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  1. Layoffs Coming to Maker Studios

    June 02, 2014 7:33 PM EDT Maker Studios is conducting a round of layoffs, THR has confirmed.  Related Articles Maker Studios Launches Video Streaming Platform Despite Last-Minute Offer By Relativity, Maker Studios Says Disney Deal Already Approved Girl Talk on His First Ev ...

  2. Will.i.am to Launch Video Platform With Maker Studios

    January 29, 2014 1:05 PM EST The Black Eyed Peas frontman joins Snoop Dogg in developing original video content as the multichannel network expands its star roster. One of the top digital media firms is adding a major pop star to its roster. Maker Studios, which boasts more t ...

  3. Fullscreen Closes Comcast, Chernin Group Funding

    June 17, 2013 9:03 AM EDT Fullscreen, a network of more than 10,000 YouTube channels, has closed an undisclosed round of funding from Comcast Ventures, The Chernin Group and WPP Digital.  In an unusual decision, the Culver City, Calif., company declined to specify how mu ...

  4. Tony Martin, Romantic Crooner, Dies at 98

    July 30, 2012 6:00 PM EDT Tony Martin, the romantic singer who appeared in movie musicals from the 1930s to the 1950s and sustained a career in records, television and nightclubs from the Depression era into the 21st century, has died. He was 98. Martin died of natural cau ...

  5. Backbeat: Scion Celebrates Its Music-Underwriting Program WIth Prince Paul, Label Execs, More

    May 30, 2012 2:04 PM EDT The Melvins' custom-created Scion. (Photo: Ryan J. Downey) Scion claims to have supported over 2,000 creators in the music, film, fashion and art communities, with roughly 10,000 events in 500 cities. "Here's what I love most," ...

  6. Chris Brown Launches Dum English: Limited-Edition Collectibles Series With Artist Ron English

    April 25, 2012 5:58 PM EDT Chris Brown's got his business in overdrive: In addition to finishing up his fifth studio album Fortune (July 3) and selling two-month-old, $1,000 pit bull puppies , the singer/songwriter has announced a new collectibles series in collaborati ...

  7. Backbeat: Sheila E. Honored As Lexus Celebrates Music, Spoken Word

    April 17, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Sheila E. (left) accepts the Lexus Pursuit of Perfection Award from Lexus National Advertising executive Pamela Park. (Photo: Teal Moss Photography) Music and spoken word from the Latin perspective shared the spotlight during VidaLexus Presenta: P ...

  8. It's Official: Michael Lynton Named CEO of Sony Corp. of America, Nicole Seligman President

    March 29, 2012 3:49 PM EDT Sony Corp. made it official Thursday: Michael Lynton has formally been named CEO of Sony Corp. of America and Nicole Seligman will become president. The promotions will become effective June 27. Lynton will remain chairman and CEO of Sony Pictures ...

  9. Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton, Cee Lo Green of 'The Voice' Talk New Season, Super Bowl Show

    October 31, 2011 8:30 AM EDT In season two of NBC's "The Voice," the four teams will be expanded to 12 singers per coach, more blind rounds will air and the opening performance following the Super Bowl will be "kick-ass." Or at least that's what ...

  10. Arizona Student Charged in LulzSec Sony Hacking Case

    September 23, 2011 8:58 AM EDT LOS ANGELES (AP) - An Arizona college student was arrested and charged Thursday in a breach of computers at Sony Pictures Entertainment early this summer where more than 37,000 customers had their information stolen. An indictment unsealed in Los ...

  11. Lady Gaga Manager Teams With Industry Vets For Atom Factory Licensing

    January 31, 2011 9:30 PM EST Music manager Troy Carter, who counts Lady Gaga as his No. 1 client, executive Vincent Herbert, president of Streamline Records, Gaga's label home, music supervisor Paul Stewart and the multi-platinum producing team the Co-Stars have teamed f ...

  12. Francisco Aguabella Funeral To Be In Culver City

    May 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Funeral services for Francisco Aguabella, the master conguero whose death was announced this week, will take place today (May 14) at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, Calif. Aguabella died May 7 in Los Angeles after a long battle with cancer. He ...

  13. Governor Schwarzenegger Signs Anti-Piracy Law

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sets new felony threshold at 100 units. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law today (Feb. 22) a measure that makes it a felony to possess 100 or more audio recordings when the name of the owner or artist is concealed for some c ...

  14. Former MGM Leader Lands Sony Pictures Post

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bishop to oversee assets across distribution arms. David Bishop, former president/COO of MGM Home Entertainment, has been appointed president of worldwide brand integration strategy for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE). Bishop will be in charge o ...

  15. Murray Anti-Piracy Bill Advances

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A spokeswoman for California Sen. Kevin Murray, D-Culver City, says a committee in the Assembly may hold a hearing on his anti-piracy bill, SB 1506, in June. The Senate passed the bill in a 33-0 vote WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A spokeswoman for Californi ...

  16. Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The second session of the 108th Congress will be a short one. Congress has only about three weeks left to wrap up its entire legislative calendar. This includes top priorities such as deliberations on Short Session Could Hold Up Industry Bills Hea ...

  17. Calif. Senate OKs Web-Piracy Legislation

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The California Senate has unanimously passed an anti-piracy bill that would impose fines and possible jail time on anyone who knowlingly distributes a digital film or music file online without disclos The California Senate has unanimously passed a ...

  18. R&B Singer Edmund Sylvers Dead At 47

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Edmund Sylvers, former lead singer of '70s family group the Sylvers, died March 11 after a battle with lung cancer. The 47-year-old was diagnosed with the disease last May. Edmund Sylvers, former lead singer of '70s family group the Sylv ...

  19. Jazz Singer Carl Anderson Dies At 59

    February 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jazz vocalist Carl Anderson died Monday (Feb. 23) in Los Angeles after a long battle with leukemia. He was 59. A native of Lynchburg, Va., Anderson starred as Judas in the original Broadway edition of Jazz vocalist Carl Anderson died Monday (Feb. ...