LONDON — Private equity firm Terra Firma is to sell its pan-European movie exhibition chain Odeon & UCI Group later this year in a deal estimated to be worth 1 billion pounds ($1.55 billion). Odeon…
While relationship chemistry is at the center of "The Big Bang Theory," it was having Howard Wolowitz float aboard the Intl. Space Station that proved to be one of the biggest production challenges…
Apple unveiled its long-rumored radio function, dubbed iTunes Radio, at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 10 in San Francisco.
A New York appellate court has overturned a 2010 verdict favoring lender Citigroup in Terra Firma Investments' fraud suit over its 2007 purchase of EMI Music. While Friday's decision by the U.S…
Hearst Entertainment & Syndication president Scott Sassa has left the company, The New York Post reported late Wednesday, in light of a scandal involving a woman forwarding to his colleagues…
Variety's Q&A with songwriter Gerry Goffin
ROME -- Mediaset and its partner, 21 Investimenti, are poised to sell Italy's largest local exhibition loop, The Space Cinema, in the latest of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's moves to…
Besides the consolidation of European circuits by Continental players, there's also the possibility of new entrants joining the pickup game in Europe.
Market gives young event a toehold in crowded international festival circuit
Citigroup took control of beleaguered EMI Group from Terra Firma Equity Partners on Tuesday, ending the investment firm's torturous three-and-a-half-year ownership of the music firm.
The U.S. music business closes 2010 in an atmosphere of continuing uncertainty and decline, as the events of the last 12 months evince more questions than answers about the industry's future.