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…
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."
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.
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…
EMI has issued a profit warning after uncovering significant accounting fraud at its recorded music business in Brazil.
Jermaine Dupri has ankled his job as president of urban music at Virgin Records after just 21 months in the job. His departure follows the disappointing sales results for "20 Y.O.," the latest album…