Saturday, January 16, 2021

VIVENDI SELLS ITS LAST STAKE IN UNIVERSAL

January 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

French conglomerate Vivendi is now out of the Hollywood studio business. In 2004, it sold 80 percent of Universal Studios and its cable networks, including USA and what is now SyFy, to NBC for $14 billion. On Wednesday it completed its sale of the remaining 20 percent of the company for $5.8 billion, allowing NBC […]

DID UNIVERSAL MUSIC YANK VIOLENT MUSIC VIDEO FROM YOUTUBE?

April 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Universal Music has reportedly yanked “Born Free,” a music video by British rap singer/songwriter M.I.A. that includes violent images depicting U.S. Army personnel invading homes, beating naked adults as they lay in bed and arresting their red-headed children. The children are loaded into prison buses and carted off to a desert location where they are […]