Fuse TV

  1. NUVOtv Finalizes Acquisition of Fuse for $226M

    July 01, 2014 12:53 PM EDT NUVOtv and parent company SíTV Media have finalized their acquisition of Fuse, which was purchased in April from the Madison Square Garden Company for $226 million. MSG will receive a 15% equity in the combined company, subject to potential reduct ...

  2. Sean Combs Says Revolt Was 'Used as a Pawn' to Drive Up Fuse Price

    May 01, 2014 9:18 PM EDT Sean Combs said during the final opening session at the NCTA convention on Thursday that Madison Square Garden used his company -- parent of cable music channel Revolt TV -- to get a higher price when it sold the Fuse music network to NuvoTV, sug ...

  3. Jennifer Lopez Bests Ex Sean Combs in Bid for Fuse (Updated)

    April 03, 2014 9:36 PM EDT UPDATED: It was confirmed that NuvoTV, the channel Jennifer Lopez retains a minority stake in and is chief creative officer of, has reached an agreement  to buy Fuse TV from Madison Square Garden Co offering a reported $226 million and a 15 perce ...

  4. MSG Names Tad Smith President/CEO, Hank Ratner Vice Chairman

    March 03, 2014 2:52 PM EST The Madison Square Garden Company has announced that former Cablevision executive Tad Smith will succeed Hank Ratner as president/CEO of MSG. Ratner is now vice chairman and joins the company’s board of directors.   Smith, who spent five years wit ...

  5. Madison Square Garden Shopping Its Fuse Cable-TV Music Channel

    September 12, 2013 9:21 PM EDT The Madison Square Garden, Co. is shopping its Fuse cable music channel and has hired J.P. Morgan Chase to explore the market, A statement from MSG obtined by Billboard.biz said the following: “Fuse is a unique and valuable asset with 73 million ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 40 Under 40: Rio Caraeff

    August 02, 2012 2:46 PM EDT Rio Caraeff President/CEO, Vevo Website: Vevo.com Twitter: @RioZilla Taking It Worldwide Vevo President/CEO Rio Caraeff, 37, has sought a flexible, nimble startup culture for the music video network. Now, he must be nimble across multiple time zon ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Vevo Now Syndicating Content to Yahoo! Music

    March 21, 2012 5:11 PM EDT Yahoo! Music has become Vevo's latest syndication partner. The deal means Vevo's videos are now streamed through a Vevo video player at one of the most heavily trafficked websites in the country. Business Matters: ABC News Helps Yahoo! O ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. MTV Reunites With Vevo, Now Has Licensing Deals From All Four Majors

    March 06, 2012 10:19 AM EST Vevo and MTV have gotten back together, signing a deal that allows MTV to license Vevo's music videos again across all their websites after a dispute caused Vevo to pull their content off the television channel in 2010. The videos returned to ...

  12. Billboard Power 100: James L. Dolan

    January 26, 2012 8:48 PM EST No. 81 James L. Dolan Executive chairman; president/CEO Madison Square Garden Co. Cablevision Systems The Big Show... In a city full of power players, few loom larger than James (Jim) Dolan, the man who runs Madison Square Garden and its affiliate ...

  13. Liana Huth Farnham Named SVP, Partnerships and Events at Fuse

    October 19, 2011 11:08 AM EDT Fuse has named Liana Huth Farnham senior vice president, partnerships and events. She will report to the company's Executive Vice President and General Manager David Clark. In this role, Huth will work closely with all Fuse departments and pl ...

  14. Vevo Adds New Syndication Partners: Artist Direct, Batanga, Gorilla Leak, Others

    August 03, 2011 12:26 PM EDT Vevo, the online music video service backed by Sony Music Entertainment and Universal Music Group, has added several new syndication partners for its network. The company struck syndication deals with ArtistDirect.com, Hispanic music news site Bat ...

  15. James Dolan, Cablevision President and CEO, Joins Live Nation Board

    July 01, 2011 8:32 AM EDT James Dolan, president and chief executive officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation was elected to the Live Nation board of directors on Tuesday, according to documents filed with the SEC Thursday. The addition adds substantial media heft to the ...

  16. Vevo, Fuse Strike Content Deal

    June 28, 2011 3:00 PM EDT While the stalemate between Vevo and MTV continues, Vevo and Fuse have worked out a content sharing and syndication partnership that allows both parties to share content. Most significantly, Fuse will has agreed to syndicate Vevo's online mus ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Vevo Bulking Up On Original Content, Excutives; Adds Epic's McVehil, Fuse's Reich

    May 02, 2011 2:18 PM EDT Fresh off the heels of an expansion into the UK, online music video hub Vevo is now expanding its executive team. The company added former Epic Records exec. Doug McVehil as senior VP of music, talent & content operations; and Fuse's Scot ...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Blink 182's Mark Hoppus To Host Fuse Show

    June 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Fuse's "A Different Spin with Mark Hoppus," a new long-form original series, is scheduled to premiere in September. Blink 182's Mark Hoppus will host the one-hour show. The weekly music show will offer interviews with artists a ...

  21. Bonnaroo '10 Lights Up Live Online

    June 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It's often joked that more people like to claim that they were at Woodstock in 1969 than were actually there. For today's music mega-festivals, such boasting is entirely plausible. The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, which begins its ...

  22. Faith Hill, Chris Isaak To Perform At Rock Hall

    March 04, 2010 12:00 AM EST Faith Hill may be a country veteran, but the singer will show off her rock roots when she performs at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony later this month. Hill will be joined by Chris Isaak, Adam Levine and Jesse Carmichael of Maroo ...

  23. Cable Vet Gavin Harvey Joins Fuse

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT After a year-long hiatus, former Versus/OLN president Gavin Harvey has resurfaced in the cable network space, joining Cablevision's music network Fuse as executive VP and GM. Harvey left Versus last summer, when the New York-based sports chan ...

  24. Madison Square Garden Spin-Off Approved

    July 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The board of directors for Cablevision Systems Corporation has authorized the company's management to move forward with the spin-off of the Madison Square Garden (MSG) business to Cablevision stockholders, it was announced today (July 30). Th ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Fuse to Broadcast Hall of Fame Ceremony

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony will move from MTV Network's VH1 Classic to Cablevision's Fuse for the next three years. The first broadcast on the new network will take place during the next induction ceremony on April ...

  28. 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 ...

  29. 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 ...

  30. Madison Square Garden Aligns With Azoff-led Front Line

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden has acquired a minority equity interest in Front Line Management, the Irving Azoff-led management firm held by IAC and Warner Music Group. Front Line represents a wide range of major artists, including the Eagles, Jimmy Buffe ...

  31. Update: Ticketmaster, Cablevision/MSGE, AEG Deal

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Talk is premature that the deal between Ticketmaster, Cablevision/Madison Square Garden Entertainment and AEG Live is dead. But parts of the pact could be described as "on life support," according to sources. The deal, which would combin ...

  32. Ticketmaster, Cablevision, MSGE, AEG Deal Hits Snag

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sources say the still-uncompleted deal between Ticketmaster, Cablevision/Madison Square Garden Entertainment, and AEG Live has hit a snag but is still in play. The deal, which would combine the considerable assets of the world's largest ticke ...

  33. Promotion Wars

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST News of a blockbuster deal among major players AEG Live, Ticketmaster and Cablevision has sent ripples through the live business. Multiple sources confirm to Billboard that a deal is imminent for Ticketmaster and Madison Square Garden Entertainmen ...

  34. Fall From Grace Wins $1 Million Bodog Competition

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Indie label Bodog Music, a division of the international digital entertainment organization Bodog Entertainment, has awarded Seattle band Fall From Grace a $1 million recording contract as a result of their victory in the first-ever Bodog Music Ba ...

  35. 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 ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Fuse Readies Mobile Content Push

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST To be offered on-air and via a Web store. Fuse TV is preparing to offer viewers the chance to buy mobile entertainment content like ringtones, wallpaper graphics and games via on-air short-code messaging promotions. When the service goes live, vie ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Fuse Bows Artist Feature '100%'

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new TV series on Fuse, "100%," will spotlight a different artist each week through interviews and music videos. The show will bow Dec. 6 with an episode on Usher. A new TV series on Fuse, "100%," will spotlight a different ar ...

  41. Fuse, AG Interactive Link

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Deal will create wireless services. The Fuse music network and AG Interactive, the new-media subsidiary of American Greetings Corp., are joining forces to market interactive music programming via wireless. The partnership will eventually allow Fus ...

  42. 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 ...

  43. 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 ...

  44. 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 ...

  45. 'Idol' Reject William Hung Inks With Koch

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Booted "American Idol" hopeful William Hung has signed with Koch Records, which will on April 6 release his debut album, tentatively titled "The True Idol." Booted "American Idol" hopeful William Hung has signed with ...

  46. 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 ...

  47. 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 ...

  48. 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 ...

  49. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor U.S. spring tour 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 16 co ...

  50. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor spring outing 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 16 conce ...