Mitchell Peters

Correspondent

Mitchell Peters has worked in Billboard's Los Angeles office since 2006. He writes for Billboard Magazine, Billboard.biz and Billboard.com, and serves as the West Coast editor for Billboard.biz.

F&TV Panel Details Getting First Big Break

F&TV Panel Details Getting First Big Break

Becoming a player in the world of TV and film isn't easy, but you've got to start somewhere. A group of managers and executives discussed how to get that first big break during the Master Panel at the Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music conference, which kicked off Thursday at the Sofitel hotel.
Pros Share 'Secrets Behind TV Music'

Pros Share 'Secrets Behind TV Music'

Song placements on TV shows are key for new or established artist that are looking to grow their fanbase, according to a panel at the opening day of the Billboard/The Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference.
Ticketmaster Experiments With Dropped Fee

Ticketmaster Experiments With Dropped Fee

Ticketmaster Entertainment president and Ticketmaster CEO Sean Moriarty said yesterday (Nov. 10) during a conference call with investors that the company is beginning to experiment with "eliminating add-on fees" for ticket purchases.
Ticketmaster Entertainment Posts Q3 Revenue Increase

Ticketmaster Entertainment Posts Q3 Revenue Increase

Ticketmaster Entertainment has reported third-quarter revenues of $339.2 million, up from revenues of $292.5 million (16%), during the same period last year. The growth was primarily driven by an increase in revenue per primary ticket and acquisitions of ticketing companies TicketsNow and Paciolan.
Hinder: Fighting For Their Right To Party

Hinder: Fighting For Their Right To Party

Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. The Oklahoma City rock quintet recently installed a Jägermeister machine on its tour bus. "It's just a machine with three bottles that go in upside down," Hanson says. "It keeps them at the perfect temperature, right above freezing.")
Papale Exits The Firm

Papale Exits The Firm

Firm senior executive Michael Papale departed from the Los Angeles-based management company today (Nov. 7) and has announced plans to open his own management consultant agency.

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