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  • Viacom Inks Pact with Sony for Internet TV Service

    Viacom officially announced a deal with Sony to license live and on-demand programming for at least 22 cable networks, including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central, for Sony's forthcoming over-the-top TV service in the U.S. The agreement with Sony marks...
  • Oren Aviv Joins Robert Simonds' New Studio

    Hollywood veteran executive Oren Aviv has joined Robert Simonds' new studio as president and chief content officer of its motion picture group. Aviv said the yet-to-be-named studio is getting ready to produce and distribute up to 10 mainstream motion...
  • Two MMA Events At Casinos On Same Night? Dana White Unfazed

    Two MMA Events At Casinos On Same Night? Dana White Unfazed
    If you think this is a homecoming for Dana White, think again. "I really don't know anything about Connecticut," the controversial Manchester-born UFC czar said Wednesday. And if you think White is geeked up to go against Bellator MMA and its new...
  • U.K. Broadcaster ITV Ripe for a U.S. Takeover

    Media mavens in Blighty are buzzing at the prospect that the U.K.'s biggest broadcaster, ITV, may end up in U.S. hands as a rush of consolidation reshapes the British media landscape. All year, U.S. media giants have been splashing cash on U.K. TV...
  • Sony Pictures names Josh Greenstein head of marketing, distribution

    Sony Pictures names Josh Greenstein head of marketing, distribution
    Sony Pictures Entertainment on Friday named Josh Greenstein as its new president of worldwide marketing and distribution, handing him responsibilities previously held by its former vice chairman, Jeff Blake. Greenstein comes from Viacom Inc.'s Paramount...
  • Sony Confirms Josh Greenstein to Head Marketing

    Sony Pictures Entertainment has hired Josh Greenstein as the studio's president of worldwide marketing and distribution. Greenstein will assume the role previously held by Jeff Blake, who was forced out in late July, and oversee the day-to-day...
  • BET programming head Loretha Jones is stepping down

    BET programming head Loretha Jones is stepping down
    Loretha Jones, who has been BET's head of original programming for the last six years and helped move the network into an era of hit scripted series, is stepping down. The Viacom-owned network announced that Jones would be leaving the company and has...
  • Loretha Jones Exits as BET's Head of Original Programming

    Loretha Jones, the exec who steered BET's successful move into scripted programming with such series as "The Game," "Let's Stay Together" and "Being Mary Jane," has exited her post as president of original programming. In a statement, BET confirmed...
  • Former Fox, Disney executive Oren Aviv joins new Robert Simonds studio

    Former Fox, Disney executive Oren Aviv joins new Robert Simonds studio
    Producer Robert Simonds' new film studio still doesn't have a name, but pieces of the puzzle are coming together. The mysterious movie and television company has hired film industry veteran Oren Aviv, the former chief marketing officer for 20th...
  • MMA Coming To Mohegan Sun

    In the 1990s, America considered mixed martial arts a savage, low-rent bastard of a combat sport — a kind of competition barely a tier above bar fighting. But with the rise of the UFC, most of MMA's edges have been smoothed over, and there's a whole...
  • To Grab Ad Dollars In Contest, Big TV Players Like NBCU And Viacom Must Break Out Digital Video

    A group of media companies on Wednesday will be enticed into an arena of sorts and forced to compete to win ad dollars from blue-chip sponsors like Hasbro, Pepsi, State Farm, Petsmart, Walgreens, Levi's, Hilton and CBS Corp.'s Showtime. To get the...