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Amazon Studios Chief Jennifer Salke Adds MGM to Portfolio, Chris Brearton to Oversee Strategy, MGM+ and Unscripted TV

Amazon has settled on a new corporate structure for its expanded content operations, putting most of MGM under Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke while also promoting MGM veteran…

U.K. Disney+ Execs Upbeat About Bob Iger’s Return Despite Possible Strategy Change: ‘He’s a Creative at Heart’

Disney+ execs in Europe appeared outwardly upbeat about Bob Iger’s return to the House of Mouse during their first public outing since Bob Chapek’s shock ousting some 10…

Disney Buys Out MLB’s Remaining 15% Stake in BAMTech Streaming Division for $900 Million

Disney now owns 100% of BAMTech, the streaming technology services group that powers Disney+ and the media company’s other direct-to-consumer services. Earlier this month, Disney paid $900 million…

Ethiopia Habtemariam to Step Down From Motown Records

Ethiopia Habtemariam, currently chairwoman and CEO of Motown Records, will be stepping down from her position in order to pursue new endeavors, she and the company stated in a…

Amazon Restructures MGM TV’s Scripted Division, Folds Orion Television Into Studio

Amazon has restructured leadership operations at MGM Television’s scripted department amid a continuous overhaul of the studio, 10 months after the tech giant closed its $8.5 billion acquisition…

Oscars 2023 Will Include All 23 Categories Presented Live on Air (EXCLUSIVE)

All 23 categories will be aired during the Oscars 2023 telecast. Bill Kramer, CEO of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced the news exclusively to…

‘Really upset’ Matt Lauer ‘withdrawn’ from friends after Katie Couric diss

A source for the disgraced newsman has said that the ousted “Today” show host “was really upset” by the release of his former cohost’s tell-all book last year.

Apple Music Reveals Top Songs of 2022, Launches Redesigned Replay Experience

Apple Music unveiled its year-end charts ranking 2022’s top songs, top Shazams, top fitness songs and tracks with the most-read lyrics. The service also announced the launch of…

‘BMF’ Season 2 Set for January 6 Premiere on Starz (TV News Roundup)

“BMF” returns for Season 2 on Friday, January 6 at midnight on the Starz app, as well as its streaming and on-demand platforms, the network has announced. “BMF”…

Anna Katchko’s ‘Happiness’ Team Wraps ‘Hunger,’ Sets ‘Lynx’ (EXCLUSIVE)

The team behind Berlinale winner “Baqyt” (“Happiness”), which is at the International Film Festival of India, Goa, has a range of projects lined up. “Hunger,” by “Happiness” director…

“KPOP The Musical” is on Broadway. We found tickets for $90

“KPOP The Musical” is coming to Broadway’s Circle On The Square opening on Nov. 27.