The Arctic Monkeys rank mighty high on Britain's list of important exports. And while this frightfully young Manchester-bred bunch certainly fell into that category when the notoriously trendy U.K…
MTV's iconic moments are well known. But here are 10 of the more notable business developments in cabler's 25-year history.
Fox has found its contestant in the gameshow wars, quietly starting production on Blighty import "The Rich List." Net has ordered six episodes of the general knowledge quizzer being produced by the…
No matter how many Kellys, Clays or Taylors are created by "American Idol," the Fox show's face will always be Simon Cowell. His straightforward and, on occasion, caustic manner makes him an easy…
Unlike the work of most pop producers, Tim "Timbaland" Mosley's beats and left-field style are so distinctive, you can tell one of his joints the minute it jumps off.
A network known for its parties, MTV didn't celebrate its 25th anniversary on Aug. 1. Instead, the cabler's top execs dined quietly that night at a restaurant in New York not far from MTV's offices.
MTV Networks has upped Hank Close to president of ad sales. Close, who had managed the MTVN's Music/Comedy/Logo group, will now oversee U.S. sales for all of the MTVN brands including Nickelodeon…
To any of the 120,000 ticketholders at April's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., it would be difficult to imagine that the showcase barely survived its first year.
Auteurs Woody Allen and Spike Lee get grief from critics all the time for stepping out from behind their cameras and into their pics. In the music world, sonic auteurs -- the producers -- usually…
The CW has become the latest network to jump on the streaming bandwagon. Net has pacted with MSN to run the series premiere of new drama "Runaway" and the season bows of "Everybody Hates Chris" and…
Since winning the 1991 Thelonious Monk Intl. Saxophone Competition, Joshua Redman has established himself as a formidable presence, whether leading an organ trio, a hard bop quartet or a larger…