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Former ESPN President John Skipper, Dan Le Batard Launch Meadowlark Media

The first order of business for Meadowlark, according to Skipper, will be "to find Dan a new home for his wildly popular audio programs.” Le Batard officially left ESPN earlier this month, taking his…

Inside Vanity Fair’s Cannes Party With Quentin Tarantino, Robert Pattinson and Chloe Sevigny

Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra Jonas joined Vanity Fair editor-in-chief Radhika Jones at her first Cannes party since taking the magazine's top title. Saturday night in Cannes she partnered with…

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Len Blavatnik Invests in ‘The Night Of’ Producers Bad Wolf

Blavatnik's Access Entertainment has acquired just under 25 percent of the high-end TV upstart led by BBC veterans Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner.

BBC Worldwide, Len Blavatnik’s Access, ‘Ripper Street’ Producer Team on Straight-to-Series Finance Model

New commissioning body Benchmark will fast-track shows to production without first securing backing from any network or digital platform.

Tessa Ross and Juliette Howell Launch New U.K. Indie

The former Film4 and Working Title TV bosses have launched House Productions, with investment from BBC Worldwide and a first-look deal with Access Entertainment, headed by ex-BBC TV director Danny…

Former BBC TV Boss Danny Cohen Joins Len Blavatnik to Launch Access Entertainment

As president of the new unit, he will look to develop the company into "one of the world's leading independent investors in the entertainment media sector," with plans to invest several hundred…

Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher Join Simon Cowell, Queen on U.K. Rich List

Warner Music owner Len Blavatnik drops from the top spot, while Daniel Radcliffe, Adele and Robert Pattinson are among the top 10 young earners.

The Entertainment Industry’s Biggest Givers

From stem cell research to a $130 million New York park, here's where the industry wrote its checks.

$950 Million Reasons Behind Weinstein’s Big TV Reboot

No Sundance buys? No problem, as Harvey and company near a deal to sell the television division to British player ITV for a deal with nearly $1 billion potential as television content at volume…

Life After Jimmy Iovine: the John Janick Era Begins at Interscope

The ultra-successful record executive is now gone, but the label he helped build isn't missing a beat. Says Eminem manager Paul Rosenberg: "Interscope still feels like home."

5 Things Holding Up the Apple-Beats Deal (Video)

The reasons include everything from "it's complicated" and "they leaked the news too early" to "the devil's in the deal terms."

Beats Music Launches

With download sales showing signs of leveling off and CD sales continuing their downward trajectory, the industry is looking to paid streaming services to make up the difference.