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  1. Germans To Pay For MTV

    October 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT MTV Germany will only be available via pay-TV from Jan. 1, 2011. MTV Networks Germany's channel will shift from free-to-air access to all major German operators' digital subscription packages. The sister music channel VIVA will remain on ...

  2. Latin Briefs: EMI Music Publishing, Venevision, Mariano Barba

    July 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT -- EMI Music Publishing will administer the catalog of entertainment company Venevision International worldwide. Venevision, which formerly administered its own catalog, brought in the major to register its copyrights and collect income from uses ...

  3. MTV Networks Germany Cuts Jobs

    April 09, 2010 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Germany in Berlin has laid off 20 employees and adopted a strict cost-cutting course. Shows previously produced in Germany for MTV and VIVA are now being externally sourced from Berlin-based production company Strandgutmedia, which is ...

  4. Peter Fox Named Star Of Comet Awards

    June 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hip-hop and reggae artist Peter Fox was the big winner at Germany’s VIVA Comet awards, which were presented for the 14th time in front of nearly 8,000 guests in the sold-out König-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen. Fox received prizes in the categories ...

  5. Giglinger Departs MTV Networks

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Elmar Giglinger, senior VP music channels, will be leaving MTV Networks in Berlin on Dec. 31. Details of his replacement are to be announced shortly. "The almost nine years at MTV Networks were an extraordinary and exciting time for me in eve ...

  6. Pink Knocks Katy Perry Off Eurochart No. 1

    October 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica records a sixth week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart with "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal), matching the achievement of its 2003 predecessor "St. Anger." But Katy Perry's ten-week run at N ...

  7. Metallica's 'Magnetic' Holds Steady Atop Euro Albums Chart

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica and Katy Perry retain their crowns on Billboard's pan-European sales charts for another week. "Death Magnetic" (Vertigo/Universal) leads European Top 100 Albums for a third time and "I Kissed A Girl" (Virgin/EMI) ...

  8. Coldplay, Perry No. 1 In Europe

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) is back at the top of European Top 100 Albums, part of a resuming EMI double that sees Katy Perry's "I Kissed a Girl" (Virgin) lead Eurochart Hot ...

  9. Coldplay, Perry Score Euro Chart Double For EMI

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT EMI labels score a double victory on Billboard's new pan-European sales charts. Coldplay starts an eighth week at No. 1 on the Top 100 Albums chart with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone), while Katy Perry' ...

  10. Coldplay Scores Magnificent Seven In Europe

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There's no change at the top of Billboard's pan-European sales charts, with Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) entering a seventh week atop European Top 100 Albums, and Kid Rock into a ...

  11. Coldplay Stay At Euro Chart Summit

    July 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) starts a sixth week atop European Top 100 Albums, while Kid Rock moves into a third week at No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "All Summer Long" ...

  12. Coldplay's 'Viva' Continues Euro Chart Hot Streak

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI) gives Coldplay a fourth week atop European Top 100 Albums, but there's a new leader on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. Kid Rock's "All Summer Long" (Topdog/Atlan ...

  13. Coldplay's 'Viva' Grabs Top Spot On Euro Chart

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay moves to the European Top 100 Albums summit with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" (Parlophone/EMI), on which it debuted at No. 4 on part-week sales last week. Meanwhile, Duffy's "Mercy" (A&M/Univers ...

  14. XM Adds 'Caricia' Latin Oldies Channel

    January 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST XM Satellite Radio launched a new Latin oldies channel Wednesday (Jan. 2) featuring music from the '60, '70s and '80s. Dubbed "Caricia" (XM 93), the channel will showcase music from artists such as Julio Iglesias, Jose Fel ...

  15. Gorny Takes Charge At German Music Industry Assn.

    October 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Dieter Gorny has been elected chairman of the new German music industry body Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Music Industry Association), formed from the merger of the German labels body BPW, and the German IFPI group. Gorny succeeds Michael Haentje ...

  16. Hopfgartner Joins MTV Germany

    August 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks (MTVN) Germany in Berlin has appointed Jurgen Hopfgartner as director digital media G/S/A (Germany, Switzerland and Austria) with immediate effect. In the newly-created role, Hopfgartner will be responsible for the business and produc ...

  17. Gorny Out At MTV Europe

    January 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dieter Gorny has split with MTV Networks Europe. Gorny has served as executive vice president at MTVNE in 2004 since the music TV network bought out his competitor German TV broadcaster VIVA in a multi-million euro deal. An MTVNE spokesperson says ...

  18. Jamba Expands Abroad, Partners With MTVN

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Managing director unveils plans at Popkomm. Jamba, the ringtone vendor known as Jamster in the United Kingdom and United States, is set to expand into Latin America and India, according to Jamba managing director Markus Berger-de León at Popkomm i ...

  19. Jamba Expands Abroad, Partners With MTVN

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Managing director unveils plans at Popkomm. Jamba, the ringtone vendor known as Jamster in the United Kingdom and United States, is set to expand into Latin America and India, according to Jamba managing director Markus Berger-de León at Popkomm i ...

  20. Verizon Brings Latin Content To V CAST

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New channel will feature music, comedy and interviews. Verizon Wireless' V CAST service will add Latino entertainment channel Viva! Vision TV to its lineup in October. The channel, which will feature Latin music, stand-up comedy and celebrity ...

  21. MTV Germany Drops Viva Plus For Comedy Channel

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST MTV is to replace its interactive German music channel Viva Plus with a comedy station before the end of the year. MTV is to replace its interactive German music channel Viva Plus with a comedy station before the end of the year. The new channel, ...

  22. Germany's MTV, Viva To Curtail Ringtone Ads

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The two leading German music channels MTV and VIVA are to cut back substantially on ringtone advertising on their networks. From October, MTV has committed to not broadcast any ringtone advertising fr The two leading German music channels MTV and ...

  23. Nickelodeon To Replace Germany's MTV2 Pop

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Germany is losing a music TV channel. Starting Sept. 12, Viacom's MTV2 Pop service will be replaced with the children's TV channel Nickelodeon. BERLIN -- Germany is losing a music TV channel. Starting Sept. 12, Viacom's MTV2 Pop ser ...

  24. Nickelodeon To Replace Germany's MTV2 Pop

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Germany is losing a music TV channel. Starting Sept. 12, Viacom's MTV2 Pop service will be replaced with the children's TV channel Nickelodeon. Germany is losing a music TV channel. Starting Sept. 12, Viacom's MTV2 Pop service will ...

  25. MTV Revamps European Exec Structure

    November 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Europe has realigned its Central European executive structure following the acquisition of German music TV broadcaster Viva Media. The changes go into effect in the spring. MTV Networks Europe has realigned its Central European execut ...

  26. MTV Revamps European Exec Structure

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks Europe has realigned its Central European executive structure following the acquisition of German music TV broadcaster Viva Media. The changes go into effect in the spring. MTV Networks Europe has realigned its Central European execut ...

  27. Two Key Execs Split Germany's Viva

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. ...

  28. Two Key Execs Split Germany's Viva

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. The management team of Viva Media is being shaken up following Viacom's takeover of the German music television group. ...

  29. MTV's Hansen Commits To Support German Talent

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV Networks Europe president Brent Hansen expressed his goal to support new domestic artists in his keynote speech to the German music industry today (Sept. 29) at the Popkomm trade show in Berlin. " MTV Networks Europe president Brent Hanse ...

  30. Viacom Closes On Viva Buy

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of a 75.83% stake in German music television group Viva Media. The American media giant confirmed yesterday (Aug. 26) that it had closed the deal with the MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of ...

  31. Viacom Closes On Viva Buy

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of a 75.83% stake in German music television group Viva Media. The American media giant confirmed yesterday (Aug. 26) that it had closed the deal with the MTV parent Viacom has completed the purchase of ...

  32. German Regulators Clear Viacom's Viva Buy

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisition of Cologne-based media company Viva Media. The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisit ...

  33. German Regulators Clear Viacom's Viva Buy

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisition of Cologne-based media company Viva Media. The German Federal Cartel Office in Bonn has given the green light to Viacom's planned acquisit ...

  34. XM, Starbucks Brew Up Major Alliance

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New channel to go to XM users, coffee outlets. New channel to go to XM users, coffee outlets. News ...

  35. MTV Latin America Names Key Biz Exec

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Noel Gladstone has been named VP of investigation and development for MTV Networks Latin America. Noel Gladstone has been named VP of investigation and development for MTV Networks Latin America. Gladstone, who helped launch Nickelodeon Latin Amer ...

  36. Viacom Makes Move For Germany's Viva

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom today confirmed it is in the process of acquiring full ownership of German broadcaster Viva Media in a deal valued at about €308.66 million ($373 million). Viacom today confirmed it is in the process of acquiring full ownership o ...

  37. Viacom Makes Move For Germany's Viva

    June 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mühlemann, Gorny would run combined entity. Viacom today confirmed it is in the process of acquiring full ownership of German broadcaster Viva Media in a deal valued at about €308.66 million ($373 million). Viva is MTV's biggest comp ...

  38. Viacom Near Deal To Control Germany's Viva

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom is poised to acquire a controlling stake in German broadcaster Viva Media, owner of music-video channel Viva. Viacom is reportedly paying €300 million ($360 million) for a 75.5% stake in Viacom is poised to acquire a controlling ...

  39. Viacom Near Deal To Control Germany's Viva

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Viacom is poised to acquire a controlling stake in German broadcaster Viva Media, owner of music-video channel Viva. Viacom is reportedly paying €300 million ($360 million) for a 75.5% stake in Viacom is poised to acquire a controlling ...

  40. Viacom Near Deal To Control Germany's Viva

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Reports: media giant will pay $360M for 75.5% stake. Viacom is poised to acquire a controlling stake in German broadcaster Viva Media, owner of music-video channel Viva. Viacom is reportedly paying €300 million ($360 million) for a 75.5% stake in ...

  41. Viacom, Saban Eye Viva Share

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Haim Saban's Saban Capital Group and entertainment giant Viacom are considering acquiring a controlling stake in German music TV group Viva Media, sources said last Wednesday. COLOGNE, Germany (Hollywood Reporter)--Haim Saban's Saban Cap ...

  42. Universal In Germany, Viva Deny 'Pay For Play' Report

    December 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Germany and music TV channel Viva are downplaying reports in the German press that they forged a secret agreement in which the network would receive payments to air videos by the major Universal Music Germany and music TV channel V ...