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  1. Brightcove, AOL Team For Net Video Service

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Publishers can receive as much as 70% of sales. AOL and Internet television site Brightcove launched a distribution service Monday (Oct. 30) in which video publishers can sell downloads through AOL Video and receive as much as 70% of the revenue g ...

  2. AOL Targets Indie Audience

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Launches weekly Web-only video show. AOL Music is looking to expand its audience beyond the pop crowd by developing new programming aimed at indie rock music fans. As part of the initiative AOL on Oct. 26 launched a weekly Web-only video show call ...

  3. Rich Replaces Flannigan At AOL

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Named VP/GM of music, movies and television. AOL has named Mike Rich VP/GM of music, movies and television. Rich, a veteran AOL programming executive, replaces Erik Flannigan, who is exiting the company after a year on the job. Rich reports to Bil ...

  4. AOL To Offer Movie, TV Show Downloads

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Internet giant inks deal with Paramount. Movies and television shows from Paramount Pictures will be available for sale through AOL's new video portal under a deal announced Monday. Classics such as "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and ...

  5. AOL To Offer Movie, TV Show Downloads

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AOL and Paramount Pictures have signed a deal that will allow AOL to sell downloadable versions of Paramount films and television shows through its new video portal. Consumers will own the movies and Movies and television shows from Paramount Pict ...

  6. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach ...

  7. Sony Connect Settles With MCPS-PRS

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Three online companies continue with Tribunal action. Sony Connect is the latest digital music firm to reach settlement with U.K. authors' rights society the MCPS-PRS Alliance with regards to the fracas over online and mobile royalty rates. A ...

  8. AOL, XM, AEG End Network Live Deal

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kevin Wall acquires company, renaming it Control Room. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG have ended their Network Live joint venture with Live 8 mastermind Kevin Wall. Wall has acquired full control of the year-old company and has renamed it Control ...

  9. CenterStaging Names COO

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Paul Schmidman moves to role from AOL. Paul Schmidman has been appointed COO of CenterStaging Corp. Schmidman, whose appointment was effective in early July, will be based at the CenterStaging headquarters in Burbank, CA. Most previously Schmidman ...

  10. AOL Unveils Revamped Music Store

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Offering open to any online visitor. AOL on Tuesday (Aug. 29) unveiled a revamped music product with a Web-based store and subscription service offering audio and video streaming, programmed radio and downloads that can be transferred to compatibl ...

  11. AOL Hosts Paris

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New album available for streaming for two weeks. AOL Music has an exclusive look at Paris Hilton's upcoming album Paris, which is in stores August 22. Starting today (Aug. 14) fans are able to stream the entire album at AOL Music--the listeni ...

  12. AOL To Launch New Video Portal

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aims to be 'one-stop source' for online video content. AOL is launching new video portal August 4 that will offer access to music videos, news clips, movie trailers, full length TV shows and user generated content. The portal, AOL Video ...

  13. Network Live Looks To Japan

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Network Live, the joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, is expanding its activities to Japan. Network Live has partnered with Dreamboat and Dentsu Casting & Entertainment to strea Network Live, the joint venture between AO ...

  14. AOL Readies 'YouTube Killer'

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AOL quietly revealed a beta version of <A HREF="http://communityvideo.aol.com/Main.do">UnCut</A>--the internet giant's new community video application--earlier this week. The 'YouTube Killer,' as it AOL quietly ...

  15. National CineMedia Inks Deals With Live Nation, Network Live

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor and marketer of concerts and other content for movie theaters, has nailed down non-exclusive content agreements with both Live Nation and Network Live. National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor ...

  16. AOL Opens Content To Web Developers

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT AOL Music Now unveiled a Web Services initiative designed to give Web developers access to AOL Music content. The company’s new developer site allows Web site developers, bloggers and others to add AOL Music Now unveiled a Web Services initiative ...

  17. AOL Music Names Editor-In-Chief

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently music editor for RollingStone.com. AOL has appointed Bill Crandall editor-in-chief of AOL Music. Crandall, who most recently served as music editor for RollingStone.com, will fill the newly-created position starting today (March 13) ...

  18. Legal Matters

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The recent proposed settlement between Sony BMG Music Entertainment and consumers over CDs with faulty digital rights management software brings to mind legal issues that AOL faced a few years ago. Re The recent proposed settlement between Sony BM ...

  19. Legal Matters

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The recent proposed settlement between Sony BMG Music Entertainment and consumers over CDs with faulty digital rights management software brings to mind legal issues that AOL faced a few years ago. Re The recent proposed settlement between Sony BM ...

  20. Clear Channel Readies VOD

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel is ramping up its Web presence again, with a planned launch this month of video-on-demand capabilities for 17 station Web sites in five major markets. Clear Channel is ramping up its Web presence again, with a planned launch this mon ...

  21. Network Live To Offer John Mayer Trio

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show will broadcast live Nov. 23 on AOL, XM. Network Live continues its slate of live concert broadcasts with the John Mayer Trio on Nov. 23. The company—which is a joint venture between AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG—will broadcast the show live ...

  22. AOL, DJ John Digweed Team

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pact to offer exclusive to digital outlets. AOL has teamed with dance DJ John Digweed and digital label INgrooves to release the Digweed-mixed AOL Music DJ Sessions exclusively to digital outlets. The album is only available for sale online, initi ...

  23. DEMX Awards Finalists Revealed

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Microsoft, Yahoo!, AOL, Napster lead noms. Microsoft, Yahoo!, AOL, Napster lead noms. News ...

  24. DEMX Awards Finalists Revealed

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Microsoft, Yahoo!, AOL, Napster lead noms. Billboard and Digital Media Wire today announced the finalists for the 2nd annual DEMX Awards. Winners will be revealed at an awards gala dinner that will be held on Thursday, December 1 from 7-10 PM at t ...

  25. Network Live Prepares For Madonna, Urban

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. News ...

  26. Network Live Prepares For Madonna, Urban

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exclusive shows to be broadcast across AOL, XM. Network Live, a joint venture between America Online, XM Satellite Radio and AEG, is producing two exclusive concerts-Keith Urban Nov. 14 and Madonna Nov. 15-which will be broadcast across its multi- ...

  27. Case Resigns From Time Warner Board

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Steve Case, who co-founded America Online and was one of the architects of the much-maligned AOL-Time Warner merger, said Oct. 31 that he has resigned from TW's board to focus on media investments via NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Stev ...

  28. AOL Acquires Circuit City's MusicNow

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST America Online said Nov. 3 it has purchased from Circuit City the electronics retailer's MusicNow asset for an undisclosed amount, giving the Time Warner unit a service that looks a lot like the legit (The Hollywood Reporter) -- America Onlin ...

  29. Groups Differ Over Webcasting Royalty Rates

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The debate over royalty rates for non-interactive webcasts is heating up. Two major groups -- one representing webcasters and one representing record labels and recording artists -- filed vastly diffe WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The debate over royalty ra ...

  30. AOL Buys MusicNow

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Preview of the new service is live now. American Online has acquired digital music subscription service MusicNow, which the company is integrating into a new digital music store to replace its existing MusicNet@AOL service. A preview of the new se ...

  31. Groups Differ Over Webcasting Royalty Rates

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Label/artists vs. webcasters. The debate over webcasting royalty rates is heating up. Two major groups-one representing webcasters, and one representing record labels and recording artists--filed vastly different recommendations with the new Copyr ...

  32. Network Live Recruits Three Execs

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. The AOL, XM Radio and AEG joint venture Network Live has added three new executives to its management team. Andrew Thau has been recruited ...

  33. Yahoo! Adds Podcasting

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service joins Apple, AOL, Blinkx. Service joins Apple, AOL, Blinkx. News ...

  34. Yahoo! Adds Podcasting

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Service joins Apple, AOL, Blinkx. The podcasting world continues to grow, with Yahoo! introducing its version of a podcast aggregation service. Yahoo! Podcasts, currently offered as a public beta test service, allows users to search for podcasts b ...

  35. Chinese Get Tough On Big Media

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News Corp. chairman/CEO Rupert Murdoch is expressing frustration with Chinese regulators' recent steps to put tighter controls on foreign media companies doing business in China. NEW YORK (The Hollywood Reporter) -- News Corp. chairman/CEO Ru ...

  36. AOL Boosts Podcast Support

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT America Online has upgraded its podcasting support with the introduction of two new features. The first, Podcasting 101, is a step-by-step instruction guide to introduce podcasting to newcomers. The s America Online has upgraded its podcasting sup ...

  37. AOL Grabs TicketsNow.com

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Web giant now leader in secondary tickets market. AOL has raised its profile in the secondary ticket market world by adding TicketsNow to StubHub as secondary ticket market partners in what is now called AOL's Ticket Marketplace. Combining th ...

  38. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to de ...

  39. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Venture to be run by vet promoter Kevin Wall. AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12, ...

  40. AOL, XM Satellite Radio, AEG Team For Network Live

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a new joint venture company to deliver live entertainment programming to online, satellite, mobile and digital media outlets. The venture, announced July 12 AOL, XM Satellite Radio and AEG are forming a ...

  41. Netflix Launches Ad Sales Program

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online rental service Netflix revealed today (July 11) the launch of a new ad sales program and the appointment of Peggy Fry to the position of advertising sales VP. Online rental service Netflix revealed today (July 11) the launch of a new ad sal ...

  42. Live 8 Shatters Records

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide audience of 2 billion tuned in Saturday (July 2) to Bob Geldof's historic Live 8. AOL says its exclusive Internet feed of the multi-concert event broke all e Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide ...

  43. Live 8 Shatters Records

    July 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide audience of 2 billion tuned in Saturday (July 2) to Bob Geldof's historic Live 8. AOL says its exclusive Internet feed of the multi-concert event broke all e Records tumbled as an estimated worldwide ...

  44. Backstreet Boys Offering Free Tour Tickets

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two-for-one available on AOL site. Two-for-one available on AOL site. News ...

  45. Backstreet Boys Offering Free Tour Tickets

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two-for-one available on AOL site. Clear Channel Music Group is teaming with the Backstreet Boys and AOL Music to offer two-for-one tickets for the group's upcoming summer amphitheater tour. Beginning June 10, fans who visit aolcityguide.com ...

  46. MusicNet To Power Store For Portables

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT WiFi-connected devices due on market this year. MusicNet will power a new digital music service from MusicGremlin, a New York-based developer of direct-to-device wireless music technology. Under terms of the agreement, MusicNet will support and pr ...

  47. Sony BMG, AOL Near VOD Deal

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, America Online is inching closer to finalizing an agreement for video-on-demand rights to Sony BMG Music Entertainment repertoire, published reports say. NEW YORK -- As expected, America Online is inching closer to finalizing an agree ...

  48. Sony BMG, AOL Near VOD Deal

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As expected, America Online is inching closer to finalizing an agreement for video-on-demand rights to Sony BMG repertoire, published reports say. The deal, tipped May 19 on Billboard.biz, is said to As expected, America Online is inching closer t ...

  49. Clear Channel Debuts First Show in 'Stripped' Series

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Internet-only concert series will begin on 125 Web sites. On May 24, Clear Channel debuted “Stripped,” its new Internet-only concert series, on an initial 125 station Web sites. The first online video concert, available free and on demand, feature ...

  50. Sony BMG Wants $ For VOD

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Digital programmers told to take down content. Sony BMG is now requiring compensation for the inclusion of its repertoire in online video-on-demand services. The major label struck a VOD distribution agreement with a yet unannounced leading online ...

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