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  • Viacom to provide 'SpongeBob, other shows, to Sony TV service

    Viacom to provide 'SpongeBob, other shows, to Sony TV service
    Electronics giant Sony Corp. now has rights to nearly two dozen Viacom television networks -- including BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon -- to include in its upcoming cloud-based TV service. The deal, announced Wednesday, represents a new...
  • Deezer, the French Spotify, targets high end in U.S. with Sonos

    Deezer, the French Spotify, targets high end in U.S. with Sonos
    San Francisco-based Listen.com launched Rhapsody, the first online music subscription service, late in 2001, long before Netflix had a single customer for its streaming videos. Today, Netflix has more subscribers in the U.S. alone -- 36 million -- than...
  • 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Equalizer' Join TV Ad-Spend Top 5

    In this week's edition of the Variety Movie Commercial Tracker, powered by iSpot.tv, "This Is Where I Leave You" leads in spending with an estimated outlay of $5.1 million for spots that have aired 946 times across 44 networks through September 7. This is...
  • BET Hires Facebook Marketing Exec Kay Madati as Chief Digital Officer

    Viacom's BET Networks has tapped Kay Madati, previously head of entertainment and media on Facebook's global marketing solutions team, to be its chief digital officer. Madati reports to BET chairman and CEO Debra L. Lee and will be based in Los Angeles....
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' continues assault on U.S. box office

    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, Sept 7 (Reuters) - "Guardians of the Galaxy," already the biggest film of the year, continued its improbable assault on the box office, collecting $10.2 million to lead all films after a month in theaters. Featuring a cast of misfit...
  • James Corden Set For CBS 'Late Late Show' Slot

    CBS will replace the quirky Craig Ferguson in its post-midnight "Late Late Show" with British actor James Corden, in what looks to be the last - at least for now - of a major series of talent shifts in wee-hours programming set off in large part by...
  • 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...
  • 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

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...