US network recruits English pundits for expertise but still manages an own goal
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Saturday 22 January 2011
Jean-Marie Messier, the French tycoon and self-styled business "visionary", was convicted of embezzlement and duping investors by a French court yesterday and given a three-year suspended jail sentence.
Friday 10 December 2010
Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has mocked Arsenal for their lack of recent success and branded them nothing more than a "training centre".
Sunday 24 October 2010
This stage-schooled quintet have already justified their existence by inspiring the immortal headline "the Wanted attacked by window-licker".
Thursday 02 September 2010
Major sales for the likes of pop diva Lady Gaga, left, and Florence & the Machine failed to prevent falling half-year revenues at record label Universal Music, figures showed yesterday.
Monday 26 July 2010
With passport glitches, illness, and death wreaking more havoc than usual in concert schedules, we’re seeing just how big the available pool of talent is.
Friday 04 June 2010
You might call it a case of "Thank you for the music – but now please change your name". Abba tribute acts, who have kept the memory of Sweden's most famous export alive since the band played their last concert more than 25 years ago, have been told by band's record company they can no longer use the group's name.
Thursday 03 June 2010
Jean-Marie Messier, the tycoon who propelled Vivendi Universal to meteoric boom and bust in 2002, expressed limited remorse yesterday on the first day of his trial for embezzlement and misleading investors.
Sunday 06 December 2009
When Brian Roberts unveiled Comcast's $30bn deal to take control of NBC Universal this week, he declared his cable TV and internet firm had become a leader in the "anytime, anywhere" media that American consumers are demanding.
Friday 25 September 2009
Friday 18 September 2009
NBC Universal, the US movies and television giant, could be floated in a scheme under consideration at its parent company, General Electric (GE). The company is drawing up contingency plans for an initial public offering next year, if French media company Vivendi decides to sell its 20 per cent stake.
Tuesday 11 March 2008
The media mogul John Malone made a courtroom attack yesterday on his business partner Barry Diller, saying Mr Diller's use of corporate aircraft and his super-size pay packages "pushed the boundaries" of acceptable executive behaviour.
Sunday 28 May 2006
Tuesday 08 November 2005
Tuesday 23 August 2005
Saturday 12 March 2005
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