Pianist and arranger George Greeley, who composed the theme for "My Favorite Martian," died of emphysema May 26 in Sherman Oaks, Calif. He was 89.
Channel [V] Taiwan will air on paybox Now TV, the exclusive Hong Kong distrib platform for Star channels, starting today. The music web joins its peers from India, mainland China and an international…
Maroon 5's second studio album, "It Won't Be Soon Before Long," topped the nation's album sales chart for the week ended Sunday, selling 429,000 copies.
News Corp. and CBS opened up the vaults on Wednesday, spending a combined $600 million on digital startups in separate deals that illustrate how both congloms are attempting to define their new-media…
Private equity firm Terra Firma officially launched on Wednesday its £2.4 billion ($4.7 billion) bid for EMI, after securing its financing for the deal.
Sony BMG's fledgling film unit has tapped Darnell Martin ("Their Eyes Were Watching God") to direct "Cadillac Records," which she also scripted from an original idea.
Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray" is well known for its central trope -- a man remains ageless in the flesh while his photograph manifests the ravages of time. The reverse is true, in large…
The Weinstein Co. has acquired North American rights to the drama "Control," centered on former Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis. Harvey Weinstein announced the deal Monday on the heels of the pic…
Toei and Columbia Music Entertainment will co-produce a series of short pics for digital distribution, beginning with the period actioner "Metal Samurai."
Nature placed Bebel Gilberto into one of the royal families of Brazilian music, while nurture pushed her tastes toward the experimental, rather than the traditional, end of the spectrum. She's worked…