Sharp to review TV licensing deals to boost global presence

Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp said Tuesday it will review its TV brand licensing deals overseas in an effort to boost its global presence under the aegis of Taiwan's Foxconn. "We have decided to review our current brand licensing busines.....»»

Category: reviewsSource: yahooJan 12th, 2017

Licensing Expo: Companies Look To Sequels, Adults, YouTube To Sell More Merchandise

Those are a few of the themes propelling the entertainment industry hard-sell expected this week at the International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association‘s (LIMA) annual Licensing Expo. Deals with manufacturers and retailers at the.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineMay 29th, 2017

Universal Licensing Expansion to Include NBC and Sprout Products

In an attempt to centralize consumer products and licensing across NBCUniversal, Universal Partnerships & Licensing president Stephanie Sperber’s role will be broadened to include consumer products from Sprout and the larger NBC network.  Sperb.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 23rd, 2017

Comedy Central Ups Jim Sharp To EVP Original Programming & Development

Jim Sharp has been promoted to EVP Original Programming and Development West Coast, reporting to Kent Alterman, President, Content Development and Original Programming. Sharp, formerly Senior Vice President, will oversee development and production on all .....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineJun 25th, 2014

Pandora signs label deals in latest streaming move

Pandora, the leading internet radio station that has been looking to dent the rise of Spotify, announced Tuesday that it had struck licensing deals with major record labels. Pandora said it had reached arrangements with Universal and Sony Music, two of th.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJan 10th, 2017

Jimi Hendrix Estate Renews Licensing Deal With Sony Music Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)

In a year that marks both the 75th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s birth and the 50th anniversary of his galvanizing debut album, “Are You Experienced?,” Sony Music Entertainment and Experience Hendrix L.L.C. have agreed to renew their licensing partnership, which was first signed in 2009.  The agreement covers the continued “curation” and distribution of the... Read more ».....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJul 18th, 2017

German music industry, YouTube sign licensing fee deal

BERLIN (AP) — A German music industry group says it has signed an agreement with YouTube on licensing fees for its members' work — a deal that should mean far fewer blocked videos for viewers in Germany......»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 1st, 2016

"Home" run, licensing fees power DreamWorks blockbuster show

(Reuters) - Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by the worldwide television release of its movie "Home" and higher licensing fees......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 17th, 2017

Licensing Business for Entertainment Industry Grows 4.3% to $51 Billion in 2013

The overall licensing industry grew for a third straight year in 2013, generating nearly $115.8 billion in retail sales, an increase of 3.3%. As a result, property owners earned $5.7 billion in royalties, another 3.3% gain, according to the International .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyMay 29th, 2017

U.S. considers updating music licensing accords with ASCAP, BMI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice is considering changing or scrapping agreements it reached with two music licensing giants more than 70 years ago to freshen them up for the Internet age, the department said in a statement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 18th, 2017

Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Doesn’t Scare Licensing Partners

There are still plenty of moviegoers who don’t know who Rocket Raccoon or Groot are yet, but that hasn’t scared off licensing partners from turning the “Guardians of the Galaxy” characters into toys or plastering them on T-shirts. .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 16th, 2017

Review: While We"re Young (15) is a sharp hipster satire

Ben Stiller raises uncomfortable laughs in Noah Baumbach's sharp generation-gap comedy......»»

Category: tvSource: dailystarApr 5th, 2015

Kate Spade swings to profit on revenue boost

Kate Spade & Co. on Wednesday reported a second-quarter profit, helped by a boost in sales in North America. The sales increase and a boost in the low end of the company's earnings projections buoyed investors, ........»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooAug 6th, 2015

Second Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 gets release date

After the February launch during New York Fashion Week, the second sneaker in the Yeezy Boost collection by Kanye West in collagoration with adidas Originals has been released, the Yeezy Boost 350......»»

Category: fashionSource: yahooJun 20th, 2015

IM Global CEO: Film Financing ‘Is Not a Very Good Business’

Describing his company as an “international-facing, producing, financing, distribution and licensing studio,” IM Global founder and CEO Stuart Ford said business flexibility has been key to survival and growth. Ford was speaking Saturday at a festival.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyDec 17th, 2014

Discovery CEO on "Studying" Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal, Targeting Middle America

David Zaslav suggests delays in the deal review, discusses the company's upfront ad market outlook, its approach to future digital licensing deals and how it expects to grow its carriage revenue in more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterJun 28th, 2017

Halle Berry Races for Divorce Because of Pending Deals (DOCUMENT)

Halle Berry needed to be a single woman by the end of 2016 ... because she had some big deals on the line. According to the divorce docs, obtained by TMZ, Halle needed the divorce to go through before 2017 "due to pending contracts and deals.".....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJan 3rd, 2017

2015 Cyber Week Deals: Who Has The Best Deals On TVs, XBox, PS4, Kindle?

Cyber Monday starts one day early on Sunday for most retailers like Best Buy, Amazon, Walmart, and Target, but some of the best online deals on TVs, Apple's iPad and MacBook, Xbox and PS4 game syst........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseNov 29th, 2015

Walmart Black Friday Deals 2015: iPad, XBox, Playstation, HDTVs Top Doorbuster Deals

What's in store for Walmart shoppers on Black Friday 2015? Shoppers who are looking for doorbuster deals on iPads, iPhones, HDTVs and video game systems are in luck. Although the official Walmart B........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseNov 8th, 2015

Barry Keoghan & Cillian Murphy Suit Up for "Dunkirk" Irish Premiere

Barry Keoghan and Cillian Murphy looked sharp as they brought Dunkirk to their native Ireland! The actors hit the red carpet at the premiere held at Light House Cinema on Monday (July 17) in Dublin. Barry was joined by his new girlfriend, make-up artist Shona Guerin. The guys also got support from Macbeth actor Jack [...] Barry Keoghan and Cillian Murphy looked sharp as they brought Dunkirk to their native Ireland! The actors hit the red carpet at the premiere held at Light House Cinema on Monday (July 17) in Dublin. Barry was joined by his new girlfriend, make-up artist Shona Guerin. The guys also got support from Macbeth actor Jack Reynor and his fiancee, Irish model Madeline Mulqueen, looking stunning in a bright orange dress. “Taking the movie home is unreal, as is getting to tell this story, which a lot of Irish people don’t know about,” Barry told “There were a lot of Irish in it but young lads don’t know about it. I just feel very privileged to work on a film like this and to work with [director] Chris [Christopher Nolan] because he’s one of the greats.” If you missed it, check out pics of the rest of the cast, including Harry Styles and Tom Hardy, at the London world premiere. Dunkirk follows the evacuation of the French City of Dunkirk in 1940 during World War II. Don’t miss it when it hits theaters this Friday (July 21). Watch below to hear Barry joke about how Harry fans on set were there to see him! "They were screaming, Barry!" @BarryKeoghan jokes that the #HarryStyles fans on the @dunkirkmovie set were there to see him. #dunkirk — Entertainment on RTÉ (@RTE_Ents) July 16, 2017 15+ pictures inside of Barry Keoghan, Cillian Murphy, and more at the premiere….....»»

Category: topSource: justjaredJul 17th, 2017

Drew Sharp, longtime Detroit sports columnist, dies at 56

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Free Press says sports columnist Drew Sharp has died. He was 56......»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 24th, 2016