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  • Mick Jagger-produced documentary on James Brown to air on HBO

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Premium cable network HBO said on Thursday it had acquired the rights to a Mick Jagger-produced documentary on soul singer James Brown and would air the film on Oct. 27. "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" features rare and...
  • HBO to Air Mick Jagger-Produced James Brown Documentary 'Mr. Dynamite'

    HBO has acquired the James Brown documentary "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" for the U.S. and Canada, with a premiere date set for Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. The feature length documentary is directed by Oscar-winning helmer Alex Gibney and produced by...
  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • Stage on the streets for Chicago performers

    Stage on the streets for Chicago performers
    A strong voice and the sound of a guitar welcome you to the subway tunnel on your way home from work. Muscles relax and the stress of a long day melt away. The lyrics from Bob Marley's "Jamming" echo off the walls. You smile and decide to let the next...
  • Like it or not, 'Fancy' is the song of summer

    Like it or not, 'Fancy' is the song of summer
    Just as the season's winding down, there's finally a definitive pick for Song of the Summer: Iggy Azalea's "Fancy." The surprise of few (and to the chagrin of many), Billboard Magazine has tracked the single's collective rankings on its Hot 100 chart,...
  • Vevo Taps CBS Interactive's David Rice as Chief Product Officer

    Digital music-video company Vevo named David Rice, most recently SVP and g.m. of CBS Interactive's games division, to the newly created position of chief product officer. Rice will oversee product development for Vevo -- the biggest single content...
  • Celebrity benefit concert attracts art supporters

    Star-studded red carpet arrivals, a private showing of fine arts and a concert featuring jazz musician Al Jarreau drew in thousands of fans and supporters to the Celebrity Benefit Concert and Pageant at the Laguna Beach Festival of Arts. Celebrity...
  • IMG names media industry veteran Shapiro content chief

    (Reuters) - Talent management company IMG Worldwide Inc said it appointed Mark Shapiro, a media industry veteran and a former chief executive of theme park operator Six Flags Entertainment Corp, as its chief content officer. Shapiro was most recently...
  • Film Composer Brian Tyler Scores ESPN's Newly Outfitted NFL Sunday Telecasts

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Brian Tyler -- the film composer behind such Marvel superhero extravaganzas as "Iron Man 3," "Thor: The Dark World" and the upcoming "Avengers: Age of Ultron" -- has created new theme music for ESPN's NFL studio shows. Of...
  • Toronto: Judy Cairo Heads Back to Fest With 'Boychoir'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - During the height of the recession, producer Judy Cairo managed to break into the feature film business with a smallish indie called "Crazy Heart" through her Informant Media banner. Since "Crazy Heart" became a major hit with...
  • Friendly road trip for Orlando musicians Reggie Williams, Matthew Fowler

    Friendly road trip for Orlando musicians Reggie Williams, Matthew Fowler
    With only a few days left for packing, Orlando singer-songwriters Reggie Williams and Matthew Fowler still have shopping to do before embarking on their "Bring a Friend" tour. "I still need some jackets for the road," Williams said by phone earlier this...