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CBS Entertainment Promotes Mackenzie Mitchell to Vice President of Specials, Music, Live Entertainment

Mackenzie Mitchell has been promoted to vice president of specials, music and live events for CBS Entertainment, Jack Sussman — executive vice president of specials, music, live events…

Haugesund Head Tonje Hardersen: “We’ve Had More Films to Choose From Than Ever Before”

For its 50th edition unspooling Aug. 20-26, Norway’s top film event, the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund, will be treating its 400-plus international guests and local audiences with…

#BamaRush insanity: Alabama sorority wannabes bag 1 billion TikTok views

Over 2,500 students have signed up for Greek life recruitment at the University of Alabama.

Vin Scully, Legendary Sports Announcer and Voice of the Dodgers, Dies at 94

Vin Scully, the longtime Dodgers play-by-play announcer considered by many to be the king of his profession, died Tuesday. He was 94. The Los Angeles Dodgers confirmed Scully’s…

High School Hockey Rivalry Documentary ‘Hockeyland’ Acquired by Greenwich Entertainment, First Trailer Released (EXCLUSIVE)

Independent film distributor Greenwich Entertainment has acquired North American distribution rights to documentary feature “Hockeyland.” Directed by Tommy Haines (“Saving Brinton”), the film follows rival high school hockey…

How ‘Only Murders in the Building’ Theme Song Was Created Using Home Depot Buckets

Composer Siddhartha Khosla landed three Emmy nominations, this year, including one for original main title theme for “Only Murders in the Building.” The catchy earworm, Khosla says, happened…

‘CODA’ producer Philippe Rousselet, Jacques Audiard, Hengameh Panahi, Michel Gondry on France’s Revamped Oscar Submission Committee

Philippe Rousselet, Oscar-winning producer of “Coda,” “Paris, 13th District” director Jacques Audiard, sales agent Hengameh Panahi and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” filmmaker Michel Gondry are part…

Inside the Multi-Billion Dollar Battle Royale Over Music-Streaming Royalties

It’s hard to think of a more brain-deadening topic than the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board’s proceedings over the rates for music streaming. But deep in the dense legalese…

GHY Culture Emulates TikTok With Short-Form Drama Series – Global Bulletin

SHORT-FORMAT DRAMA The Goddess Hotel G.H.Y Culture Media GHY Culture & Media, a mainland China-focused entertainment company from Singapore, has launched a slate of short drama series that…

Music Industry Moves: Em Beihold Signs With Sony Publishing; ‘Billie Eilish’ Rapper Armani White Inks With Def Jam

Sony Music Publishing has signed rising singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Em Beihold to a worldwide publishing agreement. Her gold-certified single “Numb Little Bug” has been on the Billboard…

‘Leave It to Beaver’ star Tony Dow dead at 77 after premature announcement

His death was prematurely announced on Tuesday after his wife, Lauren Shulkind, mistakenly notified the actor’s management team.

France Overhauls Oscar Submission Committee

France has rejigged its Oscar submission committee, changing the group that decides which French film to submit for an international feature film Oscar. As part of the overhaul,…