Beatroot Music has received $380,000 USD in funding from the UK's North West Fund for Digital and Creative. The investment will be used scale infrastructure and expand data music delivery to more music industry partners. Beatroot Music focuses on catalog. Domino Records, Sentric Music, Universal Music Group and Woodwork Music...
You know that overused quote from F. Scott Fitzgerald that there are no second acts in American lives? Well, add Kurt Sutter to the list of those who've proved The Great Gatsby author wrong. With the debut of The Bastard ExecutionerShow More Summary
Kaili Vernoff has been tapped for a recurring role opposite Aaron Paul and Michelle Monaghan in the Hulu original drama series The Way from Jason Katims' True Jack Prods. Created by Jessica Goldberg, The Way examines a couple, EddieShow More Summary
There are just three episodes left before the lights dim on the larger-than-life Spanish-language TV staple "Sabado Gigante." After 53 years on the air, the madcap variety show is ending its run on Sept. 19. And we tagged along with its zany ringleader Mario Kreutzberger - who is better known under...
Music recognition app Shazam announced that its verified artist community has achieved a combined reach of 1.4 billion followers. Starting today, Shazam Verified Artists is open to all artists offering an easy way to connect with fans. _____________________________________ Starting today any artist or band can become a Shazam verified artist...
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Ryan Wickers of EuropaCorp U.S., ICM's Peter Trinh and Sundance's Hussain Currimbhoy will attend the Nordic film industry event in Helsinki. read more
When in doubt, send in the clowns. Or, the Muppets. The Arab world is set to get its own version of Sesame Street for the first time in 25 years after a new local language version of the family favourite was commissioned by Bidaya Media,...Show More Summary
The infidelity website faces lawsuits from plaintiffs who want to remain anonymous and claim the company's account deletion service was a scam. read more
Playing out of competition, today’s gala entry, Black Mass, screened for press at an early call this morning with strong applause at the end — twice. Audiences should be cautioned to stick around as there’s a key footnote at the end of the Scott Cooper-helmed crime drama. Show More Summary
“The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star.” – Elton John It shouldn’t be news to anyone in the music business today that the smart (and maybe the only) money is in live performance, merchandising (which is kind of tied into live performance) and publishing (and all of its Constitutionally-guaranteed income streams). Show More Summary
Hi everyone, this is Razz from the band Direct Divide. Nowadays there are tons of musicians taking it upon themselves to pack up their gear, hop in a (hopefully) working vehicle, and hit the road. Touring is tons of fun and definitely worth the cramped spaces, long haul drives, and occasionally tense moods. Show More Summary
During the 2014-15 TV season, 128 directors got their first shot at helming an episodic TV show. Of those, only one is an African-American woman, two are Latina and none is Asian-American. According to the DGA's latest data, 18 of those first-timers are Caucasian females, while 83.6% of the jobs went to men. Show More Summary
Hot feature writers John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Horrible Bosses) are venturing into television with a single-camera comedy project for Fox, which has received a script commitment plus penalty. The project hails from 20th Century Fox TV and Chernin Entertainment. Show More Summary
Curt Schilling has tweeted his way out of the ESPN broadcast booth for the rest of the baseball season.
Daredevil will be introducing another character from the Marvel comic book universe in Season 2. I have learned that Stephen Rider (Lee Daniels’ The Butler) will be joining the cast of the Netflix superhero series as a new regular. I...Show More Summary
Colm Feore (The Borgias) has booked a recurring role on the upcoming fourth season of House Of Cards. Feore will play General Billingham in the Netflix White House drama, opposite Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. The series is currently...Show More Summary
THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation news read more
Another big comedy commitment at NBC, which has been a very aggressive buyer this summer. The network has given a production commitment to an untitled single-camera comedy from former 30 Rock co-executive producer Matt Hubbard and Parks...Show More Summary
Showtime has put in development The Life And Times Of Teddy Roosevelt as a limited series. David McKenna (S.W.A.T., Blow) is writing the pilot script and Electus and Authentic Entertainment are producing.  …