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  • 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...
  • Nickelodeon To Delve Further Into Sports Programming

    Nickelodeon said it would move deeper into sports-themed programming for kids by launching a new primetime block on its NickToons network that will feature a mix of original and acquired longform and shortform content from the NFL, Major League Soccer and...
  • Paramount Marketing Chief Josh Greenstein Close to Deal At Sony

    Former Paramount Pictures chief marketing officer Josh Greenstein is in final negotiations with Sony Pictures to succeed Jeff Blake as chairman of worldwide marketing and distribution, according to people at the studio familiar with the matter. Blake...
  • 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...
  • Venice: Al Pacino's 'The Humbling' Producers Venture into Animation

    Andrea Iervolino and Monika Bacardi's Ambi Pictures, at Venice as co-producers of Barry Levinson's Al Pacino-starrer "The Humbling," are venturing into animation with "Arctic Justice Thunder Squad." The ecology-themed 3D English-language family film is...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' becomes highest-grossing movie of 2014

    'Guardians of the Galaxy' becomes highest-grossing movie of 2014
    The "Guardians of the Galaxy" misfits reached a new box office stratosphere over the Labor Day weekend, soaring past fellow Marvel hero "Captain America" to become the highest-grossing domestic movie of 2014. "Guardians" rung up $16.3 million in U.S....
  • 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...