Fremantle Media Enterprises has signed an exclusive first-look deal with cult U.K. music docu helmer Don Letts. Pact gives FME rights to develop and exploit program ideas created by Letts across TV…
VH1 Classic is betting that the artistic well has not run dry for the 1970s and '80s artists that fill the channel's video rotation: The MTV Network is expanding its VH1 Classics record label to…
EMI Music has expanded its deal with the Dean Martin estate to take over the licensing of Martin's name, image and likeness in addition to his music.
VH1 has greenlit six primetime firstrun series for the first quarter, all reality shows dealing with music celebrities ranging from Queen Latifah and Jeff Timmons to Irv Gotti and Cisco Adler.
EMI's Marty Bandier, the exec credited with turning the company's publishing biz into a revenue powerhouse, is ankling the diskery.
The battle to have Britain's 300-year-old copyright laws updated has found a powerful ally in the shape of the Institute for Public Policy Research, an influential think-tank with close links with…
Online music and gaming company RealNetworks is joining with several prominent media execs to fund a new company that will import Asian online videogames to the U.S. market.
MTV has signed a deal to funnel four of its original series to iTunes: "Real World: Denver," "My Super Sweet 16" and rookie shows "Rob & Big" and "Twentyfourseven."
Peter Bullard has been promoted to the newly created role of president, Viacom Japan. Previously exec VP and managing director of Viacom Japan, Bullard will oversee all the local activities of MTV…
The Weinstein Co. is claiming that NBC and the CW have refused to air national ads for the new Dixie Chicks docu "Shut Up & Sing." But while the Peacock has specifically said it won't accept the…
Brighton, England's the Kooks are the latest bright young things to have scored at home and seek to win an away game. But as they say in soccer, the Kooks, in their L.A. debut, played a game of two…