EXCLUSIVE: With allegations of at least $1 million for a Bruce Lee movie going in the wrong pockets and supposedly shady foreign distribution deals, the former CEO just got slammed with a trademark infringement and unfair competition complaint by his old company. Show More Summary
Charlie Collier is expanding his domain at AMC Networks. The AMC President & General Manager has been named President & General Manager of SundanceTV. He will serve in a dual role overseeing both networks, and will continue to report to Ed Carroll, Chief Operating Officer of AMC Networks. Show More Summary
The move is part of a broad crackdown on pornography and violence online. read more
Early this morning, Rdio revealed the streaming service struck a strategic partnership with iconic Cats of the Internet after a top-secret meeting prior to the GRAMMYs. In celebration, purr to the "Meow Mix" station, and welcome Rdio-Meowz on Rdio.com Lalakazoo | A Tribute To The Kazoo Berklee President Roger Brown,...
EuropaCorp said today it has pushed the release date of its franchise reboot The Transporter Refueled from mid-June to September 4. Luc Besson’s company says the move puts the film into the same fall-release zone when the other pics in the series bowed. Show More Summary
This is the second shoe to drop from the announcement today about Dish Network’s carriage agreements with Turner and HBO. The satellite company says that its $20 a month Sling TV streaming service will also offer HBO for an additional...Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: The King of Queens star Kevin James is reuniting with the TV studio behind the hit CBS sitcom for a new comedy staring vehicle. James and his Hey Eddie Productions have made a two-year first-look deal with Sony Pictures Television to produce projects for television, including a sitcom which he would headline. Show More Summary
Producer Jesse Collins (Real Husbands of Hollywood) has acquired the rights to The Cheetah Girls author Deborah Gregory's Catwalk young adult book series to develop it as a TV show. Search is underway for a writer to write the adaptation,...Show More Summary
GeoRiot has spent the last year developing a suite of tools to enhance e-commerce on a global level. Offering an in-depth look into analytics that reveal specific user interest, GeoRiot has now made the toolset available to all online marketers. These Tools Are Now Available To All Online Marketers: Advanced...
India's fastest-growing direct-to-home pay-TV provider, Videocon d2h Limited, has completed its initial listing on the NASDAQ through a transaction with Silver Eagle Acquisition Corp, the acquisition vehicle formed by media executives Harry Sloan and Jeff Sagansky. Show More Summary
The deals were a long time coming considering that Dish Network and Turner Broadcasting ended a month-long blackout of the programmer’s channels in November. Following temporary extensions of the carriage pacts that expired last year,...Show More Summary
Days after ordering scripted series Shadowhunters and Kevin From Work, ABC Family continued its push into unscripted genre. The cable net has ordered Startup U, Next Step Realty: NYC and Monica The Medium, which join recently greenlighted reality programs Becoming Us and Job Or No Job. Show More Summary
E! today unveiled plans for three new original unscripted series — Stewarts & Hamiltons, WAGS and the Kardashian-based series Dash Dolls (working title), the latter of which is set for this fall and will focus on the employees of the family’s clothing boutiques. All three have been ordered for eight one-hour episodes. Show More Summary
This midseason has produced more that the average number of solid new broadcast series launches: blockbuster Empire, which has been joined by several other hopefuls, new Fox comedy Last Man on Earth, ABC’s Fresh off the Boat and Secrets and Lies and CBS’ CSI: Cyber and The Odd Couple. Show More Summary
AOL will begin distributing Fox Sports video content, including game highlights and material from @TheBuzzer, Garbage Time and Fox Sports Digital Originals, the companies announced in an AOL blog post this morning. Fox covers Major League...Show More Summary
IFC today joined the pack of TV networks announcing it will wait for time shifted viewing numbers before reporting its show ratings because the metric a provides a more accurate reflection of audience size these days than the immediacy...Show More Summary
UTA has closed deals with CAA agents Mackenzie Condon and Chelsea McKinnies, who will be joining their 8 colleagues who made the jump yesterday. Condon is a talent and literary agent working in film and television and will be based in UTA's New York offices. Show More Summary
Lionsgate announced the launch of a new specialty distribution label that will focus on multiplatform release strategies in an effort to cater to next-generation audiences.
It’s 20 years since Eazy-E’s death. Other gangsta rap stars may have distanced themselves from the genre – but that doesn’t mean the gin and juice has run dry Last week marked the 20th anniversary of Eazy-E’s death. Though the Compton...Show More Summary
Raise your hand if you remember watching the Stanley Cup Playoffs on USA Network. OK, you four can put your hands down. The NBCUniversal-owned cable net will share this year’s postseason wealth with NBC, NBCSN and CNBC, bringing CupShow More Summary