creator Adam McKay will be among the guests on Thursday for the official debut of “PopPolitics,” a weekly one-hour talk show hosted by Variety…
Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei talked up the recent growth at Sirius XM Satellite Radio and Charter Communications during the company’s third-quarter earnings conference call on Monday. But on the…
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…
Sony Pictures Television will handle national ad sales for the rural and western themed TV networks RFD-TV. Rural TV as well as Rural Radio on SiriusXM. All the properties are owned by Rural Media…
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.
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.
The cabler has a script deal with St. Germain for a project with the working title "Hell Hole."
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.