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  1. 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Aims for 2 Billion Viewers Worldwide

    December 12, 2012 3:45 PM EST Wednesday evening's commercial-free "12-12-12" concert for Hurricane Sandy relief concert at Madison Square Garden in New York will be seen both around the world and around the World Wide Web. The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & ...

  2. London Riots Hit Entertainment Industry: Music, Films, Sports

    August 09, 2011 7:31 AM EDT LONDON -- Sony's only depot for CDs and DVDs in the U.K. was burned to the ground , several movie theaters closed their doors early Monday night and Wednesday night's England vs. Holland soccer international was postponed as the British ...

  3. 'Electric Daisy Carnival' Doc Dropped From Regal, AMC Theater Chains Following Hollywood Riot

    July 30, 2011 8:11 AM EDT Regal and AMC theater chains want no part of the "Electric Daisy Carnival Experience," documentary. Citing the melee that broke out at the premiere of the film in Hollywood , the companies will not screen the film, reports the Los Angele ...

  4. The Black Keys, Deadmau5, Cee Lo Green Lead Virgin Mobile FreeFest Bill

    July 11, 2011 12:08 AM EDT The Black Keys, Deadmau5, Cee Lo Green, TV on the Radio, Patti Smith, Empire of the Sun, and Cut Copy are among the acts booked for the third annual Virgin Mobile FreeFest, a free music festival set for Sept. 10 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion i ...

  5. Theater Owners Fuming Over Film Studios' Video on Demand Plan

    April 01, 2011 7:20 AM EDT Feeling blindsided, theater owners were furious Thursday that four Hollywood studios didn't brief them on plans to launch a new premium VOD service on DirecTV late next month, followed swiftly by Comcast and VUDU. Exhibitors could respond by ...

  6. Dutch Artists Stage Protests Against Cuts

    November 22, 2010 12:00 AM EST Singers, painters and television presenters were demonstrating across the Netherlands at the weekend against the government's plans to slash funding and subsidies for the arts as part of an €18 billion ($25 billion) austerity package. Thousan ...

  7. Bon Jovi Heads To European, U.S. Cinemas

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The concert film "Bon Jovi - The Circle Tour" will be screened at cinemas across Europe and the U.S. next month. Omniverse Vision and AEG Network Live will present the film in Europe. It is comprised of footage from the band's four- ...

  8. Lionsgate, Televisa Detail Hispanic Film Venture

    September 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Lionsgate and Mexican media giant Televisa formally unveiled Pantelion Films here Tuesday, a venture that will release eight to 10 movies annually targeting U.S. Hispanic moviegoers. Under a five-year deal, the two companies plan to succeed in an ...

  9. HMV Unveils Curzon Cinema Store

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U.K. entertainment retailer HMV plans to screen live concerts from its own venues at its new hmvcurzon cinema in Wimbledon, south London. The impressive, three-screen cinema above the existing Wimbledon store is a partnership with Curzon Artificia ...

  10. Robbie Williams Concert Breaks Record

    October 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Robbie Williams rocked his way into the record books and gave BBC Worldwide the boast of being the distributor of a history maker. The singer's BBC Electric Proms performance -- broadcast to more than 250 cinemas across 23 countries by BBC Wo ...

  11. Jackson Sneak Peek Screenings Sell Out In 2 Hours

    September 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson is still playing to sell-out crowds. Advance screenings to the music documentary "Michael Jackson: This Is It" sold out within two hours early Sunday as fans who began lining up three days earlier snapped up all 3,000 tic ...

  12. Movie Theaters To Show Jackson Memorial Service

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Only a small number of fans will be able to attend Michael Jackson's memorial service. But others may be able to watch it in movie theaters all over the country. Cinedigm Digital Cinema Corp. is carrying the Los Angeles memorial service on it ...

  13. Tickets Fly For Maiden Movie

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT EMI claims Iron Maiden's tour film "Flight 666" has become the biggest worldwide release of a documentary, after launching simultaneously in 38 countries. The major says the feature-length documentary achieved the highest per-screen ...

  14. Andre Rieu Goes To The Cinema Down Under

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Dutch classical crossover superstar Andre Rieu will take the cinecasting route to set up his "You'll Never Walk Alone" CD release Down Under, due May 1. Hoyts' cinema in Moore Park, Sydney, will host a red carpet premiere of Ri ...

  15. Animated Hucknall Leads Virgin Media Campaign

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Simply Red's Mick Hucknall's familiar features have been digitally reworked for a new animated ad campaign supporting Virgin Media's TV and video on-demand service in Britain. The lighthearted clip , written by Chris Hopkins and Pip ...

  16. Sony To Bring Events To Movie Theaters

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony Pictures Releases has formed a new business unit, The Hot Ticket, which will digitally project concerts, performing arts and sporting events into movie theatres. The service will launch this summer; Cirque du Soleil's "Delirium" ...

  17. The Tweens Shall Meet

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST For many films, this weekend will play like a two-day frame because of Sunday's Super Bowl -- which could carry a little gal named Hannah Montana to boxoffice glory. Disney's "Hannah Montana and Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Conc ...

  18. U.K. Movie Cinemas To Beam Genesis Gig

    June 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Vue Cinemas, one of the U.K.'s leading cinema chains, is to simulcast one of Genesis' world tour concerts nationwide on June 27. Vue will transmit the live gig from the 51,500-capacity LTU Arena in Duesseldorf, Germany, to all its 40 cin ...

  19. Italian Concert Revenue Dips

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST The amount of money spent by Italians on concerts fell by 12.6% in the first six months of 2006 with respect to the same period in 2005, according to figures released by collecting society SIAE. A total of €75 million ($99 million) was spent on co ...

  20. Korn Coming To A Theater Near You

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Live' DVD airs in cinemas June 19. 'Live' DVD airs in cinemas June 19. News ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. On The Road

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Widespread Panic's agent/co-manager Buck Williams has wrangled a Regal Cinemas simulcast of the band's May 9 show at Atlanta's Fox Theatre. Read Ray Waddell's column. Widespread Panic's agent/co-manager Buck Williams has w ...

  24. Widespread Panic Hits The Big Screen

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live show to be simulcast in movie theaters. Live show to be simulcast in movie theaters. News ...

  25. Widespread Panic Hits The Big Screen

    March 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Live show to be simulcast in movie theaters. Widespread Panic's May 9 show at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre will be simulcast at movie screens nationwide through a deal with Regal Cinemas and National Cinemedia. Director Eric Cochran will shoot the c ...

  26. Teen Is First Convicted Under Family Ent. Copyright Act

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Curtis Salisbury, 19, became the first person to be convicted under the recently enacted Family Entertainment and Copyright Act (FECA). NEW YORK -- Curtis Salisbury, 19, became the first person to be convicted under the recently enacted Family Ent ...

  27. Pirate Convicted With Newly Enacted Camcorder Law

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Curtis Salisbury pleaded guilty to two charges. Curtis Salisbury, 19, became the first person to be convicted under the recently enacted Family Entertainment and Copyright Act (FECA). He pleaded guilty Monday (Sept. 26) in the U.S. District Court ...

  28. Carmike Hit With Antitrust Suit

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In another case of a smaller exhibitor calling foul against one of the country's top theater circuits, Portland, Ore.-based Wallace Theaters and its Hollywood Theaters subsidiary have filed suit again (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In another ca ...

  29. Urban Hits The Road, Theaters

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Thirty-nine-date tour runs through Dec. Keith Urban will launch his fall Alive In '05 tour today (Sept. 9) in Boise, Idaho. The 39-date tour runs through Dec. 17 with stops in Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix and elsewhere. Op ...

  30. German Group Protests U.S. Piracy Hunters

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Germany's association of art house theaters, AG Kino, on June 30 called on exhibitors and distributors to stop treating moviegoers "like potential criminals" in the name of fighting film piracy. COLOGNE, Germany (The Hollywood Repor ...

  31. 'Prince of Piracy' Found Guilty

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gasca posed as MPAA employee to access theaters. The so-called "Prince of Piracy" was found guilty in a Los Angeles federal court today (June 30) on seven charges related to camcording movies in theatres, the Motion Picture Assn. of Amer ...

  32. AMC, Loews Cineplex Plan To Merge

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT AMC Entertainment, the second-largest U.S. theater chain, said June 21 that it will buy Loews Cineplex Entertainment in a deal that will see AMC's president/CEO Peter Brown run the combined entity. Th (The Hollywood Reporter) -- AMC Entertain ...

  33. New Allegation Revives Probe Of Century

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following up on a complaint from an independent movie theater in Palm Desert, Calif., the California Attorney General's Office has renewed its investigation into the booking practices of Century Theat (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Following up ...

  34. Regal, AMC Join Forces For Advertising

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In a move that will unite the two largest U.S. theater chains' fastest-growing business, Regal Entertainment Group and AMC Entertainment announced March 29 that they are combining their cinema screen (The Hollywood Reporter) -- In a move that ...

  35. Phish Concert To Be Simulcast In Theaters

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phish's June 17 concert at Keyspan Park in Coney Island, N.Y., will be broadcast live to 47 movie theaters throughout the United States. Phish's June 17 concert at Keyspan Park in Coney Island, N.Y., will be broadcast live to 47 movie th ...

  36. Phish Concert To Be Simulcast In Theaters

    May 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Phish's June 17 concert at Keyspan Park in Coney Island, N.Y., will be broadcast live to 47 movie theaters throughout the United States. Phish's June 17 concert at Keyspan Park in Coney Island, N.Y., will be broadcast live to 47 movie th ...

  37. In The Spirit

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the first live awards show to be simulcast in movie theaters nationwide. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the firs ...

  38. In The Spirit

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the first live awards show to be simulcast in movie theaters nationwide. Read Deborah Evans Price's column. The Gospel Music Assn.'s 35th annual Music Awards will be the firs ...

  39. Studios Hint At Digital Cinema Subsidies

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST In a significant breakthrough, the major film studios say they are willing to subsidize, at least in part, the transition to digital cinema through an independent financing entity yet to be created. LAS VEGAS (Hollywood Reporter)--In a significant ...

  40. Prince Performance To Get Theater Simulcast

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Regal cinemas will air L.A. date live. Regal cinemas will air L.A. date live. News ...

  41. Prince Performance To Get Theater Simulcast

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Prince is taking his Musicology tour to the big screen. Regal Entertainment Theaters across the United States will air live via satellite his March 29 concert at the Staples Center in L.A. Prince is taking his Musicology tour to the big screen. Re ...

  42. Yes Documentary To Get Theater Screening

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Following in the footsteps of cinema screenings for Led Zeppelin and Prince, rock band Yes will hold a nationwide movie-theater event to preview a new DVD. The tour documentary, "Yesspeak," hits store Following in the footsteps of cinema ...