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Entertainment Business - Alexis Glick to Depart FOX Business Network - December, 2009
Glick joined the network in 2006 as Director of Business News prior to its launch and served as the host of one of the inaugural programs Money for Breakfast through October 2009. She also anchored Opening Bell since December 2007

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Univision’s Latin Music Awards - December, 2009
Full List of Nominees Announced for 22nd Edition of Univision’s Prestigious “Premio Lo Nuestro” Latin Music Awards Shakira, Paulina Rubio, Vicente Fernandez, Aventura, Marco Antonio Solis, Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, Cristian Castro, Juanes, Luis Fonsi, Gloria Trevi, Mana, Banda El Recodo, Calle 13, Ruben Blades, Daddy Yankee, Ricardo Arjona, Los Temerarios, Pee Wee, Flex, Gilberto Santa Rosa, Alacranes Musical, Jenni Rivera, Wisin y Yandel, La Quinta Estacion and Luis Enrique Among Nominated Artists Network Grows Partnership with Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems and Announces New “Entertainer of the Year” and “Collaboration of the Year” Categories

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Award-Winning HBO Comedy Series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” - November, 2009
TV Guide Network and TV Land Acquire Exclusive Joint Basic Cable Rights to Award-Winning HBO Comedy Series “Curb Your Enthusiasm” Networks Jointly Acquire Multi-Platform Rights to the Hit Comedy Series Produced By and Starring “Seinfeld” Co-Creator Larry David

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Vivid Entertainment Obtains Carrie Prejean Sex Tape and is Ready to Make a Deal - November, 2009
In May of this year Vivid made its first offer to Prejean of $1-million to make a movie with the company after her controversy with the Miss USA Pageant

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - CNBC’s New ‘Green’ Reality TV Series - November, 2009
Will premiere on 5 November at 23.00 CET on CNBC - The series will follow each entrepreneur’s journey towards making their business a reality.

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Pop Supergroup ‘Jada’ Releases New Single, ‘Break Up Song’ - October, 2009
Since its release earlier this year, the “American Cowboy” video has had almost a million combined hits on the Internet. The song, produced by Akon/RedOne, also was featured on the hit TV show “House.”

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Launch of Billboard Korea - October, 2009
Billboard and ViewLife Join Forces to Launch Billboard Korea -- Billboard Korea To Include Consumer Website, Mobile Music Applications And The First-Ever Billboard Korea Charts Developed By The Korea Entertainment Producer’s Association

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Harvey Mason Jr. Producer of the Film “More Than A Game” Starring LeBron James - October, 2009
Grammy and Oscar Nominated Music Producer Harvey Mason Jr. Scores a Cinematic Slam Dunk as Producer of the Film “More Than A Game” Starring LeBron James Also Tops Music Charts as Producer of New Whitney Houston Album “I Look To You”

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - FOX News & FOX Business Network Sign ABC News’s John Stossel - September, 2009
Stossel to Host Program on FOX Business Network Along With Appearances on FOX News Channel

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - At Urban Awards BMI Honors George Clinton, T-Pain, Lil Wayne - September, 2009
Hip-hop titans T-Pain and Lil Wayne shared the prestigious Songwriter of the Year prize, as trendsetters Polow Da Don and Kanye West both earned Producer of the Year titles. Song of the Year honors went to Jordin Sparks

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - Sean Kingston Announces North American Tour Dates - September, 2009
The Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Will Release His Sophomore Album, Tomorrow, on September 22nd - Smash First Single “Fire Burning” Certified Platinum

ENTERTAINMENT BIZ - FOX Business Network Secures Deal with Don Imus - September, 2009
To simulcast Morning Show -
The program will incorporate additional business news into its format which now offers a mix of current affairs, politics, entertainment and sports

TURN THE BEAT AROUND - After coming across an old music column that we wrote in the 70's it brought to mind after three decades what has happened to those talents. Who that was happening then is happening now. David Foster then a musician/songwriter is one of the hottest producers today with Celine Dione being one of his credits.

DO YOU KNOW what was going on three decades ago in the Hollywood music scene? A look back to then while you can compare with now. What artists continue to reign in the now generation music business.

Entertainment BIZ - TV Guide Signs Carrie Ann Inaba and Chris Harrison - August, 2009
TV Guide Network Signs Leading Primetime TV Personalities Carrie Ann Inaba and Chris Harrison to Anchor Its Signature Live Red Carpet Specials - Network Strengthens Its Talent Roster in Another Major Step to Distinguish Shows and Transform Its Programming

Entertainment BIZ - GRAMMY Salute to Country Music Honoring Vince Gill - August, 2009
The Recording Academy Hosts GRAMMY Salute to Country Music Honoring Vince Gill Inaugural Event, Pays Tribute to the Legendary Country Music Artist on Sept. 9 at The Loveless Barn in Nashville, Tenn.

Entertainment BIZ - George Clinton at BMI Urban Music Awards - August, 2009
George Clinton to Become BMI Icon at Urban Music Awards Slated for Sept. 10 in New York

Entertainment BIZ - Eric Wynalda New Co-Host of Fox Football Fone-In - August, 2009
As a player, Wynalda enjoyed considerable success for both club and country. After starring at San Diego State University, he earned his first cap with the U.S. National Team at age 20 and subsequently a spot on the 1990 FIFA World Cup roster.

Entertainment BIZ - Househusbands of Hollywood - August, 2009
Fox Reality Channel’s Original Series Househusbands of Hollywood Premieres August 15th at 9p/8c King of the Castle…Ruler of the Roost…Until His Wife Comes Home From Work

Sports & Entertainment TV - FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Live on Fox Soccer Channel - July, 2009
FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will take center stage on Fox Soccer Channel in early August, as the storied clubs play a series of three highly anticipated matches on U.S. soil

Entertainment BIZ - Colbie Caillat Romanced by SNL’s Bobby Moynihan in Malloy Bros. Video - July, 2009
Video for ‘Fallin’ for You’ ‘Fallin’ for You’ is Billboard Hot Shot Debut First Week out Breakthrough out August 25

Sports & Entertainment BIZ - G-FORCE” Teams up with Major League Baseball - July, 2009
Walt Disney Pictures’ and Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “G-FORCE” Teams up with Major League Baseball in Unprecedented All-Star Game, Grand-Slam Million-Ticket Sweepstakes First One Million Fans to Enter the Sweepstakes will Win Free Tickets to See “G-FORCE” on Its Opening Day if a Grand Slam is Hit During MLB All-Star Game

Entertainment BIZ - Michael Jackson Radio Airplay Stays Strong - July, 2009
A full week later, airplay of Jackson’s music is still more than four times what it was prior to his passing. The most played Jackson song remains “Billie Jean,” the #1 hit from his legendary 1983 album “Thriller.

Sports & Entertainment BIZ - Lance Armstrong to Provide Exclusive Daily Updates - July, 2009
Lance Armstrong to Provide Exclusive Daily Updates and Connect Directly with Fans from the 2009 Tour de France on LIVESTRONG.COM will enable cycling fans to follow Armstrong along all 21 stages of the race.

Having seen live performances of what many perceive as being the greatest Jackson is the greatest entertainer I have ever seen. That greatest list includes mega stars Elvis Presley, Sammy Davis Jr., James Brown, The Rolling Stones and Frank Sinatra.

Entertainment BEAT - MICHAEL JACKSON DEAD @ 50 - June, 2009
The pop music icon passed away yesterday at 2:26 PM at the UCLA Median Center in Los Angeles, California. An official autopsy has yet to be done by the LA coroner's office

Entertainment BIZ: Paul McCartney Performs First Ever Concerts at New York’s - June, 2009
At New York’s Citi Field on Friday, July 17 & Saturday, July 18, 2009 McCartney Returns to New York to Continue Inaugural Concert Tradition

Entertainment BIZ: The Recording Academy Elects New National Officers - June, 2009
Approves Continued Evolution of GRAMMY Categories at Spring Trustees Meeting Music Video Director/Producer George Flanigen, Music Supervisor/Composer/Film Music Executive Doug Frank and Engineer/Producer Glenn Lorbecki Elected National Officers; GRAMMY-winning Producer Jimmy Jam becomes Chair Emeritus Category Changes Affect Folk, Latin, and Polka Fields Bringing Total Number of Categories to be Recognized in January 2010 to 109

Entertainment BIZ: Science and Song Announces Second Music Contest - June, 2009
Partnering with Indaba Music the contest offers the opportunity to interact with accomplished musicians and create a unique musical sound

Entertainment BIZ: BMI Film & Television Awards - June, 2009
Awards Tout Composers of Year’s Top Film, Television, & Cable Music David Newman Honored for Outstanding Career Achievement; Mike Post Receives Classic Contribution Award

Entertainment BIZ: Music Matters – the Asia Pacific Music Forum - May, 2009
Music Matters – the Asia Pacific Music Forum Platinum Selling Artist Jamie Cullum to Perform at Music Matters in Hong Kong Jamie Cullum, the UK’s Most Successful and Multi-Million Album Selling Jazz Artist, Will Be in Hong Kong This June to Announce the Release of His New Album and Perform at the Music Matters Forum

Entertainment BIZ: Music Matters – the Asia Pacific Music Forum - May, 2009
Music Matters – the Asia Pacific Music Forum Platinum Selling Artist Jamie Cullum to Perform at Music Matters in Hong Kong Jamie Cullum, the UK’s Most Successful and Multi-Million Album Selling Jazz Artist, Will Be in Hong Kong This June to Announce the Release of His New Album and Perform at the Music Matters Forum

AMERICAN IDOL REVIEWS DOMINATE & ROCK CHARTS!!! - In a surprise move the Entertainment and Business news had a major impact on the NR Top 10 charts of the reports most viewed this past month. Our Video Beat television review column took five of the Top 10 rankings. Sports made the Top 3 with the most read subjects being Guus Hiddink, KaKa and David Beckham. Sports took four (1,2,3 & 5) of the top 10 spots.

Entertainment BIZ: Akon to Perform at 2009 Jordan Brand Classic - April, 2009
The Jordan Brand Classic will feature the nation’s top 24 high school senior basketball players, including the top-five ranked players in the ESPNU Top 100 – Xavier Henry (Oklahoma City, OK/Memphis), Derrick Favors (Atlanta, GA/Georgia Tech), John Henson (Tampa, FL/North Carolina), DeMarcus Cousins (Mobile, AL/Kentucky) and Renardo Sidney (Los Angeles, CA/USC).

Entertainment BIZ: "Octomom" Reality Show Sweetens $1 Million Adult Movie Offer - March, 2009
Adult film studio Vivid Entertainment told Nadya "Octomom" Suleman it is in talks to make a reality TV series in which she would star. The studio also sweetened its $1 million offer to her to appear in an X-rated film.

Entertainment BIZ: Two Disc Greatest Hits Album from Multi-Platinum Artist Incubus - March, 2009
Epic Records Proudly Announces MONUMENTS AND MELODIES - a Two Disc Greatest Hits Album from Multi-Platinum Artist Incubus New Single, “Black Heart Inertia” to Impact Radio April 16 Band Announce Summer Tour Dates

Entertainment BIZ: “IDOL TONIGHT” and Kimberly Caldwell and Justin Guarini Return as Co-Hosts - March, 2009
TV Guide Network Greenlights Fourth Season of Top-Rated Original Series “IDOL TONIGHT” that airs Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT through the duration of the “American Idol” season.

Entertainment BIZ: Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music Ultimate Collector’s Edition - March, 2009
The Director’s Cut 40th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition Celebrating the Greatest Rock Concert in History! On Blu-ray and DVD June 9 from Warner Home Video

Entertainment BIZ: Hollywood Records to Release Debut CD from Dancing with the Stars - March, 2009
Mark Ballas and Derek Hough Band Kick off 10 Week Residency at the Grove in Los Angeles Free Show Every Tuesday Night Beginning March 10 Ending Tuesday, May 12

SPORTS NOTES & TV RULE - Entertainment makes some chart shaking noise. In a surprise move our January Sports Notes column praising KaKa for not selling out for money given his higher principals and standards leaped to the top spot after only holding down the 4th position last month. You could say it was a delayed reaction. Guus Hiddink Play Russian Roulette retained the second spot from last month's ratings. SCOLARI GIVEN POISON PILL rocketed to 3rd after missing the list last month. - In a surprise entry our Sports Notes column from January 2006 SEA Games $#!T Hits The Fan leaped into the 8th spot. That column pretty much describes the sorry state of Cambodian football with the focus being what effect gambling has on the game in Southeast Asia. It was at that time several Vietnamese players were arrested for fixing football matches.

Entertainment BIZ: DIRECTV Announces Lineup For SXSW Live - March, 2009
DIRECTV Announces Lineup For SXSW Live, The Only Live Television Broadcast From The Trendsetting Music Festival, Airing March 20-21 On DIRECTV’s The 101 Network. Among the Many Acts Performing During the Two-Day DIRECTV Broadcast are Airborne Toxic Event, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Juliette Lewis and the New Romantiques, Lenka, The Oak Ridge Boys and Tinted Windows; Additional Acts to be Announced SXSW 2009

Entertainment BIZ: Brian Gott Named Publisher of Variety - February, 2009
Brian Gott will assume the role of Publisher, responsible for the day-to-day management of Variety. His duties include licensing, strategic partnerships, brand extension, and new product development.

Entertainment BIZ: Amanda Ghost Named President of Epic Records - February, 2009
Ms. Ghost will join the company effective February 16, 2009 and be responsible for overseeing the overall management and creative direction of Epic Records. Ms. Ghost’s most recent acclaim has come as a Grammy-nominated songwriter, working with artists such as Beyoncé, James Blunt, Jordin Sparks, Kanye West, Shakira, Jay Z and many others.

Entertainment BIZ: Robert Riggs Award Winning CBS & ABC Television Journalist - February, 2009
Television Journalist Investigator Joins Bobby Goldstein Productions. Riggs will help BGP produce videos made for the social media environment of: Google, Yahoo, YouTube, Flickr, and Facebook. BGP is developing iaccuse.com which empowers the ‘little guy' to report corruption and fraud accusations often ignored by the press, media, law enforcement, and criminal justice.

Entertainment BIZ: “Public Television Rocks!” - February, 2009
WNET.ORG Announces Next Phase of Landmark “Public Television Rocks!” Initiative Innovative Music Series “Live from the Artists Den” Premieres Nationwide On Public Television February 2009 Performers Include Alanis Morissette, Raphael Saadiq, Ani DiFranco, The Hold Steady, Jakob Dylan and Ingrid Michaelson

Entertainment BIZ: Van Morrison’s "Astral Weeks: Live At The Hollywood Bowl" - January, 2009
The concerts marked the first time Mr. Morrison ever performed "Astral Weeks" in one complete concert set. Joining him was an orchestral string section and a band composed of world-class musicians, some of whom played with Van on the original "Astral Weeks" sessions 40 years ago

TV - VIDEO BEAT MAX Part 3 - The Beatles Live at Shea Stadium & DREAM GIRLS- JANUARY, 2009
For the music enthusiast The Beatles Live at Shea Stadium is a must have for anyone who is interested in the group or the history of music. The group performs 12 songs on the DVD. - Another must have for music history is the film Dream Girls starring eliminated American Idol Jennifer Hudson. This is one dynamite film that is largely based on the Motown Records group The Supremes with Hudson playing the role of Florence Ballard. - Recommended TV Listings

Songwriter Kara DioGuardi joins the crew of Paula Abdul, Randy Jackson and Simon 'The Merciless' Cowell. Kara displayed her catty side as she went head to head with a contestant who auditioned in a bikini bathing suite... it was almost GET IT ON TIME. Cowell is the main man in this group. Since there are four judges he is the breaking decision maker in the event of a 2-2 tie of opinion. VIDEO REVIEW - The Beatles Live at Shea Stadium & DREAM GIRLS . - Recommended TV Listings .... - Entertainment - TV -

Entertainment BIZ: The Recording Academy and Recording Artists' Coalition Announce Historic Alliance - January, 2009
Organizations Unite to Amplify Artists' Rights in Washington. RAC was founded in 2000 by Don Henley and Sheryl Crow to address legislative issues that affect the recording artist community.- Sports --- TV




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