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  1. The Return Of Music Television

    August 30, 2012 5:30 PM EDT Fuse hopes to capture the music audience that MTV left behind. Fuse is bringing music back to TV. Since it left parent company Rainbow Media and transferred to Madison Square Garden Inc. in 2008, the channel has attempted to keep the songs pumping ...

  2. Rihanna, Drake Lead MTV Video Music Award Nominations

    July 31, 2012 8:05 AM EDT Get More: 2012 VMA , Music NEW YORK (AP) -- The MTV Video Music Award nominations are out, and Rihanna and Drake are leading the pack with five nominations each. Last year's big winner Katy Perry isn't far behind, with four nominations. ...

  3. David Clark Leaves Fuse, Re-Joins MSG Media As EVP Sales

    May 15, 2012 12:38 PM EDT David Clark, former general manager of Fuse, is joining Madison Square Garden Media as executive vice president of integrated sales. Mike Bair, president of MSG Media, will continue his oversight of Fuse as the network searches for a new executive ...

  4. Fuse Announces New Programs in Development: Vans Warped Tour Roadies, '80s College Radio, Bounce and More

    March 20, 2012 4:24 PM EDT Programs about roadies on the Vans Warped Tour, practitioners of the New Orleans musical style called bounce and exceedingly devoted rock 'n' roll fans are being developed by Fuse, the network announced today. Liana Huth Farnham Named SV ...

  5. Beverley McKee Stepping Down as Executive Director of Canada's MuchFACT

    September 27, 2011 12:08 PM EDT After overseeing the production of more than 3,700 music videos and new media projects, MuchFACT executive director Beverley McKee is leaving the music business to concentrate on a career in fitness. Her last day at the company will be October 29. ...

  6. Canadian Music Television Stations Denied Request To Play Less Music

    August 10, 2011 4:10 PM EDT Canada's leading music television stations have been denied their request to broadcast less music programming, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the public organization that regulates Canada's broadc ...

  7. The .Biz Q&A: Sheila Sullivan, MuchMusic Video Awards Exec. Producer

    June 17, 2011 4:35 PM EDT The Fame Game: Lady Gaga performing at the 2010 MuchMusic Video Awards is back again this year. (Photo: MuchMusic) Canada's 22nd annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs) is airing live this Sunday (June 19) on Fuse in the U.S. and MuchMusic in C ...

  8. David Kines Appointed New MuchFACT Chairman

    March 07, 2011 3:41 PM EST Former Much MTV Group senior vice-president David Kines has been appointed chairman of CTV's MuchFACT, the Canadian music-video funding organization created in 1984 in tandem with the nation's first music video station, MuchMusic. In add ...

  9. MuchMusic Still Hoping For Programming Approval From CRTC

    December 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canada's specialty music TV station MuchMusic may still get the programming changes it seeks from the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), including a reduction in the number of music videos it's required t ...

  10. MuchMusic Loses Bid To Cut Music Videos

    November 26, 2010 12:00 AM EST MuchMusic, Canada's specialty music TV station, has been denied its request to play fewer music videos, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission announced Nov. 25. The station launched in 1984 as "the nation's ...

  11. Fuse To Air Live Broadcast Of Maroon 5 Show In July

    June 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Maroon 5's July 27 performance at the Beacon Theatre in New York will be broadcast live on the Fuse cable network as part of its "Fuse Presents" concert series. Tickets to the show won't be sold to public. Instead, they will be ...

  12. iTunes Counts Down To 10 Billion Sold, Unveils All-Time Bestsellers

    February 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Further cementing its position as the dominant music retailer of any format, Apple has launched a countdown to the nearing milestone of selling its 10 billionth song. To commemorate the event, Apple will award the person buying the record-setting ...

  13. Live Nation, Fuse Partner For Promotional Contest

    July 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Concert promoter Live Nation and music TV network Fuse have teamed up for a promotional partnership that will give music fans a chance to win tickets to concerts at select Live Nation-operated venues during the 2010 season. The "Rock Star for ...

  14. Jonas Brothers To Present MuchMusic Awards

    April 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Music television station MuchMusic has announced its annual video awards will be co-hosted by the Jonas Brothers. "We're thrilled to bring the most popular band in the world to the most fan-accessible award show on the planet," said ...

  15. Fall Out Boy Partners With Fuse

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST To promote its new album "Folie à Deux" Fall Out Boy will perform at the Chicago Theatre on Dec. 2. The performance will then be broadcast exclusively on Fuse Dec. 16, the day the album is released. As part of the promotion Fall Out Boy ...

  16. Kines Steps Down At Canada's Much MTV Group

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT David Kines, senior VP in charge of Canada's Much MTV Group, has confirmed his resignation. Kines, who was based in Toronto, said he will step down effective Oct. 3. Kines took over both MuchMusic and MTV Canada following CTVglobemedia Inc.&# ...

  17. Fuse Gears Up for Lollapalooza

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fuse, the music channel in the midst of a re-branding campaign, has signed on as one of the sponsors of this year's Lollapalooza Festival. The channel, similar to what it did for the recent Bonnaroo festival earlier this year, will broadcast ...

  18. Fuse Partners with Microsoft for Charitable Program

    June 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Viewers watching this weekend's coverage of Bonnaroo on music network Fuse will see an integrated campaign from Microsoft's I'm Initiative, a charitable program that funnels a fraction of revenue generated from Microsoft's inst ...

  19. CHUM Partners With Joost

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Canadian broadcaster CHUM Television will partner with Dutch TV distributor Joost, to provide programming to audiences over the Web using peer-to-peer TV technology. The majority of CHUM content on Joost will come from its music entertainment chan ...

  20. MuchMusic Launches User-Generated Video Contest

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Canadian video outlet MuchMusic has come up with a promotional twist to encourage young film-makers. It is inviting fans of Canadian pop rockers Hedley to submit their own versions of the band's new video, "Street Fight," to its onl ...

  21. MuchMusic Launches User-Generated Video Contest

    November 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Winning submissions to be broadcast Dec. 4. Canadian video outlet MuchMusic has come up with a promotional twist to encourage young film-makers. It is inviting fans of Canadian pop rockers Hedley to submit their own versions of the band's new ...

  22. MuchMusic Launches Digital Download Store

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A first for a Canadian broadcaster. Toronto-based MuchMusic has partnered with download service provider Puretracks, to launch a digital download store ( shop.muchmusic.com ). The online service, which is a first for a Canadian broadcaster, went l ...

  23. Q&A: ANDREA GREENBERG

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Andrea Greenberg, president of Fuse parent Rainbow Media Ventures, talks about Fuse's new interactive marquee and street-front studio in midtown Manhattan--across Seventh Avenue from pedestrian-heavy Andrea Greenberg, president of Fuse parent ...

  24. Fuse Makes Key Music, Talent Appointments

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Weier named VP of music and talent relations. Fuse made two new appointments in the music programming and talent relations department today. David Weier is named VP of music and talent relations and Tricia O’Leary is director of music and talent r ...

  25. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  26. Canadian Music TV Vet Martin Dies

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST John Martin, widely regarded as Canada's father of music video programming, died Thursday morning (Feb. 23) in his sleep at Toronto's East General Hospital following a lengthy battle with cancer. He w John Martin, widely regarded as Cana ...

  27. Mullen Lighting Up Fuse

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST With the appointment of Catherine Mullen to executive VP/GM, the Fuse network remains committed to further developing music-centric content and branding initiatives across its numerous platforms. With the appointment of Catherine Mullen to executi ...

  28. CHUM Appoints Donlon To Board

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Limited in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 14) elected Denise Donlon to its board of directors. Toronto-based broadcaster CHUM Limited in Toronto yesterday (Dec. 14) elected Denise Donlon to its board of directors. Donlon wa ...

  29. Fuse Plans Slate Of New Music Programs

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fuse aims to raise the stakes in the competition among music video networks by investing in more programs and expanding its management team. Fuse aims to raise the stakes in the competition among music video networks by investing in more programs ...

  30. Evanescence, Urban, Crow Plan BMA Performances

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artists join Stefani, Usher, Nelly, Green Day. Artists join Stefani, Usher, Nelly, Green Day. News Nelly , Stefani ...

  31. Fuse President Juris Exits Channel

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fuse president Marc Juris has resigned to become GM at Court TV. His last day at Fuse will be Oct. 1, and he will officially join Court TV Oct. 4. Fuse president Marc Juris has resigned to become GM at Court TV. His last day at Fuse will be Oct. 1 ...

  32. Fuse President Juris Exits Channel

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fuse president Marc Juris has resigned to become GM at Court TV. His last day at Fuse will be Oct. 1, and he will officially join Court TV Oct. 4. Fuse president Marc Juris has resigned to become GM at Court TV. His last day at Fuse will be Oct. 1 ...

  33. Tuned In: The Tube

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sam Roberts' "Hard Road" clip wins three trophies at the MuchMusic Video Awards. Read Carla Hay's column. Sam Roberts' "Hard Road" clip wins three trophies at the MuchMusic Video Awards. Read Carla Hay's col ...

  34. Fuse Broadcasts Free 'Downloads'

    June 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-video network Fuse is encouraging its viewers to download songs without paying for them. But there's nothing illicit going on. In an industry first, the network is giving away legal downloads as Music-video network Fuse is encouraging i ...

  35. MuchMusic, Xbox Canada Link For Tour

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Canadian video channel MuchMusic and Xbox Canada are teaming up for the summer Xbox Presents Much Unleashed tour. The interactive road show will hit over 100 sites in Canada from June 8 to Sept. 17. Canadian video channel MuchMusic and Xbox Canada ...

  36. Robert Weiss Jumps To Fuse

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-video network Fuse has appointed Robert Weiss to the newly created position of head of programming. He was previously head of East Coast development at VH1. Music-video network Fuse has appointed Robert Weiss to the newly created position of ...

  37. Fuse Links With New York's WQHT

    February 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music video network Fuse has joined forces with mainstream R&B radio station WQHT (Hot 97) New York for a yearlong programming partnership. Music video network Fuse has joined forces with mainstream R&B radio station WQHT (Hot 97) New ...

  38. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. sp ...