Switzerland looks set to finalize its digitization of terrestrial TV this year. Analog terrestrial signals in most of German-speaking Switzerland are scheduled to be switched off by Nov. 26, while…
If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. This is the mantra increasingly being chanted by Blighty's battling terrestrial broadcasters as they look into the online abyss.
Sanjaya is coming to a town near you. The "American Idol 2007" tour was announced Friday, one that will take the top 10 contestants on a 56-date summer trek across the United States and Canada.
The exec credited with discovering Radiohead is setting up a joint-venture record label with EMI. Capitol Music and Virgin Records U.K. president Keith Wozencroft will unveil the as-yet unnamed label…
Dance Camera West has announced the return of "Choreography Media Honors" at the Directors Guild of America on June 7.
Cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich, considered one of the finest cellists of his era, died April 27 in Moscow of intestinal cancer. He was 80. He had returned to Russia last month after…
Senior EMI executive Keith Wozencroft is setting up a joint-venture record label with the company. Credited as the man who discovered Radiohead, Wozencroft has been at EMI since 1990 when he joined…
The victory lap Patti Smith has taken since her overdue induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been one of varying speeds and styles. Roxy show was strictly promotional -- "the guinea pig"…
Elvis Costello wasn't in a celebratory mood at the start the House of Blues Wednesday night. Apparently, reissuing his catalog for the third time and the Universal imprint's release of the two "hit"…
MTV is bringing its 24th annual Video Music Awards to the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Kudofest's performances will be staged throughout venue, including the hotel's suites and rooftop.
HBO will produce and air a Justin Timberlake show -- its first concert in four years -- and release the concert on DVD at a later date. Show will be taped at Madison Square Garden on Aug. 16 and air…